The Rooney family

For a Truckin’ Good Cause, makes a Truckin’ Lot of Money

The Rooney family set out the idea of raising money for three local charities by organising a static truck, van & tractor show and raffle on the grounds of St. Mary’s GAC, Burren while their husband and father was battling terminal cancer.



Mercedes-Benz unveils hydrogen-powered Actros test vehicle
The development of hydrogen and fuel-cell technology that will power the heavy commercial vehicles of the future is already well advanced and is set to progress even more quickly according to information revealed at a Mercedes-Benz presentation held in Berlin.


Busy times at Durkan Transport
Based in Westport, Co Mayo, Durkan Transport is a walking floor and general haulage waste and recycling specialist which is up and running almost three years now.


Crane Worldwide Ireland recognized in Logistics shortlist for Achievement and Technology
Crane Worldwide Logistics in Ireland has been shortlisted in two categories at the Irish Logistics and Transportation Awards.


Electric vehicles from Daimler Trucks & Buses cover more than 7 million kilometers driven
Daimler Trucks & Buses is celebrating another milestone on the road to the electrification of its vehicle portfolio: Customers worldwide have already covered more than seven million kilometers with battery-powered, locally CO2-neutral trucks and buses.


Michelin Truck Tyres clock-up 300,000km
A family owned and run motorcycle racing team competing in the British Superbike Championship has replaced the Michelin steer tyres on its 1995 Mercedes-Benz 814 transporter after more than 300,000km in service.


IVECO cuts lead times for specialist body-built conversions
From September, IVECO will further enhance the appeal of its Daily range while simultaneously cutting lead times by re-launching an improved DRIVEAWAY bodybuilder programme.


More success for Blackwater Motors!
In September, Blackwater Motors in won Trade Parts Main Dealer of the Year at the annual Irish Auto Trade Awards.


Walsh Waste boosts fleet with Actros addition
Leading Galway-based waste management company, Walsh Waste has enhanced its fleet of Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicles with the recent addition of a new Actros 2535L rear loader refuse truck.


DAF introduces CF Electric with Extended Range
DAF Trucks is taking the next step in the development of electric drivelines by doubling the range of the DAF CF Electric, with VDL e-power technology, to more than 200 kilometres.


Thompson Transport continues to deliver
Operating 24/7, 365 days a year, Thompson Transport Ltd is ideally located in the heart of Ireland to look after all your transportation needs.


A dedicated service
With its head office in Banbridge Down-based Neill Transport Ltd is one of Ireland’s leading transporters of animal feeds, combinable crops and other agriculture produce.


Wheels of Fortune
From their well-appointed base in The Ballagh, County Wexford, husband-and-wife team Martin and Sheila Fortune run an exceptional transportation company specialising in tipper work and readymix concrete.


Stena Line adds Freight capacity to Belfast Routes
Stena Line has today announced that it will charter the RoRo vessel Seatruck Panorama to help boost freight capacity on its Belfast to Liverpool and Belfast to Heysham routes. 


Exciting times at Dunleas of Kilcullen
Due to continued expansion, Dunleas of Kilcullen have plans to relocate to a larger premises in 2020 which will allow them to showcase the full range of FUSO trucks and Kia cars, and provide an even better service to their customers.


The personal touch guaranteed at McCaffrey Transport Ltd
McCaffrey Transport Ltd is a family-run business which prides itself on its personal approach to its customers and their freight.


Hannah Burgess appointed Director of New Vehicle Sales at Volvo
Volvo Trucks UK and Ireland has appointed Hannah Burgess to the newly created position of Director of New Vehicle Sales, based at the company’s head office in Warwick.


Two stunning additions to Gerry Ronan’s Manchester-based fleet
Originally from County Mayo, Gerry Ronan operates a superb fleet of trucks providing unrivalled waste transportation services across the North West and North of England.


17% Increase in ‘Driving Under Influence’ Specimens Analysed in first Six Months of 2020
The Road Safety Authority (RSA), An Garda Síochána and the Medical Bureau of Road Safety (MBRS) are highlighting the dangers of drink and drug driving ahead of the August Bank Holiday weekend.


Glanbia gains with new Actros
Leading Irish global nutrition group Glanbia has started the second half of the year strongly by enhancing its fleet of commercial vehicles with the addition of two new Mercedes-Benz heavy-duty Actros trucks.


Crane Worldwide Ireland announces three customs bonded facilities in Shannon, Cork and Dublin
Customs Bonded Warehousing can be of great benefit to companies selling into the Irish market and/or for companies importing from outside of the European Union.


IVECO Dealers demonstrate left-hand drive IVECO S-WAY ahead of Q4 RHD introduction
The wheels of transport never stop turning, so IVECO is ensuring operators can fully experience its next generation IVECO S-WAY range of heavy trucks ahead of the official introduction later this year.


CMT Transport celebrates 15 years on the road
Shortlisted in three categories at the recent Fleet Transport Awards 2020, CMT Transport Ltd continues to go from strength to strength after 15 years in business.


Lappin International - dedicated to the service
Efficiency is one of the greatest assets to obtain when running a successful haulage company. There are so many daily issues to contend with that everything has to run smoothly.


Mercedes-Benz Vito gets nod from Enterprise in 20-unit deal
International vehicle rental specialists, Enterprise is expanding its light commercials fleet with the addition of twenty new 202-registration Mercedes-Benz Vito 110L Classic vans.