Castledermot Vintage Club

Hosts of Castledermot Vintage Day, Sunday 25th September 2016

FULL STEAM AHEAD FOR 2013 VINTAGE DAY

Castledermot Vintage Day 2013 will take place on Sunday, 29th September 2013 on Des Doyle's farm at Abbeyview on the Tullow Road,  Castledermot, Co. Kildare.  This is the seventh year of the event.  Any enquiries to castledermotvintageclub@gmail.com, phone 0861903968 (Rita).

Cowboy Night - Easter Sunday 2012

Thanks to all those who supported the club's annual Wild West Night in the Dales, Castledermot on Easter Sunday, 8th April 2012.  There was a great attendance, with lots of great fancy dress costumes on display. 

St. Patrick's Day Tractor Run

A great day was had by all at the club's recent free Tractor Run on St. Patrick's Day, Saturday, 17th March 2012.  Thanks to all those came out to support the club in their annual parade and tractor run.  Thanks to John Clynch of Moone High Cross Inn and Jimmy & Linda Nolan of the Dales, Castledermot for refreshments and entertainment. 

Fundraiser of the Year Award

On Saturday, 6th March 2010, Rita Horan, PRO, and Suzanne Corcoran, Club Secretary, accepted the "Fundraiser of the Year" Award from the Irish Haemophilia Society on behalf of the club.  The award was presented to the club at the AGM of the Irish Haemophilia Society at the Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, Dublin.  

Castledermot Vintage Club member now in possession of a pair of John Fowler Steam Ploughing Engines: 

Congratulations to club member, Joe Fennelly, who now has in his proud possesssion twin John Fowler Steam Ploughing Engines.  We are all eagerly awaiting the appearance  of NR1212 and NR1213 at our next Annual Threshing & Vintage Working Day in September 2009, where they are sure to be a star attraction.

These engines were made on the 21st July 1871, and previously belonged to the firm, Beeby Brothers. They are the oldest matching pair of steam engines the Beeby Bros ever owned.

The twins - NR1212 & NR1213

 

First journey in Ireland: Passing Duckettsgrove for the first time on its way to its new home...