Events in IrelandVisiting Ireland for a motorcycle holiday is an experience you will enjoy at any time of the year but why not schedule your tour to conincide with one of the many events held in Ireland every year. Ireland is the home of motorcycle road racing and below are a few of the premier events.
North West 200 - 8th to 15th May 2010 The International North West 200 is Ireland’s largest outdoor sporting event, attracting crowds in excess of 150,000 as well as the biggest names in the sport including Michael Rutter, Steve Plater and John McGuinness. Taking place in annually May, the International North West 200 circuit runs between the towns of Portrush, Portstewart and Coleraine – an area of outstanding natural beauty and home to the world famous Giant’s Causeway. One of the fastest road racing circuits in the world with a record speed of 201.1 mph in 2008.
Isle of Man TT - 29th of May to 11th of June 2010 (A Short Ferry Crossing From Ireland)
The greatest road race festival in the world will roar back into life in May 2010!
After the excitement of the 2009 Isle of Man TT celebrations, when fans were treated to some of the most competitive racing the event has ever seen, all eyes are now on TT2010.
The TT attracted tens of thousands of fans to the Island, with many more who following the action from home, and everyone enjoyed a feast of two-wheeled drama.
Ulster Grand Prix - 11th to 14th August 2010 (Provisional Dates)
Another great Irish road racing circuit on the Dundrod course near Belfast. See all the trills and spills on this fast and twist circuit where the world famous Joey Dunlop cut his teeth.
Ireland Bike Fest - 4th to 7th June 2010
A great weekend festival of all things motorcycle. It’s free with no registration required just turn up and have fun.