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Five Tips for Dealing with Hay Fever when Driving
Jul22

Five Tips for Dealing with Hay Fever when Driving

The sun’s out and it’s time for short sleeves and sandals but for almost one in five people in Ireland it’s hay fever season so here are some tips for dealing with Hay Fever when driving writes Geraldine Herbert Driving with a runny nose, headache and constant sneezing is not only annoying but it could be dangerously distracting as it can take your attention off the road. Plus, hay fever season can mean less sleep at...

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Six of the most spectacular landscapes you will ever drive through
Jul21

Six of the most spectacular landscapes you will ever drive through

From twisting coastal routes to rugged mountains and scenic fjords, here are six of the best driving routes around the world for epic landscapes and ocean views writes Geraldine Herbert IRELAND  – THE WILD ATLANTIC WAY Stretching from the northern Inishowen Peninsula in County Donegal to the southern town of Kinsale in County Cork, the Wild Atlantic way is the longest defined coastal route in the world. The twisting coastal...

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Six changes the government are considering for Budget 2020
Jul18

Six changes the government are considering for Budget 2020

A number of changes to the Tax system are being considered as options for Budget 2020 writes Geraldine Herbert The Department of Finance has published the Budget 2020 Tax Strategy Group Papers offering some insights into possible changes to the Motor tax system in the next budget VRT Bands – It is suggested that the rate gap between each of the motor tax bands could be widened and a new 7% VRT tax band would be introduced for...

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Women in the driver’s seat
Jul17

Women in the driver’s seat

The Women@SIMI, an annual event for women in the motor trade, is designed to inspire, motivate and support females as they seek greater representation in the industry Women are a driving force across the Motor trade writes Geraldine Herbert Walk into most car dealerships and you’ll be greeted by the same picture – a showroom made up predominantly of men. Is it any wonder that despite the inroads being made by women in the...

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First Drive: Volkswagen Passat
Jul16

First Drive: Volkswagen Passat

Volkswagen’s fresh-faced Passat is a very polished and sophisticated car, writes Geraldine Herbert What is it? The Volkswagen Passat has been the default saloon choice for years and more than 30m have found homes since it first launched in 1973. Evolving through eight generations, for 2019 it has been given a mild facelift and new technology. First impressions? Although at first glance it may look just like the departing one, on...

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