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New car sales up in Carlow but down in Kilkenny for April

Nationally new registrations were up 3% last month

Carlow was among the counties to see a slight increase in new car sales during April.

In Kilkenny the figures were down nearly 4 percent on the same month last year with 1 thousand 571 new registrations in 2018 compared with 1 thousand 632 in 2017.

However in Carlow the numbers were up marginally on 2017 with 1 thousand and 27 new car registrations last month compared with 1 thousand and 15 in April 2017.

Sales in most counties were down on last year but nationally numbers were up by about 3 percent.

Commercial sales are up too while the sale of imported used cars have increased nearly 20 percent.

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