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 […]

Mileage Concerns Holding Motorists Back From Going Electric

A fear of running out of power while driving an electric vehicle is one of the main factors holding motorists back from replacing their petrol or diesel powered car, recent research from the AA has found. In response to a survey of over 3,000 motorists undertaken by AA Rescue, 48.41% of respondents agreed that concerns about […]

Motorsport Ireland launches RESPECT initiative

Motorsport Ireland has launched a new code of conduct called RESPECT to make the sport more inclusive and enjoyable for its drivers, official, and supporters.   The RESPECT concept was first mentioned by Motorsport Ireland CEO Leo Hassett at the Motorsport Ireland Lunch of Champions where he outlined his vision for 2019. This initiative is […]

Ireland’s Van Hero 2019 will be offered the free use of a new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter or Vito van for a full year

Mercedes-Benz is ‘holding out for a hero’… specifically, a van driver who would merit recognition as Ireland’s Van Hero 2019. In a nationwide competition, organised in conjunction with the Mercedes-Benz light commercial vehicles dealer network, the search is on to find that ‘one-in-a-million’ van driver acclaimed by those who nominate him or her for the […]

Roscrea’s Nicole Drought Wins at ALMC Endurance Trial

Nicole Drought, from Roscrea in Tipperary, yesterday won her class at the ALMC Spring Endurance Trial. Nicole is the reigning Class A1 Champion and started off her title defence in the best possible manner, getting to the finish of the gruelling event well ahead of her nearest challenger. The event was oversubscribed, with over 70 […]

Top Tips for Driving in Snow and Ice from Carzone

This week, temperatures are predicted to drop across the country with snow and ice forecast in the coming day. Motorists will be encouraged to drive with caution as these weather conditions can be unsettling, dangerous and at time hazardous. The car buying experts at Carzone have put together some helpful tips for motorists to stay […]

Motorsport Ireland Rally Academy Launched

Elite high-performance academy launched Former National and Tarmac Rally Champion John Coyne providing support for future rally stars Motorsport Ireland is delighted to announce the launch of the Motorsport Ireland Rally Academy. The academy is being established to provide promising young drivers with a pathway from the junior rallying ranks through to competing at World […]

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