Car Boot Sales

Forthcoming Car Boot Sales – updated 8/9/2019

Caltra, Ballinasloe, Co.Galway – sale will now be going ahead on Saturday 14th September.

To get your sale listed on this page please contact:

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Cavan Town Car Boot Sale

(just outside town on the Ballinagh road near Lidl Supermarket)

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(sellers set-up from 7.30am)

€10 per pitch.

A mixture of sellers with everything from bread, meat, fish, bric-a-brac….

Busy, busy, busy according to James – thanks for the photographs!

Indoor Market/Craft Fair,

Killeshandra Community Hall,

Killeshandra, Co.Cavan

Next sale:

Car Boot Sale,

Virginia Church of Ireland,

Ballyjamesduff Road, Virginia, Co.Cavan

(3rd Saturday of the month until December)

Latest news here: 

and updates can also be found here:

Check out this recent  YouTube video of the sale: Virginia CB Sale

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Tuamgraney, Scarriff

Indoor Car Boot Sale

10th Nov

From: 7.30am to 2.00pm

(gates open 7.30am)

Enquiries: (061) 921 157 or (087) 249 5123 or (087) 655 8895

Sellers: €10 cars and €20 vans – no need to book in advance.

Public: Adults €1.50 and children accompanied by adults FREE

Tea/Coffee available.

Toilets on site.

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Kilcully Scout Camp Car Boot Sale

Kilcully Scout Campsite, Cork City  

(northern outskirts)

Gates open at approximately 8.30am for traders.

Customers usually arrive from 9.00am onwards.

Directions to site:

At the Grotto in Blackpool go right, up Dublin Hill and keep going until you reach the Y junction at “The Black Man” pub. Take the left fork and at the bottom of the hill go left at the sign for the Cemetery (sign on right side of the road). Follow this road and park in the parking area next to the graveyard. The Campsite is across the road. Traders, please queue at the marked gate to enter the site.


Traders €10 (Extra fees may apply in certain cases)

Customers €2 per Adult, Children free!

Further information:

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13th October……..

Ballydehob Car Boot Sale  

The Community Hall, Ballydehob, West Cork    

From: 10.00am – 3.00pm

Indoor and Outdoor.

Sellers: €10 per Car or Van.

Sellers set up from 8.30 am.

Stallholders must bring their own tables – please!

Free Admission to Public.

Free Refreshments available to sellers.

Toilet facilities in Hall.

Further Information:  Billy on (087) 681 2347

Belgooly GAA Car Boot Sale

GAA Grounds, Belgooly, Co.Cork   

(and the first Sunday of every month until further notice)

From: 9.00am – 3.00pm

(Gates open at 8.00am for traders – NO booking required)

Sellers: Cars €10.

Public admission: € 2 and Children FREE

Toilets provided

Enquiries: Mary (086) 392 3447 or email


Coming from Cork, head for Kinsale, go through Riverstick and continue to Belgooly and turn right at the pubs for GAA pitch. Should be signposted.

Blarney GAA Club Car Boot Sale,

Castle Close Road, Blarney, Co.Cork  

Next sale: Bank Holiday Monday 28th October, 2019

The cost of entry is €15 for a car, €20 for a van and €3 entry for customers.

Free entry for club members.

The club grounds open at 7.30am for sellers.

NO BOOKING REQUIRED – just show up on the day!

Refreshment and toilet facilities available.

If you require any further information, please contact Ray Coleman on (087) 233 3180 or email

Carrigaline Car Boot Sale

The Circus Field, Crosshaven Road, Carrigaline, Co.Cork 

Latest news:  Carrigaline Lions Club

Carrigtwohill Car Boot Sale

Carrigtwohill Community Centre, Carrigtwohill, Co.Cork  

(N25 Cork/Waterford road)

Access available from 7.00am

Open to the public from 7.00am and usually finishes up about 2.30pm.

No bookings accepted – first come first served.

Indoor and outdoor pitches. Cost from €10.00 (depending on size)

For information please contact:

Margaret Long (086) 303 0196 or Annette Lane – (086) 322 5229

Further dates

10th November.

Castletownroche Car Boot Sale

Castletownroche, Co.Cork 

(on the N72 Mallow/Fermoy road) 

Sundays fortnightly

Sales signposted from the square in Castletownroche.

