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16
May
Online insurance brand its4women.ie and its agency B Connected Media have teamed up with Adbarrier to launch the first Out Of Home (OOH) in-carpark display targeting female motorists in Ireland.
01
May
As preparations get into full swing for the International North West 200, local sponsor MCL InsureTech has announced that spectators can look forward to Random Acts of Kindness, as the company gives away £5 food vouchers during race week.
08
Apr
Are your bad driving habits placing your car under unnecessary strain? We’ve put together a list of 10 things that could be damaging your vehicle – and you might not even realise you’re doing them.
06
Mar
It’s a great and important time in history to do everything possible to help forge a more gender-balanced world. Women have come a long way, yet there's still more to be achieved.
21
Jan
The United Kingdom is scheduled to leave the European Union on the 29th March 2019. Whilst there is still uncertainty on the terms and conditions of any deal, MCL InsureTech Ltd, trading as Its4women.ie position is as follows:
04
Jan
For many, getting engaged is one of the biggest and best milestones. The ring that comes with it represents the special bond between you and your perfect partner. While it may be the last thing on your mind during such a happy time, there’s one last step you shouldn’t forget – engagement ring insurance.
01
Jan
The United Kingdom is scheduled to leave the European Union on the 29th March 2019. Whilst there is still uncertainty on the terms and conditions of any deal, MCL InsureTech Ltd, trading as 25plus.ie position is as follows:
20
Apr
As Ireland gets its first taste of summer, millions of motorists could be risking breakdowns by failing to complete basic checks. Hotter temperatures won't just give you sunburn and melt roads, but they also risk causing severe damage to your car.
16
Mar
Dubliners needn’t cross the country for a scenic drive. Start your trip in the capital city and watch as the grey turns to green and rural countryside as you get closer to the Wicklow Mountains and the source of the River Liffey.
15
Mar
The drink driving limit in Ireland is 50mg of alcohol per 100 ml of blood, however for “specified drivers” including learner and novice drivers, a lower limit of 20mg of alcohol per 100ml of blood applies.
09
Mar
With a long winter behind us, it’s time to think about spring cleaning, and that doesn’t just apply to your home but your car too. Here are 5 tips to make sure your car is ready for all the road trips your plan to take.
09
Feb
A new RTE1 TV series examining Irish driving habits is coming soon to the small screen. Sponsored by BoxyMo.ie, ‘How’s Your Driving?’ will put a cross section of Irish motorists through their paces on a controlled test track where the show will replicate the main causes of Irish road accidents.
16
Jan
The festive season is over, the Christmas memories start to fade and as January gets underway you may notice your mood dipping. Today, Monday 15th January is deemed the most depressing day of the year, dubbed ‘Blue Monday’.
11
Jan
Driving on your own can be very nerve wracking, certainly for the first couple of weeks. It’s a big step going from catching a bus and walking, or asking your mam for a lift, to driving anywhere you want to go. You’re becoming more independent and it’s going to be an exciting process. It’s perfectly normal to be nervous.
09
Jan
Buying a new car is widely regarded as one of the biggest financial commitments you’ll make in your life. This guide is filled with top tips to make for an entirely painless purchase and minimise the chance of any nasty surprises.
31
Oct
According to a recent survey, most drivers would typically spend up to €125 on petrol or diesel every month. The survey of 5,000 road users in Ireland found that 58.26% would spend up to that amount a month on fuel, with 18% spending between €50 and €75 and 16% spending between €75 and €100.
16
Oct
At 25plus Car Insurance we hope to play our part in helping to reduce serious accidents and injuries. In adverse weather, difficult and dangerous driving conditions should be anticipated.
18
Sep
MCL Insurance Services Ltd, the insurance company behind online brands BoxyMo.ie, its4women.ie and 25plus.ie, has been shortlisted for three awards in the prestigious Insurance Times Awards 2017. These awards are for Customer Marketing Campaign of the Year, Excellence in Technology (Broker) and Personal Lines Broker of the Year in the annual awards ceremony that will be held in London at the end of the year.
11
Sep
A well-tuned engine can improve fuel economy, so follow your car manufacturer’s recommendation on servicing making sure to check your tyre pressure regularly. (every two weeks should do it). The lower the tyre pressure, the more fuel your car will use.
05
Sep
Petrol and diesel prices are expected to leapfrog by 3c per litre this week due to a steep rise in wholesale prices in America being blamed on the effects of Hurricane Harvey and the shut-down of large refineries in the Gulf Coast.
01
Sep
Learning to drive is a different experience for everyone. Some of us are great at reversing and others are great at parallel parking. Be aware of your weaknesses and work on them. Mark your progress so you can notice if you’re improving day by day. Don’t think the test instructor won’t catch you – trust us, they will!
29
August
Driving a car that has been parked for a few hours usually has a cold engine and uses much more fuel for the first five miles or so. Try to avoid lots of little short journeys and combine all your errands into one big trip to give your engine the chance to heat up.
