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A vision in Meridian Blue awaits me on the forecourt of Lee Garage, the gleaming trident emblem making me feel devilish before I even sit into the flawless nappa leather seats. Conversely, it felt like being cradled by angels.

This 2000 Maserati 3200 GT was the first model to be built under the auspices of Maserati owners Ferrari so the styling is glorious; all brooding Italian menace...

It has been said that that the new Ford Tourneo Connect looks like a van with windows. In these recessionary times however, a painter /decorator might not be able to afford two cars and the Connect would enable him to, say, bring his family for a drive or for the weekly shop at the weekend.

I think a Tourneo Connect would be the ideal car for a handyman or maybe even a taxi driver. Mind...

Ice explorer and adventurer Mike O’Shea joins broadcaster Miriam O'Callaghan to help launch the forthcoming Bumbleance Mega Push fundraiser.

Mercedes-Benz will be adding its weight to the forthcoming Bumbleance Mega Push – described as a spectacular and challenging fundraiser that will see the distinctively illustrated Mercedes-Benz-powered children...

In just two years since launching the Dacia brand in Ireland there are over 3,000 Dacia Dusters, Sanderos, Sandero Stepways and Logans on Irish roads.

The brand caused a stir in the Irish motor industry when Dacia’s arrival was announced in July 2012 in the midst of one of the worst recessions in history, and some doubted its ability to capture Irish consumer’s attention....

SEAT Ireland has announced year on year sales growth of 11% with over 1,800 vehicle registrations so far in 2014. SEAT also increased its market share, leaving the brand with 2.8% market share overall for the first half of 2014. These strong results for 2014 follow on from an equally impressive 2013 which saw SEAT increase its overall sales by 62%.

The SEAT Ibiza and SEAT Leon five-door...

The new Octavia Scout is based on the Octavia estate variant and will launch at the National Ploughing Championships in east Cork on September 23rd.

The Octavia Scout has been a fixed feature in ŠKODA’s model range since 2007. With its second generation Scout, the Czech manufacturer intends to build further on the successes of their versatile 4x4vehicle range. Between 2007...

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Kevin O’Leary
Opel Corsa
€13,600

Lehane Motors
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Suitable from 9kg to 18kg (from approximately nine months to four years-old) the Koochi Kickstart Group 1 Car Seat is now just €95 (was €130) at The Baby Nursery, 40 North Main St. Cork.

Turtle Wax Bug & Tar Remover is suitable for all surfaces including paint, glass and trim. €8.99, Team.ie.

Comma Air Conditioning Cleaner effectively eliminates bacteria, fungi, moulds and viruses from the air conditioning system, which cause unpleasant odours, hay fever symptoms and other allergic reactions. It even deodourises upholstery and carpets to bring back that new car smell. €15.95, Team.ie.

Is your tax disc holder a peeling mess? Trade it for this Halfords 3 Disc Irish Tax Disc Holder, which secures and displays your road tax, insurance and NCT details. €9.99, Halfords.

This clever device is attached to the neck of the diesel fuel tank, replacing your existing fuel cap, and will prevent the possibility of putting petrol into the tank, a common and expensive problem. Easy to fit in approximately three minutes, it will fit every brand except BMW. €52.50, motordisplay.com.

LORCAN MAC MUIRIS EXPERIENCES ‘GERMAN ENGINEERING WITHOUT THE PRICE TAG’ IN THE GORGEOUS OPEL INSIGNIA SPORTS TOURER

Opel’s Insignia has aged extremely well. A giant leap forward in terms of styling for the German arm of GM, the Insignia was one of the best looking cars on the road when it was first launched in 2008 and it remains so today. Leading by example in the...

Finbarr Galvin Ltd, ŠKODA’s dealership based in Bandon will be one of the first ŠKODA dealers in Ireland to launch the new ŠKODA corporate showroom concept. Renovations commenced in early July to install the new ŠKODA corporate style with a more modern and contemporary layout that will accommodate the ŠKODA range, which is planned to expand further over...

Duhallow Vintage Club meeting
The present Duhallow Vintage Club was formed in January 1995 and currently has around 40 active members who hail from the Duhallow region of North Cork.
Monthly committee meetings are held at the Cois Abhann meeting room, Freemount.

2014 DJD Transport, Jim Walsh Cork Forest Rally
When:...

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