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#Diesel

# diesel - Wednesday 8 June, 2022

No 'magic money tree' to help with fuel costs, says minister as pump prices jump above €2 a litre
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

No 'magic money tree' to help with fuel costs, says minister as pump prices jump above €2 a litre

Jun 8th 2022, 2:27 PM 42,670 Views 64 Comments

Minister Heather Humphreys says remote working is a ‘sensible option’ for those looking to cut costs.

# diesel - Wednesday 1 June, 2022

Petrol prices rise over €2 per litre mark following EU announcement of Russian oil ban
# Fuel Costs
# Fuel Costs

Petrol prices rise over €2 per litre mark following EU announcement of Russian oil ban

Jun 1st 2022, 1:33 PM 17,016 Views 24 Comments

Head of communications at AA Ireland Paddy Comyn told The Journal that prices are at a record high.

# diesel - Monday 9 May, 2022

Rising fuel prices push motorists to reconsider their car usage

Rising fuel prices push motorists to reconsider their car usage

May 9th 2022, 12:05 PM 25,538 Views 29 Comments

57% of adults surveyed said that they were changing or considering changing how frequently they use their car.

# diesel - Wednesday 9 March, 2022

Criticism over soaring home heating oil costs as Martin says hands are tied due to EU VAT rules
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Criticism over soaring home heating oil costs as Martin says hands are tied due to EU VAT rules

Mar 9th 2022, 2:35 PM 35,552 Views 66 Comments

Micheál Martin says they are working with the EU to see if there can be greater flexibility.

Excise cut: Average tank of petrol should drop by €12 and diesel by €9, says government
# Fuel Costs
# Fuel Costs

Excise cut: Average tank of petrol should drop by €12 and diesel by €9, says government

Updated Mar 9th 2022, 12:43 PM 102,490 Views 186 Comments

Paschal Donohoe says a 60-litre tank will see excise duty reduce by an average of €12 for petrol and €9 for diesel.

# diesel - Sunday 6 March, 2022

Govt expected to move on cut to fuel excise in the next week or two
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Govt expected to move on cut to fuel excise in the next week or two

Mar 6th 2022, 1:00 PM 78,483 Views 65 Comments

The Tánaiste indicated to the Dáil this week that excise will need to be reduced in order to tackle price hikes at the pumps.

Have you cut down your car journeys because of the cost of fuel?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Have you cut down your car journeys because of the cost of fuel?

Mar 6th 2022, 10:31 AM 45,660 Views 114 Comments

Petrol has hit the €2 per litre mark on some forecourts across the country this week.

# diesel - Friday 4 March, 2022

Govt to take further action on rising cost of living before October's Budget, says Varadkar
# Energy Costs
# Energy Costs

Govt to take further action on rising cost of living before October's Budget, says Varadkar

Mar 4th 2022, 2:34 PM 18,913 Views 46 Comments

Varadkar said the cost of living was rising even before the war in Ukraine, and now it has only gotten worse.

# diesel - Thursday 3 March, 2022

Varadkar says Govt may reduce excise duty on petrol as prices soar to €2 per litre
# Petrol Pumps
# Petrol Pumps

Varadkar says Govt may reduce excise duty on petrol as prices soar to €2 per litre

Updated Mar 3rd 2022, 6:23 PM 47,838 Views 54 Comments

Senior ministers met today to discuss how to assist Ukraine and the impacts of energy costs domestically.

# diesel - Tuesday 1 March, 2022

Coveney: EU states must be given 'extraordinary flexibilities' to deal with rise in fuel prices
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Coveney: EU states must be given 'extraordinary flexibilities' to deal with rise in fuel prices

Mar 1st 2022, 2:48 PM 20,159 Views 21 Comments

Government sources say if the price of petrol or diesel hits €2 they will have to step in with emergency measures.

# diesel - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

'The price of petrol will drop — but you're going to be disappointed'
# Crude And Unusual
# Crude And Unusual

'The price of petrol will drop — but you're going to be disappointed'

Apr 22nd 2020, 4:48 PM 108,075 Views 40 Comments

Why are Irish motorists not yet feeling the benefit of declining global oil prices?

