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Ford Ireland sponsors Cork Opera House production of The Wizard of Oz

Ford Ireland has partnered with the Cork Opera House to sponsor the eagerly anticipated summer production of the well-known classic, The Wizard of Oz.  The musical theatre production will run from July 19 to August 26, with a total of 45 performances scheduled. Directed by internationally acclaimed director Wayne Jordan, the Cork Opera House production of

New transmission jack combo from Sealey

Check out Sealey’s new combo deal on the back page of its latest Garage & Workshop promotion which is valid to June 30. The combo deal contains a 500ETJ – Vertical Transmission Jack 0.5 tonne, which has a high speed lift to the gearbox and incorporates foot pedal operation to keeps hands free. There’s a

#TeamTextar is looking for teammates

In the run up to the World Cup, brake specialist TMD Friction is putting together an international “Team Textar” for the very first time.    From the April 30 to July 15, dealers, garage professionals and their customers are being called upon worldwide to become part of the team by designing individual player cards, reminiscent

Toyota Ireland and the Road Safety Authority launch National FaceItDown Awareness Week

In an effort to promote safer driving on Ireland’s roads, Toyota Ireland and the RSA have today launched the National FaceItDown Awareness Week (April 23– 27t), which aims to remind people to put their phones face down while driving.Research shows that when using a hand-held mobile phone while driving, you’re four times more likely to crash than

Double-jointed long-reach pliers from Laser Tools

If you have to get access to a hose clip, or other fixing buried deep in the engine bay, long-reach pliers can be very useful. But by their very nature the handles open a greater distance than the jaws. This can be very cumbersome, and for something like a large hose clip it means using

Comline offers replacement diesel fuel filter

Comline is offering a replacement diesel fuel filter for the 2015-onwards, 2.0l TDCi Ford Transit – part number EFF354D. Being first-to-market with a filter for the Transit, one of the UK and Ireland’s most important and popular light commercial vehicles (LCVs), points to a brand that has its finger firmly on the pulse of the

Derek Tohill winner of Parts for Cars National Rallycross Championship at Mondello Park

For the second time in a fortnight, defending champion Derek Tohill was the driver to beat in round two of the Parts for Cars National Rallycross Championship at Mondello Park. He won both the Supercar Final and the main race of the day, the Super Final, with his main rival, Noel Greene, taking runner up

From Boyzone to Oh Boy

A totally unique Mitsubishi L200 has a starring role in the Fast & Furious Live arena tour after Mitsubishi Motors in the UK teamed up with Fast Live Productions and Irishman Shane Lynch, the entertainer and racing driver who first found fame with the band Boyzone and who recently finished third in Celebrity Big Brother 2018. The radical Mitsubishi L200

HBA Brembo experts enjoy memorable trip

HBA Brembo experts from across Ireland enjoyed a memorable three-day trip to Italy recently and visited a number of the Brembo manufacturing plants at Curno and Stezzano. The group also enjoyed the sights and culinary delights of Bologna and had an unforgettable visit to the exciting Lamborghini Factory and Museum at Sant Agata where these

Japanparts to exhibit at Automechanika Birmingham

Japanparts Group, celebrating 30 years in business this year, has confirmed its participation at Automechanika Birmingham, June 5-7. Exhibiting in Hall 20, Stand E85, the company will present a host of new products in a range that now numbers 30,000 part numbers in 140 product groups. The range includes all types of spare parts, from