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# fuel - Yesterday’s News


# fuel - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

The price of fuel is going down but motorists are still paying far more than they did last year

The AA says it is concerned that, for every litre of petrol purchased, 63.67% goes to the government.

# fuel - Friday 19 May, 2017

Scottish Tories say country is 'too cold' to means-test winter fuel payments

Scottish Tories say country is 'too cold' to means-test winter fuel payments

The Conservative Party wants the payment to be means-tested in other parts of the UK.

# fuel - Monday 17 April, 2017

Petrol prices drop for first time in six months

On average, a litre of petrol now costs 136.6c, while a litre of diesel costs 126.0c.

# fuel - Monday 20 March, 2017

The cost of petrol and diesel is still marching ever upwards

The cost of a litre of petrol or diesel is now the highest its been in 18 months.

# fuel - Sunday 29 January, 2017

Filling your car is becoming very, very expensive - here's why

A combination of factors have seen the cost of running a vehicle jump by €18 a month in the last year.

# fuel - Friday 27 January, 2017

Applegreen where winning Euromillions ticket was sold runs out of cheap petrol

The filling station reduced the cost of petrol and diesel to 88.5c per litre for a period to celebrate.

# fuel - Monday 23 January, 2017

Fuel prices rising: It costs €18 more a month to run your car compared to last year

Research conducted AA Ireland found that the cost of a litre of petrol is now at 136.3c.

# fuel - Sunday 8 January, 2017

Booze, petrol, cigs: This is how much an extra 10 cent on our 'luxuries' would bring in Money Money Money This post contains a poll

Booze, petrol, cigs: This is how much an extra 10 cent on our 'luxuries' would bring in

An increase of a couple of cent could mean big bucks to the State coffers.

# fuel - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

29 migrants die in toxic pool of fuel and seawater off coast of Libya

The horrific discovery was made yesterday by a Doctors without Borders (MSF) rescue ship.

# fuel - Thursday 11 August, 2016

No plans to introduce PSNI petrol 'drive-off' pilot scheme in Republic

PSNI is leaving it up to petrol station owners in two areas to pursue non-paying drivers – but there are fears it would make it “easier” for criminals.

# fuel - Saturday 21 May, 2016

Passengers jump from hot air balloon onto boats in dramatic Melbourne rescue Out Of Fuel This post contains videos

Passengers jump from hot air balloon onto boats in dramatic Melbourne rescue

Nine people were rescued in unusual circumstances as their balloon ran out of fuel this morning.

# fuel - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Green activists win out in legal battle over Offaly peat-burning power plant

Enironmentalists are over the moon, unions not so much.

# fuel - Monday 28 September, 2015

The ban that stopped scenes like this is going nationwide

Smoky coal is being banned across the country from the end of 2018.

# fuel - Monday 18 May, 2015

134 filling stations have been closed for fuel laundering, how many were in your county?

Thirty-one oil laundries were detected and closed down.

# fuel - Monday 23 February, 2015

Gardaí 'hold no intelligence' of Provo involvement in fuel smuggling

Minister Charlie Flanagan says criminals are being pursued.

# fuel - Monday 12 January, 2015

From Business ETC Oil prices tumbled AGAIN today – to the lowest level in six years Going Down

Oil prices tumbled AGAIN today – to the lowest level in six years

Are you seeing the benefit at the petrol stations?

# fuel - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Explainer: Oil prices have dipped below $50 a barrel. But Ireland could be a winner…

Here’s why falling oil prices matter.

# fuel - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Investigation after thousands of litres of fuel-laundering ‘sludge’ found on motorway

The ‘sludge’ material is believed to be the bv-product of illegal diesel laundering.

# fuel - Thursday 27 November, 2014

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Catch up as you wake up

# fuel - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Revenue busts oil laundering plant that could have cost State €10m a year

A 42-year-old man was arrested in connection with the find, which included a large among of laundered fuel and toxic waste.

# fuel - Monday 15 September, 2014

Watch out for dangerous carbon monoxide in your home Warning This post contains a poll

Watch out for dangerous carbon monoxide in your home

The deadly gas can build up in the home, and can’t be detected by our senses.

# fuel - Monday 1 September, 2014

Your television may be running on turf. Really

Around 6% of the nations power is still drawn from peat burning power stations.

# fuel - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Amnesty to USA: Stop sending jet fuel to Israeli military

The last US jet fuel delivery arrived in Israel on 14 July.

# fuel - Friday 1 August, 2014

From Business ETC Calor gas isn’t happy with another company using its bottles Gas

Calor gas isn’t happy with another company using its bottles

They’ve taken them to court.

# fuel - Monday 16 June, 2014

Opinion: Why is community renewable energy important?

We are at a crossroads in Ireland in terms of energy; check out this 5 point plan about why community-owned renewables could be the answer.

# fuel - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Poor people in Europe forced to choose between heating and eating

Oxfam is calling on G7 leaders who are meting tomorrow to reassess Europe’s energy strategy to move towards more sustainable and affordable fuels.

# fuel - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

China plans to take a lot of old bangers off the road this year

Up to six million, in fact. It’s in a bid to tackle the country’s “extremely grim” environmental situation.

# fuel - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Do you use solid fuels? It’s going to get more expensive tomorrow

The carbon tax increase will add around €1.20 to a 40kg bag of coal and 26 cent to a bale of briquettes.

# fuel - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Column: Here's where we can make cuts – and savings! – that won’t hurt services, jobs or salaries

Cutting costly emissions from thousands of public buildings would help the environment and save Ireland €200m a year – without requiring a single job loss.

# fuel - Saturday 29 March, 2014

Column: Will fracking be added to our energy mix? Ireland has questions to answer first

Until we have an honest discussion about the limited number of energy choices available – and the risks and rewards of each – we will remain entirely at the mercy of global forces, writes Alice Whittaker.

# fuel - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Column: Ireland can't replicate the US shale gas boom – and it shouldn't try

Ireland would like to replicate the US shale gas boom but geography, history, and lack of energy infrastructure will prevent this – and the risks to the economy might not be worth the benefit from any gas produced, writes John O’Donnell.

# fuel - Friday 21 February, 2014

Man allegedly ‘raped with gun’ after arrest in Venezuela protests

The death toll has risen to eight with 137 wounded and more than 100 people detained in the protests.

# fuel - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Robotic petrol pumps could be arriving sooner than you think

Combine this with self-driving cars and there’ll be no reason to do anything while you’re on the road.

# fuel - Friday 17 January, 2014

An Taisce granted leave to appeal peat burning at Edenderry power station

An Taisce say that their case focuses on the extraction of the peat burned at the station.

# fuel - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Column: The EU’s Eastern Partnership in tatters – is a fresh energy strategy the answer?

The creation of a vibrant renewable energy sector would not only give the EaP countries energy independence, it would also reduce Russian political interference in their affairs, writes David Moloney.

# fuel - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Plant with capacity to launder 3 million litres of fuel a year uncovered in Meath

Two men, aged 19 and 20, have been arrested.

# fuel - Saturday 9 November, 2013

Tips on how to stay warm, protect the environment and heat your home this winter

The Environmental Protection Agency said that householders can save money and be environmentally friendly this winter.

# fuel - Sunday 13 October, 2013

Debunked: Does switching off your engine when stuck in traffic save fuel?

It’s time to settle the argument you always have with that back-seat driver.

# fuel - Monday 9 September, 2013

Irish Rail to use shorter DART trains off-peak to save on fuel

One serivce- the 16:40 from Bray to Malahide – will see an increase in carriage capacity from six to eight.

# fuel - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Alcohol sales are up, but clothing sales are down

Spending on alcoholic beverages accounted for 7.7 per cent of all spending in Ireland last year.

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