May 14, 2013 by Andy Walsh  

This image of Al-Shamsi and HIggins has gone viral, unsurprisingly!

Kiltimagh co-driver John Higgins had a narrow escape at the Jordan Rally, on Friday last. The Subaru Impreza, in which he was competing in with United Arab Emirates driver, Majed al-Shamsi, slid off a cliff face into a ravine. It fell over 20ft and landed on its roof. Despite the mishap, Higgins said: “We were both fine. We came to a loose sharp left... [Read more...]

A St Patrick’s Weekend to Remember for O’Mahony!

March 17, 2013 by Sean Hassett  

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Brian O'Mahony and John Higgins en route to victory. Image from Paul McIlroy.

Rally driver Brian O’Mahony from Carrigaline, Co. Cork and co-driver John Higgins from Kiltimagh, Co.Mayo will not forget St. Patrick’s weekend 2013 anytime soon. The pair won the annual West Cork Rally, a gruelling event that takes place over two days on 200km of West Cork’s most difficult tarmac roads. With a new car to adapt to it was... [Read more...]

Podium for Duffy as Mayo Co-drivers make their mark on Qatar Rally

January 29, 2013 by Andy Walsh  

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Killian Duffy and Abdulaziz Al Kuwari celebrate 3rd overall with their brand new Ford Fiesta on the Qatar Rally

The sand and heat may have made for an alien environment compared to the wintry wind and rain of home, but for the two Mayo & District Motorsport Club co-drivers who tackled the Qatar International Rally at the week-end, it was quickly a case of business as usual. Both Killian Duffy and John Higgins navigated their respective Middle East drivers... [Read more...]

Mayo Co-drivers head for Qatar

January 23, 2013 by Andy Walsh  

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Killian Duffy is co-driving again this year with Qatari Driver Abdulaziz Al-Kuwari in a Seashore Group sponsored Ford Fiesta RRC

Amid wintry showers and the promise of snow in the west of Ireland, two Mayo lads have headed for the Middle East. Killian Duffy from Crossmolina and John Higgins from Kiltimagh, both members of Mayo & District Motorsport Club, left Ireland in the last few days to compete in next weekend’s Qatar International Rally. Killian is co-driving again... [Read more...]