See the spectacle! Gordon Bennett cars arrive into Kildare Town this afternoon.

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See the spectacle! Gordon Bennett cars arrive into Kildare Town this afternoon.

A sample of cars involved

The Gordon Bennett Classic Road Run - showcasing vintage, veteran and classic cars and motorcycles - arrives into Kildare Town today.

The cars yesterday travelled to Russborough House  the foot of the Wicklow Mountains.

The vehicles returned for The Gandon Inn afterwards for dinner.


Pre-arranged stops on the route today include the Moate of Ardscull, Ballitore Quaker village for lunch and refreshments.

The convoy of cars will arrive in Kildare Town from 3pm for an event hosted by the Cill Dara Car Club.

Later that evening, a Gala Dinner will be held at The Killeshin Hotel.


Tomorrow will see the Laois Leisure Run a quiet drive through the Laois countryside and visit Kilcullen and celebrate 700 years of history.

The trip includes a visit to Bardon's Pub where the French team stayed in 1903.

Happy driving!