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Irish News Archive

Skoda Scala for Ireland June 2019

Skoda Ireland have revealed further details of the Scala compact hatchback, which replaces the previous Rapid Spaceback and will be the first Skoda model to be based on Volkswagen Group’s A0 MQB platform.

Renault launches new dealership

Windsor Airside Renault had its official launch recently with a lively sports panel hosted by Marty Morrissey and a brand-new Clio giveaway.

Orange weather warning issued for Friday, December 7

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is asking road users to exercise caution while using the roads in the early hours of Friday morning as Met Éireann have issued an orange weather warning for strong winds.

50,000 without insurance after Danish firm goes under

Approximately 50,000 Irish motor insurance customers have woke up to the news that they have no guarantee of cover after Danish insurer, Qudos, went under.

New car registrations down in November

Official statistics released by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show that the total new car registrations for the month of November were down 5.72 per cent (643) when compared to November 2017 (682).

Gardai recover stolen vehicles and plant machinery

As part of a planned multi-units operation Gardai carried out a search of a large industrial lock up premised in Co. Longford yesterday morning (Thursday). During the search a large amount of suspected stolen industrial plant, tools, trailers, vans, cars, engines and car parts with an initial estimate of up to €500,000 (subject to examination)

Line-up for Team Skoda Ireland announced

Six Skoda employees from across Ireland have been selected to represent Ireland at the international finals of the Skoda Challenge in Croatia next year, having battled it out to win a place on the team at the Irish National Final recently.

Kia hosts Aftersales Dealer Conference

Kia Motors Ireland held its annual Aftersales Dealer Conference in the Stella Theatre Dublin on Thursday, November 22nd.

The dangers of driving the morning after consuming alcohol

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána have appealed to all road users to act responsibly and safely on the roads throughout the Christmas and New Year period. Drivers have been especially warned of the dangers of driving the morning after a night of drinking when their driving could still be impaired by

Parents urged not to gift children quad bikes or scramblers for Christmas

Three of the four people who died in Ireland as a result of an incident involving a quad bike or scrambler were aged 18 or under, in the period 2014 to 2017, according to provisional statistics published by The Road Safety Authority (RSA).