Vauxhall/Opel Enthusiasts To Gather For Vintage/Classic Car Charity Run

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The launch of the Vauxhall/Opel Run at Ahern’s Garage on Monday evening.

VAUXHALL/OPEL enthusiasts in Kerry will gather once again for the annual Opel/Vauxhall Kerry, Wild Atlantic Way Vintage/Classic Car Run.

Taking place on Sunday, May 8, Ahern’s Garage, Tralee Road, Castleisland is this year’s headquarters.

Owners Pat and Paul Ahern have kindly come on board as the main sponsors and organisers are delighted to have the business — which was established in Castleisland in 1927 for Bedfords and Vauxhall and are now the only Opel Dealers Franchise in Kerry — involved in the event.

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The sign on commences at 9.00am and light refreshments will be provided. Cars will depart at 11.00am. The organisers have chosen a route which will encompass the scenic views of West Kerry. Included are: Caherconnree (Slieve Mish Mts), Inch, Minard Castle; Dingle; Slea Head and returning via the Conor Pass.

This year’s chosen charity is the Palliative Care Unit at UHK, Tralee.  Mary Shanahan, Secretary of Kerry Hospice attended the launch on Monday evening.

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