41% of people less likely to use public transport now – AA Ireland

Around 2 in 5 people (41%) say they’re less likely to use public transport now compared to before the pandemic, while 4% say they are more likely to use it now. Those are the findings of a recent poll of 8,241 people (AA Customers) by AA Ireland.  It comes as data from the Central Statistics Office… Continue reading 41% of people less likely to use public transport now – AA Ireland

Budget 2022 hits lowest earning motorists hardest – AA Ireland

Budget 2022. AA Ireland.

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe and Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Michael McGrath delivered Budget 2022 on Tuesday 12th October, which is a package that sees the Government attempt to tackle the rising cost of living. The total budget package is €4.7 billion. So what does Budget 2022 mean in terms of public transport,… Continue reading Budget 2022 hits lowest earning motorists hardest – AA Ireland

Thinking of converting a campervan? Here’s what you need to know – AA Ireland

The campervan craze is sweeping the nation. Don’t just take my word for it, look at social media. Every second person is travelling around the country in their cool van, enjoying the comfort of their own kitchens and beds, while also enjoying the wild outdoors. If you’re on a budget and aren’t willing to invest… Continue reading Thinking of converting a campervan? Here’s what you need to know – 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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The year of the Staycation: Roadwatchers share their favourite Irish holiday spots

This year, our holiday options have largely narrowed to places reachable by foot or on wheels. Our island may be small, but 2020 has taught us just why this Emerald Isle attracts millions of tourists annually. With social media inundated with Irish holiday snaps, the list of desirable destinations keeps on growing. At AA Roadwatch… Continue reading The year of the Staycation: Roadwatchers share their favourite Irish holiday spots

Roadwatch Recommends: Top spots to Camp and Glamp in Ireland

Written by Cathal Minogue It’s quite easy to head on a very affordable staycation if camping is your thing. Don’t worry if Electric Picnic or All Together Now are your ideas of camping, this is a tad bit different – not as rough and ready, not as loud, and more often than not, a whole… Continue reading Roadwatch Recommends: Top spots to Camp and Glamp in Ireland

Unusual Irish Staycations

Staycationing just got cooler! From a ringfort in Wexford to a lighthouse in Mayo, AA Roadwatch’s Anna Cullen takes you through some of the most unique places to stay in Ireland and hopes that one might, just might, tickle your fancy. Remember that breakdowns can happen on any journey, long or short. AA Members have… Continue reading Unusual Irish Staycations

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August Bank Holiday Public Transport Arrangements 2020

The bank holiday weekend is finally upon us, and who knows what the weather has in store! What we do know though, is that schedules for Irish Rail, Luas, Bus Éireann, Dublin Bus and Go Ahead are all slightly different this weekend. Whether you need to grab your floppy sun hat or your umbrella as you head out the door,… Continue reading August Bank Holiday Public Transport Arrangements 2020

From homeschool to holidays – planning the perfect family staycation

Written by Fiona Frawley It’s been an interesting few months for parents and kids alike, but home-school’s finally out for the summer! Some of us may have excelled more than others in the parent-come-teacher role but if there’s one thing we’ve collectively learned, it’s that 2020 is the year of the family staycation. Time to… Continue reading From homeschool to holidays – planning the perfect family staycation

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