Donal Byrne from RTÉ Motors was at The National Ploughing Championship in Screggan this year to discover what the latest trends in tractors are, what technology is being developed in Ireland, and what €300,000 could get you in a machine.

Tractor Technology: The Future of Irish Farming

Donal Byrne from RTÉ Motors was at The National Ploughing Championship in Screggan this year to discover what the latest trends in tractors are, what technology is being developed in Ireland, and what €300,000 could get you in a machine.

The car has become the handy storage facility for three out of four Irish people.

So, what do you carry around in your car ?

A new survey reveals that 73 per cent of people use their cars for storage. And another survey shows the most typical items to be found in Irish cars. So what exactly do drivers ferry around with them ? You may or may not be surprised.

Estate cars used to be the poor relation of car line-ups. Now they are appreciated more by those who need the extra load space. Leah Carroll compares the new Opel Astra estate with the Golf competitor from Volkswagen.

Opel Astra Estate Vs. Volkswagen Golf Estate

Estate cars used to be the poor relation of car line-ups. Now they are appreciated more by those who need the extra load space. Leah Carroll compares the new Opel Astra estate with the Golf competitor from Volkswagen.

Car insurance premiums are on the rise in Ireland. Already insurer FBD is forecasting an increase in premiums of a further 18% increase. Claire Byrne Live hosted a debate on the issues at hand, including legal costs, fraud and compensation.

The Rise & Rise of Car Insurance - Claire Byrne Live

Car insurance premiums are on the rise in Ireland. Already insurer FBD is forecasting an increase in premiums of a further 18% increase. Claire Byrne Live hosted a debate on the issues at hand, including legal costs, fraud and compensation.

The only car that came anywhere near the manufacturer's fuel efficiency claims was the Aston Martin Vantage - one of the least fuel-efficient cars in the world.

The truth about fuel consumption claims by car makers

A new independent surveys shows only one car manufacturer can match its fuel consumption claims and its not one of the names we might expect. It's an Aston Martin Vantage - one of the least fuel efficient cars in the world. Donal Byrne is not surprised.

Documentary on One investigates

We Decide Who Lives Or Dies: Doc on One

This week on Documentary on One, the focus is on road safety in Ireland, what's happening in Letterkenny's B Bob's Car Park and how one group are trying to reduce the death toll.