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#AA

# aa - Thursday 17 March, 2022

Motorists urged to slow down and take extra care ahead of long bank holiday weekend
# Drive Safe
# Drive Safe

Motorists urged to slow down and take extra care ahead of long bank holiday weekend

Mar 17th 2022, 8:30 AM 7,399 Views 9 Comments

The RSA and An Garda Síochána are appealing for all road users to act responsibly and not to drink and drive.

# aa - Saturday 15 January, 2022

'Zoom meetings weren't for me... There were people a long time sober who relapsed'
# Noel Considine
From The42
# Noel Considine

'Zoom meetings weren't for me... There were people a long time sober who relapsed'

Jan 15th 2022, 7:00 AM 52,628 Views 7 Comments

Hurling goalkeeping coach Noel Considine talks about the challenges that AA members faced during Covid.

# aa - Friday 9 July, 2021

AA Roadwatch to end its radio traffic reports after 32 years
# End Of The Road
# End Of The Road

AA Roadwatch to end its radio traffic reports after 32 years

Updated Jul 9th 2021, 1:44 PM 65,123 Views 46 Comments

AA Roadwatch first started broadcasting in 1989.

# aa - Sunday 22 March, 2020

Cost of a litre of petrol at lowest level recorded since April 2016
# Fuel
# Fuel

Cost of a litre of petrol at lowest level recorded since April 2016

Mar 22nd 2020, 4:44 PM 76,372 Views 87 Comments

The coronavirus pandemic and a significant drop in crude oil costs are among the factors behind the drop in price.

# aa - Sunday 19 January, 2020

New Year starts with 'significant' increase in price of petrol and diesel
# Pumped Up Prices
# Pumped Up Prices

New Year starts with 'significant' increase in price of petrol and diesel

Jan 19th 2020, 1:16 PM 40,522 Views 58 Comments

A litre of petrol now costs 144.5c on average.

# aa - Sunday 22 December, 2019

'There is no certain amount that is too much alcohol - it's what it does to the person'
# Drinking
# Drinking

'There is no certain amount that is too much alcohol - it's what it does to the person'

Dec 22nd 2019, 10:00 PM 38,436 Views 69 Comments

Christmas is a particularly difficult time for people who have a negative relationship with alcohol.

# aa - Monday 15 July, 2019

The cost of motoring has come down - but not for everyone
# Pumping It
# Pumping It

The cost of motoring has come down - but not for everyone

Jul 15th 2019, 9:12 AM 24,212 Views 92 Comments

Insurance and petrol costs are the biggest factors.

# aa - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

Dear Fifi: We're all worried about our housemate's drinking - but what can we do?
# Dear Fifi
From The Daily Edge
# Dear Fifi

Dear Fifi: We're all worried about our housemate's drinking - but what can we do?

Dec 25th 2018, 6:00 PM 7,039 Views 1 Comment

To help answer, this week Dear Fifi called upon the experts at the Rutland Centre.

# aa - Friday 21 December, 2018

Motorists told to avoid alcohol and take extra care ahead of 'Christmas exodus'
# Driving Home
# Driving Home

Motorists told to avoid alcohol and take extra care ahead of 'Christmas exodus'

Dec 21st 2018, 6:20 AM 10,357 Views 22 Comments

Top to toe in tailbacks.

# aa - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

New handheld devices will help gardaí identify uninsured drivers
# HANDHELD DEVICES
# HANDHELD DEVICES

New handheld devices will help gardaí identify uninsured drivers

Nov 13th 2018, 1:53 PM 17,678 Views 81 Comments

A new system will link to a database of uninsured drivers.

# aa - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Had your car or bike damaged by a pothole? You're not the only one
# Pain In The Pothole
# Pain In The Pothole

Had your car or bike damaged by a pothole? You're not the only one

Aug 2nd 2018, 2:27 PM 17,521 Views 39 Comments

Six in 10 people have had their mode of transport damaged by potholes.

# aa - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Slight drop in cost of petrol and diesel, but we're still paying more than last year
# On The Road
# On The Road

Slight drop in cost of petrol and diesel, but we're still paying more than last year

Jul 29th 2018, 3:24 PM 14,748 Views 46 Comments

Drivers are paying 10c more compared to July 2017.

# aa - Friday 20 April, 2018

The price of petrol and diesel has gone up again
# Oil Be Damned
# Oil Be Damned

The price of petrol and diesel has gone up again

Apr 20th 2018, 1:09 PM 34,442 Views 76 Comments

And it’s more expensive in Dublin.

# aa - Saturday 10 March, 2018

So why won't insurance companies cover your 10-year-old car?
# RISKY BUSINESS
# RISKY BUSINESS

So why won't insurance companies cover your 10-year-old car?

