Drivers in the Dublin2Mayo Charity Tractory Run crossed the Shannon this Saturday morning.

Following a stopover at Arrabawn Creamery in Clonbern and joining with the Gerrard Greene memorial run, the group is continuing via Dunmore, Cloofad, Ballyhaunis, Claremorris, Balla, Kiltimagh, Bohola, Swinford and Charlestown before finishing at Kilkelly, Co Mayo, at 6.30pm.

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The tractor run left from Dublin on Friday and crossed the Midlands before stopping over in Longford.

Two social events are planned at the Big Red Barn in Kilkelly, with music from Ritchie Remo, The Kilkennys and Re-Jig on Saturday night, and Atlantic Rhythm, Pamela Gilmartin, Robert Mizzell and the Country Kings on Sunday night.

Donations, raffle tickets to win a Massey Ferguson 135 and bookings can be made on the Dublin2Mayo Facebook page and website, with proceeds supporting The National Rehabilitation Hospital in Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin, and pediatrics special care baby units at the Midlands Regional Hospital in Mullingar, Co Westmeath, and at Mayo University Hospital in Castlebar.

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Dublin2Mayo tractor run hopes to raise much-needed funds for charity