The countdown to this years run is on. 15 more sleeps. The prizes for the poker run are as follows. Best Hand: META TRACK. Tracker system for motorcycle or car with one year subscription included. Value is €500. Second Best Hand: Schubert C3 basic helmet. Value €300 Third Best Hand: Set of AVON Trial … Continue reading 15 Sleeps to Go
"Never say, never again". I suppose people are correct and right with that statement. So I'm going to say I'm taking a break. The Run Of The Country has had nine, very successful outings and 2019 will be the tenth outing. Over the years in excess of €93,500 has been raised for two Drogheda charities, … Continue reading “It won’t be long now” said the cat when its tail was cut off.
It's blowing hard. There is a tent tied to a post nearby. The wind took it from its tentative moorings. It nearly polaxed an innocent soul. Fortunately it was caught by a kindly camper and attached to a post. It has passed redemption and is devastated now. The awning on the caravan across the way … Continue reading Vantastival June 2019
Today is an auspicious day. It is 6 months to the Run Of The Country 10th Anniversay run. The Run Of The Country 10th Anniversary rides out on 28th September 2019. The venue has been chosen and booked. We hope you will be able to support us again this year. To register follow this link … Continue reading Registration for 2019 opens
Everybody home safe and sound from The Run Of The Country 2018, thank goodness. We had a great day out on the motorbikes. There were three outstanding parts to the day. The beginning the middle and the end. That was the whole day. The breakfast was super the route was awesome and the food at the … Continue reading A Perfect Motorcycle Day Out
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.