Great, friendly atmosphere with plenty of parking spaces and trading pitches – inside and out.

No need to book in advance just come on the day bring a helper along if you like at no extra charge.
Inside area makes it ideal for all weather conditions with plenty to be seen inside and refreshments being served all day.
Be it for a day’s shopping or a friendly chat, Castletownroche Car Boot Sale is a great way to pass your day.

Traders set-up from 8am

Open to public: 10.00am to 3.00pm

Sellers: €8 car and €15 van

Admission: Adults €2 and children free.

Facilities: Refreshments and toilets on site.

*Indoor area in event of poor weather.


From Limerick turn off the N20 to the left heading for Doneraile approx 5 miles at the Cork side of Charleville. Continue through Doneraile taking a left at the top of the village follow signs for Castletownroche.

From Kerry, Mallow or Fermoy follow the N72 to Castletownroche.

Further information: Billy Sheehan  (022) 26422 or (086) 818 4093


Further dates: 

Crosshaven Car Boot Sale

Main Car Park,

Crosshaven, Co.Cork  

Next sale:

Fountainstown Community Association Car Boot Sale,

Fountainstown, Co.Cork 

Next sale:


Rathcormac Car Boot Sale,  

Rathcormac, Co.Cork

Tel: (025) 36415


Sellers: Car €8.  Car + trailer €10. Van €15. Van + trailer €20.

Buyers: €2

The car boot sale takes place in a field on the Castlelyons road.  Coming from Cork, turn right at the Rathcormac Inn and the field is located on the right.  It’s well signposted.

It is advisable to arrive early, especially if the forecast is good. Arriving early means you can choose to set up in a good location.  You need to bring your own display stall.  Some people use tables and others just use a sheet to lay on the grass.  The queue of traders can normally start anywhere from 7:00am but any time up to 8:30am should be fine.  So, you just need to turn up on Sunday and someone at the gate will point you in the correct direction.


Tom (086) 845 3364 or Kathy (086) 861 3245 or (025) 36415


Car Boot Sale

Russell Rovers GAA Grounds,

Shanagarry, East Cork

Next sale:

Latest news:  Shanagarry Boot Sale

Car Boot Sale

Skibbereen Show Grounds,

Skibbereen, Co.Cork

Next sale:

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Car Boot Sale + Barbecue

Twin Towns Community Gardens,

Ballybofey, Co.Donegal

Next sale:

Latest news here:  Twin Towns Community Gardens

Bundoran Car Boot Sale 

Retail Park (behind Lidl)

Indoor Car Boot Sale

Clonmany Community Centre, Clonmany, Co.Donegal  

(First Saturday of every month – March/December)

From: 10.00am – 2.00pm

Rates: €10 per table.

Refreshments and toilet facilities available.

Information: (074) 937 6772

Poultry & Car Boot Sale 

Drumoghill, St.Johnston, Co.Donegal   

(first Sunday of Every Month)

Map here: 

Car Boot Sale

St.Peter’s Church,

Killaght, Dunkineely, Co.Donegal

Letterkenny Community Centre Car Boot Sale

Pearse Road, Letterkenny

(in the carpark)

10th Nov

Gates open at 7.30 am until 4.30pm.

Further information: (074) 912 2761

Car Boot Sale

Clonleigh Social Centre

(the old bakery)

Castlefinn Road, Lifford, Co.Donegal

From: 9.00am – 1.00pm

Indoor and Outdoor – Tables €10.


Balbriggan Car Boot Sale 

Balbriggan, Co.Dublin

December 8th

From: 8.00am – 2.00pm

Apparently, traders start to gather as early as 6:00am!!

Sellers: Cars €20 and Vans €20


Directions: If you are coming from Dublin on the M1, there are two exits for Balbriggan. The 1st exit is signposted as Balbriggan/Walshestown. 2nd Exit is signposted Balbriggan/Naul. Take the 2nd exit. When you reach the top of the slip road, turn right and head over the motorway bridge, go through the next small roundabout on the other side of the bridge. Take the next right and it’s only a few yards further on from the roundabout. The entrance to the market is about 200 yards down on the right-hand side.

Buyers: €2 fee to park the car, but it is a large market with, I would say, easily over 100 stalls. It’s just held in a very large field, so people should bring their wellies if it has been raining. Well worth a visit!