Mar 10th 2018, 9:00 PM 197,158 Views 164 Comments

Many insurers refuse to offer policies for older cars regardless of their roadworthiness.

# aa - Friday 26 January, 2018

'You wouldn't get this in the Third World' - locals up in arms over state of roads in Munster town
# In Shite
# In Shite

'You wouldn't get this in the Third World' - locals up in arms over state of roads in Munster town

Jan 26th 2018, 6:01 AM 34,291 Views 59 Comments

Tipperary Town may share the name of its county, but the standard of its roads is “no advert for the place” says one local.

# aa - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

AA customer says employee was stopped from speaking to him in Irish
# In English Please
# In English Please

AA customer says employee was stopped from speaking to him in Irish

Jan 17th 2018, 10:52 PM 70,855 Views 159 Comments

The man cancelled his membership.

# aa - Saturday 6 January, 2018

New year, new car? Here's what you should consider before you buy
# Advice
# Advice

New year, new car? Here's what you should consider before you buy

Jan 6th 2018, 11:00 AM 38,943 Views 45 Comments

Some timely advice from The AA’s Barry Aldworth for those considering a move to a ’181-’ reg plate.

# aa - Thursday 28 December, 2017

'People are delighted when they see the yellow van arrive': On patrol with the AA
# Ridealong
# Ridealong

'People are delighted when they see the yellow van arrive': On patrol with the AA

Dec 28th 2017, 11:00 PM 6,632 Views 1 Comment

We spent a morning with an AA Patrol driver.

# aa - Sunday 29 October, 2017

The average motorist in Ireland spends up to €125 a month on petrol
# Racking Up The Miles
# Racking Up The Miles

The average motorist in Ireland spends up to €125 a month on petrol

Oct 29th 2017, 2:02 PM 18,988 Views 68 Comments

Most drivers would cover less than 500km a month, according to a survey from the AA.

# aa - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Cost of running family car down almost €180 on last year
# AA
# AA

Cost of running family car down almost €180 on last year

Aug 9th 2017, 6:05 AM 10,241 Views 58 Comments

That’s according to an annual survey by the AA which recorded a drop in motor insurance premiums.

# aa - Sunday 23 July, 2017

So, what's the deal with Ireland naming and shaming drink drivers?
# What's In A Name?
# What's In A Name?

So, what's the deal with Ireland naming and shaming drink drivers?

Jul 23rd 2017, 12:05 AM 23,543 Views 72 Comments

Come December, Ireland is to begin naming and shaming people convicted of a host of road traffic offences.

# aa - Sunday 16 July, 2017

Petrol and diesel prices have fallen for four months in a row and are set to drop further
# Now We're Sucking Diesel
# Now We're Sucking Diesel

Petrol and diesel prices have fallen for four months in a row and are set to drop further

Jul 16th 2017, 12:16 PM 17,441 Views 59 Comments

Prices are at a 12-month low.

# aa - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

The price of fuel is going down but motorists are still paying far more than they did last year
# Fuelling The Boom
# Fuelling The Boom

The price of fuel is going down but motorists are still paying far more than they did last year

May 24th 2017, 12:25 PM 12,926 Views 52 Comments

The AA says it is concerned that, for every litre of petrol purchased, 63.67% goes to the government.

# aa - Friday 12 May, 2017

South Dublin road closed after eight-car-collision
# Katharine Tynan Road
# Katharine Tynan Road

South Dublin road closed after eight-car-collision

May 12th 2017, 2:33 PM 62,107 Views 18 Comments

The road has since been reopened and the crash cleared.

# aa - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Those who earn more will pay higher speeding fines under proposed safety law changes
# A Fine Idea
# A Fine Idea

Those who earn more will pay higher speeding fines under proposed safety law changes

Apr 26th 2017, 10:32 AM 25,265 Views 152 Comments

The Road Safety Authority said it will be watching the UK’s road laws with interest.

# aa - Monday 24 April, 2017

Irish parents routinely lie about being a car's main driver to lower their children's premiums
# Fronting
# Fronting

Irish parents routinely lie about being a car's main driver to lower their children's premiums

Apr 24th 2017, 9:01 AM 33,189 Views 140 Comments

Over 13% of parents have ‘fronted’ for their children’s insurance according to a new survey.

# aa - Monday 17 April, 2017

Petrol prices drop for first time in six months
# Pump It Up
# Pump It Up

Petrol prices drop for first time in six months

Apr 17th 2017, 2:57 PM 28,785 Views 44 Comments

On average, a litre of petrol now costs 136.6c, while a litre of diesel costs 126.0c.

