Birr & District Motor Club

Birr Endurance Trial

The Birr Endurance Trial will be held on Sunday 8th October 2017.
It will be ran from Garahy's Garrage, just outside Birr.
Regs and Entry Form now available here.


5 Star Catering National Loose Surface Autocross Championship results are now updated after Round 5.
Round 6 of the 5 Star Catering will be hosted by the Galway Motor Club on Sunday 22nd October.
more info here.

Calender and Club Championship

Dates for Club Events for 2017 are now available here.

Club Membership, Registration Form and Championship Details now also available here.

Birr Endurance Trial - Sun 8th October 2017

Alan & George Shinnors (Winners 2015) Image courtesy of Peter Boyd

Regs/Entry Form

Regs (doc)

Regs (pdf)


The Birr & District Motor Club Endurance Trial is taking place on Sunday 8th October 2017.

H.Q for the Endurance Trial is Garahy's Garage, Fortal, Birr, Co Offaly. Scrutiny is from 8am with Start @10.00am and the finish is 5:15pm.

20 Smooth Selectives are planned which will be challenging for both Driver & Navigator and are suitable for road cars.

Looking forward to meeting you all on Sunday Morning,

HQ: Garahys Truck Garage, Birr.
Sign on: 08:00
Drivers Briefing 09:30
Start Time: 10.00
Finish Time: 17:15 Approx First Car Finishes.

Clerk of the Course is Ger Brophy.

Tom O’Reilly Memorial Car Treasure Hunt - Results



Full results attached for Vintage Week Treasure Hunt.

As ever the Birr & District Motor Club's 49th Annual Tom O'Reilly Memorial Car Treasure Hunt was an outstanding success with a whopping 90 Crews taking part. The Car Treasure Hunt is part of the Annual Birr Vintage Week & Arts Festival.

This years route started in Dooly's Hotel Birr and moved on through Syngefield, Crinkill, Kilcolman, Jackies Cross, Coolderry, Leap & finished in Clareen. Clues were varied and some were demanding and hard to find.

The Overall Winner was Ruth Scully on 785 Marks with runners up Brian Kennedy on 780 Marks. Joint 3rd place went to Birr Residents Dermot Horan & Melissa Eades finishing on 775 Marks. The maximum score was 800 Marks.

The Birr & District Motor Club would like to thank all those who participated, The Residents along the route for there patience & understanding, Dooly's Hotel Birr for there excellent hospitality, Birr Vintage Week Committee along with the organisers Pat Corcoran, Eoin Longworth, Una O'Brien, Mick Boland, Ger Brophy, Michael Parkinson, The Garahy Family - Kieran, Eithne, Jane & Hannah who all helped in making it a very enjoyable evenings fun.

by Eoin Longworth

Birr Multi Venue Autotest 2017 Results & Action

Below are the results from Birr's MVAT based out of Sheerans Bar, Coolrain.

We'd like to thank the organisers, landowners and everyone involved for organising a great event and for the lovely food available all day in Sheerans Bar.

Pictures have been taken by Peespeed Photography and are available at

Results Overall

Results Classes

5 Star Catering National Loose Surface Autocross Championship 2017Updated 2017-09-20

Autocross Image courtesy of Pablo Photography

Championship Points

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

Championship Info

Points after Round 5

Galway Autocross, Round 6

Round 6 of the 5 Star Catering will be hosted by the Galway Motor Club on Sunday 22th October.

Munster Autocross Championship 2017

Rules & Regulations




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

Skibbereen Car Club Autocross, Round 4

Round 4 of the Munster Autocross Championship will be hosted by the Skibbereen Car Club on Sunday 9th July. The venue is Keohanes Pit, Grancore, Clonakilty with check in starting at 8:30, practice at 10:15 and first car away at 10:45. Regulations, Entry Form & Accomodation List are available from Skibbereen Car Club. Contact Ian O'Brien 086 8678529 after 7pm in you are intending to compete.

See you for the next round in Clonakilty on Sunday 9th July.

Birr 2 Day Autotest Results - 13th/14th May 2017

Here are the results from the fantastic, well organised 2 Day Autotest that took place in Campion Concrete over the weekend.
Well done to all the organisers, marshals, timekeepers and competitors and anyone else who braved the varying conditions over the 2 days to make the event such a success.


Results (Sat)
Results (Sun)

Motorsport Insurance Meeting

The following is a letter from Martin McKenna, Motorsport Ireland to all competitors regards insurance.


Dear Competitor,

You are cordially invited to attend a meeting at 8.00 pm on Tuesday 23rd May 2017 at the Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone, to enable Motorsport Ireland to provide information regarding the current arrangements for insurance and to hear your views as to how we progress from here. I look forward to meeting you then.

Martin McKenna,
Motorsport Ireland.

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.

Birr Grass Autocross Results 2017

Here are the results after a wonderful day of autocross at Guteenakilla, The Birr Grass Autocross, opening round of the Naas Driving Academy Training Solutions National Autocross Championship.

Well done to both competitors and marshals who helped make the day a outstanding success.

Results Overall

Birr Club Championship 2017

Next Club Meeting

The next club meeting will take place in the Racket Hall Hotel, Roscrea on Monday 11th September 2017 @ 8:30pm.
To facilitate the time needed for the organisation of the Birr Tarmac Stages Rally 2018, the COC for this event will have to be elected at this meeting.


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

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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