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.

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Get basic

*New subscribers only

You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

2 Yearly

€315

€248

Unlimited Access for 2 Years

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

The year in review

Legacy Richie Oakley 1 year ago

Newsround: What Thursday’s papers say

Legacy Leanna Byrne 5 years ago

More cycle routes, expansion of Luas to Bray and new bus network proposed

Legacy Digital Desk 5 years ago