Category Archives: On Ireland’s Roads

Travel Time

Plan enough time when you travel by car in Ireland. The road network isn’t always that great everywhere. If possible, stay on the main roads. The M1-M4, M6-M9, M11, M17-M18, M20 and the M50 (45km half circle around Dublin) are all … Continue reading

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Perfect Timing for NCT, Car Insurance and Tax

Last year we went too early to get the NCT done. It wouldn’t have been due until the end of April but we thought we could schedule an appointment and get it over with. Later on we’ve found out that … Continue reading

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NCT 2019

Our car is older than ten years so its NCT (National Car Test) must be renewed each year. Renewal of test for cars that are 4 to 10 years old is every two years and a new car doesn’t need … Continue reading

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Storm Callum

About this time last year (16th October 2017) ex-hurricane Ophelia hit Ireland. This year a storm called Callum is on its way. A status orange weather warning has been issued for all coastal counties, a status yellow for the other counties in Ireland. … Continue reading

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Motortax in Ireland

There are three things you will need to drive your car in Ireland: NCT Motor Insurance Motortax The car you are buying at a dealership should have a valid NCT. Remember to make sure that you have motor insurance for … Continue reading

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Motor Insurance In Ireland

There are three different kinds of car insurances in Ireland: Third party Third party, fire and theft Comprehensive Third party is the minimum on car insurance that is required in Ireland. It’s the cheapest one, too. However, it only covers injuries … Continue reading

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Holiday in Kerry 1 and 2

Saturday, 4th August, 10 AM finally, were leaving for a holiday in Co. Kerry! We planned on stopping twice for about 30-45 minutes, and so we did. After about an hour of driving Northwest on the N80 we took the … Continue reading

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