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Membership application for new members has been suspended due to Covid-19 Virus (see Membership page).
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Testing your Motorhome.

It has been brought to our attention that due to Covid-19 there has been an extension of three months to your present CRV Test Certificate. The Relevant document can be viewed by clicking here and the revised test date can be checked by clicking here.
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A Message from our Secretary. (January 2021)

Happy new year everyone, we hope you are all keeping well and safe,  just to let you know that we have the Membership renewals in progress at the moment and they will be sent out in the very near future. If you need proof of membership immediately for your insurance renewal, please send me (Pat) a message on 0877821648 and I will send you a WhatsApp or email version.  As we are all aware, the covid situation is pretty serious at the moment, so we know that travel and meet ups are out of the question for now. Hopefully in the 2nd half of the year, there might be a glimmer of hope.  We will keep an eye on the situation, and arrange a get together, but only when it is entirely safe to do so.
Always feel free to ask any questions,
Thank you.

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From our Secretary. (November 2020)

We hope you are all keeping well and safe.  As we approach the end of a terrible year, we need to wrap up a few things. In the absence of a proper AGM, all committee members are willing to remain in their current positions, so that will stay the same. Annual accounts will be published in the members only section of the MMC website shortly.
 
As I am sure you can all understand, given the current COVID-19 situation, it is difficult to put plans in place for next year. The two things our club stand for have been put on hold, that is travelling and socialising.  However, we are provisionally booking some venues for next year, all will be within Munster, and will only go ahead if safe to do so. At the moment, there will be no evening time social meets in a room at the sites, hopefully this will improve in the future.  Our focus is to keep the club active so that it will be here for us to enjoy in the future.
 
In light of the fact that we pretty much missed out on 2020, and 2021 is uncertain looking at the moment, we have decided to waive membership fees for all paid up members for the coming 2021 season.  This is strictly for our 2020 members, so there is no need for you to do anything to renew your membership for next year, we will take care of it.  If for any reason you don't want to renew your membership, just let us know.
 
An official club text will be sent out shortly to 2020 members.
 
I would like to thank my fellow committee members, Martin, Tadgh and Gerry for their help and input during the year, Pat Moloney and Brigid Fenton for work they did, and Seamus Fitzgerald for taking care of the website.
 
Stay safe.
 
Thank you

 
Pat Walsh.

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We have just been made aware of the following web sites which may be of intrest to our members.

https://cityviewwheels.com/ which is a company based in Cork City and deals with electric bicycles. This linkn has now been added to our "Useful "links" page.

The other web site https://www.connexionfrance.com/French-news/First-French-department-Haute-Marne-Grand-Est-confirms-return-to-90kph-road-driving-speed-limit has to do with the speed limit changes on some of the French roads, It appears that some speed limits have increase from 80 to 90kph. Please make sure that this change applies to your roads as it is not a general increase in speed limits.
This link is also added to our "Useful Links" page.

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Thanks to all our sponsors and friends,
wishing you all a Happy New Year.

Our very kind sponsors and friends who kindly donated to our Christmas party (2019), we greately appreciate it, and a big thanks to all individuals who kindly donated, thank you very much.

                                                   

                                                

                                                            


                                            

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Changes to Speed Limits in France.

As and from the 1st July 2018 new speed limets will come into force in France.
A brief description is as follows:-

In built up areas 30 km/h will apply.
Other Roads 80 km/h.
Urban Motorways or Dual Carriageway with central reservation 110 km/h. In rain or other precipitation 100 km/h.
Motorways 130 km/h. In rain or other precipitation 110 km/h.
In visibility less than 50m the above speeds are reduced to 50 km/h.

More details are given on the RAC website :-  https://www.rac.co.uk/drive/travel/country/france/

Remember:-  "Ignorance is no defence in law".
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Interested to start camping using Tents or Caravans ??.

We have been contacted by Will from "Wonderful Wellies" about their website which is packed with very useful information and tips about Camping. Our younger members might be interested in this as it should help them avoide making the mistakes of beginners.

It can be contacted by clicking on the link below:-


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Camper Stop.

This Web site claims to have 9000 monitored camperstops in 27 countries in Europe.
It is free to download onto mobile phones and other devices.
If you are travelling abroad it might be worth investigation.
Just click in the link below:-
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CVRT Motorhome Testing.

The test as we know is due after 4 years, then every 2 years and every
year over 10 years.
and select Motorcaravan.
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Some views from Mountshannon Lakeside Caravan Park Co Clare.
From our recent visit.

Some views from Mountshannon Lakeside Caravan Park Co Clare.
From our recent visit.

            

Click on the photo to view.

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Camper Repair Centre.

Just got the following link “Derek Walsh Camper Centre” www.camperrepaircentre.com . It is worth looking at this web site.

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Leisure Batteries.

Had contact from Bill Blair of “Power Drive Golf Batteries Ltd.” advising us that they now have a large stock of wet and gel batteries suitable for the Leisure Industry (including Motorhomes), Car, Commercial, Mobility Vehicles, Motorcycles, Security Industry and Garden Ride-on Mowers .
You can visit their web site at: www.powerdrivegolfbatteries.com or contact Bill at 086-0768979.  
Power Drive Golf Batteries Ltd. are located in Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick.

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Motorhome Insurance.

The Club has negotiated  some changes to Motorhome Insurance.
You can see details of this by logging into the “Members Login” section.
If you do not have Internet access, please contact one of the Committee.

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The 2020 Camping Card ACSI is now available from the following outlet:-

Anchor Point Motorhomes Ltd.,
Shannonside Business Park,
Killaloe Road,
Birdhill,
Co. Tipperary, Ireland
Ph:  +353 (0)61 379903
Fax: +353 (0)61 379906



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