New Mum, New Car
Jan07

New Mum, New Car

Over a third of all pregnant women change cars during pregnancy. We have some tips for choosing the right car writes Geraldine Herbert Nobody really prepares you for what lies ahead when you have your first baby.From the endless information and lists of “must-buys” some are necessary – such as a cot, car seat, pram, clothes, and nappies – while others simply offer convenience but a third of us will change our...

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Car Finance Terms Explained
Jan02

Car Finance Terms Explained

Thinking of buying a car but don’t speak the language of loans? Check out our handy car finance glossary writes Geraldine Herbert   APR  – Short for Annual Percentage Rate. This is the amount of interest charged on the loan, including any fees. All lenders must calculate the APR in the same way so it is not only the best way to compare loan providers but it shows how much you’re actually going to pay over the period of the...

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Sing your way home for Christmas
Dec18

Sing your way home for Christmas

We are compiling the ultimate  festive driving home for Christmas Spotify playlist We want to know what is the most popular Christmas song to listen to in your car! Leave a comment in the box below of your favourite Christmas track and we will be posting our  Ultimate Christmas playlist on Spotify very soon Some classics include Chris Rea Driving Home for Christmas Band Aid Do They Know it’s Christmas Time Mariah Carey All I Want for...

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Are your car seats insured?
Dec14

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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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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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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