Clerk of the Course 2016
When Dermot Healy stepped down as Clerk of the Course for the International Rally of the Lakes after five years at the helm there was much speculation in rallying circles as to who would become the 7th Clerk of the Course for the Killarney and District Motor Club’s flagship event.
The speculation ended when Anthony O’Connor, a salesman with Central Car Sales in Farranfore was named as the agreed choice of the Club to head up the team for the 2016 Cartell.ie Rally of the Lakes which takes place over the Bank Holiday Weekend of April 29th –May 1st.
Anthony, who comes from Ardfert was first introduced to rallying when he spent many years as a Civil Defence Ambulance crew member providing medical cover for the various events run by Killarney and District Motor Club.
When he moved to Farranfore he joined the Killarney Club and since then has acted in virtually every role in the clubs various events, before taking the final step to the Clerk of the Course this year.
This year sees service in Liebherr on both days along with stages within 30kms of Killarney, There is a new stage for the Saturday loop along with the classic stages of Molls Gap, Ballaughbeama, Carragh Lake that Killarney are renowned far and wide for.
Anthony wants to make the rally more competitor and spectator friendly and is looking forward to the rally.