What’s new in Child Car Seats
Dec13

What’s new in Child Car Seats

Suzanne Keane rounds up the latest in Child Car Seats Do you know a family in need? The wonderful team at rearfacing.ie are doing their bit to give back this Christmas and are looking for nominations for families that would benefit from a free safe child seat. To nominate a family that you feel would benefit from this send an email to info@rearfacing.ie with the age of the child, their location and while you feel they should be...

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Driving in Extreme Weather Conditions #StormBarra
Dec06

Driving in Extreme Weather Conditions #StormBarra

Met Éireann has warned of  strong winds and heavy rain as Storm Barra heads our way so we have some tips for driving in extreme weather Windy weather Plan your journey – is there a route with less exposure to the weather and less risk of fallen trees?  Choose a sheltered route if you have the option. e aware of the danger posed by debris that may have blown into the roadway Wind rarely blows steadily, and a sudden gust can catch out...

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Driving in Windy Weather #StormBarra
Dec05

Driving in Windy Weather #StormBarra

Met Eireann has issued Orange and Yellow warnings for parts of the country due to Storm Barra. We have some tips for driving in windy weather writes Geraldine Herbert Plan your journey – is there a route with less exposure to the weather and less risk of fallen trees?  Choose a sheltered route if you have the option. Be aware of the danger posed by debris that may have blown into the roadway. Wind rarely blows steadily, and a...

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What to consider when moving your child to a booster seat
Nov30

What to consider when moving your child to a booster seat

Is your child ready for a booster seat asks Suzanne Keane We’re inching closer to the limits on our rear-facing car seats (125cm and 25kg) so I’ve had to consider an imminent transition to the scary world of forward-facing for my almost 5-year-old. I assumed we would rear face until he started school but after a recent growth spurt, it looks like he will be moving to a booster seat sooner than I thought! So how do you know your child...

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Winter Cycling
Nov25

Winter Cycling

Let’s face it. We live in Ireland. If we are to wait for fine weather before we venture outdoors, we’d never do anything! If you’re keen to stay on your bicycle this winter, here are a few tips to keep you comfortable, safe, and having fun as the cold, wet weather arrives writes Ruth O’Connor Clothing I’m a firm believer in the old adage, “there’s no such thing as bad weather, just inappropriate clothing”. Nothing takes the joy...

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From a McLaren To a Mini- Nicole Drought to tackle Killarney Historic Rally
Nov24

From a McLaren To a Mini- Nicole Drought to tackle Killarney Historic Rally

  Nicole Drought is set to make her rally debut at the Killarney Historic Rally this weekend Having successfully tested a 600 bhp McLaren GT3 car at Silverstone just a few weeks ago, Nicole Drought moves to the other end of the spectrum this weekend as she makes her rally debut at the Killarney Historic Rally at the wheel of a Mini Cooper S. Nicole will drive the E Fox Engineers Mini for the first time this Friday, just a day...

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