Latest Divisional News

The following outlines CAMC Irish Division News Items in date order with description and related content

October 2021

Hugh MacNeill funeral arrangements                        Wednesday 3 November 2021

Hugh MacNeill
The committal takes place at Roselawn Crematorium at 14.40 precisely. This service lasts 10 minutes in total, due to current covid restrictions. Seating is restricted to 28 indoors (who will be by family invitation). There is a large screen and standing covered outdoor area, for all those who wish to pay their respects at that time There will be no opportunity to speak with the family until at the hotel afterwards.
Michele and Michael would like to invite everyone to the celebration of the life of Hugh at The Ivanhoe Hotel, starting at 3.30pm, with a light buffet to follow. We will be delighted to see you. This will take place in a very large room, which allows social distancing to be maintained. The hotel would appreciate if everyone could comply with the current pandemic restrictions. Hugh was very keen for everyone to get together to celebrate his life, and he is buying the drink!
For catering numbers, please register with the undertakers, either by telephone at 02890667784 or by email to info@crymbleandsons.com. Please title your email ‘Hugh MacNeill Service’ and supply names and numbers.

October 2021

October 2021

October 2021

September 2021

September 2021

Due to current Covid 19 restrictions

Naas End of Season Social Event has been cancelled.

The Irish Division 2021 AGM will now take place via Zoom.

August 2021

June 2021

Rallies Update

Some Rallies are now proceeding, please check with your Centre Secretary for further details.

27 April 2021

17 April 2021

8 March 2021

https://camc.ie goes live

The New Website for the Caravan And Motorhome Club Irish Division went live on this date and brings together information related to all members in Island of  Ireland. Dedicated pages have been included for each of the three Centres with individual Centre Information, News and Contact Forms.

4 November 2020

2021 Irish National Cancellation Notification

Following careful consideration, the Council of the Irish Division has regretfully taken the difficult decision not to hold the Irish National in 2021. We know that this will be a huge disappointment to many members and it is not a decision we took lightly.

However, taking into account the latest health and safety advice and the current Covid 19 restrictions, along with the uncertainty we face in the next few months, we believe it would be unwise to proceed with the event. The health and safety of our members, and that of the local population of Trim, is of paramount importance to us.

We will of course, try to keep you posted on all news and developments as they become available.

Please take care and stay safe in these difficult and trying times.

3 October 2020

Irish Division 2020 AGM Chairman’s Report:

When I became Chairman last October it was both an honour and a privilege to be representing the Irish Division. My first duty was to attend the Division & Region Chairman’s Meeting late last year. Aside from much talk regarding the Club National there was a presentation from the Club’s Social Media person on how they want to push Facebook as the main platform for sharing information amongst our members. This is by far the most popular Social Media platform for the over 55’s. They were looking for a Social Media Champion from each region or Division and we were very lucky to have Geoff Hayes to step into this role to help pull together and share any Irish Division related club content.

Following this was the Club AGM where Grenville was re-elected for another year and John Gass was elected as Vice-Chairman of Events Committee. As of this meeting the Club has 350 thousand members, 47 thousand of these are registered with centres but unfortunately less than 10 thousand of these actually rally. 

At Christmas time there was a lovely get together organised for our past members in Dublin before Christmas. It was a fantastic opportunity for our past members to see their rally friends that they may not have seen in a long time. Many thanks to the Leinster Centre for organising this event – it was very much appreciated by everyone whom attended and a lovely gesture.

Before we knew it 2020 had arrived and the Irish Division Council were busy planning for our 1st ever Irish Division Easter Rally. We had our working weekend in Galway Racecourse where we met the manager of the racecourse and went through our plans. The location being so close to Galway and newly built ‘building’ is absolutely perfect for our event. But unfortunately, Covid landed in Ireland and after a very depressing meeting the Irish Division Council decided to postpone the Easter rally. Little did we know at the time how long this would last. It caused all centres to cancel and rearrange any rallies that had planned. We were planning to have a Question Time event in late summer where a representative from East Grinstead was coming over and we were planning on inviting all registered members with a view to pulling in some of the Irish members that were not regular ralliers. This event unfortunately will have to wait until safer times. I would like to thank our three Centre Committees who despite Covid and all the new regulations still managed to arrange for us to get out and about and meet each other, while social distancing, during the summer. Unfortunately, our Naas Diner Dance had to be cancelled also but hopefully in the not too distant future some level of normality will return and we can get back to our favourite pastime, rallying and meeting our friends!

 

 

15 September 2020

Sad loss of Jimmy Batten Leinster Centre

Irish Division 2020 Annual General Meeting update:

The Irish Division 2020 Annual General Meeting will take place ‘Virtually’ via Zoom at 11.00am on Saturday 3rd October 2020.

To take part in this event and receive the required ‘Logon Link’ and the AGM background documents, you will need to email your notice of interest to your Centre Secretaries or for Non-Centre Members to the Irish Division Secretary. (See below)

For your information this event will be limited to time and participants.

Please use one of the following email Headlines:

Attend Irish Division 2020 Zoom AGM

Info Pack only Irish Division 2020 AGM

(The above can be copied and pasted into your email Header)

Please include your full name and Club Membership Number in all correspondence.

If any other members are sharing the event with you please include their details.

Note that Club Membership qualifying period applies to participants.

Having read the AGM background document material any relevant questions or AOB should be emailed to Irish Division Secretary on or before Saturday 26th September 2020.

Email addresses:

Leinster Centre Secretary – kmbyrne05@eircom.net

Munster Centre Secretary – munstersecretarycaravanclub@gmail.com

Ulster Centre Secretary – camculstersecretary@gmail.com

Irish Division Secretary – divsionsecretary@thecaravanclub.ie

Personal data you provide is collected and processed for the purpose of participating at Division event. We assume any personal data you provide relating to other individuals is done so with their consent.

Irish Division National 2021 Rally update:

The Leinster Centre hopes to open up bookings for the 2021 Irish National Rally on December 1st 2020.  As we live in uncertain times, the Centre Committee will adhere to the very latest health and safety advice from the Irish Government on Covid 19 guidelines. Our members safety is of top priority for a successful rally. Please keep an eye on the Irish Division Facebook page for updates.

16 March 2020

Following recent UK Government advice about social distancing the Ulster Centre of the Caravan and Motorhome Club have taken the decision to suspend all Rallies, Meetings and gatherings until further notice.