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#Petrol

# petrol - Wednesday 22 June, 2022

Varadkar says Ireland has contingency plans if fuel rationing comes into effect
# Russia
# Russia

Varadkar says Ireland has contingency plans if fuel rationing comes into effect

Jun 22nd 2022, 10:16 AM 27,747 Views 40 Comments

However, the Tánaiste said he doesn’t think the plans will need to be implemented.

# petrol - 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 42,631 Views 63 Comments

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

# petrol - 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 17,000 Views 24 Comments

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

# petrol - 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 25,516 Views 29 Comments

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

# petrol - 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 35,426 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 102,449 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.

# petrol - 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 78,469 Views 66 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 45,654 Views 114 Comments

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

# petrol - 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 18,898 Views 46 Comments

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

# petrol - 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 47,825 Views 54 Comments

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

# petrol - 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 20,147 Views 21 Comments

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

# petrol - Thursday 10 February, 2022

'Government doesn't get it': Opposition parties say cost of living package won't go far enough
# Inflation
# Inflation

'Government doesn't get it': Opposition parties say cost of living package won't go far enough

Feb 10th 2022, 1:44 PM 22,192 Views 54 Comments

The rising cost of living is ‘hurting people in the pocket’, said Leo Varadkar.

# petrol - Wednesday 29 September, 2021

UK army tankers to take to roads for fuel deliveries amid supply issues
# Fuel For Thought
# Fuel For Thought

UK army tankers to take to roads for fuel deliveries amid supply issues

Sep 29th 2021, 2:38 PM 13,501 Views 28 Comments

Drivers in the UK are being warned that fuel prices could reach record levels.

# petrol - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

Boris Johnson says crisis on petrol forecourts is ‘stabilising’
# Fuel Crisis
# Fuel Crisis

Boris Johnson says crisis on petrol forecourts is ‘stabilising’

Sep 28th 2021, 5:50 PM 12,003 Views 22 Comments

The British Prime Minister urged motorists to go about their business in the normal way.

# petrol - Friday 16 July, 2021

Man who doused petrol on his wife and children jailed for one year
# Appeals Court
# Appeals Court

Man who doused petrol on his wife and children jailed for one year

Jul 16th 2021, 5:46 PM 66,628 Views 0 Comments

The man doused the woman and her children after he set alight petrol he spread in their home.

# petrol - 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 76,375 Views 87 Comments

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

# petrol - Sunday 19 January, 2020

New Year starts with 'significant' increase in price of petrol and diesel
# Pumped Up Prices
# Pumped Up Prices

New Year starts with 'significant' increase in price of petrol and diesel

Jan 19th 2020, 1:16 PM 40,526 Views 58 Comments

A litre of petrol now costs 144.5c on average.

# petrol - Monday 6 January, 2020

Draft law that aims to ban the sale of fossil fuel cars by 2030 published today
# Climate Action Plan
# Climate Action Plan

Draft law that aims to ban the sale of fossil fuel cars by 2030 published today

Jan 6th 2020, 6:00 AM 20,884 Views 147 Comments

Minister Richard Bruton says today is a ‘hugely important step’ in underpinning measures of the Climate Action Plan.

# petrol - 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 35,625 Views 124 Comments

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

# petrol - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Money from drivers paying 2c levy on petrol will soon be used for government climate action plans
# OIL PRICE
# OIL PRICE

Money from drivers paying 2c levy on petrol will soon be used for government climate action plans

Nov 6th 2019, 7:00 AM 11,051 Views 49 Comments

The levy has been paid on petrol, oil and diesel since 1996.

# petrol - Friday 11 October, 2019

'They're taking 2c off us that they don't need': Drivers paying levy on petrol that is no longer needed, committee hears
# Petrol
# Petrol

'They're taking 2c off us that they don't need': Drivers paying levy on petrol that is no longer needed, committee hears

Oct 11th 2019, 6:10 AM 34,930 Views 42 Comments

The levy has been paid on petrol, oil and diesel since 1996.

# petrol - 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 75,949 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.

# petrol - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Increase in electric car take-up 'could pose a substantial risk to stability of the State’s finances'
# Fuel Tax
# Fuel Tax

Increase in electric car take-up 'could pose a substantial risk to stability of the State’s finances'

Aug 15th 2019, 4:53 PM 35,496 Views 118 Comments

A schedule of declining supports to buy electric cars should be considered, states department review.

# petrol - Monday 15 July, 2019

The cost of motoring has come down - but not for everyone
# Pumping It
# Pumping It

The cost of motoring has come down - but not for everyone

Jul 15th 2019, 9:12 AM 24,215 Views 92 Comments

Insurance and petrol costs are the biggest factors.

# petrol - Monday 14 January, 2019

What has the Taoiseach done to reduce his carbon footprint? He's eating less meat
# Don't Have A Cow Man
# Don't Have A Cow Man

What has the Taoiseach done to reduce his carbon footprint? He's eating less meat

Jan 14th 2019, 5:09 PM 12,929 Views 48 Comments

Varadkar says lessons must be learned from water charges stating that cross-party buy-in for carbon taxes is needed.

# petrol - Sunday 7 October, 2018

Welfare increase, fuel hike and income tax cuts: Here's what's coming in Budget 2019
# Budget
# Budget

Welfare increase, fuel hike and income tax cuts: Here's what's coming in Budget 2019

Oct 7th 2018, 6:05 AM 79,803 Views 142 Comments

Petrol, diesel, fuel and cigarettes are all set to rise.

# petrol - 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 14,749 Views 46 Comments

Drivers are paying 10c more compared to July 2017.

# petrol - Saturday 28 April, 2018

Man who stole over €5,200 worth of diesel from Applegreen station gets four-and-a-half years
# Prison
# Prison

Man who stole over €5,200 worth of diesel from Applegreen station gets four-and-a-half years

Apr 28th 2018, 9:30 AM 44,607 Views 67 Comments

The judge noted that he was a man of considerable abilities but said getting away with crime wasn’t one of them.

# petrol - Friday 20 April, 2018

The price of petrol and diesel has gone up again
# Oil Be Damned
# Oil Be Damned

The price of petrol and diesel has gone up again

Apr 20th 2018, 1:09 PM 34,443 Views 76 Comments

And it’s more expensive in Dublin.

# petrol - 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 26,945 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.

# petrol - 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 29,038 Views 132 Comments

Is it time to finally go electric?

# petrol - Sunday 29 October, 2017

The average motorist in Ireland spends up to €125 a month on petrol
# Racking Up The Miles
# Racking Up The Miles

The average motorist in Ireland spends up to €125 a month on petrol

Oct 29th 2017, 2:02 PM 18,992 Views 71 Comments

Most drivers would cover less than 500km a month, according to a survey from the AA.

# petrol - 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 31,034 Views 204 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 14,590 Views 60 Comments

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

# petrol - 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 17,442 Views 59 Comments

Prices are at a 12-month low.

# petrol - 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 17,647 Views 32 Comments

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

# petrol - 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 12,931 Views 52 Comments

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

# petrol - 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 28,792 Views 44 Comments

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

# petrol - 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 18,224 Views 46 Comments

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

# petrol - 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 18,614 Views 56 Comments

The cost of fuel and insurance have increased, however.

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