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15-04-2012, 17:50   #1
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Old State Cars

No, not old cars in a state! Anybody got pics of old state/ government cars in service? Here's Mary Robinson's unusual choice of Alfa Romeo:

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That car has been scrapped since. There was some chat about it a few years back on a previous thread.
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I always thought that was the best thing about Mary Robinsons time as President!
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I'd like to see a picture of Charlie Haugheys 57 Chevy.
Theres a clip on Reeling in the years,with him driving it in to Irelands first
'drive tru bank in the early sixties I think.
You never hear anything about it ,did it get scrapped or has it survived?
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Dev's Dodge ZH 1333

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Images from Clare Library

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1949 Rolls Royce - ZJ 5000


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Douglas Hyde's first trip after inauguration was in this Rolls Royce

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ZJ 5000 from the Cork Examiner archives.
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http://www.carsireland.ie/blog/ministerial-cars/
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That car has been scrapped since. There was some chat about it a few years back on a previous thread.
Those Roller headlights are very up to date looking now

Liked the little U na hE on the top of the Dodge

The Italian ambassador still uses a 164 Alfa
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It's got the flags!
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