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Irish car buyers shopping abroad as figures show drop in number of new vehicles taxed during 2018
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Irish car buyers shopping abroad as figures show drop in number of new vehicles taxed during 2018

Mar 29th 2019, 5:50 PM 26,853 Views 55 Comments

It has been suggested that drivers are buying from the UK on the back of a strong Euro.

Car hunters driven abroad as Ireland sees record number of used vehicle imports during 2018
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Car hunters driven abroad as Ireland sees record number of used vehicle imports during 2018

Jan 15th 2019, 6:15 AM 40,243 Views 52 Comments

Statistics from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry show that 100,755 used cars were imported last year.

The price of petrol and diesel has gone up again
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The price of petrol and diesel has gone up again

Apr 20th 2018, 1:09 PM 34,386 Views 77 Comments

And it’s more expensive in Dublin.

New year, new car? Here's what you should consider before you buy
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New year, new car? Here's what you should consider before you buy

Jan 6th 2018, 11:00 AM 38,838 Views 45 Comments

Some timely advice from The AA’s Barry Aldworth for those considering a move to a ’181-’ reg plate.

Going continental: 4 French and Italian motors that are surprisingly reliable
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Going continental: 4 French and Italian motors that are surprisingly reliable

Nov 13th 2017, 5:32 PM 6,119 Views 12 Comments

The brands ditching the ‘style over substance’ stereotype.

New 'age friendly' parking spots are popping up around Cork
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New 'age friendly' parking spots are popping up around Cork

Oct 4th 2017, 4:52 PM 26,801 Views 49 Comments

The initiative wants motorists to leave the spaces free for older people.

My Favourite Drive: Leah Cullen on the rewarding road to Dublin's Strawberry Beds
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My Favourite Drive: Leah Cullen on the rewarding road to Dublin's Strawberry Beds

Sep 18th 2017, 4:01 PM 1,197 Views 1 Comment

‘As an instructor, it’s nice to show my students that driving doesn’t always have to be stressful.’

My Favourite Drive: Geoff Walker on braving French rainstorms in a car with no roof
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My Favourite Drive: Geoff Walker on braving French rainstorms in a car with no roof

Aug 4th 2017, 4:00 PM 951 Views 0 Comments

‘We soon figured out that the only way to stay dry was to avoid stopping.’

Metro North, expanded Dart and a Cork-Limerick motorway 'need to be delivered'
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Metro North, expanded Dart and a Cork-Limerick motorway 'need to be delivered'

Jul 18th 2017, 3:01 PM 24,848 Views 78 Comments

Engineers want a body to be established in order to support the new 10-year capital spending plan.

My Favourite Drive: Race driver Sean Doyle on hitting top speeds in the Austrian Alps
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My Favourite Drive: Race driver Sean Doyle on hitting top speeds in the Austrian Alps

Jul 17th 2017, 4:57 PM 547 Views 0 Comments

Last summer, race driver Sean was selected for the only Irish team at the European Le Mans Series.

My Favourite Drive: Chris Pratt on racing past Cavan's lakes with his two boys
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My Favourite Drive: Chris Pratt on racing past Cavan's lakes with his two boys

Jul 10th 2017, 2:22 PM 813 Views 0 Comments

‘You feel as if the world has just gone numb for a minute’

My Favourite Drive: Colin Delaney on exploring Wicklow with a car full of kids
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My Favourite Drive: Colin Delaney on exploring Wicklow with a car full of kids

Jul 3rd 2017, 12:54 PM 897 Views 0 Comments

There’s nothing like the promise of an ice-cream later to keep three kids happy in the back.

5 picnic spots around Ireland to seek out by car this summer
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5 picnic spots around Ireland to seek out by car this summer

Jul 3rd 2017, 12:51 PM 23,190 Views 3 Comments

From a West Cork forest hideout to Ireland’s only fjord.

All Blacks warm up for the Lions with imposing 12-try demolition of Samoa
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All Blacks warm up for the Lions with imposing 12-try demolition of Samoa

Jun 16th 2017, 10:49 AM 10,425 Views 15 Comments

Steve Hansen’s men were in sensational attacking form at Eden Park.

FactFind: Is Shane Ross right to say his drink-driving bill could save 35 lives?
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FactFind: Is Shane Ross right to say his drink-driving bill could save 35 lives?

Apr 14th 2017, 10:00 PM 20,080 Views 47 Comments

We take a closer look at the facts surrounding the Minister for Transport’s controversial proposals.

Elderly Japanese people to be given cheaper funerals if they give up driving
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Elderly Japanese people to be given cheaper funerals if they give up driving

Mar 26th 2017, 10:00 AM 12,433 Views 18 Comments

Nearly 5 million people aged 75 or older hold a licence in Japan.

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Open thread: What's the best bit of car advice you've ever been given?

Mar 10th 2017, 2:52 PM 14,739 Views 76 Comments

Share your wisdom.

QUIZ: How Much of a Car Expert Are You?
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QUIZ: How Much of a Car Expert Are You?

Mar 10th 2017, 2:39 PM 24,567 Views 25 Comments

Vroom vroom – let’s find out.

WIN: A weekend surf adventure for two - and a brand-new MINI Countryman for the drive
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WIN: A weekend surf adventure for two - and a brand-new MINI Countryman for the drive

Feb 21st 2017, 10:50 AM 11,471 Views 8 Comments

We’re giving you a free trip, surf lessons – and the lend of a new MINI Countryman to get there and back.

