Step-by-step guide to the Help to Buy Scheme – AA Ireland

The Help To Buy scheme applies only to new homes for first-time buyers. The process of purchasing your first home can be an incredibly daunting task. From the jitter of nerves and excitement the moment you find your dream house up until the ‘sale agreed’ sign is placed outside, the journey to becoming a home… Continue reading Step-by-step guide to the Help to Buy Scheme – AA Ireland

Top 10 Dos and Don’ts When Travelling With A Roof Rack

The folks over at Mick’s Garage know their stuff when it comes to travelling with a roof rack. They have been selling and fitting roof racks to customers’ cars for over a decade. During that time they’ve built up a wealth of experience and knowledge with regards to the common issues that you might face. There are common issues and mistakes… Continue reading Top 10 Dos and Don’ts When Travelling With A Roof Rack

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130,000 Motor Breakdowns Reported to AA in 2020

A country-wide analysis of over 130,000 breakdowns attended to by AA Ireland has revealed that motorists are continuing to wrangle with worn-out batteries and electrical faults, which combined caused almost one in four breakdowns reported to AA Rescue this year. According to recent figures from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry, new car sales… Continue reading 130,000 Motor Breakdowns Reported to AA in 2020

1 in 8 have damaged their home when attempting a DIY job

Just under 13% of Irish homeowners have managed to do some sort of damage to their property while attempting DIY, according to the results of the latest AA Ireland Home Insurance survey. With many people taking advantage of the time at home during the COVID-19 outbreak to carry out some DIY work, the AA is encouraging those… Continue reading 1 in 8 have damaged their home when attempting a DIY job

5 European Adventure Parks for a Family Holiday this Summer

If your idea of holiday fun is looping round roller coasters, then get ready to strap yourself in for endless theme park thrills at our choice of best European locations for an adventure filled family trip. PortAventura | Spain PortAventura is one of Europe’s most iconic theme parks and resorts situated in the south of… Continue reading 5 European Adventure Parks for a Family Holiday this Summer

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Ireland AM: Conor Faughnan on the aftermath of Ophelia

In the aftermath of Hurricane Ophelia, many people are wondering how damages to their car and property will tie in to their current insurance policies. AA Director of Consumer Affairs, Conor Faughnan, spoke on Ireland AM to those wondering what to do if they need to make a claim. Faughnan advises “damages to the home… Continue reading Ireland AM: Conor Faughnan on the aftermath of Ophelia

7 in 10 Motorists Witness Speeding on a Regular Basis

Over 70% of drivers encounter other motorists driving about the speed limit or at a speed unsuitable for the road or weather conditions on a regular basis, according to recent analysis from AA Ireland. In response to an AA Car Insurance survey of over 3,000 people, 40.30% of those polled reported seeing other drivers breaking… Continue reading 7 in 10 Motorists Witness Speeding on a Regular Basis