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Halfords Beaded Seat Cushion Back Support's padding will help to keep you comfy on long journeys. The cushion has been designed to keep you cool by allowing air to circulate between your body and the car seat. €38.99, Halfords, Mahon Point.

Attach this little Sheep Aerial Topper (€4.99, Halfords) to your car aerial and it will be easily located in busy car parks.

This handsome G-Mac Open Face Rebel Helmet features a custom designed polycarbonate constructed shell, EPS inner lining and a deluxe faux leather finish. Inside it boasts anatomic luxury fitted cheek pads and plush comfort lining. €69.95, motorcycleshop.ie.

With performance credentials that have established it as the most exciting sportbike on the planet, the Suzuki Hayabusa is designed for serious sport riders who will settle for nothing less than the best. If that’s you, and you happen to have €16,950 burning a hole in your pocket, contact Hourigan's Motorcycles, Newmarket for more information.

Following a spin around the canals of Amsterdam Seán Creedon is full of praise for Citroen’s desert flower.

Citroen is part of the French PSA group, but last week the car company took us to Amsterdam for the European launch of their funky-looking C4 Cactus. Citroen has strong links with Holland, as the family of founder André Citroen moved to Paris from Amsterdam...

Dan Seaman Motors will be the exclusive retail agent for all FIAT Group brands in the Cork region, representing FIAT, Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Jeep and FIAT Professional.

Located on Forge Hill, Dan Seaman Motors' freshly revamped sales and service facility is easily accessed from Cork's M40 South Ring Road, just off the N27 Kinsale Road. Now with more than 2,400m2 of floor space over two...

Driving the Toyota Avensis is the vehicular equivalent of marrying your best mate, instead of the flashy troublemaker who only calls you at 3am. It may not set your world on fire but it’s reliable and nice and you’ll grow quite fond of it.

After borrowing what has been called the ‘Captain Sensible’ of family saloons from Lehane Motors in Wilton, a 2012 2.0 diesel...

Cork car enthusiasts have just five weeks to register their interest in participating in the seventh Ted’s Opel Vauxhall Run. The 2014 run on August 9th from the Hotel Killarney (formally the Quality Hotel) on the Cork Road is already attracting huge interest. With this event being one of the largest Opel / Vauxhall events in the country attracting in the region of seventy to eighty...

Around 4,000 new cars are expected to be sold in the first week of the new 142 registration. The 141 new car registration period that finished at the end of June was up 12,451 cars (+23%) on the first six months of 2013.The Industry will be watching the early July registrations very closely and there is confidence that the numbers will remain ahead of last year’s for the second half of...

A new study shows that people who like to stay up late make the worst morning drivers. Spanish researchers at the University of Granada analysed the circadian rhythms of 29 students and found that night owls pay less attention when behind the wheel in the morning.

School’s out and the summer holidays are in full swing. While some people head for faraway climes, a survey by motoring solutions specialist easytrip has found that 65% of holidaymakers will stay put and embark on a holiday break in Ireland.

Coastal counties are proving to be the preferred destination, with Cork, Galway, Kerry, Mayo and Wexford coming out on top. County Galway...

Halfords 4 Bike Tow Bar Cycle Carrier (€189.99, Halfords, Mahon Point) cradles up to four bikes with its strong, adjustable and padded arms. Easy to install, the bikes are carried on the cars tow bar, leaving the roof free for a roof box if you're off on your jollies.

Perfect for keeping in your car door, next time you drop your keys in the dark or need to change a tyre this torch will light your path. Great for under-car and under-bonnet use, €14.99, Team.ie.

Fancy taking to the open road this summer? Retrocamping.ie can rent you an Ollie, a 1974 Late Bay VW Westfalia that sleeps four adults or two adults and two kids from €490 per week.

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