A vehicle fit for a Pope?

Pope Francis plans to travel around Ireland in a Skoda Rapid: a humble choice, but with great legroom

19th August, 2018
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When Pope John Paul II came to Ireland in 1979, one of the vehicles he was driven around in was specially made by a company in Cork, on the chassis of a Ford truck. Bizarrely, most of it is still in existence – and available to rent out by groups. Do a quick search online and you’ll find mention of stag and hen parties.

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