Getting Your Car Ready for The School Runs

You’ve bought brand new, sturdy schoolbags and stocked up on enough copies, books and lunchboxes to do you a lifetime. But have your prepared your car for the school runs? Top School Run Safety Tips It might not be the first thing that springs to mind when the dreaded ‘Back to School’ prep is underway,… Continue reading Getting Your Car Ready for The School Runs

AA Roadwatch Go Back to School

For some, primary school days are but a distant memory; but with back to school just around the corner, the AA Roadwatch guys took that trip down memory lane to recount some of their fondest memories from their early years at school. The Chit-Chatter “For various reasons I actually went to six different schools in my time. From the start,… Continue reading AA Roadwatch Go Back to School

Everything You Need to Know About Carpooling

Carpooling, or bringing other people’s children to school, saves money, reduces journey times and helps reduce traffic congestion around the school gates. But what do we need to know before setting off on the first school run? Am I Insured to Carry Others in My Car? Carpooling will not affect a driver’s insurance as long as: The… Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Carpooling

What’s the best car seat for my child?

While we’re all familiar with the rules around seat belts, we can be a little complacent when it comes to child car seats. We may have a car seat for our own little one but do we need a seat if we’re bringing other kids on the school run? The short answer is yes. Car… Continue reading What’s the best car seat for my child?

Luas Red Line Resuming from Sunday 3rd July

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There’s good news for Luas Red Line passengers as the roadworks on the line between Abbey St and The Point have finished ahead of schedule. A full Red Line service, travelling to/from Connolly Station and The Point will resume from Sunday 3rd July. The restricted service on the Red Line was due to be in place… Continue reading Luas Red Line Resuming from Sunday 3rd July

1916 Rising Centenary – AA Roadwatch Event Guide

This Easter marks an important milestone in Irish history. One hundred years have passed since the 1916 Easter Rising and there are a number of interesting events and commemorations taking place across the country to mark the occasion. If you’re making your way to any of the events over the course of the Easter weekend,… Continue reading 1916 Rising Centenary – AA Roadwatch Event Guide

St Patrick’s Day 2016 – A Travel Guide

It’s that time of year again – time to don the green feather boas and the tricolour and embrace our national holiday – St Patrick’s Day. A number of colourful and fun-filled parades will descend on towns and villages across the county this Thursday 17th March to celebrate our patron saint. Here at AA Roadwatch,… Continue reading St Patrick’s Day 2016 – A Travel Guide

National 1916 Centenary Events

Although most of the 1916 centenary events are focused around Dublin City, there are a number of national events taking place too over the Easter weekend and throughout 2016 in an effort to commemorate the Rising. So whether you hail from Con Colbert’s home county of Limerick or you’re a Cork native like Thomas Kent, there will be… Continue reading National 1916 Centenary Events

Luas Strikes – Easter Weekend

Luas commuters can expect further disruption to services this Easter weekend after SIPTU employees voted to hold additional strikes. Disruption to services is expected on Sunday 27th and Monday 28th March.  On those days, Luas Red Line and Green Line services are expected to cease all operations. Your LUAS tickets will not be valid on other transport providers.… Continue reading Luas Strikes – Easter Weekend