Six of the most spectacular landscapes you will ever drive through
Jun23

Six of the most spectacular landscapes you will ever drive through

From twisting coastal routes to rugged mountains and scenic fjords, here are six of the best driving routes around the world for epic landscapes and ocean views writes Geraldine Herbert IRELAND  – THE WILD ATLANTIC WAY Stretching from the northern Inishowen Peninsula in County Donegal to the southern town of Kinsale in County Cork, the Wild Atlantic way is the longest defined coastal route in the world. The twisting coastal...

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Tips for Travelling with pets
Jun20

Tips for Travelling with pets

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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A Top 5 finish for Alyx Coby at Round 2 of the Danish F4 Championship
Jun14

A Top 5 finish for Alyx Coby at Round 2 of the Danish F4 Championship

Irish racing driver Alyx Coby achieved a top 5 finish in round 2 of the Danish F4 Championship.  Alyx Coby earned a top 5 finish and her best result to date in her rookie season at round 2 of the Danish F4 Championship at Skurup raceway, Sweden. Having only seen the track for the first time on Friday and with limited time on track, Coby qualified in 5th position, ensuring her best qualifying to date. Race one on Saturday got off to a...

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Is it time to get taxis out of bus lanes?
Jun09

Is it time to get taxis out of bus lanes?

Taxis are no more efficient than other cars, so why should they use bus lanes in our cities, asks Geraldine Herbert The recently revised Bus Connects plan further prioritises buses over cars, proposing more restrictions and limited road space to reduce reliance on private cars as a commuting option. The National Transport Authority (NTA) maintains that this will deliver improved journey times and so will move more people from their...

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Ten things to know about Electric Mopeds
Jun02

Ten things to know about Electric Mopeds

Electric mopeds are cheap, fun and an emission-free way to get around writes Geraldine Herbert Electric mopeds are 100% zero-emission and are powered by an electric battery. They can achieve a top speed of up to 45km. Charging is simple and can be done using a standard three-pin socket. No driveway? no problem as the battery can be easily removed and charged indoors overnight, just like a mobile phone. With ranges varying from 30km up...

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Antonia Hendron, new President of the Society of the Irish Motor Industry
May24

Antonia Hendron, new President of the Society of the Irish Motor Industry

Antonia Hendron is the new President of the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) Antonia Hendron, Managing Director of M50 Truck & Van Centre, Dublin was elected President of the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) at the organisation’s AGM held today in Killashee Hotel, Naas, Co. Kildare. Speaking at the event, Antonia Hendron President of the Society of the Irish Motor Industry commented that she was looking forward...

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