Car Boot Sale

Innisfails GAA Club,

Carrs Lane, Balgriffin, Dublin.13.

Car Boot Sale,

Trinity Comprehensive Secondary School, Ballymun, Dublin.9.

(on the Ballymun Road near the County Council offices and Shopping Centre)


December 8th

From: 8.00am – 1.00pm

Open to Sellers & Buyers from 8.00am

Sellers fees: €20

Please note that the car boot sale section only caters for people wishing to sell items from their homes and only small vans (Berlingo/Caddy People Carriers/SUVs) are allowed. Hiace/Transit/Sprinter type vehicles are not allowed.

To book your space, fill in the online form here

or telephone (087) 657 0000 

Car Boot Sale

St.Peregrine’s GAA Club,

Blakestown Road, Blanchardstown, Dublin.15.

Next sale:

Clontarf & Scots Car Boot Sale, 

Clontarf & Scots Presbyterian Church Grounds, Dublin.3.

(corner of Clontarf and Howth Road – opposite Westwood Gym)

Next sale:

From: 9.00am – 2.00pm

Sellers fees: €20 per car – NO large vans!

Sellers can set-up from 8.30am

FREE public admission.

Vans and electrical goods are not allowed.

Toilets provided.


Enquiries: Christian (089) 225 9150

Further dates:

Car Boot Sale  

St. Mary’s Secondary School – Car Park, 

Old Finglas Road, Glasnevin, Dublin.11.

(Run by Botanic Hockey Club)

From: 8.00am – 2.00pm

Cars are €15 and Vans are €20

No need to book a slot, just join the car queue from 8.00am

Coffee Shop.


Further information

Contact Helen (085) 766 6541


20th Oct; 17th Nov.

Car Boot Sale

St.Andrew’s National School Car Park

Church Road, Malahide, Co.Dublin

Car Boot Sale 

All Saints’ Church,

Howth Road, Raheny Village, Dublin.5.

Car Boot Sale,

St.Paul’s College,

Raheny, Dublin.5.

Next sale:

Latest news:  St.Paul’s Car Boot Sale


Market & Car Boot Sales

Shelbourne Park Greyhound Stadium,

South Lotts Road, Dublin.4.

Car Boot Sale,

Kill O’the Grange Church of Ireland,

Kill Lane, Deansgrange, Blackrock, Co.Dublin

Next sale:

Dundrum Car Boot Sale

Grounds of Methodist Church,

Ballinteer Road, Dundrum, Dublin.16. 

Greenhills Community Centre Car Boot Sale

St.Joseph’s Road,

Greenhills, Dublin.12.

Next sale:

Car Boot Sale,

Church of Divine Mercy,

Balgaddy Road, Lucan, Co.Dublin 

Next sale: 

St Joseph’s College Car Boot Sale,

St Joseph’s College Car Park,

Lucan, Co.Dublin 

Next sale: 

Queen of Angels Primary School Car Boot Sale,

Blackthorn Drive, Sandyford, Dublin.16.

(near Beacon Hotel/Balally Shopping Centre)

Glen Abbey Market & Car Boot Sale

Glen Abbey Complex,

Belgard Road, Tallaght, Dublin.24.

Tallaght Stadium Car Boot Sale 

Located on the N81, opposite The Square Shopping Centre

( a few minutes walk from the Red Luas line terminus)

Latest news here:

Tallaght CB

10th Nov

From:  6.00am – 1.00pm

Sellers: €20

Further details here:

Further information: (087) 657 0000

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Car Boot Sale

Athenry Mart Car Park,

Athenry, Co.Galway 

Car Boot Sale

Caltra Community Centre,

Caltra, Ballinasloe, Co.Galway

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Car Boot Sale

St.Michael’s Church of Ireland,

Iveragh Road, Killorglin, Co.Kerry

Next sale:

Tralee Car Boot Sale 

Kingdom Mart, Tralee, Co.Kerry

December 8th

From: 9:00am – 1:00pm

Sellers set-up from 7:00am

Sellers fees: €5-20 depending on the vehicle.

Indoor & Outdoor.

Public Admission: €2.

