March 27, 2013 by Art McCarrick
Had the Circuit of Ireland rally held onto its name for this year, there would have been a cruel irony if a rally with such a title would be cancelled because of weather conditions in a relatively small geographical area on the island. It would have been another nail in the Circuit coffin. But the name change to the Easter Stages (which I discussed... [Read more...]
March 15, 2013 by Art McCarrick
The name still conjures up memories for so many people...
It was one of the most well known sports events on this island. If it didn’t pass your door it passed the door of someone you knew as it wound all over Ireland for 5 days every Easter. It was one of the select few events which transcended sport, running on both sides of the border even throughout the darkest days of “the troubles”. But little... [Read more...]
December 14, 2012 by Alyson English
Craig Breen in the Peugeot 207 S2000 on this years highly successful running of the Circuit of Ireland
The world renowned Circuit of Ireland International Rally, run annually over the Easter weekend, will not take place in 2013. The news follows the incredible success of last year’s event and its inclusion in the International Rally Challenge (IRC) series which delivered a global audience of nearly 9 million via Eurosport. The event had also been provisionally... [Read more...]