AA Warns Government Momentum Lost In Tackling Insurance Costs

Motor Insurance costs are far higher than they should be for consumers because Government attention has wavered and identified reforms have stalled, according to the AA. This was being treated as a crisis by government two years ago but necessary changes are not now being pushed through. In an update to its initial ‘5 Point […]

Drop In Oil Prices Welcome News For Motorists

Despite the drop in oil prices, the cost of diesel has increased slightly in the past month, while petrol costs have remained stable. Fuel prices in Ireland have remained largely unchanged for the second successive month, recent analysis undertaken by AA Ireland has found. According to the AA’s latest monthly fuel prices survey, the cost of […]

AA Warns Motorists To Exercise Caution As Temperatures Dip

Motorists are being advised to slow down in the coming days as Met Eireann warns of a risk of snow, ice and frost across the country, particularly in northern counties. In advance of the cold spell motorists are being urged to adapt their driving accordingly, including slowing down on affected routes and being on the […]

Fuel Prices End Year At Highest level For 2017

The average cost of a litre of petrol and diesel in Ireland continued to rise in December 2017, according to recent analysis from AA Ireland – with both fuels ending the year at their highest per litre cost. According to the AA’s monthly fuel prices survey a litre of petrol now costs an average of 138.3c, while […]

5.3% Increase In Car Breakdowns Reported In 2017

Dead batteries continue to be the number one cause of breakdowns Breakdowns now up almost 10% in past two years The number of Irish motorists experiencing a breakdown has increased by 5.3% year on year according to AA Ireland’s Annual Breakdown Review. This follows a 4.3% increase in the number of breakdowns record in 2016. […]

Majority Of Homeowners Plan To Increase Home Security In Lead Up To Christmas – AA

Over half of Irish homeowners are planning to take additional precautions to make their homes more secure in the lead up to Christmas, recent AA research has found. A survey of over 6,000 homeowners undertaken by AA Home Insurance found that 31% of respondents described themselves as “very likely” to take extra security measures to protect their […]

Speed Cameras Supported By Majority Of Motorists – AA

7 in 10 motorists state they know of at least one location where they would like to see a speed camera installed. “Improved safety remains the aim with speed cameras, not revenue” – AA advises sceptics Over 70% of motorists support the continued use of speed cameras in Ireland in order to minimise speeding and […]

Fuel Prices Reach Highest Level Since March 2017 – AA

Fuel prices have hit their highest level since March 2017, recent research from AA Ireland has found. According to the motoring organisation’s latest fuel prices survey a litre of petrol currently costs 136.9c on average, up 2c since October. Meanwhile, a litre of diesel currently costs 126.1c, up 2.7c per litre on October’s prices. Both fuels are […]

Cost Of Running Family Home Is Up 3% – AA Ireland

The annual cost of owning and maintaining a family home has risen by over 3% in the last 12 months to €16,169.15 – equating to about 43% of the current average Irish national wage, according to figures issued today by AA Home Insurance. The AA carries out a detailed calculation each year which looks at the total cost […]

Fuel Costs Rising For Average Motorists, AA Finds

The majority of motorists find themselves spending up to €125 on petrol or diesel per month, recent research has found. In response to an AA Car Insurance survey of over 5,000 motorists, 58.26% of respondents stated that their typical monthly fuel spend was up to €125. Of this 58%, 18.12% typically spent between €50 and €75 per […]

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