Val Robus’s First Car
Feb02

Val Robus’s First Car

    Photographer and blogger Val Robus recalls her first car What was your first car and why did you buy it? My first car was a Mini – think Mr. Bean’s car and you’ve got the idea. I was 17 when I bought it and learned how to drive in it. How did you come by the vehicle? My driving instructor recommended it to me. What do you remember about it? It was a heap! It was held together with fiberglass and...

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Siobhán Cronin’s First Car
Feb01

Siobhán Cronin’s First Car

Siobhán Cronin, News Editor of the Southern Star tells us all about her first car What was your first car and why did you buy it? It was a little lime green Renault 5 which I bought in Ballyfarnon, Co Roscommon, in 1989, having just started my first job – as a ‘roving’ reporter with the Leitrim Observer. Would you describe yourself as a car enthusiast? Well, I have always loved cars. As a child I never had many dolls but I had a big...

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My First Car…..
Jan28

My First Car…..

Do you remember your first Car? We would love to hear how your First car changed your life. Perhaps it was one incredible journey or that newfound freedom or maybe you even still have your first car? If you and your car would like to be featured then simply answer the questions below and email your answers to  info@wheelsforwomen.ie. What was your first car and why did you buy it? How did you come by the vehicle? What do you remember...

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Helen Cranny’s First Car ………..
Aug11

Helen Cranny’s First Car ………..

What was your first car and why did you buy it? My first car was a 1967 Morris Minor. I only did my Driving Test in the 90’s and passed first time!! My late Partner and I set up and ran the Irish Morris Minor Owners Club, so I had to have a “moggy”! She was a beauty in cream and navy blue with navy interior trim with cream piping. How did it change your life? I loved having the freedom to go anywhere at my own spreed, my own route,...

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Sinead McCann’s First Car  …….
Aug07

Sinead McCann’s First Car …….

What was your first car and why did you buy it? My first car was a 1999 Blue Opel Corsa. I bought it with my first pay cheque from my first “real” job, straight after college. I wanted a Corsa as that’s what I was used to, having learned to drive in one, and was terrified of driving a car that wasn’t familiar to me – which is funny now that I’m in and out of different cars all the time with work. What did you pay for...

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Amy Maher’s First Car …………
Apr17

Amy Maher’s First Car …………

What was your first car and why did you buy it? My first car was a 1980 1100 Special Mini! She was silver with 5 original 1100 special alloys and more important than anything else was she was mine! Dad picked it up and surprised me during the Easter holidays a couple of months before my 17th birthday. I can’t remember the letters of the reg possibly ZV but the numbers definitely were 666!! Dad laughed as he told me that his...

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