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Jason provides a trucker’s eye perspective of Tipperary Truck Show

No Tipperary Truck Show would be complete without Jason O’Connell and his spectacular white and yellow DAF XF 105 SuperSpace, which he drives for Barna International Transport.



Actros is just the catch for McElchar
The Mercedes-Benz heavy-duty Actros truck has proven to be just the catch for seafood haulage specialist Mc Elchar International Transport Limited.


Tipperary Truck Show on the road again
The countdown is on to this year’s Tipperary Truck Show which returns on Sunday, August 28 after a two-year hiatus.


Michelin training helps Midland Tyre Services lead the way in roadside safety
Midland Tyre Services (MTS) has put 20 of its frontline staff through a Michelin training course tailored to deliver best practice in roadside breakdown assistance.


Hoyne Transport is marking 50 years in business
Originally set-up by Nicky & Tommy’s father, Stephen, in 1972, it was formed as a limited company in 2002.


KOG Logistics Ltd set to mark 25 years
Based on the Ballinrobe Road,  Castlebar Co Mayo, KOG Logistics Ltd specialises in logistic solutions for its clients throughout the western region and also to overseas customers.


Feldbinder joins Ashbourne Truck Centre stable
Ashbourne Truck Centre has most recently added Feldbinder to their wide range of products. Feldbinder are Europe’s premier manufacturer of silos and liquid tanks for road, rail, and container transport.


RSA Welcomes Minister Naughton’s Announcement to Review Fixed Charges for Key Road Safety Offences
The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has welcomed the statement from Minister of State at the Department of Transport Hildegarde Naughton to look at increasing fixed charges for speeding, non-seatbelt wearing and mobile phone use while driving.


Sean Moriarty Transport keep delivering the goods
For more than three decades, Sean Moriarty Transport have been delivering industry-leading local, national and international transportation and logistics solutions to an ever-expanding customer base from their ideally-located Dundalk, County Louth HQ.


Latest eVito gets 70 percent battery boost
With the fitting of a new, longer-range battery, owners of the latest Mercedes-Benz all-electric eVito panel van can now service customers roughly double the distance away without the need to stop-and-charge.


New additions to Galdanagh Transport fleet
International dry freight specialist Galdanagh Transport Ltd has bolstered its fleet by taking delivery of two new DAF XF530 tractor units from TBF Thompson in Mallusk.


Derry Bros are delighted to be attending the comeback of Full of The Pipe 2022!
The Derry Bros brand has grown exponentially from we last attended Full of the Pipe in 2019, owing to the continued successes of Derry Bros Shipping and the establishment of Derry Bros Customs Clearance in 2020.  


Full of the Pipe and Make-A-Wish Ireland
Full of the Pipe has helped many worthy causes down through the years and this year is no exception. One of the charities supported this weekend by the 2022 event is Make-A-Wish Ireland, which has been making seriously ill children’s dreams come true for 30 years and counting.


McAuliffe Trucking Company’s stunning fleet keeps getting better
Full of the Pipe is first and foremost a celebration of spectacular trucks and they don’t come any more striking than those representing McAuliffe Trucking Company is Castleisland, County Kerry.


LauraLynn: making the most of short and precious lives
Full of the Pipe is much more than just an annual truck show. The organisers also use the event as a vehicle to generate much-needed funds for a host of charities. LauraLynn, Ireland’s Children's Hospice, is one of the official charity partners of Full of the Pipe in 2022.


Full of the Pipe launches new logo and official merchandise range
Courtesy of renowned County Laois based family business David Clegg Signs & Embroidery, Full of the Pipe has been given a makeover in 2022 with the incorporation of a new event logo as well as the introduction of a fantastic range of official merchandise


The signs are more than encouraging…
Twelve years on from its inception, Full of the Pipe has evolved into Ireland’s premier truck show and continues to go from strength to strength.


Falvey XL thrilled by Full of the Pipe’s return
A regular visitor to Ireland’s premier truck show, popular Tipperary trucker Peter Falvey (Falvey XL) is bringing his iconic ‘Big Cool’ Volvo FH Globetrotter to Full of the Pipe 2022


Deserved recognition and support for Ireland’s ‘little blue heroes’
The common denominator in the main charities supported by Full of the Pipe in 2022 is that they all focus their attention on providing much-needed assistance and respite to children with severe illnesses – and their families.


A hearty ‘welcome back’ from the team at Irish Trucker
They say absence makes the heart grow fonder and this well-worn cliché certainly comes close to relating how everybody here at Irish Trucker feels about Full of the Pipe.


‘Don the Cowboy’ never misses Full of the Pipe
Since the show’s inception, Cork trucker Don ‘Cowboy’ Curtin has been a regular attendee at Full of the Pipe.


Bridgestone never tires of supporting Full of the Pipe
Bridgestone is on board as a main sponsor of Full of the Pipe once more in 2022.


Punchestown is the spiritual home of Full of the Pipe
Full of the Pipe moved to Punchestown Racecourse Event Centre for the first time in 2017 and since then the iconic five-star County Kildare venue has become synonymous with the biggest date on Ireland’s truck show calendar.


Rising country star Clodagh Lawlor making FOTP debut
One of Ireland’s up-and-coming country music artists, Clodagh Lawlor, will make her maiden appearance on Full of the Pipe’s big stage.


Get ready to Hooley with Mullooly!
Ennis, County Clare based DJ Ollie Mullooly made quite a reputation for himself with the award-winning ‘Hooley with Mullooly’, which was broadcast weekly through Facebook from his living room during the darkest days of the Covid-19 pandemic.