VIDEO: What You Need To Know About Driving Lesson Delays – AA Ireland

Without doubt, learning to drive has been severely impacted by the pandemic. Since lessons and tests were stopped entirely for about half a year during the Level 5 restrictions, it caused a huge backlog and long delays for those waiting to get their license. Personally, I found it very difficult during the pandemic to practice… Continue reading VIDEO: What You Need To Know About Driving Lesson Delays – AA Ireland

4 things to do before you call for First Time Buyer Home Insurance – AA Ireland

In the excitement of buying a new home, buying home insurance might not be the sexiest thing on the to-do list, but our call agents tell us that when people do call in a panic, they really don’t know what they are asking for. We spoke to Sarah Gleeson from our Home Insurance Team and… Continue reading 4 things to do before you call for First Time Buyer Home Insurance – AA Ireland

5 Tips To Remember When Buying Home Insurance – AA Ireland

As a homeowner, protecting your home and family will be one of your top priorities, meaning that having an adequate level of home insurance in place is vital. To help you ensure you have the right level of cover in place, while also sticking to your budget, we’ve put together a short list of 5… Continue reading 5 Tips To Remember When Buying Home Insurance – AA Ireland

New Car Review: BMW X1 xDrive 25e

BMW X1 xDrive25e Starting Price: €49,995 Price as tested: €51,919 GOOD STUFFSpacious interior, potentially economical to run BAD STUFF  Smaller boot than other BMW X1s, expensive to buy WHAT IS IT?  The BMW X1 is the smallest of the German marque’s SUV models and this version, the xDrive25e, is the plug-in hybrid of the line-up.… Continue reading New Car Review: BMW X1 xDrive 25e

5 Essential Back to School Car Checks

‘Back to School’ season is officially upon us. With the end of the summer holidays and all children now returning to school, many of us will see our morning travel patterns change slightly. While you may be busy coping with children desperately trying to avoid the fact that they’ll soon be back in the classroom,… Continue reading 5 Essential Back to School Car Checks

Keeping your home protected while you’re away – the AA Ireland Guide

It’s been another year of staycations and slightly hesitant holiday plans. But as the reopening continues and more of us get our Digital Covid Certs, the holiday season is likely to last well into September for those who aren’t on the back-to-school run. After a lot more time at home this year than any of… Continue reading Keeping your home protected while you’re away – the AA Ireland Guide

New Car Review: Audi Q2 30 TFSI SE

Q2 Starting Price: €33,765 Price as tested: €37,044 GOOD STUFF The refined and frugal 3-cylinder petrol engine, good quality interior, great urban car BAD STUFF Not a cheap car, especially when you add on options, rear space is limited.  WHAT IS IT? The Audi Q2 is Audi’s smallest Q model – Q being the designation… Continue reading New Car Review: Audi Q2 30 TFSI SE

Considering an EV? Here’s what you need to know. AA Ireland

Making the move to EV can be daunting. Ireland has never registered as many new EVs as this year, but they’re still reasonably rare on the roads and many of us are still unfamiliar with them. The most common concerns are around range and battery life: how far will you be able to travel on… Continue reading Considering an EV? Here’s what you need to know. AA Ireland

New Car Review: Opel Mokka-e

Opel Mokka-e Starting Price: €33,038 Price as tested: €34,444 GOOD STUFF Stunning looks, brilliant chassis, good interior quality BAD STUFF Rear seating quite restricted, smaller boot than non-electric version WHAT IS IT? The Opel Mokka is now in its second generation. As before, it’s a compact crossover, but now it’s built on the same platform… Continue reading New Car Review: Opel Mokka-e

New Car Review: Citroën e-C4 Flair Pack

C4 Starting Price: €24,740 Price as tested: €36,603 GOOD STUFF Huge improvements all around, great specification, good looks, excellent EV offering BAD STUFF The quality of the plastics on some parts of the interior could be better. Fiddly infotainment.  WHAT IS IT? The C4 is Citroën’s bread and butter (or perhaps brioche) family hatchback that… Continue reading New Car Review: Citroën e-C4 Flair Pack