Ciaran Phelan will be entering his Mk II Escort and sponsoring Déjà vu North West ’24 on the 26-27-28 April 2024. Entries, for the great rally re-union (which are expected to be brisk even if the event is still six months away), opened today Wednesday 1st November.

Entrants (for this non-competitive rally gathering) will arrive, Register, and enjoy a Welcome Reception on Friday; take part in a 150 mile run and Gala Dinner on Saturday, and say farewell at a new Cars & Coffee event on Sunday morning.


Ciaran Phelan, the Managing Director of National Automation Limited, which is based in Boyle County Roscommon the neighbouring county to Sligo, had to miss the Déjà vu Cork ’23 event, but he will not be missing the Sligo start in his immaculate Mk II Ford Escort, as he is not only taking part in the great rally re-union but through his company’s core products FAAC Simply automatic, supporting it.

National Automation is one of Ireland’s leading distributors to the security trade both through their FAAC products covering automation, access control, door entry, CCTV, intruder detection, fire detection. car parking and more.

“We, through FAAC, have been the headline sponsors of the Connacht Motor Club’s Sligo Rally and we are delighted to extend our support to Déjà vu North West ’24 an event that will bring a spectacular array of historic and present rally cars and personalities to the region and will raise money for a very worthwhile cause.” Ciaran Phelan.

RALLYING FRIENDS is the chosen charity with all proceeds going to the McDonald and Maguire families who tragically lost Gene McDonald and Daire Maguire while taking part in the Sligo Rally in July 2023.

Entries opening on the 1st November 2023 on:

RPM Dèjà vu Motorsport contacts:
Alan (Plum) Tyndall: 0044 7887827150 |
Alan Graham: 0044 7802875808

Connacht Motor Club contact:
Robert Lyttle:
00353 874184993 |