Reduce the risk of fire in your home this winter – AA Ireland

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Winter is a time when we can look forward to luxuries such as lazing beside a roaring open fire or lighting a few candles to set the mood, but both these things can pose as serious fire hazards. With Halloween also approaching us, fireworks will be used, lanterns will be lit and decorations will be… Continue reading Reduce the risk of fire in your home this winter – AA Ireland

AA Roadwatch’s top Christmas gifts for motorists

Our selection of gifts for the driver in your life might not win any awards for glamour, but they are entirely practical. And after all, nothing says ‘I love you’ quite like a practical gift! We’ve thought car-fully about the list below, and we’ve made sure it isn’t exhaust-ive so it shouldn’t tyre you out.… Continue reading AA Roadwatch’s top Christmas gifts for motorists

AA Roadwatch are Hiring

AA Roadwatch is currently seeking a temporary part-time Researcher/Broadcaster. The position will be primarily research-based and will involve approx. 80 hours per month and will involve shift work. Shifts will be during rush hour (6-9:30am and 4-7pm) Monday to Friday and will also involve night time (7-11pm), weekend and public holiday shifts (including Christmas and… Continue reading AA Roadwatch are Hiring

Budget 2016: AA calls for reduction in fuel tax

Ahead of Budget 2016 the AA is calling on the Irish Government to begin the process of removing the substantial additional austerity-era taxes on fuel. “A litre of petrol actually costs 44 cents.”  Says Director of Consumer Affairs Conor Faughnan. “Everything else is tax. We pay 136.5 cent at the pump at the moment because… Continue reading Budget 2016: AA calls for reduction in fuel tax

AA CEO talks rising car insurance costs

Our CEO Brendan Nevin joined Chris O’Donoghue on Newstalk’s Breakfast show to discuss the 26% year-on-year rise in car insurance premiums. During the show, Brendan outlined these three key reasons as to why premiums are climbing: Fraudulent claims: A perennial issue in which the honest car insurance customer is continuing to pick up the bill, adding… Continue reading AA CEO talks rising car insurance costs

AA Patrol fixes car with…. a potato

An AA Patrol in Hertfordshire has managed to temporarily fix a motorist’s car with none other than a potato. AA man Mario Papademetriou, 59, was at a loss after failing to fix the motor’s condenser using tin foil and silicone repair tape before the resourceful mechanic decided on the vegetable. Speaking to the Irish Mirror,… Continue reading AA Patrol fixes car with…. a potato

AA Supports New Network of Speed Cameras

A network of privatised mobile speed enforcement cameras will go live on Ireland’s roads from Monday. The cameras will be rolled out incrementally over the coming months and will be fully operational by February. AA is supporting the initiative because: Our members support it (67% in favour, 9,000 members polled October 2010). Cameras are located… Continue reading AA Supports New Network of Speed Cameras