“Too Soon To Panic” Over Falling Car Sales Says Ennis Dealer

An Ennis car dealer insists it’s too soon to panic about the future of the motor sector.

Retail figures released this week by the CSO have revealed that the motor trade has been the worst-hit nationally, with an annual drop in sales of over 16%.

Overall, retail has dropped by 4.4% across all sectors, with bars taking a 7% hit and department stores experiencing an almost 6% drop, while the likes of electrical goods and pharmaceuticals saw welcome increases.


Despite the significant drop in new car sales, Jason Cummins of Cummins Car Centre in Ennis isn’t worried but says the government needs to ease off on the push to electric cars: