2017 Minis to Ireland

MINIS TO IRELAND   21st – 28th September 2017


After the great success of Minis to Ireland in 2013 and 2015 the MCR will be returning to the fabulous roads of Ireland for the 2017 run. The route outline is described below.   We will be heading up to Sligo in the north west for a three night stop then heading south to Connamara for two nights at the superb Renvyle House Hotel where the food is exquisite and the location superb.


This is the planned itinerary.   Mileage will hopefully be kept to a maximum of 200 miles per day.

 Thursday 21st September  – Meet in Fishguard at 13.00 for the 14.30 sailing to Rosslare arriving at 18.00 and travel to the 4 star Ferrycarrig Hotel, Wexford.

Friday 22nd September  – Leave hotel and travel via Wicklow Gap, Mullingar, Longford, Carrick-on-Shannon, Sligo to 4 star Radisson Blu and Spa Hotel. (Rosses Point)

Saturday 23rd September  – Round trip, Mullaghmore, Donegal Town, Killybegs, Glencolumbkille, Glenties, Dunglow, Gweedore, Doocharry, Ballybofey, Ballyshannon, Manor Hamilton, Sligo Radisson Blu Hotel.

Sunday 24th September – Second round trip, Dromahir, Drumkeeran, Drumshanbo, Ballinagleragh, The Poorhouse, Blacklion, Belleek, Enniskillen, Ballinmore, Ballygawley, Sligo, Radisson Blu Hotel.

Monday 25th September – Leave Radisson Blu Hotel and travel via Ballina, Bellmullet, Westport, Louisburgh, Leenaun, to Renvyle House Hotel.

Tuesday 26th September – Round trip Leenaun, Toormakeady, Loch Nafooey,  Maam Cross, Oughterard, Kinvarra, Carna, Cashel, Roundstone, Clifden, Cleggan, Letterfrack, Cashleen, Renvyle House Hotel.

Wednesday 27th September – Leave Renvyle House Hotel, to Recess, Maum, Cornamona, Headford, Athenry, Loughrea, Portumna, Birr, Abbeyleix, Carlow, Hacketstown, Glenmalur, Rathdrum, Arklow, Enniscorthy, Ferrycarrig Hotel, Wexford.

Thursday 28th September – Leave Hotel at 08.00 hours for Rosslare 09.00 Sailing to Fishguard.

EVENT FULL for 2017

Contact the Membership Secretary, Lesley Young, by email – membership@minicooper.org or phone 01580 763975 for further details on Minis to events.