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Catherina Cunnane
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Catherina Cunnane hails from a sixth-generation drystock and specialised pedigree suckler enterprise in Co. Mayo. She currently holds the positions of editor and general manager at That's Farming, having joined the firm during its start-up phase in 2015.
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Extreme Tractor Runs’ Kinnegad 2 Binghamstown Charity Tractor Run

All funds from Extreme Tractor Runs’ forthcoming event – Kinnegad 2 Binghamstown (Belmullet) Charity Tractor Run – will remain in the northwest and will be donated to North West STOP.

The annual tractor run will take place across two days – April 7th (Good Friday) and April 8th (Holy Saturday). 2023.

  • Day 1 – Kinnegad to Aghamore, Kilkelly, F35TP84;
  • Day 2 – Kilkelly to Binghamstown (Belmullet).

A convoy of tractors will leave Kinnegad Plaza on Friday morning at 9 am, stopping off at Longford Vintage Club in Connolly Barracks in Longford Town, before making its way to Strokestown, Tulsk, Frenchpark, Charlestown, Kilkelly and finishing up in Aghamore, where a race night will take place in Eileen’s Bar.

Day 2

The following day, the convoy will leave Kilkelly onto Ballina, Crossmolina, Erris, Bangor, and Belmullet and finish up in Binghamstown.

A spokesperson for Extreme Tractor Runs, told That’s Farming editor, Catherina Cunnane:

“This year, there are three very special guests taking part in this tractor run.”

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“Peter Falvey, also known as Falvey XL from Bad Company, as well as Kris Reid and Gary Ferguson from King of the Road Ireland. We would like to say a huge thank you to them for getting involved.”

About the charity:

North West STOP is a community-based organisation that provides free counselling, bereavement counselling, alternative therapies for children and adolescents, and provide informational talks.

Its mission is to prevent suicide and promote positive mental health and well-being.

At North West STOP, they do not receive government funding and rely on the generosity of the public and volunteers to raise much-needed funds.

The spokesperson continued: “There is increasing demand for services, and at North West STOP, they are beyond grateful for every donation received.”

“Every donation received goes towards being able to provide free counselling services,” the spokesperson concluded.

You can make a donation through this link [If you click, you will be re-directed off That’s Farming’s website]

The 2023 run, as reported by That’s Farming, follows its 833km London 2 Mayo Tractor Run event, which, according to organisers, raised €189,545.50 for Cancer Fund for Children Ireland to go towards the construction of a Daisy Lodge in Cong, Co Mayo.

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