New Car Review: Volkswagen Golf R Performance Pack – AA Ireland

Starting Price: €65,255 Price as tested: €71,148 GOOD STUFF The looks, the power, the grip, the practicality. Performance Package seems good value at €3,000 BAD STUFF The price is getting bigger.  WHAT IS IT? The Golf R is the flagship of the Golf range and is the most powerful Golf R model to date, boasting… Continue reading New Car Review: Volkswagen Golf R Performance Pack – AA Ireland

The AA Roadwatch Guide to the Irish Open 2015

For the first time since 1939, the Irish Open returns to the Royal County Down golf course from Thursday 28th May to Sunday 31st May. Hosted by World Number One Rory McIlroy, the likes of Ernie Els, Padraig Harrington, Graeme McDowell, Darren Clarke, Sergio Garcia and Shane Lowry will be taking to the course. A… Continue reading The AA Roadwatch Guide to the Irish Open 2015

Irish Open Guide: Eating Out

While you’re enjoying the events on the course, we want to make sure that off course, you’re also enjoying your time in Newcastle. Whether you’re going for a nice lunch or getting ready to hit the road home, we’ve put together a few options worth considering if you’re grabbing a bite to eat. It goes… Continue reading Irish Open Guide: Eating Out

Irish Open Guide: Other Things To Do

In addition to all the golf that will be on offer at Royal County Down, there are also a number of other tourist treats on offer around the county of Down. The Mourne Mountains Royal County Down itself is nestled at the foot of the famous Mourne Mountains, which offer some amazing views and scenery.… Continue reading Irish Open Guide: Other Things To Do