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New appointments at Gowan Distributors

Gowan Distributors Limited, Peugeot Importers in Ireland has made a number of key appointments in recent weeks. Sean Weir has...
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Open Event Offers can save customers thousands on their new Volkswagen

Volkswagen Passenger Cars is holding Open Event across its 35-strong dealer network from January 20-28 In addition to the existing...
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Techplus adds alloy wheel straightener to product range

Workshop equipment specialists Techplus, has added an new alloy wheel straightener to its impressive product portfolio. The Atex Professional Pro...
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Noone Transport welcomes 10 new Actros

In preparation for a busy year ahead, Slane-based Noone Transport has bolstered its fleet for 2017 with the recent addition...
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Subaru partners with Dublin GAA

Subaru Ireland is partnering wwith Dublin GAA as official car partner. Subaru will provide vehicles to the players and management...
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Working Group reports on rising cost of car insurance

The publication last week of the report on the rising cost of motor insurance has been welcomed, and Minister Eoghan...
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New appointments at Gowan Distributors

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Noone Transport welcomes 10 new Actros

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