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When Upcycling Got Chic

Plastic spoons, old car tyres, a discarded cable drum, a wooden ladder; these are unlikely to be the first items that spring to mind when thinking about redecorating your home.

But the upcycling trend is causing many home-owners to look at these items in a new

Useful things to bring on holiday.

Some you know about, some you don’t. 


Got your summer holiday booked? Planning to veg out on a beach? Go on an adventure? Stay with friends? Whatever you have in mind, here’s some useful things to pack before you go:

  1. A colour copy of your passport

Keep it in

How safe is your car right now?

One in six cars are driving on tyres unfit for the road.

A recent survey by the Irish Tyre Industry Association has found that one in six cars on Irish roads are driving on tyres that are unsafe.

Those figures are backed up by the NCT. So far this year, 192

Should you switch to an electric car?

They’re expensive to buy but a lot cheaper to run. We say “yes”!

Electric cars are yet to take off in a big way here in Ireland. But the benefit of a new eco-friendly electric car can be ten-fold, when you consider how expensive it is to run a traditional

Go Wild In Ireland

Looking for inspiration for the perfect get-away at home this year? Well, we really are lucky we live in Ireland because that means we are never too far from stunning scenery and nature escapes that provide the perfect holiday.

From the beauty of our national