Motorists in Galway and Donegal face longest waits for NCT appointments

Motorists in Galway and Donegal face longest waits for NCT appointments

Motorists in Galway and Donegal face the longest wait for an NCT appointment according to recent figures by the Road Safety Authority.

Figures show an average wait of 18 days at Clifden in Galway and 17 days in Carndonagh, Donegal.

Nationally there is an average 12 day wait for NCT appointments so far this year.

Motorists in Dublin have to wait between 11 to 16 days for an NCT appointment while the shortest waiting time was noted in Arklow, County Carlow at 9 days.


More in this Section

Someone is €500,000 richer after winning EuroMillions Plus drawSomeone is €500,000 richer after winning EuroMillions Plus draw

Could robots steal our hearts as well as our jobs?Could robots steal our hearts as well as our jobs?

Missing woman forest search finds ‘nothing of significance’Missing woman forest search finds ‘nothing of significance’

Lunney family endured ‘week from hell’ after Quinn executive abducted and attackedLunney family endured ‘week from hell’ after Quinn executive abducted and attacked


Lifestyle

Against popular wisdom and flying a plane made from bamboo, wire and bike handlebars, a Co Antrim woman blazed a sky trail for aviation and for the independence of women, writes Bette BrowneMagnificent Lilian Bland blazed a trail for independence of women in her plane of bamboo

The epic battle for the bridge at Arnhem, as depicted in the blockbuster 'A Bridge Too Far', saw the Allies aim to end the war by Christmas 1944, but failed as a huge airborne assault force failed to take the last bridge across the Rhine. In an extract from his latest book 'A Bloody Week', Dan Harvey tells the story of one of the hundreds of brave men from Ireland who gave their all to the Allied campaignThe bridge to war: Dan Harvey's new book looks at the Irish who went a bridge too far

More From The Irish Examiner