French car en­thu­si­asts en­joy sights

Bray People - - NEWS -

A group of clas­sic car en­thu­si­asts from France has been en­joy­ing a week-long tour­ing hol­i­day around Ire­land. They’ve been trav­el­ling from east to west and back again, in­cor­po­rat­ing some tourism hotspots.

The 140 car en­thu­si­asts took in the Wick­low Moun­tains and the Sally Gap, as well as Pow­er­scourt Wa­ter­fall.

Sup­ported by Tourism Ire­land and Ir­ish Fer­ries, the an­nual ‘Celtic Clas­sic Rally 2016’ came to Ire­land for the first time ever and was or­gan­ised by the TTP (Tout Ter­rain Pro­mo­tion) As­so­ci­a­tion.

It saw some 140 clas­sic car en­thu­si­asts and own­ers un­der­take the ex­ten­sive driv­ing tour around Ire­land, cov­er­ing more than 1,600km in 62 clas­sic cars which in­cluded Tri­umphs, Mercedes, Jaguars and Porsches.

El­magh Killeen, Tourism Ire­land’s Man­ager for South­ern Europe, said: ‘We are de­lighted to wel­come the Celtic Clas­sic Rally 2016 to Ire­land and we wish them a re­ally suc­cess­ful and en­joy­able tour, which will be a re­ally great way for them to dis­cover Ire­land.’

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