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Posted: 23.10.2020  ·  #1
It is with saddened heart that I have to inform everyone that Ally has left Motorhomecraic, until such times there is someone appointed to take over his role, the Facebook group is archived, it may never return as we were never a Facebook group, we were always a forum and had a Facebook page, we own our website and value our members security and privacy and the forum will always be our main concern. For those on FB Ally has programmed the forums so that some new posts get automatically posted from the Forums to the facebook page https://www.facebook.com/motorhomecraic/ so it is automated to allow members to get notifications of the new posts from the forums to the FB page. You must visit the forums to read them, these are only notifications.

There is absolutely no requirement to join Facebook and we still advise against it.

This websites explains it better than we ever could, the dangers and manipulation of facebook: https://www.thesocialdilemma.com/

Rest assured Motorhome Craic website will be going nowhere and will remain as the best source of information for all Motorhome, Campervan & RV owners living and visiting Ireland and NI. There are no changes to Motorhome Parking Ireland and it also remains the best source for Motorhome Parking and the best and only app developed and maintained by Irish motorhome owners & Tourists.

As a personal note I would like to thank Ally for everything he has done for not only Motorhomecraic but also the motorhome community across Ireland and to wish both him and Julie all the best for whatever venture they set out on and hope to meet up with them once all this madness is gone.


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Posted: 23.10.2020  ·  #2
I’m shocked! But having Met Ally and Julie in the summer whilst over I’m sure he has good reason.
All I can say is the best of luck to them both whatever they decide to do.

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Posted: 23.10.2020  ·  #3
It's not a surprise as I know he had been out of sorts with running the Club for a good while now. His enthusiasm, input and wit will be missed that's for sure.

Wishing both Ally and Julie the very best for the future.


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Posted: 23.10.2020  ·  #4
Best of luck to Ally and Julie,
Wishing you both good health and happiness in what ever your plan may be 🍻🍻

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That’s a shame. Who knows, he may come back after a good break. Wishing him and Julie all the best for the future

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Posted: 23.10.2020  ·  #6
Best of luck Ally and Julie. I’m sure you won’t go to far. Take care.

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Posted: 23.10.2020  ·  #7
best of luck guys ty for everything :)

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Posted: 23.10.2020  ·  #8
All the best for the future, if you ever in the area or if there is anything we can do for you both, get in touch, hopefully we will be around for a while yet.See you down the road a bit.


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Posted: 23.10.2020  ·  #9
Wow, a big loss. Best wishes to Ally and family

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Posted: 23.10.2020  ·  #10
Sorry to hear this news but it was clear for some time that the enjoyment had gone out of it for him.
I wish him and Julie many happy times ahead and sure you never know he might get to enjoy it some time in the future again.
HAPPY RETIREMENT OLD BOY.👍👍👍😄


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Posted: 23.10.2020  ·  #12
Best wishes to Ally and Julie,enjoy your semi retirement,see yous around sometime in the future.

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Best of luck Ally and Julie whatever you do

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Posted: 23.10.2020  ·  #14
Best wishes to Ally and Julie, as fairly new members, we didn't get to know Ally very well. But he was very welcoming to us as newbies. So thank you Ally for that.

We were really enjoying the meets we went to, up to Mid March and getting to know everyone.

Gutted that Covid stopped it all and now Ally is gone awwwww

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Posted: 23.10.2020  ·  #15
We will have meets again. Don’t know where, don’t know when, but we’ll meet again. Some sunny daaaaaayyyyy. 😝


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Posted: 23.10.2020  ·  #16
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We will have meets again. Don’t know where, don’t know when, but we’ll meet again. Some sunny daaaaaayyyyy. 😝


Oh yes we will indeed, absolutely we will be looking forward to that, some sunny dayyyyy can't wait.

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We will have meets again. Don’t know where, don’t know when, but we’ll meet again. Some sunny daaaaaayyyyy. 😝



Gee s let that day roll on sooner rather than later.
Sure we need something to look forward too.
Can it be next weekend?


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Posted: 23.10.2020  ·  #18
Hope we’ll still see you two about in the future. Take care and have fun. (I’m talking to the dogs now)

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Posted: 23.10.2020  ·  #19
Au Revoir Ally and Julie thank you for the help and friendship when we came over (even though it cost me a packet for Zummerzet Zider)

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That’s a shame. Who knows, he may come back after a good break. Wishing him and Julie all the best for the future


Hopefully if he gets a decent break, that is totally deserved, he may well return as he has been the founder and stalwart of this forum. I wish him well and look forward to hearing of his return sometime in the future.


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Posted: 24.10.2020  ·  #21
Sorry to hear you're leaving Ally. Thanks for all you have done and good luck in the future. Whatever you go at in the future if it's half as good as Motorhome Craic you'll be doing well. Take care and stay safe. :up:

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Posted: 24.10.2020  ·  #22
I really hope as Arnie schwarzenegger quotes........ I'll be back.......as has been said before Ally & Julie made MHC what it is today. They certainly made motorhoming to me as a newbie a very enjoyable experience from Craic meets to music festivals which I'd never heard off if it had not have been for Ally. Also for the friends I'd lost in the past to new ones I've met over the years too many to mention although them Cork ones are hard to understand :-) and you know who you are..It's been a strange year but I hope to keep in touch with Ally& Julie and wish them all the best on their next adventure whatever that may be. May the 4th be with you Ally another Craic meet I missed but sounded sooo good. You may have handed the reins over.................................Feck them Onions are making me cry :-(


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Best of Luck Ally and Julie. Keep safe.


