Denis Murphy

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Neil Connolly of the Connolly Motor Group says customers are very confused; there are a lot of mixed messages.

Irish car buyers, who increasingly want to go green, are utterly confused about their options and do not know if the electric vehicle (EV) market is a(...)

Irish consumers are “deeply confused” about the environmental impact of their motor vehicle and future purchasing options, and believe the Government’(...)

The Irish Car Carbon Reduction Alliance (ICCRA) has carried out a survey of 1,000 car buyers, and says that 82 per cent don’t think that the Government’s plans for a combustion engine ban is achievable.

A group which represents Irish car dealers has said that confusion over Government plans to a petrol and diesel car sale ban in 2030 is holding back a(...)

The Irish Car Carbon Reduction Alliance (ICCRA) says: “In 2008, the then government set a target of having 250,000 EVs on the road by 2020. Currently there are 8,124.”

Targets set out in the Government’s climate action plan (CAP) for the reduction of Ireland’s car emissions are “unrealistic and doomed to fail”, accor(...)

The Irish Car Carbon Reduction Alliance has been formed to address the current consumer confusion around car engine choices and electric vehicle targets for Ireland. Photograph: iStock

Irish car dealers have formed a new alliance to address the current consumer confusion around car engine choices and electric vehicle targets for Irel(...)

Carlow manager Colm Bonnar speaks to his players at the end of the Leinster Hurling Championship game against Kilkenny at  Netwatch Cullen Park last May. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Division One relegation playoff: Westmeath v Carlow, Cusack Park, Mullingar, Sunday, 2.0 Nowhere to run, nowhere to hide. When Divisions 1A and 1B of(...)

There are about 1,200 charging points in Ireland at present. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Motorists are at a crossroads, faced with the greatest upheaval since Karl Benz offered an alternative to the horse. Looking for some clear directio(...)

When the carbon tax hits €80, it will mean €13.76 on a 60-litre refill of petrol, or €15.72 for diesel. Photograph:   Dara Mac Donaill

What is the carbon tax all about? Well, it’s been around for several years so you might have missed it, but you’ve probably been paying it. Introduce(...)

 Motor trade concerned that WLTP  will result in many new cars being rated with higher official emissions figures. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg via Getty

Irish car dealers are calling on the Government to delay any major reforms of the current motor tax regime for at least 12 months. The dealers, who ha(...)

Marty Kavanagh guided Carlow to Walsh Cup victory over Offaly. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Carlow 2-18 Offaly 0-18 Carlow registered a rare senior hurling intercounty victory over Offaly at Netwatch Cullen Park on Sunday as they outfought a(...)

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