Carrick on Suir Motor Club

Wm. Loughman Forest Rally 2016

It's that time of year again where we prepare once more for the Wm. Loughman Forest Rally on the 14th of February, 2016. 
2016 will see the Wm. Loughman Forest Rally running out of Piltown, Co. Kilkenny, with Service based in Millriver Business Park, Carrick-on-Suir. The event will be run over four stages in the locality. Barry Duggan returns as the events COC backed up with a strong team. 

List of local Accommodation

Nearest large towns - Hotels available in Kilkenny (26 miles), Waterford (13 miles) and Clonmel (16 miles)

South East Tourism 353 (0)51 875788.

Clonmel Tourist Office 353 (0)52 6122960

Kilkenny Tourist Office 353 (0)56 775 1500

Local hotels

The Carraig Hotel3* Carrick-on-Suir 051-641455  (6 miles)

Mount Juliet Hotel5* Thomastown056-777 3064 (20 miles)

The Rising Sun4* Guest House, Mullinavat051-898173 (10 miles)

Carrolls Hotel 2*Knocktopher 056-776 8082 (15 miles)


B + B

Aisling B+B 4*  Mooncoin 051-895456 (6 miles)

Newlands Country House 4*Danesfort056 -772 (15 miles)

Ash Park House, Carrick-on-Suir 353 (6 miles)



Ashgrove Self-catering, Piltown (1 mile)

Tom’s Hostel, Mooncoin. 086 824 11 (8 miles)

The White house, Kilmoganny(11 miles).West Street, Callan and Bridge House, Callan (16 miles)

051-648941 085-1795353

Croan Cottages 056-7766868  (12 miles)

The Stables Cottages, Ballyhale. 01-4295779 (16 miles)

Prospect Cottage,Portlaw, Waterford (10 miles)

Rathgormack Hostel, Co Waterford.051 (11 miles)

Access to Piltown

The village of Piltown is beside the N24, which links easily to the M8 and M9 motorways.

Piltown to Rosslare – 88km

Piltown to Dublin 156km

Piltown to Cork 123km

Piltown to Waterford 21km

Access from the UK on regular ferry crossings from the following ports:

Holyhead, Pembroke, Fishguard, Swansea,Douglas, Liverpool, Troon, Cairnryan

Access from Europe through France from the following ports:

Roscoff, Cherbourg

See for a complete list of sea crossings

Daily flights from the UK/Europe to Dublin, Shannon and Cork.

Flights from Manchester and Birmingham to Waterford.

Local Taxis/Buses

Dick Walsh Travel, various sized buses – 051 643394, 087-2641738

Piltown Coaches – various sized buses - 051 643250 

O’Driscoll Bus Hire, various sized buses – 087 2512899, 087 6859930

Michael Blackmore Hackney 087 9695035

Culleton 8 seater taxis and car (all wheelchair accessible) 087 4127552


South East Stages Rally Championship 2015-RESULTS

Congratulations to all who have competed and won awards. Above is the link to the final results of the Drivers and Navigators Championship, 2015. 


2015 RallySprint Entry List

Click here for 2015 RallySprint Entry List


2015 RallySprint Regs

Please click here for 2015 RallySprint Regulations


Keep the Race in it's Place

Ireland's Road Safety Authority (RSA) is using rally for road
safety, with of safety films based on rally, with 3 top Irish drivers - Aaron MacHale, Toni Kelly and Craig Breen.

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