News roundup: Friday's top stories

* August new car registrations soar * Tullow Oil reports oil discovery in Barents Sea * HMV returns to the high street * 8 south Dublin homes under €500,000

6th September, 2013
Car sales surge

The top stories on Friday:

**Cars:** The number of new cars registered in the month of August has risen 20 per cent to 4,504, the Central Statistics Office said today.

**Anderson Ireland:** Ther Austrian-owned costume jewellery manufacturer, which has 169 staff in Rathkeale in Limerick, is to be put into voluntary liquidation.

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