Funding Boost For Go Girls Karting Initiative Gives 1,000 Aspiring Female Drivers The Chance To Experience Life In The Fast Lane

Ireland World Cup hockey star and motorsport engineer Nicci Daly to lead schools programme which combines STEM subjects with motorsport driving More than 1,000 female secondary school students will get the chance to sample life in the fast lane after a joint initiative by Motorsport Ireland and Formula Female received funding of €35,000 from the […]

AA warns to expect significant increase in incidents and crashes on roads in September

The return of schools means a big increase in traffic volumes. It also means more traffic incidents, crashes and delays. AA Ireland is warning road users of the increased risk of collisions and incidents as commuter patterns return to peak levels after the Summer.   An analysis of road traffic incidents reported to AA Roadwatch […]

Another month of declining new car sales: Motor Industry calls on Government for no tax increases on new cars

Official statistics released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show that the total new car registrations for the month of August are down 13.3% (5,131) when compared with August 2018 (5,921). New car registrations year to date are down 7.9% (110,572) on the same period last year (120,003). New Light Commercial […]

AA Warns Of Importance of Car Safety Ahead of Back to School Season

Ahead of the back to school season, AA Ireland is calling on motorists to exercise additional caution in the weeks and months ahead as commuter activity begins to return to peak levels.   Beginning from late August, the start of a new school year and the end of the peak holiday window traditionally means a […]

Car Sharing Offers A Means To Resolving Our Urban Congestion, AA Highlights

A wider rollout of car sharing platforms across Ireland could play a major role in easing urban congestion and reducing individual reliance on private cars, AA Ireland has highlighted.   As part of a recent AA Car Insurance survey of over 5,000 people, 1 in 5 of those who regularly drive in urban areas stated […]

John Corbett Motor Village Win Best Online Marketing in Car Dealership Awards

John Corbett Motor Village in Thurles have received an award for Best Online Marketing in Munster. The Dealership is amongst the first set of winners of the 2019 Car Dealership Awards which are hosted by CarsIreland.ie and Ulster Bank’s Lombard to recognise and reward exceptional marketing in the car industry. The main dealer for Suzuki, […]

30 New Jobs with ŠKODA Ireland Recruitment Drive

ŠKODA seeking 30 new trainee appointments by October Apprentice Technician, Parts Advisors and Service Advisor positions available To prepare for an electric future ŠKODA are seeking talented customer focused trainees Technicians will receive the very best training on the most advanced vehicle technologies from the Volkswagen Group Successful candidates can expect a rewarding career with […]

Article on Tipperary’s Nicole Drought Wins Major Award

An article on Nicole Drought, from Roscrea, written by freelance journalist Brendan Coffey, has been announced as a winner of the Investatec 20×20 Media Awards. Nicole is Ireland’s top female racing driver and just recently won a 4 hour Endurance Race in the UK. Coffey spent a full day with her at Mondello Park earlier […]

New Vehicle Registrations Up for May but Market Down Overall

Official statistics released by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show that total new car registrations for the month of May are up 4.7% (6,341) when compared with May 2018 (6,055). New car registrations year to date are down 7.6% (79,343) on the same period last year (85,868). New Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) registrations are […]

Roscrea’s Nicole Drought Takes Endurance Victory at Anglesey!

  Nicole Drought took an emphatic Endurance race victory at the weekend at Anglesey Circuit in South Wales, crossing the line 21 seconds ahead of her nearest challenger after four hours of racing. Teaming up with fellow Irish Driver Colin Lewis and the Preptech UK Team, they qualified 8th for the Citroen C1 Challenge 4 Hour […]

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