# aa - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

AA warns car buyers about new mileage 'lowballing' scam
# Don't Get Duped
# Don't Get Duped

AA warns car buyers about new mileage 'lowballing' scam

Mar 28th 2017, 2:09 PM 44,766 Views 52 Comments

By doctoring the mileage twice, unscrupulous sellers can dupe buyers and fool NCT checks, says the AA.

# aa - Monday 20 March, 2017

The cost of petrol and diesel is still marching ever upwards
# Pricey
# Pricey

The cost of petrol and diesel is still marching ever upwards

Mar 20th 2017, 1:02 PM 18,220 Views 46 Comments

The cost of a litre of petrol or diesel is now the highest its been in 18 months.

# aa - Sunday 29 January, 2017

Filling your car is becoming very, very expensive - here's why
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Filling your car is becoming very, very expensive - here's why

Jan 29th 2017, 10:00 PM 59,543 Views 69 Comments

A combination of factors have seen the cost of running a vehicle jump by €18 a month in the last year.

# aa - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Delays expected on M1 after crash at Port Tunnel
# Traffic
# Traffic

Delays expected on M1 after crash at Port Tunnel

Jan 17th 2017, 9:26 AM 12,407 Views 12 Comments

Officers are currently at the scene and there are no reports of any serious injures.

# aa - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

The AA thinks they're 'ridiculous', but Dublin City Council stands firm on 30km speed limits
# Safer Streets
# Safer Streets

The AA thinks they're 'ridiculous', but Dublin City Council stands firm on 30km speed limits

Nov 23rd 2016, 12:49 PM 15,973 Views 79 Comments

Dublin City Council plans to expand the 30km/hr speed limit across further areas of the city.

# aa - Sunday 23 October, 2016

Almost 7 out of 10 motorists want drink drivers named on live register
# Named And Shamed
# Named And Shamed

Almost 7 out of 10 motorists want drink drivers named on live register

Oct 23rd 2016, 6:37 PM 12,723 Views 58 Comments

Conor Faughnan from The AA said, “It’s a tragic Irish problem that hasn’t gone away.”

# aa - Thursday 8 September, 2016

"We're on our knees and begging" - motorists being driven off the road by insurance costs, committee hears
# Spiralling
# Spiralling

"We're on our knees and begging" - motorists being driven off the road by insurance costs, committee hears

Sep 8th 2016, 12:42 PM 28,704 Views 106 Comments

The Oireachtas Finance committee today heard from the AA together with groups representing both older and younger drivers.

# aa - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

Strike: Dublin Bus says services will end at 9pm tomorrow ahead of Thursday action
# No Late Buses
# No Late Buses

Strike: Dublin Bus says services will end at 9pm tomorrow ahead of Thursday action

Sep 6th 2016, 1:38 PM 31,347 Views 95 Comments

The company says it has been left with no option but to terminate all routes at 9pm – hours earlier than anticipated.

# aa - Monday 5 September, 2016

Motorists paying an extra €250 per year over spiralling insurance costs
# Premiums
# Premiums

Motorists paying an extra €250 per year over spiralling insurance costs

Sep 5th 2016, 7:39 AM 15,107 Views 68 Comments

Insurance premiums are wiping out any savings motorists are making from low fuel prices.

# aa - Friday 19 August, 2016

This Waterford driver had to be rescued by the AA after Pokémon Go left them stranded
# Pokemon Nooooo
From The Daily Edge
# Pokemon Nooooo

This Waterford driver had to be rescued by the AA after Pokémon Go left them stranded

Aug 19th 2016, 8:56 AM 4,098 Views 1 Comment

Ah, the flat battery.

# aa - Thursday 30 June, 2016

The AA is offloading its Irish operations for nearly €157m
# Transport
# Transport

The AA is offloading its Irish operations for nearly €157m

Jun 30th 2016, 10:00 AM 19,367 Views 12 Comments

The biggest roadside assistance provider in the country will be sold to two private equity funds.

# aa - Monday 23 May, 2016

Bad news for Irish motorists as petrol and diesel prices set to hike
# End Of The Road
# End Of The Road

Bad news for Irish motorists as petrol and diesel prices set to hike

May 23rd 2016, 3:45 PM 31,000 Views 38 Comments

A shift in the global supply of oil is set to have a knock-on effect for Irish drivers.

# aa - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Turns out Irish drivers want night vision and remote shutdown for their cars
# Safety First
# Safety First

Turns out Irish drivers want night vision and remote shutdown for their cars

Feb 4th 2016, 1:45 PM 14,885 Views 30 Comments

The findings from an AA survey suggests that Irish motorists are more keen on safety features than autonomous cars.

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