Conor Faughnan

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AA director of consumer affairs Conor Faughnan said the practice, known as ‘fronting’, can have ‘serious consequences’

More than 13 per cent of parents have identified themselves as the main driver of a car predominantly driven by their children in order to reduce insu(...)

The Port Tunnel, described by Ibec in 1996 as ‘the single most important piece of national transport infrastructure within the last decade’. Photograph: Alan Betson

Cutting the ribbon at the opening of the Dublin Port Tunnel, a dozen years after it was sanctioned and five years after construction began, Bertie Ahe(...)

One of the newly unveiled speed limit signs in Dublin city centre. Photograph: Paddy Logue

There has been a mixed reaction following this week’s introduction of 30km/h speed limits in Dublin’s inner city, with taxi drivers in particular disp(...)

Commuter shift: AA Ireland found that more than 20 per cent of motorists now also describe themselves as cyclists. Photograph: Giorgio Fochesato/Getty

Drivers in Dublin are the rudest on the island, according to AA Ireland. Nearly half of the 7,000 motorists it asked – 47 per cent – named the county (...)

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(...)

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