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How to protect your car from keyless car theft
Apr16

How to protect your car from keyless car theft

Keyless car theft is on the increase but what is it and how can you prevent becoming a victim writes Geraldine Herbert What is a keyless car? Modern cars no longer require a key to physically unlock the doors instead you simply walk towards the car with your key fob and press a button to open the car and once inside you start the engine via the start button.  The system works by sending a signal from the car to the key, the key...

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6 Fun Things To Do With The Kids During Easter Break
Apr15

6 Fun Things To Do With The Kids During Easter Break

Looking for inspiration for Easter, from new attractions to adventure trails and egg hunts here is our pick of some of the best writes Geraldine Herbert   See the new Baby Gorilla at Dublin Zoo The team at Dublin Zoo are celebrating the birth of a baby Gorilla. Born on April 1st weighing approximately 2-2.5kg the keepers at Dublin Zoo have been unable to determine the gender of the infant as Kafi has been keeping the baby close...

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Safety has to be first priority
Apr10

Safety has to be first priority

Drink-driving and speeding are as much about personal responsibility as they are about enforcement, writes Geraldine Herbert A welcome new road safety measure is the recent announcement by the EU that it will require all new cars sold from 2022 to contain devices that will discourage drivers from exceeding the speed limit. Time will tell but experts predict that this will save more than 25,000 lives and avoid at least 140,000 serious...

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Ireland’s only all female instructor driving school
Apr01

Ireland’s only all female instructor driving school

We meet the team behind Ireland’s only all-female instructor Driving School  Ladybird Driving School originated as a result of the driving instruction industry being extremely dominated and flooded by males and we estimate it at around 80/20 or more but there are no official figures. We are proud to say that we are Ireland’s only all-female instructor driving school and since our launch in October 2018 we have grown...

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Pole position, podium finish and lap record for Alyx Coby
Mar28

Pole position, podium finish and lap record for Alyx Coby

Back on the grid last week 14-year-old Alyx Coby has a formula for success 14-year-old Alyx Coby, from Newbridge, Co. Kildare was on the grid last weekend as Munster Karting Club’s 2019 Championship got under way with their O Plate meeting at Kartworld in Co. Cork. Following some test sessions over the Winter, along with some racing in the UK, this was Alyx’s first home race of the year and also served as a warm-up for the main...

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Celebrating Women in Motorsport
Mar07

Celebrating Women in Motorsport

To celebrate International Women’s Day we look at some remarkable young women blazing their own trail in motorsport writes Geraldine Herbert Nicole Lynch Motorbike Racing “Growing up, I was around racing all the time and there were only one or two women competing, and I thought to myself, ‘I could do that, I could be fast’,” says motorbike racer Nicole Lynch. Riding her Medlar Racing Suzuki SV650, she was...

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