Bikers raise €11.5K for Malta Services Drogheda

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

Cool Martin Caffrey

Magnificent Motorcycle Tour 2017

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

€7280 raised by The Run Of The Country

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

Route 2016

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