Looking forward to the 50th National Steam Rally, Stradbally, County Laois, Sunday 3rd and Monday 4th August 2014
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(Celebrating 50 years)

Irish Steam Preservation Society Ltd
Irish Steam Preservation Society Ltd
Irish Steam Preservation Society Ltd
Irish Steam Preservation Society Ltd

























‘The BIG 50….’ ‘Oldest Steam Rally in Ireland celebrates its 50th Birthday

Premier event in the calendar of steam and vintage shows in Ireland Issued on Monday 28 July 2014.  The official launch of the 50th National Steam rally was held today in Phoenix Park Dublin with will be held in Stradbally, County Laois on Sunday 3rd and Monday 4th August 2014.  This is the oldest steam rally in Ireland, with the first ever rally held in Stradbally, Laois in 1965. Steam enthusiasts and families from all over Ireland are expected at the premier event in the calendar of steam and vintage shows throughout Ireland. Read more

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Programme of events

SATURDAY 2nd August 2014
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SUNDAY 3rd August 2014
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MONDAY 4TH August 2014
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ENTRY FEE:

Entry to National Steam Rally: €10;
Teenagers: €5
Children : free

Camping charges:

Camping (now onsite)
Campervans/caravans - €20.
Tents - €10

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Railway running dates 2014
Stradbally Hall, Co. Laois, Ireland

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Sunday 29th June
from 1.00pm to 4.00pm

Saturday 2nd August
from 2.00pm to 4.00pm

Sunday and Monday 3rd and 4th August from 12midday to 5.30pm
(to co-incide with the 50th National Steam Rally!)

Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th August from 1.00pm to 4.00pm
(to co-incide with National Heritage Week)

Sunday 26th and Monday 27th October from 1.00pm to 4.00pm.

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Stradbally Woodland Express, Narrow Gauge Steam Railway:
Cost:
€2 for children (< 2yrs)
€6 for children (< 16yrs)
The steam train gets a well deserved rest  after the October weekend until Spring 2015!

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STEAM

QUEEN

COMPETITION


We are organising a ‘Steam Queen’ competition, where businesses and/or engine owners can nominate a female entrant into the competition.

Interviews and the announcement of overall winner will be held over the weekend of the Steam Rally.

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