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Clare Stages Rally - 17 Sep 17

Posted: July 14, 2017 9:02 AM - 761 Hits

Round 6 - 2017 West Coast Rally Championship

Clare Stages Rally 2017 Organising Committee with Elaine & Sean Lally of Hotel Woodstock.
Left to Right - Edward Cogan, Charlie McEnery, Elaine Lally, Gerry O'Brien, Sean Lally,
Michael Fitzgibbon, Margaret McCluskey & Christy Carey. Photo: Dermot Kelleher

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Press Release 1

Posted: March 15, 2017 9:34 AM

Clare Motor Club would like to announce details of the 2017 Clare Stages Rally which will take place on September 16th. & 17th.

The Rally has a new Rally HQ, Hotel Woodstock which is situated just off the Lahinch Road outside Ennis Town. The Hotel under new ownership of Sean and Elaine Lally are delighted to be associated with The Clare Stages Rally. The Lally family took over as co-owners in November 2016 and are looking forward to working with the Club to promote the Hotel Woodstock Brand through the high profile Clare Stages Rally.

Surrounded by a stunning parkland championship golf course, the hotel is situated on 155 acres of beautiful countryside and is within a short driving distance of Limerick, Galway and the surfers paradise of Lahinch, Hotel Woodstock is perfectly situated as you Venture West. The Hotel offers a range of spacious bedrooms, decorated in light modern colours, many offering beautiful views over Woodstock Golf Course. The spacious rooms include 32" TV, free Wi-Fi access, and a 24-hour room service menu.

With a newly refurbished deck level pool, Jacuzzi, refitted sauna, brand new steam room and a full range of gym equipment - including strength & conditioning, Hotel Woodstock Leisure Club is the ideal place to swim, workout or just relax in. Whether a light snack or afternoon tea in the spacious foyer, a group event or an intimate meal, all tastes are catered for. From the relaxed intimate atmosphere of the Bar, family-friendly spacious Restaurant, or cosy comfort of the Foyer, there is something for all tastes at Hotel Woodstock. The extensive self-contained conference and events centre with meeting rooms & ballroom catering for up to 250 guests offers a range of facilities to suit all occasions. With ample free car parking & landscaped gardens, Hotel Woodstock is the ideal wedding venue in Ennis.

The Organising Committee under Clerk of the Course Gerry O'Brien from Crusheen would also like to welcome Charlie McEnery Motor Services on board as the main sponsor for the event. Charlie, a member of the Clare Motor Club set up his very successful Motor Services business in Ennis back in 2009 is delighted to be associated as main sponsor for the Clare Stages, an event he has competed in many times over the years as a navigator with drivers like Anthony O'Halloran, Frank Kelly etc.Charlie who started competing back in 1999 sees the Clare Stages Rally as a great opportunity to promote his business both locally and nationally.

The Committee would also like to welcome M.Fitzgibbon Building Contractors on board as an associate sponsor and would like to thank Michael Fitzgibbon for his valued assistance. Michael is also a Club Member and has competed very successfully as a driver in both tarmac and forestry events over the past number of years.

The Rally is Round 6 of the ever popular Top Part West Coast Rally Championship and the Club plan to run three classic stages near Ennis town which will be repeated three times. Scrutiny, Parc Ferme & Centralised Servicing will all be based on the Clare Marts Complex on the Quin Road just outside the Town.

Gerry O'Brien from Crusheen has taken over as Clerk of the Course for the 2017 event. Gerry is an active member of the Clare Motor Club for a number of years and has served as Chief Marshall and Deputy Clerk of the Course for the Clare Stages Rally. He has decided to bring the event back to Ennis for 2017 as it has been based in Shannon for the past four years.

Keep an eye on www.claremotorclub.com and the Clare Motor Club Facebook page for further information.

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Posted: March 15, 2017 9:33 AM

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