The cost of buying a car has gone down, but fewer new ones were sold last month
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The cost of buying a car has gone down, but fewer new ones were sold last month

Feb 1st 2017, 2:59 PM 18,603 Views 56 Comments

The cost of fuel and insurance have increased, however.

A new app wants to help you find car parking space in Dublin
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A new app wants to help you find car parking space in Dublin

Jan 31st 2017, 6:43 PM 15,883 Views 19 Comments

The app also maps your route to the parking space.

Dublin's Port Tunnel is getting a new system to catch people speeding
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Dublin's Port Tunnel is getting a new system to catch people speeding

Jan 6th 2017, 10:32 PM 25,158 Views 45 Comments

The cameras calculate car speed based on how long it takes motorists to get through the tunnel.

2016 was the biggest year for new cars since the recession, but which maker sold the most?
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2016 was the biggest year for new cars since the recession, but which maker sold the most?

Jan 3rd 2017, 3:08 PM 38,905 Views 52 Comments

Last year saw more new cars sold than any year since 2008.

QUIZ: What Car Type Best Suits Your Personality?
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QUIZ: What Car Type Best Suits Your Personality?

Nov 25th 2016, 2:14 PM 35,834 Views 28 Comments

Beep beep. Buckle up and let’s find out.

'More power': Clarkson's new show is bigger, louder and loved by viewers
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'More power': Clarkson's new show is bigger, louder and loved by viewers

Nov 18th 2016, 10:56 AM 31,526 Views 64 Comments

The first episode began with a reference to Clarkson’s controversial BBC departure, which sparked the beginning of this show.

QUIZ: How Good A Driver Are You, Really?
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QUIZ: How Good A Driver Are You, Really?

Oct 28th 2016, 1:04 PM 38,510 Views 72 Comments

Strap in. We’re going to tell you.

Citroen channels its much-loved CX for new concept car
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Citroen channels its much-loved CX for new concept car

Sep 5th 2016, 4:55 PM 486 Views 0 Comments

Citroën will showcase this innovative plug-in hybrid concept car at the 2016 Paris Motor Show.

Mercedes-AMG previews its GLC 43 4Matic Coupé
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Mercedes-AMG previews its GLC 43 4Matic Coupé

Sep 5th 2016, 4:52 PM 776 Views 0 Comments

AMG shows off its 367hp version of the GLC Coupe.

Skoda launches its first seven-seat SUV: the Kodiaq
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Skoda launches its first seven-seat SUV: the Kodiaq

Sep 5th 2016, 4:47 PM 9,722 Views 3 Comments

The Kodiaq is “a pioneer for the brand”.

The Ultimate Driving Home From Work Playlist
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The Ultimate Driving Home From Work Playlist

Sep 5th 2016, 4:42 PM 608 Views 0 Comments

Freedom at last!

QUIZ: Can We Guess What Kind of Car You Drive?
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QUIZ: Can We Guess What Kind of Car You Drive?

Aug 29th 2016, 4:59 PM 37,854 Views 67 Comments

Beep beep. Let’s find out.

Tunes to Take You to a Happy Place
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Tunes to Take You to a Happy Place

Aug 29th 2016, 4:30 PM 279 Views 0 Comments

The school run is back on and we’re going to get you there in a cheerful fashion.

Selling your car? Here's how to get started
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Selling your car? Here's how to get started

Aug 29th 2016, 1:43 PM 6,383 Views 0 Comments

Follow our tips to get your car ready for sale and increase its value.

Tunes to Get You Pumped
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Tunes to Get You Pumped

Aug 22nd 2016, 3:44 PM 242 Views 0 Comments

Inspired by Analise Murphy and the O’Donovan Brothers to get moving? Here’s a soundtrack to kickstart the motivation.

Your Pacific Highway Road Trip Playlist
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Your Pacific Highway Road Trip Playlist

Aug 15th 2016, 4:48 PM 581 Views 0 Comments

If you can’t travel Highway 1 with the top down this summer, listen and live it.

My Best Road Trip: A wet and wild adventure to Angkor Wat
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My Best Road Trip: A wet and wild adventure to Angkor Wat

Jul 29th 2016, 3:28 PM 1,046 Views 0 Comments

This week’s best road trip sees Liam and Victoria Casey tackle Cambodia in a tuk-tuk during monsoon season.

Motor oil decoded: How to choose the right oil for your vehicle
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Motor oil decoded: How to choose the right oil for your vehicle

Jul 29th 2016, 3:27 PM 13,192 Views 4 Comments

Confused when it comes to buying engine oil? We’ve got oil (!) you need to know.

The Ultimate GAA Season Soundtrack
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The Ultimate GAA Season Soundtrack

Jul 25th 2016, 1:00 PM 1,329 Views 0 Comments

If you’re up for the match, you’re up for our GAA-inspired driving playlist.

My Best Road Trip: An American adventure of life and death
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My Best Road Trip: An American adventure of life and death

Jul 25th 2016, 12:59 PM 2,437 Views 3 Comments

This week’s best road trip sees Scout Mitchell travel from Duke City to Duck Nation with her fish Cecilia.

My Best Road Trip: The challenging highways of Maui, Hawaii
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My Best Road Trip: The challenging highways of Maui, Hawaii

Jul 18th 2016, 5:07 PM 1,162 Views 0 Comments

This week’s best road trip sees David M Byrne tackle Maui’s volcanoes and death-defying, record-breaking drives.

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