Classic Wheels Ireland

East Cork Motor Enthusiasts Group · Classic, veteran, vintage cars & motorcycles

About Us

Classic Wheels Ireland are a community of enthusiasts dedicated to celebrating and preserving classic, veteran, and vintage cars and motorcycles. Our group is based in East Cork and is open to anyone with a passion for these iconic vehicles.

Classic Wheels Ireland organizes the annual Vintage Classic Car & Bike Event, which is a two-day celebration of vintage classic cars and bikes. The event takes place in Youghal, Co. Cork, Ireland, and is a popular attraction for motoring enthusiasts and families.

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Annual Event Details

  • Date: The event typically takes place over a weekend in late May.
  • Location: The event is held at Farrell’s Bar, Summerfield, Youghal, Co. Cork, Ireland.
  • Format: The event features a car and bike run on Saturday, which covers a 45 km loop through the towns and villages of Clashmore, Villierstown, Cappoquin, Lismore, Tallow, and back to Youghal. On Sunday, the event is dedicated to a family day on the grounds of Farrell’s Summerfield Bar, where participants can see all the event’s participating cars up close.
  • Vehicle Eligibility: The event is open to pre-1990 vehicles only.
  • Activities: The event includes a summer barbecue, prize-giving, raffle, music, and lots of craic (fun and entertainment).
  • Admission: Admission to the event is free.


Our History

The Classic Wheels Ireland Vintage Classic Car & Bike Event has been tradition in Youghal since 2006, marking the arrival of summer in the town. The event is a celebration of motoring at its best, showcasing a wide range of classic cars and bikes from different eras.
It’s a unique opportunity for motoring enthusiasts and families to come together and enjoy the beauty and charm of these iconic vehicles.