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70 per cent of motorists supportive of new drink driving proposals – AA Ireland

  Almost 70 per cent of motorists are supportive of the proposed changes to the Road Traffic (Fixed Penalty Drink Driving) Bill 2017, according to an AA survey. The survey, which was conducted in April 2017, found that 47.36 per

AA urges motorists to exercise caution over June Bank Holiday weekend

With an increase in the number of motorists on Irish roads expected over the bank holiday weekend, the AA is calling on motorists to exercise additional caution when driving. In addition to typical bank holiday traffic, AA Roadwatch is advising

18 percent increase in arrests for driving under the influence in 2017

New data from An Garda Síochána on arrests from drink driving was revealed at the Road Safety Authority (RSA) annual international road safety conference. The data indicates that between January and April this year, there has been an increase of

Louth mum surprise winner of new Nissan Micra for Mini Marathon

A Monasterboice mum of two will have an extra pep in her step when she takes to the start line in the forthcoming VHI Women’s Mini Marathon, having collected the keys to a brand new Nissan Micra. Emma McGovern won

Dacia to sponsor RTÉ 2FM’s Breakfast Republic

  Dacia Ireland is sponsoring RTÉ 2FM’s breakfast show Breakfast Republic. The car brand will be up with the lark as the sponsorship runs over the next year on the popular programme, which broadcasts from 6am to 10am each weekday

Doireann Garrihy announced as Renault Ireland brand ambassador

Best known for her uncanny impressions of Ireland’s top bloggers and personalities, Doireann Garrihy’s star has been rising rapidly over the past year. As the Entertainment Reporter for radio stations Spin1038 and Spin South West, Doireann most recently took home the

Enterprise Rent-A-Car on board as vehicle partner for the Garda Four Peaks Challenge

Enterprise Rent-A-Car Ireland has been named as vehicle partner for the Garda Four Peaks Challenge which will see some 100 serving and retired members of An Garda Síochána from across the country come together to climb the highest peaks in

New Renault ZOE arrives in Ireland

Renault Group Ireland has announced pricing and specifications for the new Renault ZOE Z.E. 40 which has the longest range of any mainstream electric vehicle – 400km (NEDC), which Renault estimates as 300km of range in real-world driving. Fitted with

New breakdown service launches for Irish motorists

Allianz Global Assistance has Irish motorists covered with new Pan-European Breakdown Assistance offering. Allianz Global Assistance Ireland is launching a breakdown service for Irish motorists, offering four different levels starting from as little as €36 per year. Designed to get

Rosanna Davison launches Volkswagen Snapshot Instagram competition

Volkswagen is inviting Instagram fans to express their creativity with a new, innovative competition in collaboration with The Snapys. Volkswagen Snapshot is an Instagram-based competition which invites users to submit photographs across four available categories; ‘Abstract’, ‘Roadtrip’, ‘Technology’ and ‘Volkswagen’