Wm. Loughman Forest Rally 2016

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It's that time of year again where we prepare once more for the Wm. Loughman Forest Rally on the 14th of February, 2016. 
2016 will see the Wm. Loughman Forest Rally running out of Piltown, Co. Kilkenny, with Service based in Millriver Business Park, Carrick-on-Suir. The event will be run over four stages in the locality. Barry Duggan returns as the events COC backed up with a strong team. 

List of local Accommodation

Nearest large towns - Hotels available in Kilkenny (26 miles), Waterford (13 miles) and Clonmel (16 miles)

South East Tourism 353 (0)51 875788.http://www.waterfordtourism.com

Clonmel Tourist Office 353 (0)52 6122960 http://www.clonmeltourism.com

Kilkenny Tourist Office 353 (0)56 775 1500 http://www.visitkilkenny.ie/

Local hotels

The Carraig Hotel3* Carrick-on-Suir 051-641455 www.carraighotel.com  (6 miles)

Mount Juliet Hotel5* Thomastown056-777 3064 www.mountjuliet.ie (20 miles)

The Rising Sun4* Guest House, Mullinavat051-898173 www.therisingsun.ie (10 miles)

Carrolls Hotel 2*Knocktopher 056-776 8082 www.carrollsknocktopher.com (15 miles)


B + B

Aisling B+B 4*  Mooncoin 051-895456    www.aislingbandb.com (6 miles)

Newlands Country House 4*Danesfort056 -772 9171www.newlandscountryhouse.com (15 miles)

Ash Park House, Carrick-on-Suir 353 087-6107721www.ashparkhouse.com (6 miles)



Ashgrove Self-catering, Piltown http://www.ashgrovepiltown.com (1 mile)

Tom’s Hostel, Mooncoin. 086 824 11 24www.tomshostelireland.com (8 miles)

The White house, Kilmoganny(11 miles).West Street, Callan and Bridge House, Callan (16 miles)

051-648941 085-1795353

Croan Cottages 056-7766868 http://www.croancottages.com/  (12 miles)

The Stables Cottages, Ballyhale. 01-4295779 www.tridentholidayhomes.ie (16 miles)

Prospect Cottage,Portlaw, Waterfordhttp://www.daft.ie/627405 (10 miles)

Rathgormack Hostel, Co Waterford.051 646172www.rathgormackhostel.com (11 miles)

Access to Piltown

The village of Piltown is beside the N24, which links easily to the M8 and M9 motorways.

Piltown to Rosslare – 88km

Piltown to Dublin 156km

Piltown to Cork 123km

Piltown to Waterford 21km

Access from the UK on regular ferry crossings from the following ports:

Holyhead, Pembroke, Fishguard, Swansea,Douglas, Liverpool, Troon, Cairnryan

Access from Europe through France from the following ports:

Roscoff, Cherbourg

See www.directferries.ie for a complete list of sea crossings

Daily flights from the UK/Europe to Dublin, Shannon and Cork.

Flights from Manchester and Birmingham to Waterford.

Local Taxis/Buses

Dick Walsh Travel, various sized buses – 051 643394, 087-2641738

Piltown Coaches – various sized buses - 051 643250 

O’Driscoll Bus Hire, various sized buses – 087 2512899, 087 6859930

Michael Blackmore Hackney 087 9695035

Culleton 8 seater taxis and car (all wheelchair accessible) 087 4127552