Rural drivers should not be polarised for needing a car – Chambers
Barry Murphy
Rural dwellers should not be left behind when it comes to government policy on more sustainable transport, said Minister Jack Chambers.
1 September 2023 Dealer
Big horns but small wheels for Nebraskan bull
A Watusi bull was loaded into a car for a quick trip along a motorway in Nebraska, USA.
9 August 2023 Opinion
Colm McCarthy: aviation gets a free ride from indirect taxes
There is no value-added tax on airline tickets, about 90% of which are purchased by travellers who cannot claim the VAT back.
Ford’s Kuga delivers on PHEV economy promise
When it comes to plug-in hybrid cars (PHEVs), I have to admit that I’ve been doubting their usefulness.
19 July 2023 Motors
In pictures: largest English estate in 30 years comes on the market
This 9,400ac estate has been owned by the same family for over 650 years and comes with a price tag of €41m.
7 July 2023 News
Colm McCarthy: beehives or buses for Ireland?
For a high-income country with low population density, sprawling cities and uneven access to public transport, Ireland is a natural candidate for high car ownership.
14 May 2023 Viewpoints
Different travel options to Balmoral Show
A regular shuttle service from Lisburn Train Station offers a viable alternative to using the car.
11 sheep killed in Armagh car crash
A motorist collided with a flock of sheep roaming on a public road, PSNI have confirmed.
26 April 2023 News
Scheme for electric vehicles should be rolled out in rural Ireland - Soc Dem TD
Because the existing electric car grant scheme is being reduced and phased out from July, a standalone rural grant scheme for electric vehicles is needed.
23 March 2023 News