16
August
As far as Irish Summer’s go, so far, we haven't done too badly, often with certain parts of the country being hotter than Nice and Rome! Whether you're going on vacation or staycation, getting ready for your holiday is half the fun! From booking excursions to fine dining: find out how to save money on holiday.
30
June
Its4women.ie and sister brand BoxyMo.ie have linked a year-long partnership with Media Central across its national radio network. The joint sponsorship is worth over €520,000 and includes partnering with a number of radio stations such as 4FM, 98FM, Beat, iRadio, Spin 1038 and Spin South West.
27
June
So you think you’re good at driving? Fancy yourself a bit of a piston head? Then you know that unlike video games, getting points for speeding and reckless driving is not a good thing and there’s nothing cool about a crash. Ireland’s first dedicated telematics insurer, BoxyMo.ie has launched a new online safe driving game targeted at Ireland’s younger drivers.
06
June
You may have spotted some familiar faces on your TV screens lately, or on billboards, bus shelters, social media or other online and digital platforms... that’s because we have officially launched our BoxyMo.ie campaign with the characters from our new BoxyMo.ie game and we couldn’t be more excited!
05
June
The 12-month sponsorship includes 45 its4women.ie sponsor credited stings per week, podcast and homepage sponsorship. Beginning this week, the announcement kicks off in line with the launch of its4women.ie's Perfect Partner campaign which includes a programme of content dedicated to females across the country.
10
March
New laws regarding mobile phone usage behind the wheel came into play from 1st March in the UK. Transport Minister Shane Ross explained he would monitor these changes and would introduce them to the Irish system if...
09
March
International Women’s Day is a worldwide event that celebrates female achievements and empowerment while calling for gender equality. It has been observed since the early 1900’s and is celebrated...
08
March
Young people are becoming so fixated by their mobiles and smart phones that they are displaying the type of attachment behaviours reserved for a child’s interactions with their parents...
29
January
Parents will always do what they can to help their children, especially when the time comes for their teenager to get their first car. One way parents often think they are helping their teenager can see both parent and child getting into hot...
26
January
Its4women.ie were delighted to present Breast Cancer Ireland with a cheque for €36,734.26 this month, bringing the total contributed to the charity over the past two years to €70,000...
10
January
Transport Minister Shane Ross told how young male drivers are drinking too much and living in a “fool’s paradise,” after a dramatic rise in the number of road deaths from 2015 to 2016...
05
January
After a dramatic rise in the number of fatal road accidents, tougher laws for drink-drivers could be introduced early this year including naming and shaming offenders and lowering alcohol limits...
19
December
This festive season its4women.ie helped to ease the Christmas shopping process by deploying our Bag Butler to the streets of Dublin. The dashing gentleman helped busy shoppers to carry heavy bags, rubbed sore shoulders and tell...
24
October
It’s a question that people have long tried to answer, drawing in from both sides in the process. But in the battle of the drivers, who really reigns supreme? Men are more often lauded as being...
23
May
Do bad drivers and rude manners on the road set your pulse sky-rocketing and your blood boiling? Well, you’re not alone. More than 60% of Irish women between the ages of 25 and 34 have...
12
May
Fitness instructor Jennifer Shannon shared the CCTV footage of her BMW 520 being stolen from the driveway of her home in the Manorfields Estate, Clonee, Dublin 15 in the early hours of the morning last...
10
May
Boxymo.ie have been trading in Ireland for over 4 years now and in that time have quickly been established as the home of "Online" car...
25
Apr
Insurebrands through its Its4women.ie brand are pleased to announce a new sponsorship deal with RTÉ Media Sales. The deal which includes a six month sponsorship of 2fm Entertainment News and a six week sponsorship of...
19
Apr
Driving on an unfamiliar road can easily result in an accident, especially if the driver isn’t confident in his or her knowledge of the area...
04
Apr
You can suffer a dead car battery for a whole host of reasons. This is why flat car batteries are the number one reason for call-outs to breakdown services...
22
Feb
Statistically, as a motorist, you will be involved in at least one motor vehicle accident during the course of your driving career. These same statistics also reveal that most people simply are not well prepared...
11
Feb
You may curse them when you’re running late, but red lights mean stop. Not stopping could have serious consequences. But in the USA, you can turn right on a red, as long as the road is clear of pedestrians and traffic...
16
Mar
The most expensive cars in the world are so much more than transportation. These rolling art pieces encapsulate the priorities of the one percent, and in that...
14
Jan
Who likes scraping off ice - especially when you're in a hurry. Save yourself the trouble and rub a raw onion half on your windows and windscreens the night before a big freeze; this strange little car trick will keep...
08
Dec
An increasing number of motorists are breaking down because their vehicle runs out of fuel, according to new research....
08
Dec
Nothing can beat the elation you feel knowing you passed your driving test. Once you have passed and are road-worthy, chances are you've probably not refreshed your knowledge since way back before 2001 when the theory...
09
Dec
IT’S ONE OF the biggest problems across the country at Christmas – people who’ve had a few drinks deciding that “chancing it” and driving home is a good idea...