AA Urges Motorists to be Careful over Long Weekend

With an increase in the number of motorists on Irish roads expected over the coming days, the AA is calling on motorists to be extra careful particularly as many motorists will be travelling on routes they’re less accustomed to. While traffic levels have eased over the past days, the motoring organisation expects many motorists to […]

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AA Urges Caution over St. Patrick’s Weekend

Ahead of St. Patrick’s Day AA Ireland is reminding motorists to be extra careful on the roads this weekend. Cities and towns countrywide have scheduled road closures to accommodate festivities and traffic volumes are also expected to be high. With an increase in the amount of motorists on long journeys expected the AA is advising […]

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1 in 10 motorists have suffered a recent breakdown

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 3.84% of respondents stated they had suffered a motoring breakdown in the past month. Meanwhile, a further 7.25% of […]

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AA deals with keys locked inside cars 6 times a day

The AA deals with keys accidentally locked inside cars well over 2,000 times a year according to data released by the motoring organisation today. “Every time someone calls us to report it they are embarrassed and feel as if they are the biggest eejit in Ireland.” Says Director of Consumer Affairs Conor Faughnan. “But it […]

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Back to work means busiest day of the year for Car Breakdowns

With the New Year barely three days old AA Rescue is reporting that it has probably already had its busiest morning of 2017: the first day back for the bulk of the Irish workforce.The January return is often the single busiest day of the whole calendar year for car breakdowns as cars that have been […]

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AA Roadwatch warns of traffic build-up as Christmas nears

Despite the unusually mild weather experienced so far, driving home for Christmas is still likely to cause some issues for motorists as AA Roadwatch warn drivers to expect jammed roads in the final days before Christmas. According to the traffic information provider, traffic levels in Ireland have been at their heaviest in recent years and […]

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Christmas Shopping: Cross-border Trips on the Rise

The weakness of sterling is probably the key factor behind an upsurge in shoppers planning a trip to Northern Ireland or Great Britain in advance of Christmas, according to the AA. In an AA Membership poll of over 9,000 people, over a quarter of those surveyed (25.41%) said they intended on leaving the country between […]

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Fog Lights: 80% of Motorists View Under-Use as Major Issue

Improper use of fog lights by other road users is a key concern of motorists during the winter period, with over 80% holding the view that fog lights are under used by other drivers – research carried out by AA Ireland has found. In an AA Motor Insurance Survey of over 9,000 people, 46.75% of […]

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Christmas shopping in Northern Ireland – the AA Roadwatch guide

Over the coming weeks, thousands of Irish bargain-hunters are likely to make the trip to Northern Ireland to do their Christmas shopping. In fact, in an AA membership poll of over 9,000 people, 12% said they intended on doing just that this year. The Brexit effect has made a huge impact, with the pound plummeting […]

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Download the free AA app

AA Ireland has been rescuing people at the roadside for over 100 years, and with the AA app we are the only Irish breakdown company that allows you to be rescued without even making a call. It’s absolutely free and available for iOS or Android – download it below: Hassle-free rescue With the AA app, […]

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