New Car Review: Škoda Fabia 1.0 TSI EVO

Price as tested: TBC GOOD STUFFImpressively roomy, attractive design BAD STUFF  No electrified powertrains, potential to be expensive WHAT IS IT?  This is the all-new fourth-generation Skoda Fabia that will go on sale in Ireland in 2022. It occupies the supermini segment that includes popular names like the Toyota Yaris, Opel Corsa and Renault Clio.… Continue reading New Car Review: Škoda Fabia 1.0 TSI EVO

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

New Car Review: DS3 Crossback Elegance E-TENSE

DS3 Starting Price: €28,990 Price as tested: €38,949 GOOD STUFF Stylish design, good EV powertrain with a consistent range. BAD STUFF Small infotainment screen, cramped rear legroom, price. WHAT IS IT? The DS3 Crossback marks the French brand’s (they are the premium version of Citroën) return to Ireland (alongside the larger DS7) and this time… Continue reading New Car Review: DS3 Crossback Elegance E-TENSE

New Car Review: Audi Q5 2.0-litre TFSI TDI S-Line – AA Ireland

Audi Q5 Starting Price: €56,975 Price as tested: €70,402 GOOD STUFF  Gorgeous looks, stunning interior, massive competency. BAD STUFF Price can get saucy when you start ticking options boxes. Rear legroom not great for adults. WHAT IS IT? The Audi Q5 SUV has been one of the best-selling SUVs in the premium segment in Europe for… Continue reading New Car Review: Audi Q5 2.0-litre TFSI TDI S-Line – AA Ireland

New Car Review: Mazda6 100th Anniversary Edition

The Mazda6 might not be an obvious choice amidst a sea of SUVs, but it is a handsome and entertaining to drive alternative. Mazda6 Starting Price: €34,170 Price as tested: €47,695 GOOD STUFF  Handsome looks, great interior, entertaining handling BAD STUFF Expensive at the higher end WHAT IS IT? The Mazda6 has been around for… Continue reading New Car Review: Mazda6 100th Anniversary Edition

Dublin Marathon 2019 Route & Traffic Diversions

The annual Dublin Marathon will take place on Sunday 27th October around Dublin City. Over 20,000 runners from 50 different countries will take part, leaving Merrion Square at 9am. We have all the details you need to know regarding road closures and restrictions in place throughout the weekend. Don’t forget, there is always live traffic… Continue reading Dublin Marathon 2019 Route & Traffic Diversions

All you need to know about Ironman 70.3 Dún Laoghaire 2019

Ironman 70.3 returns to Dún Laoghaire on Sunday 25th August. The course will take in parts of south Dublin and north Wicklow, bringing road closures and traffic diversions to affected areas. ROUTE A 1.9km swim will kick off the day, and take place early Sunday morning in Scotsman’s Bay, Dún Laoghaire. Swimmers will exit the… Continue reading All you need to know about Ironman 70.3 Dún Laoghaire 2019

The Best St. Patrick’s Day 2019 Parades in Ireland

We’ve put together information on 120 of the biggest and best St. Patrick’s Day parades that will be taking place across the country on the weekend of March 17th. Before you set out to join your local celebration – or make alternative travel plans for the big day – make sure to check below for… Continue reading The Best St. Patrick’s Day 2019 Parades in Ireland