Life in the Fast lane – Our Guide to Track Days
May21

Life in the Fast lane – Our Guide to Track Days

  Laura Keane shifts into high gear and shares some tips on getting the most out of Track Days Track days, for me, are one of the most exciting things to do in the world, and when you do your first one – you’ll be bitten by the bug and after that, it becomes an addiction. There are mainly three different track days you can do in Ireland (providing you have a full licence) Open/Public days – anyone can enter with...

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Planning a Goodwood Revival trip?
Sep04

Planning a Goodwood Revival trip?

The Goodwood Revival is a veritable feast of golden-age motor racing and vintage glamour writes Laura Keane so we have some tips to get the very most out of the experience. Goodwood Revival is something that you have to experience at least once in your life. The festival takes place each September over three days near Chichester in West Sussex, and brings you back to the motorsports era of the 40s-60s.  When you step inside the gate...

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How to import a used car from the UK
Jul06

How to import a used car from the UK

Importing a car from the UK can mean serious savings if you do your research. Laura Keane guides you through some easy steps  Even with extortionate VRT fees here you can often pick up a really good bargain up north or across the pond. If you haven’t done it before it can all seem a bit daunting, but it need not be if you do your research and are well prepared.  Here are my tips to importing a car: Log onto the VRT website and...

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Cars and Coffee – The Perfect Combination
Feb02

Cars and Coffee – The Perfect Combination

Laura Keane explains why “Cars and Coffee” events are becoming so popular around the country  Cars and Coffee Ireland was the brainchild of a popular, but no longer running Irish internet car forum, where a few like minded individuals who appreciated the social aspect that a love of cars (and coffee!) can bring, decided to make it a more common occurrence. A venue and a time would be arranged once a month on the forum and...

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Girls’ Day Out
Nov24

Girls’ Day Out

It’s that time of the year for the WheelsforWomen xmas get together and where better than Mondello for the perfect girls day out writes Suzanne Keane. After an early start (or not for some) the wheelsforwomen team arrived at Mondello Park. This would be the first time the 5 of us – Laura Keane, Caroline Kidd, Jennifer Mullan, Geraldine Herbert and myself – were in the same place at the same time! Following a few...

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When Laura met Ignis…
May13

When Laura met Ignis…

Laura Keane’s got herself a new car …… and it’s yellow!! Being the owner of a Jap import Version R FTO has been something that insurance companies in Ireland were never too pleased about. They have gone out of their way to make insuring one in Ireland nearly impossible, despite my age and NCB going up in years. In the fifth year of ownership I had a quote in for a ridiculous amount of insurance – third party it...

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