Three From Three Moffett Unbeaten In National Championships

On home ground, Sam Moffett yesterday kept his unbeaten record in this year’s Triton Showers National Rally Championship, with his Fiesta WRC leading the Co Monaghan MC’s Four Seasons Hotel event from start to finish, leaving him 27 seconds clear of former champion Donagh Kelly at the end. Moffett and his co-driver Karl Atkinson took […]

Twenty Authors Make Mercier Press Fiction Competition Long-List

Ireland’s oldest independent publishing house, Mercier Press has announced the long-list for their fiction competition. Works by twenty of Ireland’s budding writers were chosen: One for Sorrow by Abigail Browne The Arsonists’ Alibi by Alison McGee Westward Bound by Billy Craven Tommy by Cammy Harley Tuesdays are Just as Bad by Cethan Leahy Blackpitts by […]

Behind-The-Scenes With The Globe-Trotting Red Bull TV Team

So you switch on your app or computer and suddenly there they are: Mike Chen and friends, hosting Red Bull TV’s World Rally Championship coverage from every corner of the planet, whenever you want to watch it. But how does it work? Heading up the show is Senior Producer Axel Ubben from Red Bull Media […]

SEAT Will Strenghten Its SUV Offensive With A Third Model

 SEAT’s model line-up keeps getting bigger. The carmaker will reinforce the product offensive that began with the Ateca with the launch of a third SUV, which will become the flagship model of SEAT. This new SUV will be positioned one segment above the successful Ateca, feature 5 and 7-seater versions, and will reach dealerships in […]

Motorport Ireland Weekend Roundup – Moffett Masters Midlands

Monaghan’s Sam Moffett was again out on his own in yesterday’s second round of the Triton Showers National Rally Championship, with his Fiesta WRC leading the Midland MC’s Longford Arms Hotel event based on Longford town from start to finish to take a comfortable victory, more than a minute ahead of his closest challengers. Moffett […]

New Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupé Arrives in Ireland

The new Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupé has arrived in Ireland and can be viewed in dealer showrooms across the country.   Presented to the international media just weeks ago, the new Coupé follows the line of its predecessors, exuding that timeless combination of beauty, elegance and performance within an overall ultra-modern design.   Taking its place […]

Donagh Kelly Wins Quality Hotels West Cork International Rally Four Years In A Row

Donegal driver Donagh Kelly, the former National and Tarmac champion, added to his long list of achievements by becoming the first driver ever to win the Quality Hotels West Cork International Rally four years in a row.   At the finish in Clonakilty yesterday, he and co-driver Conor Foley had almost two minutes to spare […]

10% Of Motorists Suffered Breakdown In Past 6 Months

Despite a relatively mild winter, over 10% of motorists have experienced a breakdown within the past 6 months according to recent research from AA Ireland. In a survey of over 7,000 motorists undertaking by AA Rescue Breakdown Services 3.84% of respondents stated they had suffered a motoring breakdown in the past month. Meanwhile, a further […]

Volkswagen Group And Tata Motors Ltd Explore Strategic Allliance For Joint Development Projects

Matthias Müller, CEO of Volkswagen AG, Bernhard Maier, CEO of ŠKODA Auto and Günther Butschek, CEO and Managing Director of Tata Motors Ltd., have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) which forms the basis for exploring long-term strategic cooperation in clearly-defined fields. The goal of the strategic alliance is to bundle the expertise of both […]

Used Car Market Breaks One Million In 2016

Vehicle history and data expert Cartell.ie reports that used transactions for private cars were in excess of 1 million transactions in 2016 – the highest level since Cartell started recording results. Cartell.ie considered all transactions for private cars (including imports) in the market in 2016 including private to private sales, imported by private, trade to […]

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