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Athy Market & Car Boot Sale,

Hunting Ground Bar & Restaurant (carpark), Dublin Road, Athy


10th Nov

From: 7.00am until 2.00pm

Sellers: Cars €16. Car + trailer/vans €15

Further information: (059) 863 2699

Caragh Car Boot Sale

Caragh Community Centre Car Park, Caragh, Co.Kildare  

(Approx. 3 miles NW of Naas)

Next sale: 

From: 9.00am – 2.00pm

(Gates open 6:30am/ 7:00am for sellers)

Sellers: €15 for cars. €20 small vans. €25 large vans and commercials.

NO PRE-BOOKING required, just turn up and pay at the gate.

Click here for map: Caragh Community Centre

Enquiries: (087) 213 2726

Car Boot Sale

Teach Diarmada (Castledermot Community Centre),

Main Street, Castledermot, Co. Kildare

Car Boot Sale

Suncroft Community Centre, 

Curragh, Co.Kildare

Next sale: 


Car Boot Sale

Friary Football Field,

(beside Carmelite Church),

Kildare Town, Co.Kildare

Next sale:

Maynooth GAA Club Car Boot Sale

Moyglare Road, Maynooth, Co.Kildare

Next sale:

Milltown GAA Club Car Boot Sale,

Milltown GFC  Grounds,

Newbridge, Co.Kildare

Next sale: 

Rathangan Mens Shed Car Boot Sale,

Rathangan, Co.Kildare 

Next sale:

Indoor & Outdoor Market

Rathangan Community Centre, Rathangan, Co.Kildare

Straffan Car Boot Sale

In the grounds of the Church of Ireland,

Straffan Village, Co.Kildare 

Latest news here: Straffan Car Boot Sale

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Cillín Hill Market & Car Boot Sale,

Cillín Hill Centre, Dublin Road, Kilkenny

(Indoor and Outdoor)

10th Nov

From: 8.00am – 3.00pm

Traders: From €15 (includes PL insurance) – tables are supplied.

FREE Parking

Public admission: FREE

Restaurant, Animal Pharmacy & Family Butcher on Site
Toilet Facilities

Further information:  Joe (087) 258 4289

Kilkenny Sunday Market

Route N76, Callan Road, Castleinch,

Kilkenny R95 DW92

December 8th

From: 8.00am – 4.00pm

Ireland’s Largest and Longest running car boot sale.

Further information

Office (056) 772 9266

Michael (087) 278 7077 or Alan (086) 044 6525

Plenty of Parking Spaces.

Many outdoor & indoor trader stalls/tables available.

A large Indoor facility which includes Cafe and toilets with disabled person access.

So if the weather is wet there’s still plenty to see inside where it is dry!

Car Boot Sale,

GAA Grounds, Thomastown, Co.Kilkenny 

Next sale:

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Mountrath Market/Car Boot Sale

Mountrath Enterprise Park, Portlaoise Road, Co Laois

10th Nov

From: 9.00am – 4.00pm

Sellers: Cars €15. Public admission free.

For more information contact: John (086) 406 8036

Car Boot Sale/Market,

Portlaoise Livestock Market,

Portlaoise, Co.Laois

Next sale:

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Carrick-on-Shannon Car Boot Sale,



Latest news here: Carrick-on-Shannon-Carboot-Sale-Indoor Market

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Car Boot Sale & Collectors Market

High Nelly Cafe,

Pallasgreen, Co.Limerick

Next sale/market

Market/Car Boot Sale,

Creamery Yard, Knocklong, Co.Limerick   

Next sale:

Latest news here: Knocklong Car Boot Sale

Car Boot Sale

Garryglass Industrial Estate, Ballysimon, Limerick, Co.Limerick

Ballysimon CB Sale March 2016

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Longford Town Football Club 

City Calling Stadium,

Strokestown Road, Longford, Co.Longford

Bank Holiday Mondays during the Summer


Further information contact:

Mastertech Business Park, Athlone Road, Longford 

Indoor and Outdoor Car Boot Sale

10th Nov

From 7.30am

Tea/coffee etc. available

Stalls: €15.

Further information contact (085) 163 1000

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Car Boot Sale

Drogheda Presbyterian Church,

Colpe Road, Drogheda, Co.Louth

(down from Southgate Shopping Centre)

Next sale:

Drogheda Town Market

Bolton Square, Drogheda

(close to County Council offices)

10th Nov

From: 9.00 – 1.00pm

Contrary to listings elsewhere this is a market with some casual traders selling books, bric-a-brac etc rather than a car boot sale venue.

