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Vintage Car weekend in Roscommon

The Connacht Veteran and Vintage Club annual road run will take place in Roscommon this weekend.

Events get underway on Saturday when 120 cars will take part in a drive commencing at 11am from the Abbey Hotel.

The route will take the cars towards Scrine Hill, Dysart, Taughmaconnell, Ballinasloe, Aughrim, Ahascragh, Ballygar and Athleague before finishing back in Roscommon at approximately 5pm.

On Sunday at 11am participants will drive to Rathcroghan Visitor Centre where they will enjoy a guided tour of the medieval complex.

Everyone is welcome to see the cars at the Abbey Hotel over the weekend.

On display will also be a 92 year old Buick 26/51 owned by Ballintubber man Bobby Finan.

The oldest car on display will be a 1912 Overland 69 while the newest car will be a BMW E30.

More information from Vincent Timothy on 087 7674019 or Aisling Finan on 086 2251366


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