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First Drive: DS 7
Feb20

First Drive: DS 7

Full of Gallic style, the new DS 7 demands attention, but can it compete in the crowded SUV market asks Geraldine Herbert What is it? In a market where safety and efficiency dictate car design and form as much as brand identity, it’s refreshing to know some are daring to be different. One of the most unique car-makers is DS.  It’s been almost 10 years since its first model appeared on our streets,  produced under French...

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Reducing your Risk of Carjacking
Feb19

Reducing your Risk of Carjacking

Gardai are investigating a carjacking incident in Kildare this morning, we have some tips to reduce your chances of becoming a victim of crime 1. Park in a well lit area. 2. When returning to your parked car, be aware of the surroundings. Walk with purpose and stay alert 3. Be wary of people asking for directions or handing out fliers 4. Once inside your car lock your doors and roll up your windows 5. Always keep the car at least half...

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Schools Out
Feb18

Schools Out

With many schools closed this week parents are left wondering how to keep their little ones occupied so it helps to have a few ideas to hand. Here are 5 activities on offer throughout the country writes Geraldine Herbert   See the new tiger cubs at Dublin Zoo The team at Dublin Zoo are celebrating the birth of two Amur tiger cubs. The cubs were born on October 14, weighing 1.5kg each, and can be seen by visitors to the Zoo daily...

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Win tickets to the Carole Nash Irish Motorbike and Scooter Show 2019
Feb18

Win tickets to the Carole Nash Irish Motorbike and Scooter Show 2019

The Carole Nash Irish Motorbike and Scooter Show returns to the RDS on the 1st of March and wheelsforwomen are  giving away 5 pairs of tickets to our readers The hugely popular Carole Nash Irish Motorbike and Scooter Show www.irishmotorbikeshow.com takes place in the RDS from 1st to the 3rd of March.  This event is Ireland’s largest motorbike show with lots of entertainment for both adults and children while also catering for...

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Quick guide to Electric Cars
Feb13

Quick guide to Electric Cars

New car sales figures confirm that electric cars are on the rise but how do the most popular models compare asks Geraldine Herbert   What are the best selling Evs in Ireland? Based on Sales for the Month of January the five best selling electric cars in Ireland in order are Make Model HYUNDAI KONA NISSAN LEAF RENAULT ZOE HYUNDAI IONIQ BMW I3   How do they compare on price? Make Model Starting Price RENAULT ZOE €24,990.00...

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Are We There Yet? Traveling with Children
Feb12

Are We There Yet? Traveling with Children

As families all over the country will be taking to their car for the mid-term break we have some tips to make your car a safer place to travel in for you and your family writes Geraldine Herbert A mere three seconds can change your life; it is estimated that nearly 80% of crashes are caused by some form of driver distraction within three seconds before the event. Distractions in the car are far too numerous; we talk on mobile phones,...

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