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In Pictures: ‘Cars, Bikes and Coffee’ event raises vital funds for charity

Dave Pearce from Poradown with his 2012 Audi A5, 3litre TDI, which is called 'The Dark Knight". A very well prepared and presented car with very special engine bay paintwork.

Lord Mayor, councillor Julie Flaherty recently hosted a ‘Cars, Bikes and Coffee’ event at Craigavon Civic and Conference Centre in association with Armagh Motorsports Association in aid of Down’s Syndrome Association NI, with over £2,700 raised!

Craigavon Civic and Conference Centre was taken over by more than 100 very special cars – ranging from classic vintage cars to sports cars and everything in between!

Lord Mayor Flaherty commented “I am delighted by the amount of support by the public, from people attending the event to people bringing along their cars.

“I would like to thank everyone who supported the event and especially the guys from the Armagh Motorsport Association.

“This was my last big fundraiser before the end of my term in office and we raised a great deal of money for a very worthy charity close to my heart.”

Lord Mayor, Councillor Julie Flaherty, tries the Vespa Classic Style Scooter brought along by Wes McCrum and Graeme Dane from McCrum Motorcycles, Portadown.

Dave Pearce from Poradown with his 2012 Audi A5, 3litre TDI, which is called ‘The Dark Knight”. A very well prepared and presented car with very special engine bay paintwork.

Philip Spratt from Banbridge in his Porsche Boxter S at the Cars, Bikes and Coffee evening at Craigavon Civic Centre in aid of Downs Syndrome Association.

Lord Mayor, Councillor Julie Flaherty with the Casey Family, Gerard, Gillian and sons Rory and Oliver beside the Ford Mustang which they nicknamed the Hulk Car.

Lord Mayor of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon, Councillor Julie Flaherty welcomes James and Denise Gilpin from Loughgall in their 1926 Talbot to the Cars, Bikes and Coffee evening.

At the Craigavon Model Racing Club display are, Tom Patterson, CMRC Trustee, Peter Gracey and Irvine Martin, club secretary.

At the Cars, Bikes and Coffee Event in aid of the Downs Syndrome Association at Craigavon Civic Centre are, Eddie Drury, Councillor Kyle Savage, Geraldine Lawless and Ruth Willis.

Ian Campbell from Donacloney with his Mini Cooper, Traveller.

Steven Ruddell with Jamie and Ryan Hilsden from Craigavon admire one of the cars
on display at the Cars, Bikes and Coffee.

Mason and Faith Kelly from Tandragee, beside a Caterham Seven Sprint at Cars, Bikes and Coffee.

James and Denise Gilpin from Loughgall receive a Cars, Bikes and Coffee, Spot Prize, for their 1926 Talbot Limousine from Lord Mayor, Councillor Julie Flaherty.

Nigel Smyth from Magherafelt receives the Best in Show award for his Ford Mustang GT 5.0 Litre from Lord Mayor, Councillor Julie Flaherty. Included are, Norman Gibson and Godfrey McCartney, Armagh Motorsports Association.

Ian McCluney, Belfast gives the thumbs up as he gets a seat in the Aston Martin Vanquish owned by Diane Wright, Armagh. Included are, Rosa McAdam, Jasmine Wright and Sophie Wright.

Lord Mayor of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon, Councillor Julie Flaherty with members of the Armagh Motorsports Association who helped organise the Cars, Bikes and Coffee evening in aid of the Downs Syndrome Association at Craigavon Civic Centre.

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