Complimentary Multi-point vehicle check for all Frontline workers.
Jan19

Complimentary Multi-point vehicle check for all Frontline workers.

JJ Burke Car Sales is offering a Free Multi-point vehicle check for Frontline workers We are back into another lockdown; our frontline workers have been working unbelievably hard and it does not look like it is going to get any easier for another while. JJ Burke Car Sales, Ballinrobe want to say “thank you” by offering all frontline healthcare workers a free multi-point safety check for their vehicles ensuring your they are operating...

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Car Insurance premiums are up yet claims are down
Jan13

Car Insurance premiums are up yet claims are down

The key to reducing insurance premiums is reform of the Personal Injuries Assessment Board writes Geraldine Herbert There was a 35% drop in car-related claims in 2020 equating to a saving of around €287 million to the car insurance industry. Two national lockdowns since the beginning of March resulted in fewer people on the roads and a lower probability of accidents occurring. The insurance industry has long maintained that high...

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How to appeal
Jan12

How to appeal

Outraged by a parking ticket or a clamping decision, or simply dismayed at failing your driving test? Here’s how you can appeal and what you need to do, writes Geraldine Herbert The Driving Test On average, 46% of those sitting their driving test fail it. If you are one of the unlucky ones it is possible to appeal but there are a number of steps you need to follow. As appeals against driving test results are heard by a judge in...

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How will Brexit impact on importing a used car
Jan11

How will Brexit impact on importing a used car

Following months of negotiations, a Brexit deal was finally secured on Christmas Eve but what impact does the new trade deal have on importing a used car asks Geraldine Herbert Importing a car from Northern Ireland after January 1st 2021 If importing from NI there will be no additional charges however prices are likely to rise. A third of cars sold by Northern Ireland dealers are imported from mainland Britain. Following Brexit 20%...

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Five standout Motoring Moments of the past decade
Dec31

Five standout Motoring Moments of the past decade

My memorable motoring moments of the decade writes Geraldine Herbert It has been a decade of disruption, dieselgate and unparalleled choice plus for me ten years of driving more than 1,000 cars. On reflection, many cars stand out for all sorts of reasons: some are not nearly as good as you had hoped, others are just disappointing, while many were forgettable. And some are remembered not as much for the car but for the location or a...

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Drive a hard bargain
Dec30

Drive a hard bargain

Looking for a good deal on a new car? Geraldine Herbert rounds up the current offers available to tempt buyers, from cash discounts to free shopping vouchers Now is a good time to buy an Alfa Romeo, as from now until 31 December the Italian carmaker is giving a deposit contribution on all models bought on PCP finance. At Audi dealerships around the country, the Milestones 211 Sales Event has just begun. As part of the event, APR rates...

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