How to get to Punchestown Music Festival: the AA Roadwatch guide

Many Irish music fans have fond memories of festivals at Punchestown, and with a slogan like “Relive the Magic”, there’s a definite sense of nostalgia to this year’s event. Seventies, Eighties and Nineties are all on the menu over the two-day festival, which takes place on the 29th  and 30th July, with a weather-proof roller disco […]

How to get to Punchestown Music Festival: the AA Roadwatch guide

Many Irish music fans have fond memories of festivals at Punchestown, and with a slogan like “Relive the Magic”, there’s a definite sense of nostalgia to this year’s event. Seventies, Eighties and Nineties are all on the menu over the two-day festival, which takes place on the 29th  and 30th July, with a weather-proof roller disco […]

Good weather forecast brings driving dangers – AA

With the mercury set to rise for the weekend the AA is warning drivers that hot summer weather can cause problems for cars. AA Rescue is expecting an increase in breakdowns caused by over heating or tyre issues, and more seriously there are road safety concerns. “Hot weather can make life hard for a driver.” […]

AA Urges Motorists to Exercise Caution Over June Bank Holiday

With an increase in the number of motorists on Irish roads expected over the June Bank Holiday weekend, the AA is calling on motorists to exercise additional caution when driving in the coming days. In addition to typical bank holiday traffic, AA Roadwatch is advising that traffic levels are likely to increase in popular tourist […]

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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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