Birr & District Motor Club

Club News

Grass Autocross

The Next Club Event is the Grass Autocross taking place on 8th April 2018.
More details to follow soon

Calender and Club Championship

Dates for Club Events for 2018 are now available here.

G.N. Abbey Court Hotel Stages Rally 2018 is all systems go

Nenagh Locations
Entry Form
Time &
Final Instructions
No 1
Marshals Meeting
Start Times / Results
Final Instructions
No 2
Seeded Entries
as of 14 Feb
Final Instructions
No 3

Birr Stages Rally 2018 Flyer

Birr Rally is all systems go and will take place on Feb 18th.
If there is any one out there who is considering doing our Rally, PLEASE REGISTER ASAP BY PHONE OR TEXT TO:

087 9117707 or COC 087 9194949
(+353 87 9117707 or COC +353 87 9194949)

The Great National Abbey Court Hotel, Nenagh Tarmac Stages Rally will take place on the new date of Sunday 18th February 2018.
We are delighted to once again welcome the Great National Abbey Court Hotel, Nenagh as the main event sponsors.

  • The entry fee will be €625 all in (€455 + Levy €170) for competitors on standard IRDS.
  • 3 Stages X 2 Format = 100km
  • With Low Road Millage
  • Tyre change before Rally start, plus 2 Services
  • 1st Car on SS1 at 10am
  • 1st Car Due On Finish Ramp 15:40pm
  • Opening round of the

We have done everything possible to Make this a Value for Money event and would Greatly Appreciate a good response from as many competitors as possible.

NB: Please remember to check you have the correct Licences prior to the event.
Please especially check the note here on the new licence requirements required by navigators for 2018.
New Navigator Licence Requirements

Navigator Licences


IMPORTANT – all co-drivers in Stage Rallies MUST hold a minimum of National A Navigator licence.

MI Stage International, Stage National A and Stage National B Rally Drivers’ licences ARE VALID for co-drivers.

Because the MSA’s grading system is different to MI’s, MSA Stage International, Stage National A, Stage National B and Stage & Road Navigator ARE ALL VALID for co- drivers.

However, MI Road National B Driver licences, or National B Navigator licences are NOT VALID for Stage Rallies.

2017 Club Championship Awards

The 2017 Club Championship Awards Night took place on Tuesday 10th January 2018. Well done to all award winners.

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Images courteousy of Ian O'Brien

Christmas Autotest Results 2017

Results Overall

Results Classes

Birr Club Championship 2017updated 2017-01-05

Overall Club Championship Results 2017

Results Competitor Overall

Results Marshal Overall

2017 Award Winners

Next Club Meeting

The next club meeting will be the Club AGM and Prizegiving and will take place in the Racket Hall Hotel, Roscrea on Tuesday 9th January 2018 @ 8:00pm.

Notice for


To register with the club and join in the prestigious battle in the Club Championship, please follow the details found here.


Club Merchandise including Hats and Polo Shirt are also available for sale here.

Club Championship Structure 2017

Competitors Championship
Marshals Championship

Birr L.S. Autocross Results - 19th November 2017

The Birr Loose Surface Autocross was a huge success with everybody leaving happy after a great day of motorsport.
Thanks to all the organisers, officials, marshals and helpers who helped organise the event, set up the track and helped in any way to make the event such a success.

Final Full Results (pdf)

Birr Endurance Trial Results - Sun 8th October 2017

The Birr Endurance Trial took place last Sunday and was a hig success with lots of entries. Well done to the organisers and marshals for help making it a huge success, and a big thanks to all landowners for allowing us access to their property to enjoy ourselves.
A special thanks also to Garahys Truck Garage for providing a ideal venue for the HQ, and also for the gorgeous homemade soup, bread and chocolate cake.

Karl O Donohue & Evin Hughes (Winners 2017) Ciaran Garahy & Hannah Garahy Declan Burke & Padraig Forde Dearbhaile Garahy & Keith Shaw Kieran Garahy & Jane Garahy Image courtesy of Peter Boyd


Results from (Angus Sealy)

5 Star Catering National Loose Surface Autocross Championship 2017Updated 2017-12-11

Autocross Image courtesy of Pablo Photography

Championship Points

Provisional Points after Final Round of the 5 Star Catering National Loose Surface Autocross Championship.

Championship Info

Provisional Points
after Final Round

Munster Autocross Championship 2017


Overall after Round 9

Class after Round 9


Skibbereen 19th February
Clare 5th March
Clare 21st May
Munster CC 11th June
Skibbereen 9th July
Killarney 6th August (Grass Surface)
Imokilly 15th October (Grass Surface)
Birr 19th November
Limerick 10th December
Cork 27th December


The Munster Autocross Prizegiving for the 2017 season will be held on Sat 20th Jan in the Oakwood Arms hotel, Shannon.

Support Irish Motorsport Stickers

Just an update on the Support Irish Motorsport Stickers Sales. Stickers are priced at €20 and all proceeds are going towards Insurance Cover for 2017 & beyond.

With this in mind I would urge all members of the Birr & District Motor and their friends to purchase these stickers. Motorsport in Ireland is going through a though period at the moment so lets put our shoulder to the wheel to assist with this worth while venture.

Stickers Sales Outlets:

  • RAE Auto Factors - Dublin Rd, Roscrea.
  • RAE Auto Factors - Main St, Templemore.
  • Mike Garahy Tractor Sales - Miletree, Birr, Co Offaly.
  • Midland Tyre Services - Borris in Ossory, Co Laois.
  • Oliver Stanley Motors - Cork Road, Durrow, Co Laois.
  • Or Alternatively contact 086 8179297 or 087 0666663.

Club Merchandise for Sale

Birr Motor Club are pleased to offer Club Merchandise for sale.

The following are on offer:

  • Hat - €8 each
  • Polo Shirt - €15 each
  • Hat & Polo Shirt Combo - €20 each

Postage & Packaging Extra.

Contact Ger Conroy on 086 2538164 for more details and to place your order.

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