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Car sales down in March as number of vehicles licensed drops 14.6pc

THE number of car licensed in March fell 14.6pc to 10,581, according to new figures from the Central Statistics Office.

In addition, the number of new goods vehicles licensed dropped 2pc to 1,155.

In March, the total number of all vehicles licensed was 17,171 compared with 19,307 in the same period last year.