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Renault Partners With The Rosemary Smith Driving Academy


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Renault Ireland and Rosemary Smith are delighted to announce their partnership with Renault signing Rosemary up as its newest ambassador today. Showing no signs of slowing down, the former rally driver runs the Rosemary Smith Driving Academy in Goff’s, Co. Kildare, which offers young learner drivers a complete driving instruction programme which is taught on private grounds away from the dangers of the open road. She also caters for more mature students who may feel nervous behind the wheel. The former 1950’s stylish dress designer disregarded all stereotypes and beat many of her male counterparts to the finish lines of several rallies, including the Tulip Rally in 1965.

Rosemary Smith; “I am thrilled to be working with Renault Ireland. The new Renault Clio is an ideal starter car for students as it’s small, easy to get to grips with and provides an excellent base to begin their driving careers,” said Rosemary Smith”.

Patrick Magee, Country Operations Manager, Renault Ireland; “We are delighted to have the inimitable Rosemary Smith on board as a Renault ambassador. As an advocate for advanced quality and safety standards in the motor industry, we’re delighted that she chose Renault and especially our much loved Clio as her new partner in crime. She is an undeniable and much loved Irish legend and we’re very happy to be associated with her”