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Posted: 24.10.2020  ·  #24
Thank you both Ally and julie for all the great adventures over the years and wishing you all the very best for the future......


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Thanks guys for playing your part in a great and informative site which has helped resolve many problems for me and guided me to get the best out of my MH. Good luck with whatever you do

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Best of luck to Ally and Julie,
Wishing you two health and happiness in what ever your plans may be. Be happy and stay safe. And thank you for the many years of information this site has given us all. Hope to see you on the road in the near future

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Posted: 24.10.2020  ·  #27
Thank you for everything Ally & Julie, and best wishes. You both made me very welcome when I joined the Craic from day one.

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B***************************************6**********************d who am I going to turn to now when I’ve c***********d up only joking thank goodness he’s only an text away 🤪👍you deserve a break bet you you can’t stay away for long b****************************************d who’s going to look after me now😥only joking hope you and Julie won’t miss us but I know you’ll not be able to check up on what we’re doing ,good luck on your retirement and see you as soon as this s***e clears up 😭😢😭😢😭😩

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B***************************************6**********************d who am I going to turn to now when I’ve c***********d up only joking thank goodness he’s only an text away 🤪👍you deserve a break bet you you can’t stay away for long b****************************************d who’s going to look after me now😥only joking hope you and Julie won’t miss us but I know you’ll not be able to check up on what we’re doing ,good luck on your retirement and see you as soon as this s***e clears up 😭😢😭😢😭😩


He has been away for a couple of weeks and no one noticed! This is just the official notice


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Posted: 24.10.2020  ·  #30
I think a lot of people noticed.....I did anyway but didn't think it right to ask why as Ally probably needed space for a while.

Seems an awful shame he wants to leave a Club he started and put a lot of effort and love into....I can also understand sometimes you just need to get away for a while.


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Posted: 24.10.2020  ·  #31
Didn’t know ally, probably never will, but when I had problems getting logged into the forum as a knew member he helped me. By helping me he done more than just help me get logged in. He allowed me access to all the help ,advice , and general friendliness of the Motorhome/ camper van people out there. I will always be grateful for that. Thank you ally, who ever you are👍


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I knew but you have to react 😂😂😂

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Posted: 24.10.2020  ·  #33
Thanks Ally for creating a great community and wish you and yours all the best. Motorhome Craic is the only place I have ever posted anything on. Thanks to you and all the motor home community. 👍

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Posted: 24.10.2020  ·  #34
I also knew but felt it was not for me to say

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B***************************************6**********************d who am I going to turn to now when I’ve c***********d up only joking thank goodness he’s only an text away 🤪👍you deserve a break bet you you can’t stay away for long b****************************************d who’s going to look after me now😥only joking hope you and Julie won’t miss us but I know you’ll not be able to check up on what we’re doing ,good luck on your retirement and see you as soon as this s***e clears up 😭😢😭😢😭😩


He has been away for a couple of weeks and no one noticed! This is just the official notice

A lot of us noticed, but as Panda said, I, and I think I echo other people’s feelings....thought...he has been under enough pressure, so, why add to that by highlighting his absence.,was this a mistake ?? If so, it was only with his best interest at heart.


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I think a lot of people noticed.....I did anyway but didn't think it right to ask why as Ally probably needed space for a while.

Seems an awful shame he wants to leave a Club he started and put a lot of effort and love into....I can also understand sometimes you just need to get away for a while.


Totally agree with everything you've said Panda. I knew myself he had been very quiet but thought he'd just taken a step back for a while.


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Posted: 25.10.2020  ·  #37
Really really don't know why every body is making a big fuss over one bloke who has a most adorable wife and dog (note the careful order I put those in) has decided to bugger off and leave us all to steer our pot holed way around Ireland.
Think about it what ever did he do for us lot apart from setting up the worlds best Motorhome forum, running single handed for donkey years, database of where best to put your head down for the night, organises rally after rally, take on petty councils and even more petty government, teaching us all to be first to keep our hands in our pockets when it came to getting a round in ( er maybe should be hands out of pocket), helping every body from which every nation colour or creed they came from, see told yer no bleeding help at all!!!!!!!!!!!!

Dread to think that like some of you have suggested he might come back, or even worse still they won't o.O

Mind you I do have a grudge to bear after he got me drunk (and quite a few others ) one year before 9 in the morning when he bought round the cider for breakfast.

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Posted: 25.10.2020  ·  #38
Best of luck Ally with whatever you do. Thanks for all your support with the podcast.

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Posted: 25.10.2020  ·  #39
Best of luck Ally.you and a lot of others have been very helpful over the years...the forum has been brilliant and the map was a great idea of yours..been in this forum nearly 10 years now....Hopefully our paths will cross again soon.

All the best. Liz and Paddy.

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Posted: 25.10.2020  ·  #40
Take care Ally.Fantasic website and app.
If you're ever down kerry way,give us a shout
P.S. Noticed you were gone quiet as well.
You introduced me to vantastival.
Thats a good thing, right??

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