Car Sales in Clare took one of the biggest hits in the country, so far this year.
New figures from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry shows there were 2,241 new car registrations in the county between January and November, representing a 16% drop on the same period in 2018.
Only Kildare, Carlow and Leitrim saw a higher percentage loss in sales.
Nationally, there was a rise in car sales in the month of November, though Clare saw a fall of 4 on the same month last year.
Despite the dip, Jason Cummins from Cummins Car Centre in Ennis says this is to be expected at the end of a decade and 2020 should prove more fruitful: