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#Petrol

# 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 75,944 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 40,466 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 20,544 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 35,121 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 11,011 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 34,779 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 75,671 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 35,385 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 24,033 Views 91 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 12,904 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 79,743 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 14,648 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 44,356 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 34,375 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 26,884 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 29,025 Views 135 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 18,403 Views 68 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 31,001 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 14,557 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 17,404 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 17,632 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 12,860 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 28,716 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 18,170 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 18,597 Views 57 Comments

The cost of fuel and insurance have increased, however.

# petrol - 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 76,105 Views 66 Comments

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

# petrol - 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 15,221 Views 74 Comments

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

# petrol - Sunday 8 January, 2017

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

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

Jan 8th 2017, 7:15 AM 16,978 Views 85 Comments

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

# petrol - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Petrol prices look set to keep getting cheaper
# Tanks For That
# Tanks For That

Petrol prices look set to keep getting cheaper

Jan 19th 2016, 10:52 AM 19,350 Views 47 Comments

But it should be under €1.

# petrol - 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 53,264 Views 94 Comments

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

# petrol - 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 34,115 Views 91 Comments

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

# petrol - Saturday 26 December, 2015

Police hunt man suspected of burning woman to death on Christmas Day
# California
# California

Police hunt man suspected of burning woman to death on Christmas Day

Dec 26th 2015, 1:18 PM 16,099 Views 7 Comments

Police say it appears the man and woman got into a fight and he chased the victim from their home, dousing her in petrol.

# petrol - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

You'll now have to break a €20 to buy a pack of cigs
# Smoking
# Smoking

You'll now have to break a €20 to buy a pack of cigs

Oct 13th 2015, 2:53 PM 28,729 Views 83 Comments

Cigarette packs will increase by 50c, while petrol and alcohol duties are to remain unchanged.

# petrol - Monday 18 May, 2015

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

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

May 18th 2015, 6:05 AM 52,334 Views 47 Comments

Thirty-one oil laundries were detected and closed down.

# petrol - 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 20,026 Views 66 Comments

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

# petrol - Friday 6 February, 2015

Over 100 jobs created at two new service stations in Dublin and Laois
# Topaz
# Topaz

Over 100 jobs created at two new service stations in Dublin and Laois

Feb 6th 2015, 3:41 PM 22,455 Views 68 Comments

€10 million has been invested in the two sites.

# petrol - 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 16,234 Views 39 Comments

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

# petrol - Monday 19 January, 2015

More than 137 filling stations shut down over licensing breaches since 2011
# Petrol
# Petrol

More than 137 filling stations shut down over licensing breaches since 2011

Jan 19th 2015, 10:10 AM 9,242 Views 9 Comments

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said that 31 oil laundries were detected and closed down.

# petrol - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Kildare gardaí on alert after filling station drive-offs
# False Plates
# False Plates

Kildare gardaí on alert after filling station drive-offs

Jan 15th 2015, 9:36 PM 35,009 Views 74 Comments

At least two incidents occurred over the past two days.

# petrol - Friday 9 January, 2015

'Cheaper petrol would mean higher taxes' - Department of Finance
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

'Cheaper petrol would mean higher taxes' - Department of Finance

Jan 9th 2015, 6:45 AM 18,027 Views 95 Comments

It’s one or the other, apparently.

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