Fuel prices remain steady across the state ahead of planned increases in March

Diesel prices dropped by 1.7% compared to December (€1.71 per litre). Petrol prices remain steady, with just a marginal 0.6% increase on average (€1.62 per litre). The ban on the importation of Russian fuel products into the EU comes into effect on February 5th. AA Ireland encourages the government to withdraw excise duty reductions on […]

Automobile Association advises you to carry out vehicle checks as school runs return

AA Ireland is calling on motorists to exercise additional caution in the weeks and months ahead as commuter activity begins to return to peak levels. With the end of the summer holidays and all children now returning to school, many of us will see our travel patterns change. It’s important that you plan ahead for […]

Over A Third Have Difficulty Finding Affordable Home Cover

Over 1 in 3 Irish homeowners have experienced difficulty in finding home insurance at an affordable price, according to recent analysis by AA Ireland. 9.82% of the near 7,000 respondents to an AA Home Insurance survey fully agreed with the statement “I have had difficulty obtaining house insurance for a fair price.” Meanwhile, a further […]

Sharp Drop in Fuel Price

Average fuel prices in Ireland have fallen for the third month ins a row, reaching their lowest level since April 2016. A litre of petrol now costs an average of 127.5c, down 3.8c, with diesel prices dropping by 2.3c, according to the AA’s survey of national fuel prices. Falling pump prices are partly the result […]

Car Breakdowns Up By 5%, Says AA

The number of Irish motorists experiencing a breakdown has risen by 5% year-on-year, according to the AA’s Annual Breakdown Review. The level of vehicle kilometres travelled has increased by 2 percent this year compared to 2014, and the AA has reported seeing a corresponding higher volume of breakdowns this year. “More cars on our roads […]

AA Roadwatch Predict Bumper-to-Bumper Traffic During Christmas Run-Up

While the weather outside may be frightful, motorists are being warned to expect jammed roads throughout the country with AA Roadwatch predicting the busiest festive season in years. According to the traffic information provider, traffic levels in Ireland have been at their heaviest in recent years and are unlikely to relent over the season. Elaine […]

Motor Insurance still wide open to fraud – AA

Despite the news of a person being jailed for motor insurance fraud last week the sector remains wide open to abuse because some basic innovations, standard in the UK, have not been implemented according to the AA. “There have been some people caught recently but that was because they were very foolish criminals, not because […]