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Get your car ready for Winter!
Nov05

Get your car ready for Winter!

The temperature is gradually dropping and winter is on its way writes Suzanne Keane Here are some tips to prepare you and your car for the winter 1. Anti-freeze It’s called anti-freeze for a good reason! You may remember from science class (all those years ago) that when water freezes it expands. Therefore if you have lots of water (and not much antifreeze) in your cooling system if/when it freezes it can do damage to hoses,...

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First ever all-female team in the 6 hour Endurance race at Mondello Park
Oct23

First ever all-female team in the 6 hour Endurance race at Mondello Park

  Women in Motorsport Racing (WIM) will race against some of Ireland’s top racing drivers 4 female racing drivers will come together to compete in the 6-hour Endurance race on Sunday, 4 November race starting at 12pm and finishing in the dark at 6pm writes Geraldine Herbert 4 female racing drivers Emma Dempsey and Nicola Watkins along with two of the team from wheelsforwomen Aimee Woods and Ruth Nugent will race against some of...

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6 Spooky Road Trips
Oct23

6 Spooky Road Trips

With Halloween just around the corner, it is the perfect time for families to go on a road trip. We have 6 spooky 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 sceptical tourists...

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Donut Ignore The Signs…
Oct16

Donut Ignore The Signs…

Goodyear Tyres has created a handy guide for the key signs to check – #DonutIgnoreTheSigns The confusion over what to look and feel for when routinely checking tyres for signs of conditions is not unfamiliar. But a new campaign has recruited an unlikely ally to boost tyre safety knowledge amongst drivers. Goodyear Tyres  has  created a handy guide called ‘Donut Ignore the Signs’ – designed to both educate drivers on the...

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Tips for Travelling with pets #WorldAnimalDay
Oct04

Tips for Travelling with pets #WorldAnimalDay

We have some tips for travelling with our furry friends writes Geraldine Herbert For the safety of people and pets, animals should be restrained in the car. Never let a pet travel in the front because it could be seriously injured or killed, just as a small child could be if an airbag deploys. Also, it is never a good idea to put a pet in the boot. They deserve your attention and who knows what they could get up to?   Tips for...

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Budget tyres or premium brands: Does it really matter? #TyreSafetyDay
Oct03

Budget tyres or premium brands: Does it really matter? #TyreSafetyDay

What really is the difference in performance between budget and premium tyres, and in tyres of different depths? Geraldine Herbert went to Hanover to find out. Thundering towards a hair-pin bend at speed I am abruptly reminded of the importance of a decent set of tyres. As the back end of the car begins to slide and the wheels spin I sigh with relief that this is not a public road I am driving on but a test facility for Continental...

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