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MOTOR SPORT: CONNOLLY AND MCELHINNEY OFF TO A FLIER

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17 Jan 2014 Comments Off on MOTOR SPORT: CONNOLLY AND MCELHINNEY OFF TO A FLIER
MOTOR SPORT: CONNOLLY AND MCELHINNEY OFF TO A FLIER

Damian Connolly’s defence of his traders club championship and Gary Nesbitt club navigation titles got off to the best possible start on Saturday night last with an overall win on the first Monaghan Motor Club night navigation trial of 2014. Damian along with regular Donegal driver, Gary Mc Elhinney dropped just 2 penalties at time point 22 to record the victory, this being their 3rd win in two seasons around the North Monaghan terrain surrounding Tydavnet, Bragan, Carrickroe and Emyvale. Coc’s for the event were Enda Sherry and Dessie Keenan and they ...

MONAGHAN CREWS REIGN IN DONEGAL

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28 Jun 2013 Comments Off on MONAGHAN CREWS REIGN IN DONEGAL
MONAGHAN CREWS REIGN IN DONEGAL

Monaghan Motor Club crews simply went to the Donegal International Rally last weekend and conquered! They returned with the three most highly sought after awards on what is Ireland’s biggest International Rally, the only three day event of its kind still running in Ireland.  Top picture shows overall winners of the event, James O’Reilly (left) and Sam Moffett being presented on the finish podium by CoC Eamonn McGee. Sam and James followed on from their Monaghan Stages Rally success with their 2nd overall win in as many outings in the McKinstry ...

2013 HILLGROVE HOTEL MONAGHAN STAGES RALLY

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18 Apr 2013 Comments Off on 2013 HILLGROVE HOTEL MONAGHAN STAGES RALLY
2013 HILLGROVE HOTEL MONAGHAN STAGES RALLY

All roads lead to Monaghan this coming weekend as Monaghan Motor Club host their biggest sporting event of the calendar. With a bumper entry and no stone left unturned by the organisers this event is sure to live up to its billing as one of the top stages events of the rally season. A full entry of 141 cars will cross the start ramp at 9.20am Sunday morning to tackle the three stages which cover the general Northeast area of Monaghan, circling Castleshane, Glaslough, Emyvale and Tydavnet and back towards Monaghan ...

MONAGHAN MOTOR CLUB ANNUAL AWARDS CEREMONY AND LADIES NIGHT

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23 Nov 2012 Comments Off on MONAGHAN MOTOR CLUB ANNUAL AWARDS CEREMONY AND LADIES NIGHT
MONAGHAN MOTOR CLUB ANNUAL AWARDS CEREMONY AND LADIES NIGHT

Saturday night, 1st December 2012 will see Monaghan Motor Club host their annual awards ceremony and ladies night. Following on from last years success this is sure to be a night not to missed as we honour all of our award winners throughout our eight events during 2012 as well as Gary Nesbitt navigation championship winners and our 2012 traders club champion, Andy Mackarel. Once again there will be a special emphasis on the ladies, all of whom are the unsung heroes of our sport. MC for the night is ...

MCLOUGHLIN AND TYNAN WIN ENDURANCE TRIAL

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24 Aug 2012 Comments Off on MCLOUGHLIN AND TYNAN WIN ENDURANCE TRIAL
MCLOUGHLIN AND TYNAN WIN ENDURANCE TRIAL

Sunday last saw Monaghan Motor Club run a very successful endurance trial in the North Monaghan area. CoC for the event Andy Mackarel laid on a challenging and diverse route, which consisted of 7 “stages” totalling 17 “selectives”. Its probably fair to say little was known about this form of motorsport prior to this event but all reports suggest that it will become popular after an enjoyable days racing through the Monaghan countryside. Enda McLoughlin from midlands MC had a new Toyota starlet for the event and with local Monaghan man ...

Motor Sport: Mackarel Crowned Club Champion

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11 Dec 2010 Comments Off on Motor Sport: Mackarel Crowned Club Champion
Motor Sport: Mackarel Crowned Club Champion

Despite the adverse conditions throughout the country, the annual Monaghan Motor Club Dinner Dance and Presentation of Awards went ahead as planned on Saturday night last with over 100 people attending. The main event of the evening was the presentation of the Traders Trophy to the overall club champion for 2010, Andy Mackarel. The competition for this prestigious award is based on total points scored for overall placings in all club events throughout the year. These include autotesting, navigation trials, autocrossing and stages rallying. Andy has now won this award ...