# diesel - Sunday 22 March, 2020

Cost of a litre of petrol at lowest level recorded since April 2016
# Fuel
# Fuel

Cost of a litre of petrol at lowest level recorded since April 2016

Mar 22nd 2020, 4:44 PM 76,390 Views 87 Comments

The coronavirus pandemic and a significant drop in crude oil costs are among the factors behind the drop in price.

# diesel - Thursday 2 January, 2020

117,000 new cars registered in Ireland in 2019 and just 3% were electric
# On The Road
# On The Road

117,000 new cars registered in Ireland in 2019 and just 3% were electric

Jan 2nd 2020, 2:41 PM 35,635 Views 124 Comments

The government is expected to soon publish draft legislation banning the sale of petrol and diesel vehicles by 2030.

# diesel - Friday 23 August, 2019

Electric car drivers will have to pay for charging with ESB set to announce cost next month
# End Of Free Charging
# End Of Free Charging

Electric car drivers will have to pay for charging with ESB set to announce cost next month

Aug 23rd 2019, 11:58 AM 75,957 Views 198 Comments

Once the price structure is announced next month, there will be a lead-in time of a few weeks before charging kicks in.

# diesel - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Budget 2019: Winners and Losers
# Budget 2019
# Budget 2019

Budget 2019: Winners and Losers

Oct 9th 2018, 7:30 PM 42,125 Views 62 Comments

There’s good news and bad news….

# diesel - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Slight drop in cost of petrol and diesel, but we're still paying more than last year
# On The Road
# On The Road

Slight drop in cost of petrol and diesel, but we're still paying more than last year

Jul 29th 2018, 3:24 PM 14,760 Views 46 Comments

Drivers are paying 10c more compared to July 2017.

# diesel - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Putting diesel fuel tax on par with petrol 'justifiable', report finds
# Net Gains
# Net Gains

Putting diesel fuel tax on par with petrol 'justifiable', report finds

Feb 22nd 2018, 7:53 AM 26,951 Views 149 Comments

Putting diesel tax on par with petrol would result in net gains for the exchequer and net reductions in pollution, the ESRI says.

# diesel - Monday 30 October, 2017

Poll: Will your next car be an electric one?
# Electric Dreams
# Electric Dreams

Poll: Will your next car be an electric one?

Oct 30th 2017, 10:29 AM 29,042 Views 132 Comments

Is it time to finally go electric?

# diesel - Monday 18 September, 2017

Diesel emissions may be responsible for 5,000 deaths in Europe every year
# Pollution
# Pollution

Diesel emissions may be responsible for 5,000 deaths in Europe every year

Sep 18th 2017, 10:49 AM 12,542 Views 50 Comments

Researchers say almost half of those deaths could be preventable.

# diesel - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Poll: Will your next car be an electric car?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will your next car be an electric car?

Jul 26th 2017, 8:54 AM 31,039 Views 199 Comments

The UK plans to phase out petrol and diesel cars by 2040, while Volvo will stop producing petrol cars in 2019.

UK to ban sale of all diesel and petrol cars by 2040 'to clean up dirty air on roads'
# Room To Breathe
# Room To Breathe

UK to ban sale of all diesel and petrol cars by 2040 'to clean up dirty air on roads'

Jul 26th 2017, 7:19 AM 14,595 Views 60 Comments

The UK follows France in announcing plans to phase out such vehicles in just over 20 years’ time.

# diesel - Sunday 16 July, 2017

Petrol and diesel prices have fallen for four months in a row and are set to drop further
# Now We're Sucking Diesel
# Now We're Sucking Diesel

Petrol and diesel prices have fallen for four months in a row and are set to drop further

Jul 16th 2017, 12:16 PM 17,450 Views 58 Comments

Prices are at a 12-month low.

# diesel - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Going climate neutral: Volvo to phase out traditional engines
# This Is The End
# This Is The End

Going climate neutral: Volvo to phase out traditional engines

Jul 5th 2017, 12:58 PM 17,651 Views 32 Comments

The announcement “marks the end of the solely combustion engine-powered car,” the company’s CEO said.

