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Porter Ford appointed as a Main Ford Dealer for Sligo

With a new Dealership facility at Castlebaldwin, Co. Sligo, Porter Ford tells us that it will offer the full range of Ford’s popular passenger and commercial vehicle range. At start up, the Dealership will provide employment for 12 persons. Speaking

RSA and Applegreen urges drivers to Stop, Sip, Sleep this bank holiday weekend

Applegreen is to provide free cups of coffee to tired drivers on Friday and Monday, August 3 and 6 The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and Applegreen have teamed up again to help drivers to combat the effects of driver fatigue

Motorcyclists urged to bike safe during high risk period

In the run up to the August Bank Holiday Weekend, the Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána are urging motorcyclists to ‘Bike Safe’ during this high risk time for riders and are also appealing to drivers to watch

New car purchases average €30,000 –

The average value of cars being purchased in Ireland has exceeded €30,000 for the first time, according to car history check specialists, A new report by shows that the buyer of a new private vehicle in Ireland is

The new Mazda6 Saloon now available in Ireland

The latest generation of the new Mazda6 Saloon and Tourer features, a comprehensive range of carefully considered revisions and enhancements, according to the company. Starting from €31,945 and with fuel efficiency as low as 4.4l/100km, Mazda says the new Mazda6

Latest all new Ford GT arrives in Ireland

The first model of the latest all new Ford GT has arrived in Ireland. The all new GT is the latest version of Ford’s ultra-high-performance supercar that features rear-wheel drive, a mid-mounted engine, and a sleek, aerodynamic, lightweight carbon fibre

Ford introduces all-new Focus

The all-new Ford Focus delivers more style, space and advanced driving technologies for mid-size family car customers than ever before. Ford engineers collaborated closely with car-buyers to develop all-new Focus five-door hatchback and even more practical Focus wagon models in

Charles Hurst appointed Ferrari Officina Classiche status

Charles Hurst Belfast, the only official Ferrari dealership on the island of Ireland, has been awarded the title of Ferrari Classiche Officina, one of only ten in the UK to receive this recognition from Ferrari HQ. As an ‘Officina’, or

Watch the drink-drive limits across Europe this summer

A road safety and breakdown organisation in the UK is encouraging holiday drivers to be mindful of the lower drink-drive limits in force across Europe this summer. The same good advice applies to Irish drives heading abroad. GEM Motoring Assist’s

Beware that hot weather brings driving dangers

We have all enjoyed the sunshine over the last few days, and sun worshipers will be glad to hear from Met Éireann, that the warm and sunny weather is set to continue. There will be sunshine each day and it