Further info:

Car Boot Sale,

McEvoy’s Car Park,

Batchelor’s Walk, Dundalk, Co.Louth  

Next sale:

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Car Boot Sale

Scoil Padraig, Ballina, Co.Mayo 

Next sale:

Castlebar Car Boot Sale

Hoban’s Car Park ( just off Main Street),

Castlebar, Co.Mayo 

Site opens at 8.00am and sales finishes at 3.00pm

Rates and further information here:

Operates on the last Sunday of each month except December when it is held on the second Sunday of the month.

Further dates

27th October; 24th November………..

Car Boot Sale

Foxford Leisure Centre,

Foxford, Co.Mayo 

Next sale:

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Car Boot & Home Craft Sale

Ashbourne Community Centre,

Deerpark, Ashbourne, Co.Meath 

Carnacross GAA Car Boot Sale

GAA Pitch, Ballynamona, Carnacross, Co.Meath

Directions: Carnacross GAA

Fairyhouse Sunday Market & Car Boot Sale, 

Fairyhouse Race Course, Ratoath, Co.Meath 

December 8th

* Except Race Days* 

Fairyhouse James

There are approximately 30 Car Boot stands + over 250 Stalls in the market. There are plenty of facilities including toilets, refreshments, places to sit down, parking, invalid parking and toilets.

Car Boot spaces must be pre-booked on the Thursday before you wish to sell by telephoning  (087) 637 2558 after 10am.

Sellers: Cars €25 and Vans €30.

Further details here:

* This link provides all the information you need to find your way to Fairyhouse Race Course by car or public transport:

Laytown Car Boot Sale,

Parochial Hall, Church Road, Laytown, Co.Meath   

(Usually finishes up in October)

Gates open: 9.00am – 4.00pm

Sellers: Cars €10 regulars – €15 casuals

Toilets available

Car Boot Sale

Slane Wanderers FC

Wheatfield Park, Slane, Co.Meath

Next sale:

Car Boot Sale,

Diocesan Hall,

St.Loman’s Street, Trim, Co.Meath   

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Íontas Car Boot Sale

Íontas,  Castleblaney, Co.Monaghan 

(and the last Saturday of every month March – October)

From: 9.00am – 2.00pm

Sellers: Cars €10 and Vans €15

Booking essential – Tel: (042) 97 53400

Indoor & Outdoor Car Boot Sale

Oakland Community Centre

Glaslough, Co.Monaghan

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Clara Sunday Market & Car Boot Sale

(On the main road between Clara and Moate)

December 8th

From: 8.00am – 4.00pm

Traders can arrive from 7.00am onwards. No pre-booking is required simply turn up on the day.

Indoor and outdoor spaces available.

Car Boot Spaces from €15

Traders selling both new and previously owned items… Tools, Clothes, Flowers and Plants, Toys, DVD’s & CD’s, Household Items & Gifts, Car & Machinery Accessories, Dog Food, Fishing Tackle, Riding Tack, Motorbike Gear, Work Wear, Shoes & Boots, Floor Covering, Fireplaces, Cakes & Home Cooking and more!

Established in 1993 it is one of the bigger markets in Ireland attracting customers and stall holders from all over the country.

Stallholders and traders contact:  Tel: (057) 933 1769

* Interesting report on the market here:

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Fethard Folk Museum Car Boot Sale 

The Old Goods Yard, Fethard Railway Station, Fethard, Co.Tipperary

Tel: (086) 875 7490 or (052) 31516

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Ardmore Car Boot Sale,

Ardmore, Co.Waterford

Tramore’s Big Booty

Tramore GAA Hall, Riverstown, Tramore 

(left at “boat” roundabout, building directly on left)

Next sale:

From: 10.00am – 2.00pm

Public admission is FREE.

FREE Parking.

Sellers: €10-12

(Sellers set-up from 9.30am)

Prices for Stalls – limited amount of tables available to use €12, or book a space and bring your own table €10.


Fancy having a browse, bagging a bargain, or maybe selling some unwanted items? Tramore’s Big Booty is the place for you!

