Conor Faughnan

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The M50 in Dublin: A Transport Infrastructure Ireland spokesman said it was entitled to keep the full refund of Vat payments to Revenue. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) has said it intends to keep a €100 million refund of Vat paid by private motorists using Dublin’s M50 barrier-(...)

Conor Faughnan,   director of consumer affairs, AA Ireland. Photograph: Eric Luke

Almost one in 10 motorists intends changing their car before July 2017, with more than 20 per cent planning a change before the end of the year, accor(...)

The AA said there was an increased demand on brokers to explain cost increases to motorists.

The AA is hiring an extra 30 telesales staff for its insurance department following a “significant increase” in demand. In addition to the contact-ce(...)

Noel Clancy, flanked by his daughter Fiona and son Delan pictured at Mallow Coroner’s Court, Co Cork, following the inquest into the death of his wife and daughter Geraldine and Louise Clancy. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Cork Courts.

Relatives of Geraldine and Louise Clancy, who lost their lives in a car crash involving an unaccompanied learner driver, have welcomed a recommendatio(...)

The AA’s most recent fuel price index shows  the average price of a litre of petrol rose by 4.9 cent and diesel by 5 cent in just one month. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/AFP/Getty Images

This time last year things were looking up for Irish consumers. The austerity policies of the preceding eight years had been somewhat relaxed as we he(...)

Pice study puts the average price of a litre of petrol at 136.3c per litre while a litre of diesel costs an average of 126.9c. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Motorists are paying more for fuel today than at any point since the autumn of 2015 according to the latest AA Fuel Price Index. It shows as the aver(...)

Together with the power to seize a vehicle, gardaí would also be given the power to arrest a disqualified driver caught driving, Minister for Transport Shane Ross has said. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Garda has been given powers to seize vehicles driven by disqualified drivers, the Minister for Transport, Shane Ross, has said. He said also that(...)

Rabbits are the animals most likely to be hit by motorists, followed by dogs and then cats.

More than one in 10 Irish motorists have admitted to killing or hitting an animal with their car over the last five years with the number jumping to o(...)

 Conor Faughnan says a database “of sorts” listing   insured drivers  exists but  it is riddled with errors.   Photograph: Eric Luke

The failure of motor insurers to create a reliable customer database is stopping gardaí from checking motorists’ insurance status in real time, it ha(...)

Home improvements: according to the AA Home Insurance survey, just over 3 per cent of Dublin homeowners are planning to spend more than €50,000 on refurbishments, compared with a national average of 2.8 per cent. Photograph:  Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

As property prices rise, homeowners are increasingly turning to renovations to improve their existing homes, with redecoration, extensions and flood-r(...)

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