Lurgan Show Saturday–Report

     I would like to thank those competators who came and supported Lurgan show.I was delighted with the way everyone was turned out and took on the spirit of the class.
The judge Mr Raymond Cousins thought everyone drove the course extremely smoothly and with flair and were all a credit to the club.Joycelyn Cousins who has not been at a driving event for some time remarked on how the class was so much more interesting than the normal driving class and noticed how many more people were taking an interest in what was going on
     Thank you again to those who came to drive and thank you to those who helped set up and dismantled the course and of course Gordon Bell for his always interesting commentary.
Thank you to Mr Raymond Cousins for judging and his wife Joyclyn for scribing .
Edwin Bryson was the winner of the presentation vehicle class .
Noel Stewart was the winner of the dual purpose vehicle class.
The placings for the style and appearance and general ability of the driver over the course were as follows .
1st Edwin Bryson
2nd Robert Mc Neill
3rd Noel Stewart
4th Lauren Ferguson , 5th Jim Mc Coosh and 6th Edith Crawford.
Sara Clinghan (Chairman)

Alex McConnell Memorial 1DE. Randalstown.Results

Randalstown 1DE Results–Pics Below.
All Sorts.              1st. Heather Henning
Novice Pony.      1st. Edith Crawford.    2nd. Denise Taylor.    3rd. Judith McKeever
Novice Horse     1st. Vincent Duggan.  2nd Dawn O’Donnell.
Novice Pairs.      1st. Rachel Campbell.
Open Pony.         1st. Julie Ingram.        2nd. Judith Lyttle.
Open Horse.       1st.  Alex Bryson.       2nd. Jeffrey Lyons. 3rd. Andrew Shepherd.
Pony Pairs.          1st. Noel Stewart.      2nd. Eddie Ingram.
Pony Teams.       1st. Richard Logan.
Horse Pairs.        1st. Sean Mulholland.
 Click Link below for Full Details!!
Shanes Castle Randalstown 1DE Results

A small selection of pics by Mervin Woods-More in the Photo Gallery

A small selection of pics by Vera & Danielle Hegarty-More in the Photo Gallery

Royal Windsor Video by Terry Logan

Terry Logan took a Video at the weekend when he was at Windsor, a broad mixture of “Driving Events”, “The Pagent” and general views of the weekend. he would like to share it with any members or friends who would be interested (no charge). Please contact Terry (07802 750 332) and you can collect your copy on DVD at Randalstown 1DE 26th of May. Terry needs to know how many copies he will burn, so please ring him.

Tynan Report and Pics.

A warm sunny welcome greeted the competitors on Saturday morning at
Alwyn Morrisson home on the Breaghey Rd., Tynan, Co. Armagh.(Some competitors made the journey a day early and enjoyed a BBQ and good nights craic.)
As one entered the field the colourful  obstacles & cones looked great in the sunshine.
The marathon section which went round the narrow roads and fields was very
scenic, while the cones & obstacles proved challenging & entertaining for the
After the prize giving Ian Campbell (Vice Chairman), thanked
Alwyn & Lisa for a great event, and for their warm hospitality & the delicious
“B.B.Q”.. In return Alwyn thanked all those who had helped prepare for the event and all those who helped on the day. A “F” day, it was meant to be (according to Sara) & certainly a  ” Fun Day “ was had by all.
Many thanks to the sponsors, McMahon Engineering and Jenkins Trailers who made the day possible.
Ponies:         1st Julie Ingram, 2nd Sinead McIntyre, 3rd Edith Crawford
Pony Pairs: 1st John Goodwin, 2nd Rachel Campbell
Horses:       1st Edwin Bryson, 2nd Dorothy Kelly, 3rd Alex Bryson
Juniors:      1st Rachel Campbell, 2nd Eddie Goodwin, 3rd Ciaran Laverty
(Report by Vera Hegarty)
Next Event:26 May at Shanes Castle, Randalstown.

Some pics from the day,For 110 Pics go to Photo Gallery, & click on 2012 Photos, then click on Outdoors Events 2012 then click on Tynan Fun Day 2012
Click on Pics below to enlarge, Click top left arrow to return.



Micknanstown Pics. & Report

It was a cold & windy start to the 1st outdoor event at Mickanstown, but it did not deter the 21 entries from having an enjoyable week – end.  6 members represented the N.I.C.D.A.,
with 4 being successful in their classes.
Open Horse     1st overall :-  Alex Bryson
………………….2nd :-             Dorothy Kelly
………………….3rd :-              Edwin Bryson

Novice Horse :- 1st overall :- Vincent Duggan.

Gordon Bell (President), Sara Clinghan (Chairman) & ,Ian Campbell (Vice-Chairman) were also there to show their support. The members would like to thank Judith (McKeeverFelce) for a very warm & hospitable welcome.
Hopefully this was a good start to a very eventful season ahead.
Photos can be seen on web site. (Go to Photo Gallery & click on 2012 events, then on Outdoor Events)
Report by Vera Hegarty

Just a taste – More in Photo Gallery