The last Booty was full of sellers with some lovely items for all you bargain hunters!

With free admission, free parking, food & beverages on site and ALL INDOORS- this is the best place to head on a Sunday whatever the weather!

Refreshments and tuck shop available.

Tea Coffee and soup are available for €1 each, as well as cheese and sausage toasties for €2.

Why not pop in before/after a stroll on the beach?

Toilets available.

Bookings/further info:

Please contact Suzie (087) 247 2005 or

Directions: Tramore GAA Hall

Latest news here: Tramore’s Big Booty

Car Boot Sale

Waterford Cheshire,

John’s Hill, Waterford 

Next sale:

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Car Boot Sale

Esmonde Street, Gorey, Co.Wexford

10th Nov

From: 7.30am – 1.00pm

Sellers: €15

Further information:

Inch Saturday Market & Car Boot Sale

Inch, Co.Wexford

10th Nov


From: 7.00am – 2.30pm

At St.Mogue’s Community Centre. At the crossroads by Inch Parish Church and Londis. Just off the old N11 road before Inch village.  Signposted.

Contact: Mick Murray (089) 414 6157

New Ross Indoor Car Boot Sale

New Ross Retail Park, New Ross, Co.Wexford 

(between Tesco and Joyce’s) 


From: 9.00am – 3.00pm for buyers.

Sellers set-up: 8.00am

Stalls: €15

Public admission: €1 and accompanied children FREE

Cafe and toilets on site

Further information: Ger (087) 281 8579

St. Leonard’s Car Boot Sale 

Location: About 3 miles south-west of Wellington Bridge on the R733 – about ten minutes from Passage East car ferry.


From: 10.00am – 1.00pm

Gates open for traders 7.00am

(Queue will form much earlier)

Open to the public from 9.00am

Cars €10. Vans €20. Trucks €30.

Admission charge – all proceeds to the Parish of Tintern (St. Leonards)

Adults €2 and children FREE.

Every Bank Holiday Monday – and occasional Saturdays.

Further information: (087) 349 0280

Evening Car Boot Sale,

Wexford FC,

Ferrycarrig Park, Wexford, Co.Wexford

Next sale:

Unyoke Market & Car Boot Sale,

Unyoke, Co.Wexford

(Near “The Trading Post” shop/filling station on the (R741) – the  road between Gorey and Wexford via Ballycanew)

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December 8th

From: 7.30am – 2.00pm

The Unyoke Market & Car Boot is worth a visit providing it’s dry! It gets very messy and dirty if there’s any rain and as most of the stuff is on the ground as opposed to tables, this is a big disadvantage. Like any market the earlier the better. One of the traders told me that she’s there at 6.30am and dealers would be going through her stuff with a torch. I can be there at any time after 9.00am and it seems to be at its busiest from 9.00am to 11.30am. If you arrive after 11.30am some traders are already packing up.

Car Boot Sale,

“Lollitots” Community Childcare Centre,

Rosslare Strand, Co.Wexford

Next sale:

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Car Boot Sale

St. Kevin’s Hall/Community Centre,

(beside ALDI)

Blessington, Co.Wicklow 

Ballywaltrim Community Centre Car Boot Sale

Boghall Road, Bray, Co.Wicklow

December 8th

From: 8.00am to 2.00pm

Sellers: €12 per car in the hall if it’s raining and €10 for outside in carpark.

FREE admission to the public.

Toilets on site.

Also Tea and Coffee for stall holders @ 50c.

Further information: Al Morris (01) 204 0856

Car Boot Sale

Imaal Hall,

Stephen Street,

Dunlavin, Co.Wicklow

Enniskerry Car Boot Sale,

St.Patrick’s Church Field,

Enniskerry, Co.Wicklow 

Next sale:

Car Boot Sale

Glenealy Village Hall,

Glenealy, Co.Wicklow

Next sale: 

St.David’s Car Boot Sale

St.David’s School, Kimberly Road, Greystones, Co.Wicklow 

Next sale:

Glendalough Car Boot Sale & Country Market,

Brockagh Resource Centre, 

Laragh, Glendalough, Co. Wicklow

(and the 2nd Sunday of each month thereafter)

From 10.00am – 4.00pm

(sellers can set-up from 8.00am)

Tables available indoors.

