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#Registration plates

# registration-plates - Saturday 14 September, 2013

This chart shows how the 132 registration plate boosted the Irish car market

Over 9,000 new registrations were made in July, but just 111 were hybrid or electric cars.

# registration-plates - Friday 25 January, 2013

VIDEO: Motoring industry explains reasons for new number plates Number Plates This post contains videos

VIDEO: Motoring industry explains reasons for new number plates

SIMI’s video argues that changing the plates will have a broader positive effect than merely helping car sales.

# registration-plates - Monday 31 December, 2012

First look: Here's what the new 2013 numberplates will look like

From tomorrow, new cars will carry the year of their registration plus an extra digit, depending on the time of year.

# registration-plates - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Budget 2013: Motor tax costs rise by up to 25 per cent

Triskaidekaphobia wins: from next year there’ll be two batches of registration plates. Say hello to ’131′ and ’132′.

# registration-plates - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Motor industry calls for 'second numberplate' as sales plummet

An industry body says new car sales in April were down by almost a quarter compared to the same time last year.

# registration-plates - Saturday 11 February, 2012

Column: Has Michael Healy-Rae hit on a way to make us happier?

The independent TD’s comments on car registrations may have been silly, writes Eoin O’Malley – but maybe we should look into it a little more…

# registration-plates - Saturday 4 February, 2012

Drop ’13′ from next year’s numberplates to save car industry, urges Healy-Rae

Michael Healy-Rae says motor dealers fear a drop in sales next year due to the presence of the number 13 on numberplates.

# registration-plates - Friday 13 January, 2012

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Government rules out allowing personalised registration plates

Michael Noonan says the current system of car registrations is simple – and allowing personalised plates would cause confusion.