# diesel - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

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

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

May 24th 2017, 12:25 PM 12,943 Views 52 Comments

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

# diesel - Monday 17 April, 2017

Petrol prices drop for first time in six months
# Pump It Up
# Pump It Up

Petrol prices drop for first time in six months

Apr 17th 2017, 2:57 PM 28,805 Views 44 Comments

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

# diesel - Monday 20 March, 2017

The cost of petrol and diesel is still marching ever upwards
# Pricey
# Pricey

The cost of petrol and diesel is still marching ever upwards

Mar 20th 2017, 1:02 PM 18,232 Views 46 Comments

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

# diesel - Friday 10 March, 2017

Volkswagen pleads guilty in emissions cheating scandal, set to pay extra €4bn in fines
# Scam
# Scam

Volkswagen pleads guilty in emissions cheating scandal, set to pay extra €4bn in fines

Mar 10th 2017, 11:06 PM 11,826 Views 23 Comments

The guilty plea entered today is in addition to over €16 billion in settlements the company has already agreed to pay.

# diesel - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Poll: Do you think there should be restrictions on diesel vehicles?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Do you think there should be restrictions on diesel vehicles?

Mar 4th 2017, 12:17 PM 33,731 Views 119 Comments

The UN climate and clean air coalition says soot from diesel vehicles is among the big contributors to ill health and global warming.

# diesel - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

The cost of buying a car has gone down, but fewer new ones were sold last month
# Fresh Car Smell
# Fresh Car Smell

The cost of buying a car has gone down, but fewer new ones were sold last month

Feb 1st 2017, 2:59 PM 18,622 Views 56 Comments

The cost of fuel and insurance have increased, however.

# diesel - Sunday 29 January, 2017

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

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

Jan 29th 2017, 10:00 PM 59,560 Views 69 Comments

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

# diesel - Friday 27 January, 2017

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

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

Jan 27th 2017, 1:10 PM 76,450 Views 66 Comments

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

# diesel - Monday 23 January, 2017

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

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

Jan 23rd 2017, 12:07 PM 15,262 Views 76 Comments

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

# diesel - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Poll: Should diesel vehicles be phased out in Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should diesel vehicles be phased out in Ireland?

Dec 6th 2016, 8:32 AM 34,251 Views 188 Comments

Four major cities announced recently they would be bringing in bans in the next decade.

# diesel - Monday 8 August, 2016

Oil rig blown ashore during severe weather
# Isle Of Lewis
# Isle Of Lewis

Oil rig blown ashore during severe weather

Aug 8th 2016, 7:54 PM 30,398 Views 15 Comments

The oil rig broke free from a tug during high winds last night.

# diesel - Monday 18 January, 2016

Here is where you can find the cheapest and most expensive fuel in the country

Here is where you can find the cheapest and most expensive fuel in the country

Jan 18th 2016, 7:50 AM 54,289 Views 92 Comments

Donegal is the most expensive county to buy petrol and Wicklow is the most expensive place to buy diesel.

# diesel - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Price war means motorists set to save on petrol and diesel
# Price At The Pumps
# Price At The Pumps

Price war means motorists set to save on petrol and diesel

Jan 13th 2016, 2:00 PM 34,175 Views 91 Comments

Oil prices are dropping and the market in Ireland is very competitive at the moment.

# diesel - Monday 28 December, 2015

Police dog killed during French terror raid to be awarded bravery medal
# Dickin Medal
# Dickin Medal

Police dog killed during French terror raid to be awarded bravery medal

Dec 28th 2015, 8:03 PM 8,235 Views 24 Comments

Diesel is getting the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross.

# diesel - Friday 2 October, 2015

Is your car affected by the emissions scandal? You'll soon be able to check online
# Diesel
# Diesel

Is your car affected by the emissions scandal? You'll soon be able to check online

Oct 2nd 2015, 7:41 PM 22,203 Views 30 Comments

You’ll need your car’s Vehicle Identification Number.

# diesel - Monday 13 April, 2015

Petrol prices are going up, up, up again...
# Good While It Lasted
# Good While It Lasted

Petrol prices are going up, up, up again...

Apr 13th 2015, 11:37 AM 20,184 Views 66 Comments

And they’re not likely to fall any time soon.

# diesel - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Thanks to falling oil prices, this is how much cheaper it is to get from A to B
# Road Trip
# Road Trip

Thanks to falling oil prices, this is how much cheaper it is to get from A to B

Jan 28th 2015, 6:30 AM 16,302 Views 39 Comments

You’re saving cash, but not as much as you might have expected.

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