The first Sunday in December means the Coasters MCC Toy Run. It is the first Toy Run of the festive season in County Louth. All shapes and sizes of bikes and bikers come together for this marvellous event. This year's event was a spectacular success with 135 bikes escorting Santa through the medieval streets … Continue reading Coasters MCC Toy Run 2017
On Saturday 30th September almost 40 bikers, some of them hairy others not so much, hit the road for the seventh annual “Run of the Country” to raise funds for Malta Services Drogheda. To date the Run has raised over €83,500 for local charities and this is the second year for Malta Services to benefit. … Continue reading Bikers raise €11.5K for Malta Services Drogheda
Martin and Kieran Byrne are twins. They are identical twins, who disclose their vintage to no one. Honda Goldwing motorcycles are their passion and they are frequent participants on The Run Of The Country. This year they surpassed themselves in entertainment value with jokes and stories. On arrival at our accommodation, the Longford Arms … Continue reading Magnificent Motorcycle Tour 2017
72 days to go to this years Run Of The Country. 30th September will come around quickly. The route this year is a completley different run to all previous ones. It crosses the Shannon and we are taking roads that are quiet and challenging, with mountains, lakes and rivers. West of the Shannon beckons … Continue reading Not long now.
The final tally of funds raised for Malta Services Drogheda by The Run Of The Country motorcycle tour 2016 was a tremendous €7280. All credit to the 30 bikers who partook in the event and raised this amount of money for services to adults with intellectual disabilities in the Drogheda area. The event was a … Continue reading €7280 raised by The Run Of The Country
In Ireland the weather is probably more important than the news. If the weather forecast was on before the news, the viewing numbers would halve I reckon. When I was planning the route this year it started in sunny May with Elanine Leavy. We accompanied Brian Kerr to the Phenoix Park where he was marshalling a … Continue reading Route 2016
Saturday 1st October saw thirty noble motorcycle riders don their leathers and take to the open road to raise funds for Malta Services. This very successful event was building on the achievements of the last six years Run of the Country’s Annual Motor Bike Charity Run. To date the Run has raised over €65,000 for … Continue reading The Run Of The Country October 2016