Sellers: Cars €12. Small vans €15. Large vans €20

Large vans

FREE admission for buyers

Refreshments available (incl.home baking).

Toilets. Free car parking.

Further information: (0404) 45600

or email


Car Boot Sale,

Roundwood Parish Hall,

Main Street, Roundwood, Co.Wicklow 


Car Boot Sale

East Glendalough School, 

Station Road, Wicklow, Co.Wicklow

1.) Most car boots start early for sellers [6:30am – 7:30am]. However, for some (Dundrum/Wesley in Dublin) you would need to be there before 6:00am.

2.) When you arrive, and start to set-up, you will be beset by a number of buyers, including other Car-Booters, who will hassle you into selling your best items at knock-down prices. Hence, you need to know what to ask for your items, AND what you are prepared to sell them for. Remember, it is a market, and haggling is all part of the fun (?) (We have seen some items we let go early appear on other Car-Booters’ stalls later, and, of course, at a higher price!)

3.) While it is not necessary to have a table to sell, it does seem to be the norm now. Try to have a helper with you, at least for your first sale. You will see many people selling on their own at Car-Boots. But it is my observation that usually they are very experienced and well able to hold their own in any negotiation/situation.

4.) Don’t put all your best stuff out at once. Have a “Draw” item that gets people to come to have a serious look at it. They may not buy it, but they will take a closer look at the rest of your stall. When it’s sold, put out another “Goodie”. You will sell more if people congregate around your stall, but don’t get into a long conversation with one customer.

5.) Make sure to chat to the sellers beside you when you arrive.  While they will be busy with their own stuff, they will usually keep an eye on how you are doing and help out if required.

6.) Bring enough of a cash float with you, in small notes and €2s/€1s and 50cents. We don’t price anything below 50cents. It saves a whole amount of bother giving change. Remember, you will most likely have to pay for your stall (€10/€20) before you make your first sale.

7.) Be careful of someone offering a large note €50/€20 for a small purchase. Check notes with your finger-nail; there is a small rough area on every (genuine) note, which you should feel before you hand over change. Use a cash-bag on a belt around you (not sure of the correct term). Hide large notes you take in away safely and quickly.

8.) Dress warmly; bring a flask and some Sambos. It’s very easy to spend a lot of your hard-earned take on food at the Car-Boot. Resist buying from other stalls unless you spot a REAL bargain. Remember, you are there to de-clutter your own house; not to keep it in the same state.

9.) Bring a sheet of plastic to throw over your stall when (not if) it showers. If it starts to really rain, pack up early so that your stock does not get too wet.

10.) A lot of Car-Booters sit on the edge of the opened boot of their car. It’s a sore place to sit without a cushion, or you could bring a folding chair with you.

11.) Check with the organisers (or here) about on-site toilets. We went back to one Car-Boot and found that the toilets were locked due to refurbishments, and NO alternative provision had been made. Big ‘Black Mark’ there.



39 responses

  1. Hi is blessington on this sunday do you know ?

    1. Hi John,

      I just spoke to the organisers and it is on this Sunday. Sorry for not having it listed.


  2. In case no one has let you know there will be no car boot sale this Sunday 2nd October at Ballywaitrim Bray due to an Irish Dancing Competition.

    1. Hi Carol,

      Thanks for the reminder. I was told but somehow forgot to post.

      Best wishes.


  3. What’s the best market on this weekend Sunday 30th Oct 2016

    1. What part of the country are you in and are you talking about markets or car boot sales?

      1. Anything coming up in Kerry besides the one in Tralee?

      2. Hi Liam,

        Only what’s listed I’m afraid. Nothing much stirring down there at the moment – I list as soon as I hear of anything.


      3. West Limerick 102fm are still running a Sunday market and car boot sale – the next one is Easter Sunday. Newcastlewest is just over the Kerry border . Marian Harnett

        On Sun, Mar 19, 2017 at 10:24 AM, Collect Ireland wrote:

        > liam commented: “Anything coming up in Kerry besides the one in Tralee?” >

  4. Athenry Car boot sale is back!! Yay, I’ll be contacting ye with the full information. Meanwhile, thank you David for keeping your terrific blog going!

