Claremorris Company stages Ireland’s biggest Commercial Vehicle Show in Dublin

October 22, 2012

Claremorris Company stages Ireland’s biggest Commercial Vehicle Show in Dublin

On 5th November the doors of the Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin will open to the inaugural Fleet Transport EXPO 12, a two day Commercial Vehicle Exhibition dedicated to the road transport and logistics industries.

Organised by Claremorris-based Fleet Publications magazine, the event is the largest and most comprehensive ever to be staged in Ireland, catering for every transport operator’s daily requirements, according to Jarlath Sweeney, Group Editor at Fleet Publications. “Exhibitors at the Fleet Transport EXPO cover the entire spectrum of the marketplace from commercial vehicle and trailer manufacturers, through to telematics, tyre management, vehicle finance, parts and components and accessories etc.,” he said.

“Successful businesses constantly strive for development, efficiency and effectiveness and another key feature of the Fleet Transport EXPO 12 will be the free-to-attend Seminar programme, which will provide visitors with ‘proven methods’ of implementing cost-effective efficiencies and the latest information on health and safety and legal practice,” added Jarlath.

The event is also hosting the finals of the European Transport Company of the Year Award and the announcement and presentation of the International Pick-Up truck Award 2013. Delegates and journalists are travelling from all over the EU to attend.

Fleet Transport EXPO 12 will be officially opened by Rally legend Miki Biasion who will bring along his Iveco Trakker EVO2 Dakar Rally race truck. Entry is free but visitors are advised to register on line on Opening times at the Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin are Monday 5th November 10.00 – 18.00 and Tuesday 6th November 09.30 – 17.00. The event concludes with the Fleet Transport Awards 2013 Gala Dinner on Tuesday 6th November at the Citywest Hotel. Tickets are available to purchase by contacting or by calling 094 9372819. Guest of Honour is Mayo born Pat Rabbitte, T.D., Minister for Communications, Energy & Natural Resources.


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Notes to the editor:

  • Fleet Transport EXPO 12 is organised by the publishers of Fleet Transport Magazine – JJDS Publications Ltd
  • Fleet Transport EXPO 12 will take place on the 5th & 6th November 2012 at the Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin
  • Further details on the Show can be found by visiting
  • The Fleet Transport Awards 2013 Gala Dinner, which includes the presentation of the Irish Haulier of the Year and Irish Truck of the Year & Green Commercial of the Year Awards, will conclude the two-day event and will take place on the Tuesday 6th November with 800 delegates expected to attend.
  • PR for this Show is being handled by Eileen McGuinness, Marketing Manager who can be contacted on or on mobile 087 2210328

Hollywood Glamour in Claremorris

October 3, 2012

Excitement is building as the preparations for the Hollywood Ball continue. This fantastic evening which is black-tie is part of the fundraiser campaign for Claremorris Christmas Lights and also in association with Mayo Cancer Support is making waves in Claremorris as people are pre-booking tickets before they will released early next week.

The McWilliam Park hotel is the venue for the evening and guests will be transported back to Old Hollywood with Big Band Sounds, Hollywood Walk of Fame, Red Carpets and Photo opportunities. A Champagne Reception will start at 7.30pm followed by a 5 course Gala Dinner with Wine and then dancing to the sounds of the Rat Pack with Horizon. There will be a prize for the best dressed couple.

Many of the local businesses have come on board providing sponsorship and spot prizes. Tickets will be on sale early next week from Flynns Pharmacy, Redz Hair Salon, The McWilliam Park Hotel and the Chamber Office.

See the News Story by the Western People. hollywood-glamour-in-claremorris

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