Rev up to Ballacolla for the annual New Years walk and vintage vehicle run

So have your tractors, cars, bikes, pony and traps and walking boots at the ready.

Conor Ganly

Reporter:

Conor Ganly

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Vintage run in Ballacolla 2018. Picture: Alf Harvey

New Years Day in Ballacolla is the place to be for the Annual Richard Moynan Memorial Walk and Vintage run.

The  Vintage run will take a 15k route starting in Ballacolla village and continue by Grantstown, Coolacurragh, Cannonswood,Woodenbridge and return to the finish by Lalor's Far, Ballygague where the usual Christmas cheer will be served.

The annual walk follows it's usual 6.5 km route.

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This year's event will support The Hawthorn Community Center, Aghaboe Senior Citizens and the local national school.

So have your tractors, cars, bikes, pony and traps and walking boots at the ready.

A monster raffle with refreshments takes place at the finish in St Patrick's Hall followed by entertainment in all hostelries.

For information contact 0872395357.

Both the walk and the vintage run start at 2 pm. Registration for all, with donations, gets underway at 1 pm