Tractors at Connolly Barracks, home of Longford Vintage Club, during the 2018 Dublin2Mayo Charity Tractor Run / Extreme Tractor Run which raised €96,424.
Longford Vintage Club will once again be supporting the Dublin2Mayo Charity Tractor Run/Extreme Tractor Run over the Easter bank holiday weekend.
Miceal Nolan, from Longford Vintage Club, explained that this year’s event starts on Good Friday, April 19 in the Phoenix Park and finishes in Castlebar on Easter Sunday, April 21.
Over the two days of the hugely successful 2018 run, which travelled along the N4 and saw many of the participants stay overnight in Longford, a massive €96,424 was raised for Crumlin hospital in Dublin and the Special Care and Paediatrics Unit at Mayo University Hospital.
The chosen charities for the 2019 run are the Special Care Baby Units and Paediatrics at both the Midlands Regional Hospital Mullingar and Mayo University Hospital in Castlebar, and the National Rehab Centre in Dun Laoghaire.
Mr Nolan said this year’s Dublin2Mayo Charity Tractor Run will also be stopping in Longford on Good Friday and participants will be staying overnight. “Longford Vintage Club is delighted to be associated with the run which raises much needed funds for some great causes.”
In conjunction with the run, the main fundraiser is a raffle for a Massey Ferguson 135 Tractor. Tickets are €10 each or €20 for three.
Mr Nolan outlined that Longford Vintage Club and members of the Dublin2Mayo Charity Tractor Run committee will be selling tickets for the raffle on Saturday, February 2 in Longford. “The tractor will be on display and we will have raffle tickets for sale and all support would be greatly appreciated.”
You can also get your raffle tickets for the Massey 135 raffle at www.ExtremeTractors.ie