Are your car seats insured?
Nov16

Are your car seats insured?

Suzanne Keane looks at the various levels of cover on offer for child seats in your car We all know the importance of having the correct car insurance and how to shop around to get the best price for your insurance each year. However, have you ever thought about what’s actually covered in your car? If you have a collision, no matter how small, it’s important that your car seats are replaced and that the old seats are destroyed....

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Polestar 2
Nov08

Polestar 2

The Swedish art of balanced living is perfectly expressed by the new Polestar 2 writes Geraldine Herbert What is it? Television may portray Sweden as a bleak nation in perpetual darkness but, from Abba to Ikea, we can’t get enough of all things Swedish. Eager to be added to the illustrious list of Swedish success stories is Polestar, an all-electric performance car maker. Spawned from Volvo and the Chinese company Geely, the...

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Dacia Jogger
Nov06

Dacia Jogger

The Dacia Jogger will put an end to back-seat squabbles and is also cheap at the price – but it is not without compromises writes Geraldine Herbert What is it? It’s one of life’s great ironies that as our families became smaller, our cars grew larger. Today behemoth SUVs are the family cars of choice but, despite their large footprint, many offer seating for just five and if you are in the market for a seven-seat...

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Tick Tock The Clocks Go Back and Darkness Descends
Oct30

Tick Tock The Clocks Go Back and Darkness Descends

With the clocks going back this weekend, we have some advice for driving in the dark. To improve your view as far as possible, keep your lights and windscreen clean. Use main beam, but when other drivers are approaching make sure you dip your lights to avoid dazzling the oncoming traffic. Make sure you can stop safely within the distance you can see to be clear. If you’re feeling tired, coffee alone is not a fix. Take a break...

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6 Spooky Road Trips
Oct26

6 Spooky Road Trips

With Halloween just around the corner, it is the perfect time for families to start planning a spooky road trip. We have 6 spine-chilling destinations Get Spooked in Scotland From haunted castles and horrible histories to Celtic legends across ancient moors and mountains, Scotland’s got a lot to offer the Halloween holidaymaker. Start in Edinburgh, the Castle is said to be one of the most haunted in Europe, with many previously...

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New Showroom is almost carbon-neutral
Oct23

New Showroom is almost carbon-neutral

Kylemore Cars, Ireland’s largest independent second-hand car sales company, has just opened its new, almost-carbon-neutral, purpose-built car showrooms in Ballymount following a significant investment. The concept for the building, which has been planned and developed over the past four years, is the vision of Graham Clarke, owner of Kylemore Cars.  Kylemore Cars now sells more than 2,000 cars per year. On average 60% of these cars...

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