  5. Any sign of st davids in greystones starting for this year …

    1. Hi Jo,

      I understand that the sales at St.David’s are due to restart on Sunday 23rd April but I’m awaiting confirmation. I’ll post the details as soon as I have word.


  6. Tramore’s Big Booty is on this Sunday in Tramore, Waterford! No gate admission, I offer local community groups the chance to run a door raffle to make a few euros for their clubs. This month we have Klubmusik who teach children to play at a reasonable rate. Feel free to message me if you have questions 🙂 087 247 2005

  7. Hi David just to say I was in Athy carbooth sale on Saturday March 26th and the fee is 16 euro ans not 13 euro. The ground is very rough and the exit path was very muddy. Thanks for the wonderful work you do.

  8. Hi David – great website and thanks for all the work. Looks like everything is taking off second weekend in May. . FYI – All Saint’s in Raheny have put up a sign with the dates for 2017. Found it posted on
    The dates for 2017 Car Boot Sales are as follows:
    May 13th & 27th Saturday
    June 10th & 24th Saturday
    July 8th & 22nd Saturday
    August 12th & 26th Saturday
    September 9th & 23rd Saturday

    1. Hi,

      Thanks for the wake-up call and I’ve just updated the listing.


  9. Is carragh on this monday ..thank you

    1. Hi Jo,

      Sorry – can’t help you here. Their website doesn’t mention whether the sale is on and they refuse to answer emails – for years at this stage.


  10. Thanks david

  11. Has anyone sold at the east glendalough school in Wicklow, is it busy and how many cars were selling there . Thanks for any feedback

  12. Is the car boot sale in Dun Laoighaire in the school not running anymore?

    1. The Tivoli Road sale in Dun Laoghaire is long gone.

  13. I’m in the Wexford area with many a car load to sell, just wondering if anyone can tell me the best/busiest car boot sale to go to in or around the area. BTW thanks David for all the updated info on the site.

    1. Have you tried the Unyoke? I haven’t been for a while but have found it to be good – as a buyer – in the past.

      1. Yes, I used to sell there a few years ago but sadly, it looks very vacant now. Thanks

  14. Hi there
    Could anyone advise on Cork / Kerry Car Boot Sales? I’m looking at Castletownroache and Kilcully, both on this Sunday 10 Sept. which is busier? This is all new to me!

    You may find this Facebook page useful for Cork Car Boot Sale information:

    David parks

    1. Thanks a David – very helpful

  15. hi anyone know if the Tuamgraney, Scarriff Indoor Car Boot Sale is any good for selling bric a brac and a few new items, heard the entrance fee limits people going?

  16. Hi, had a look on here afew days ago and I was sure I saw a listing for Milltown Co Galway on the 11th of November. Just looking there to confirm the details and I can’t find it…an I going mad? Was there a listing removed? Anyone know of any carboot sales near Galway at all? Seems to be a serious lack of them.

    1. Hi Emma,

      Don’t recall this sale! I haven’t removed anything from the Galway listings recently.

      Sorry – perhaps on another site?


  17. Bray’s Boghall Road Car Boot Sale is NOT on tomorrow, Sunday 25 February 2018.

  18. Suggestion
    Would it be possible to delete the boot sale reviews from 2013-2016 as they no longer relevent

    1. Hi Steve,

      Good suggestion. I’ve just deleted comments up to Spring 2017. Sadly, “Collect Ireland” isn’t really suitable as a message board and I haven’t the time or energy to devote to moderating a proper car boot forum.

      Thanks for giving me a push.


  19. Did not see start and finish times for car boot sale Skibbereen 29/04/2018; please advise?

    1. Hi Cathal,

      11am – 4pm as stated on their flyer.

      David Parks

  20. Hi David
    There is a very large Carboot sale at Longford town stadium car park on Bank holiday Mondays during the summer.

  21. Hi there.We are hoping to visit Cork on Sun 8th July.Which car boots are the best/ biggest to go to? Thank you.

  22. Annmarie Hogan | Reply

    Hi I’m just wondering if the Balbriggan market will be open this weekend on easter sunday(21st of April) thank you

    1. Hi Annemarie – I’m afraid that I can’t help you as I have zero contact with anybody connected to the market at Balbriggan. I’m approving your comment but I doubt that you will hear anything back as this site isn’t really a discussion forum.

      Thank you.


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