Alan Nolan

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Last year a dual registration system was introduced in Ireland for the first time, with the year split into two. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Reuters

Some 4,264 new cars were registered yesterday, the first day of the new ‘142’ registration plate, a 120 per cent increase on the 1,924 which were r(...)

Dublin manager Anthony Daly celebrates the breakthrough  Leinster final win over Galway last summer. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

When Anthony Daly talks about a player being “mad for road” that normally means they’re going in the right direction. For Danny Sutcliffe that road i(...)

Wexford’s Keith Rossiter clashes with Dublin’s Conal Keaney and  Ciarán Kenny during the Leinster SHC semi-final at Wexford Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Wexford 1-14 Dublin 0-22: Summer in bloom, and with that Dublin burst their way into another Leinster hurling final. They had to rely on old heads lik(...)

The best-selling car models in Ireland so far this year are the VW Golf, Nissan Qashqai and Ford Focus.

New car sales rose 6 per cent last month compared to May of last year. So far this year 64,031 new cars have been sold, an increase of 12,481 on 2013.(...)

Volkswagen sales just pipped Toyota to end up on top after the first two months of 2014 sales

New car sales are up 28 per cent so far this year compared to the first two months of last year. February sales rose 21 per cent on the same mo(...)

Update: a technician at a Toyota factory checks a Prius after the 2009 recall. Photograph: Sam Yeh/AFP/Getty

last week when it recalled almost two million Prius models around the world to correct a software problem that could make some of them h(...)

Toyota regains top spot as best-selling car brand, followed by Volkswagen and Hyundai.  Photographer: Yuriko Nakao/Bloomberg

Almost 23,000 new cars were bought in January, up 33 per cent on last year (17,242) and 8 per cent up on 2012 (21,309), the latest figures from the SI(...)

Emblem of the 2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI: Volkswagen remained the strongest brand on the Irish market with a 12.8 per cent market share

New car sales fell by 6.6 per cent last year to 74,303 registrations. Sales slipped from 79,574 in 2012, despite the introduction of a new six-month r(...)

There was no mention in the Budget speech of an extension of the VRT relief on electric or hybrid cars.

There was an air of disappointment in the motor industry after the Government opted against the introduction of a so-called “swappage” scheme to stim(...)

All summer we heard about how the introduction of the new number plate was boosting car sales, with the 132 number plate said to be bringing a new lea(...)

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