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Pacini 550W pillar drill sponsored by Irish Garage Equipment up for grabs

We are just five weeks away from the Auto Trade EXPO 2018 and this week’s prize is a Pacini 550W pillar drill 16mm sponsored by Irish Garage Equipment. To enter into this competition, and all our remaining competitions, simply register for Free tickets (if you haven’t already) to the Auto Trade EXPO using the following

Collection plans made for removing stockpiles of tyres from farms

Denis Naughten, the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment is making €700,000 available to remove stockpiles of tyres from farms.  The collection dates for the removal of the stockpiles have been set. “I made €1million available in funding last year for local authorities to deal with the clean-up of existing stockpiles of tyres across

Snap-On torque wrench up for grabs

With the Auto Trade EXPO firmly on the horizon, this week’s competition prize is a TechAngle 3/8 inch drive torque wrench sponsored by Snap-On Tools. To enter into this competition, and all our remaining competitions, simply register for Free tickets (if you haven’t already) to the Auto Trade EXPO using the following link: https://www.autotradeexpo.ie/account/registration/register.php The

Swanlinbar man wins Omega two tonne low profile trolley jack sponsored by TechPlus

Congratulations to Gavin Leydon from Leydon’s Garage, an independent workshop in Swanlinbar, Cavan, for winning our second weekly prize in the run up to the Auto Trade EXPO. Gavin is the lucky winner of an Omega two tonne low profile trolley jack sponsored by TechPlus Ltd. The Auto Trade EXPO takes place at Citywest Hotel

New Michelin Star restaurants to be revealed at a live event in October

Restaurants in Great Britain and Ireland receiving prestigious new Michelin Stars will be revealed at a live event on Monday, October 1. The unveiling of the new Stars will coincide with the publication of the Michelin Guide Great Britain and Ireland 2019 and it is expected to attract top chefs, key food industry figures, celebrities

Welsh pairing wins the Ulster Rally

Matt Edwards and Darren Garrod continued their excellent run of form as the Welsh pairing won the John Mulholland Motors Ulster Rally at the weekend, August 17-18. The M-Sport crew mastered the mixed conditions to win three events from three this season to firmly cement their place at the top of the Prestone MSA British

Sealey adds six new socket sets

Sealey has added a further six socket sets to its popular multi-coloured range to complement its series of spanners. The fact that they are multi-coloured serves a purpose by making the different sizes easily identifiable. Sets are available in one-quarter inch, three-eights inch, and one-half inch square drive, standard and deep. One of a comprehensive

Is there a Leading Light in your community?

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is calling for nominations in the annual ‘Leading Lights in Road Safety’ awards. Now in its eleventh year, these awards recognise and honour the contribution made by people and organizations nationwide in reducing deaths and serious injuries on Irish roads. The RSA is asking communities all over Ireland to once

Bridgestone launches new all-season touring tyre in Ireland

Bridgestone has designed and launched its Weather Control A005, the all-season touring tyre, to meet the needs of consumers who are looking for year-round convenience and safety. “For drivers who want to stay in control, with the same tyres, all year round regardless of sun, rain or occasional snow, we wanted to design an all-season

IAM RoadSmart works alongside Continental at Vision Zero Live 2018

IAM RoadSmart has come together with Continental to support the tyre manufacturer’s campaign to make accidents a thing of the past during their Vision Zero Live roadshow. The roadshow will take place from September and will feature in Ireland at Mondello Park on October 13-16. In 2016, the number of road deaths increased by four

Brake to support Continental at Vision Zero Live 2018

Brake, the road safety charity, will be supporting Continental as part of its Vision Zero Live roadshow. The show will take place from September and will feature in Ireland at Mondello Park on October 13-16, as the leading tyre manufacturer strives to make road crashes a thing of the past and engage motorists with hands