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Easter Tuesday Roadrun
The assembly time is 11.30am on Easter Tuesday 29th March 2016 at
Matt McBrides, Eagle Hill Farm, 37 Craigboy Road, Donaghadee BT21 0lP.

The road run is scheduled to move off at 12 midday. The run turns right out of  McBrides yard onto the Craigboy Road to its junction with the Windmill Road MIllisle, turning left on to the School Road and proceeding to its junction with the Moss Road. The run then proceeds straight across to the Killaughey Road South and along its entirety back to the Moss Road. At this junction the run turns left for approx 100 yards and then turns right onto the old wartime runway. From there the run is along farm lanes and right of ways eventually emerging onto the Killaughey Road, Donaghadee. The run then turns right towards Donaghadee and left onto The New Line. From there the run turns right onto Ballyhay Road and then turns  left onto Windmill Road Donaghadee proceeding to its junction with the Hoggstown Road. The run then proceeds right along this road approx a quarter of a mile and turns right onto the Cannyreagh Road. After approx half a mile the run takes a right turn onto a lane way through farm land and emerges onto the Killaughey Road Donaghadee. At this point the run turns left and travelling approx 100 yds along the Killaughey Road where it turns right onto a lane way emerging onto the Ballyvester Road turning right and proceeding to the Ballyvester crossroads. The run goes straight across this junction onto the Ballyhay Road and proceeds to its junction with the Windmill road and then turns left following the road to its junction with the Killaughey Road. From there, the run proceeds straight across to the Windmill Road, MIllisle and on to its junction with the Craigboy Road turning left and returning to McBrides farm.

Food and refreshments will be available to all participants on return to McBrides Farm. A ballot will also take place with all proceeds are going to the Dementia Society run by Belfast City Mission.

Festival Pictures
Belatedly we have added a gallery of pictures from our 2015 Rally. These can be viewed on our 2015 Festival Pics page

We appreciate your continued support, hope you enjoyed our event, and look forward to seeing you again next year on 13 August 2016.

Trevor McBurney, Chairman

CDTEC is keen to move with the times and  is pleased to announce that we are now active on Facebook – check out “Down Tractor Drivers” and join in the banter.