Multi-Million Euro Supercar Convoy Rolls into Belmullet for Fast & Furious Event this Weekend - Visit North Mayo

Fast and Furious Supercar Road Trip

Belmullet is set to witness an extraordinary spectacle this Friday, June 14th, as the largest Bumblebee 1000 Fast and Furious Supercar road trip event ever comes to town. Over 100 luxury and performance cars will spin their way down Main Street, Belmullet at 5:30pm, providing a thrilling experience for car enthusiasts and supporters alike.

The convoy, featuring a dazzling array of supercars including a Lamborghini Aventador SVJ, a Ford GT, and a Bentley Continental GT W12. It is part of a fundraising initiative for Little Blue Heroes, a not-for-profit registered charity that supports families with seriously ill children. By making these children honorary members of An Garda Síochána, the charity aims to bring moments of joy and strength to their lives.

The annual fundraising road trip across Ireland, spans three days from June 14th to 16th. The event will cover multiple towns in three provinces, allowing the convoy to meet and celebrate the Little Blue Heroes ‘Honorary Gardaí’ children at each designated stop.

Belmullet marks the first overnight stop of the event. Residents are encouraged to come out and show their support as the convoy arrives in town, transforming Main Street into a haven for car lovers. For those unable to attend the Friday evening event, the cars will set off from the Broadhaven Bay Hotel at 9 AM on Saturday, June 15th.

Mairead Melody Carr, Mayo North Tourism Manager, shared her excitement: “It is fantastic that the Bumblebee 1000 convoy are making their way to Belmullet. This event not only brings great excitement for local and visitors alike, but but also supports a wonderful cause in Little Blue Heroes. We encourage everyone to come out and experience this spectacular showcase.”

Kevin Kennedy Motors, based in Belmullet, echoed this sentiment. “We are proud to play our part in helping to organize and fundraise for this incredible event,” said Ciaran Kennedy. “The Bumblebee 1000 convoy is a testament to the power of community and charity, and we are thrilled to help raise funds for Little Blue Heroes. It is such a deserving charity, and I would encourage everyone to support the cause if they can.”


Bumblebee 1000 Event Schedule:

Friday, June 14th – Day 1

  • Start Line: Barberstown Castle, 8:00 AM (Departing at 9:20 AM)
  • Pit Stop: St Mary’s National School, Enfield, 10:00 AM
  • Fuel Stop: Kinnegad Plaza, 11:30 AM
  • Lunch Stop: Kilronan Castle, 1:00 PM
  • Fuel Stop: Hilltop Service Station, Ballure, 4:00 PM
  • Finish Line: Mrs Lynch’s, Main Street, Belmullet, Co. Mayo, 5:30 PM

Friday Afternoon in Mayo!

(Click here for Google Maps route of event passing through Mayo)

Saturday, June 15th – Day 2

Saturday Morning in Mayo!

(Click here for Google Maps route of event leaving Mayo)

  • Start Line: Broadhaven Bay Hotel, Belmullet, 9:00 AM
  • Pit Stop: Spar, Ballindine, 11:00 AM
  • Fuel Stop: Galway Plaza, 12:30 PM
  • Lunch Stop: Loughrea Hotel, 1:30 PM
  • Finish Line: Pery Square, Limerick City, 5:00 PM

Sunday, June 16th – Day 3

  • Start Line: The Strand Hotel, Limerick, 10:00 AM
  • O’Connell St, Limerick: 10:15 AM
  • Henry St Garda Station, Limerick: 10:20 AM
  • Fuel Stop: Portlaoise Plaza, 11:30 AM
  • Lunch Stop: Killeshin Hotel, Portlaoise, 12:30 PM
  • Finish Line: Kinnegad Plaza, 3:00 PM

Supported by the dedicated efforts of An Garda Síochána, the event promises to be a memorable experience for both participants and spectators. The community’s support is invaluable in helping Little Blue Heroes continue their mission of bringing joy and support to children facing serious illness.


For more information and to see the full route, please visit www.bumblebee1000.ie and www.littleblueheroes.org.


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