Carriage Driving Ireland

Promoting the sport of Carriage Driving in Ireland.

Forthcoming Events

Tipperary 2DE 3rd-4th August

Location: Cashel Equestrian Centre, Clonoulty, Cashel, Co Tipperary, E25 FW35 Directions: Leave the M8 at J6 Horse & Jockey, take the turn for Thurles, after half a mile turn left for Holy Cross & the event is signposted from there. Closing date for entries:...

Training with Jan de Boer

A great 2 days training was had by single and pair pony and horse drivers at Kilcoran, Co. Tipperary last weekend under the watchful eye and active encouragement from Jan de Boer (NL). Saturday morning concentrated on dressage, with cones in the afternoon. Sunday...

Dualla Change of Venue

Dualla event has had a change of venue. The new venue will be Cashel Equestrian Centre, Clonoulty, Cashel, Tippperary, E25 FW35. The date is unchanged. More information concerning entries secretary and classes to follow. Many thanks to the owners and to Don Walsh for...

Glenamaddy World Cup Event

Depending on sufficient numbers, there will be a World Cup-style event on Sunday 29th September at the Glenamaddy District Ploughing and Agricultural Show, Glenamaddy, Co. Galway. The competition will take place in a dedicated arena in a spectator-friendly location....

Cuffesgrange Cancelled

Regretfully, due to a combination of factors, we have taken the very difficult decision to cancel the Cuffesgrange 2019 event. We thank everyone who has helped over the years to make Cuffesgrange a success and all the competitors who made the event such a memorable...

Event Date Changes

Please note that the date of Cuffesgrange has changed to 15th & 16th June. Ballymahon (22nd & 23rd June) will be running as a fun day either that weekend or an alternative - spaces will be limited. The date of Ardfinnan will change also (new date TBC).

High Performance Training

UPDATED DATES High Performance team training with Wilf Bowman-Ripley will take place at Moorhill, Brannockstown on the following dates: 23-24 March, 13-14 April & 18-19 May. Priority will be given to drivers intending to travel in 2019 & to those booking all...

HP Training Dates 2019

There will be three training weekends with Wilf Bowman Ripley again this year: 23rd-24th March, 13th-14th April, 3rd weekend TBC. All weekends will be held at Moorhill. Drivers can register their interest with Terry Logan, Ger Hennessy or Sarah Mullins. Spaces are...

Carriage Driving Events 2019


Date Event Details / Contact International
January 20th HSI AGM Kilashee Hotel, Co. Kildare  
February 25th NICDA AGM RFC, Banbridge  
March 2nd – 3rd Training with Libby Priest Mahon Stables, Portadown / David Morrison (0044(0)7733210313)  
23rd – 24th March HP Training (Wilf Bowman-Ripley) Moorhill Farm, Brannockstown / Terry Logan (0044(0)7802750332)  


12th – 14th HP Training (Wilf Bowman-Ripley) Moorhill Farm, Brannockstown / Terry Logan (0044(0)7802750332)  
13th 2 Phase Event (Dressage & Cones) Mahon Stables, Portadown / David Morrison (0044(0)7733210313)   
20th Indoor Event Gilford / Edwin Bryson (0044(0)7780986697)  
27th  2 Phase Event (Dressage & Cones) Mahon Stables, Portadown / David Morrison (0044(0)7733210313)   
May 3rd – 5th     Ashfields (BC Nat.)
4th – 5th  Loughguile 2DE Co. Antrim / Billy Lamont (0044(0)7592536305)   
8th – 12th     Royal Windsor
18th – 19th HP Training (Wilf Bowman-Ripley) Moorhill Farm, Brannockstown / Terry Logan (0044(0)7802750332)  
17th – 19th     Hopetoun (BC Nat.)
June 1st NICDA Club Barndance Lyons Family  
1st – 2nd Laney Valley 2DE Co. Cork / Martin Spillane (0870665785)  
8th Waringstown ODE Jeffrey Lyons (0044(0)7907555304)  
15th – 16th      
28th – 30th      Sandringham
July 13th – 14th Shanes Castle 2DE & BC Regional Qualifier Terry Logan (0044(0)7802750332) / Eddie Ingram (0044(0)7976545724)  
27th – 28th NI Champs Terryglassog / Alwyn Morrisson (0044(0)7802750332) / David Morrisson (0044(0)7733210313)  
August 3rd – 4th Dualla 2DE Co. Tipperary / Michael Ryan (0866014782)  
9th – 11th     Lowther
17th – 18th All Ireland Championships & BC Regional Qualifier Tyan Abbey, Co. Armagh, BT60 4QT  
31st – 1st     BC Champs, Bywell

7th – 8th  Kilbehenny 2DE Galtee Valley, Co. Limerick / John McMahon (0879160583)  
11th – 15th     World Horse Pairs Champs
14th – 15th Tandragee 2DE Alex Bryson (0044(0)7855810582)  
25th – 29th      World Ponies Champs
  29th Glenamaddy World Cup Style Arena Event Co. Galway / Linda Appelbe (0868179175) / Alan Crowe (0862233487)