The Paddy Dakar 2018

Thursday 27th September 2018

Community Centre: Toher Road, County Limerick, Ireland



The Paddy Dakar was founded in 2008 to develop a community event which would attract visitors to Limerick and fund raise for a children’s play ground in the parish of Doon, Co Limerick. This unique event has grown over the years and is now the biggest event of its kind in in Europe. 

The event introduces motorcycle riders to adventure riding and navigation, the corner stone skills for all adventure riders. Over the course of 3 days the rider’s immerse themselves in the world of adventure riding and outdoor living skills.

The weekend is a family friendly event with a full day of children’s activities on the Saturday with a junior Paddy Dakar event after the final wave of adult riders.

The event is driven by a group of committed and community focused individuals who work tirelessly over the course of the weekend to ensure that you the rider get the best possible experience.

All the Paddy Dakar Team wish you a safe journey .

Accommodation will be available for those who do not wish to camp out. Please email us at

The event entry will cover:

Camping and parking.

Event Tee shirt.

Breakfast on Saturday morning

Dinner on finish night.

Goodie bag.

Event bib.

Event bike numbers.

Cooking facilities and Showers are also provided.

Event details and schedule



31st Aug 2018 Close of online registration 

27th Sept 2018

15h00. Campsite open

28th Sept 2018

13h00/18h00 Check-in and light administration

19h00: Raid Briefing.

20h00: Stage 1 Start Podium.


29th Sept 2018

09h00: Stage 2 . Start Podium.

18h00  All riders back and score cards handed in. 


Organised by

The Paddy Dakar

Lackanagoneeney, Doon, CO Limerick

Phone: 0863035646

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