Free Gala Weekend a great success
Ireland’s leading Motorhome, Campervan, Caravan and accessory dealers, Donaghey Motorhomes held a most successful open weekend at its headquarters in Letterkenny, County Donegal. Visitors from all over Ireland headed to the North West for their Free Gala Weekend. The event played host to experienced motorhome and caravan users as well as those interested in either hiring or purchasing a mobile leisure vehicle for the forthcoming holiday season.
Michael Donaghey, Managing Director, Donaghey Motorhomes Ltd., was very pleased with the large attendence. “ This was our first attempt to do this at this scale and we are very happy how things went. People came to see what’s available, some deals were done with existing motorhome owners trading up and we also had many newcomers interested in buying for the first time, especially those with young children.”
Caravan Cruise Ireland attended and took a look at what was on offer. As Michael pointed out there are a number of good value products on sale both new and used. New in stock is the Carado – built by Hymer – 6 berth coach built on a Fiat Ducato chassis with a starting price of €45,000. He outline a number of other examples:
Fiat Ducato Carado A464 – 6 berth – new range – 2.3litre MultiJet diesel, Luton coach built €53,295.
Fiat Ducato Carado A464 – 6 berth – new range – 2.3litre MultiJet diesel – Low profile €49,995
Fiat Ducato Dethleff A6971 – 6 berth – new – slight side panel damage – 3.0 litre MultiJet – was €71,300 – NOW €51,995
Fiat Ducato Dethleff 16995 – 2008 – 2.3litre MultiJet – Island bed – €59,995
2000 – 6 berth Peugeot €30,000
Throughout the weekend food and refreshments were provided with entertainment laid-on for both adults and children. Bingo and live music in the evenings was also part of the Gala free weekend. There was also some trade stand exhibits. Among those was Europower Battery Centre, Dublin. Dave McEntee, Sales Manager (right) and Thomas Cygan, Sales Executive, who represented the firm on this occasion.
Declan McGettigan, owner of Donegal Motorhome Hire had a number of different sized motorhomes displayed, all available for hire. He is pleased with the level of business conducted to date this year with a significant number of bookings from European based holiday makers planning on coming to Ireland.
Donaghey Motorhomes stock the largest range of new and used Motorhomes in Ireland – HYMER, DETHLEFFS, HOBBY, KNAUS, TEC, GLOBECAR, GEIST & CARADO built by Hymer – are all in stock with sizes ranging from 2 to 7 berth. Further details on www.irishmotorhomes.com.
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