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# Fuel Prices

Last week
28th May 2023 - 3rd June 2023
# Fuel Prices
Petrol prices: Donohoe defends excise rate increase, says not doing so would cost €700m
Donohoe said: “It’s really important that we remove the tax reductions as the price of fuel itself has come down.”
This year
# Now we're sucking diesel
Fuel prices at lowest level since September 2021, but are expected to rise again
The average petrol price across the country is now around €1.59.
Last year
# Fuel Prices
Petrol and diesel prices down by over 10% across the nation
The average price of a litre of petrol is now €1.60 per litre.
# Investigation
Consumer protection watchdog finds no evidence of fuel price gouging earlier this year
The CCPC said it received over 200 complaints by consumers over the price of fuel.
# Air Travel
Ryanair's €10 fares to disappear due to rising fuel prices, says O'Leary
Michael O’Leary said he expected the airline’s average fare to rise by about €10 over the next five years.
# fuel costs
Petrol prices rise over €2 per litre mark following EU announcement of Russian oil ban
Head of communications at AA Ireland Paddy Comyn told The Journal that prices are at a record high.
# Fuel Prices
Taoiseach warns of ‘rocky’ times ahead after EU bans most Russian oil and gas
Micheál Martin said it will be “challenging” for consumers as the EU weans itself off Russian fossil fuels.
Hauliers’ protest plans to put Dublin in ‘complete lockdown’ until fuel price demands are met
A report by
Céimin Burke
Commuters are being warned that Monday’s demonstration may cause significant disruption in the capital.
Commuters are being warned that Monday's demonstration may cause significant disruption in the capital.
Organisers say they are prepared for the protest to last “over a week”.
The Department of Transport said the potential impact on people’s ability to get to work and appointments is a “cause for concern.”
# Explainer
Why have petrol and diesel prices increased so much recently?
With pump prices spiking dramatically and oil climbing towards $100 a barrel, the government’s car fuel tax take is facing criticism.
# Fuel Prices
Kazakhstan's president rejects calls for talks and tells forces to 'shoot to kill' without warning
The interior ministry said earlier that 26 “armed criminals” had been killed and 18 wounded in the unrest.
# Kazakhstan
Russia-led troops sent to Kazakhstan as 'dozens' killed in unrest
More than 1,000 people were wounded following riots in different regions of Kazakhstan, the health minister said.
All time
# hauliers
Dublin Port trucker protest which caused 'significant delays' ends
The Port Tunnel was closed southbound for several hours today due to the demonstration.
# Convoys
Hauliers cause traffic disruption in Dublin as part of protest against rising fuel costs
The protest is spread across several locations in the city centre and traffic continues to be disrupted.
# Now we're sucking diesel
Petrol and diesel prices have fallen for four months in a row and are set to drop further
Prices are at a 12-month low.
# fuelling the boom
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.
# Markets
Electricity and gas bills are getting cheaper for 650,000 households
This announcement by Bord Gåis Energy marks their third price cut since February 2015.
# Fuel Prices
Car trivia: Where is the cheapest fuel in the world?
So cheap, it’s actually free.
# pumped
Why you can expect filling up the car to be cheap for a while yet
Thank you international oil cartel.
# Petrol Prices
The cost of filling your car fell last month
AA Ireland says that petrol prices fell by nearly four per cent with diesel falling by just under 5 per cent.
# Fuel Prices
Average driver to spend €243 on petrol this month, paying €138.50 in tax
The latest price survey by the AA Roadwatch has shown that petrol now costs an average of 162 cent per litre, while diesel costs an average of 153.8 cent.
# Petrol Prices
Government likely to vote against FF proposal to cut fuel duty
Fianna Fáil is to bring legislation before the Dáil this evening to cut fuel excise duty by 4 cent, offering an effective cut in fuel prices of 5 cent.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Sunday
Your essential evening round-up of all the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces that you may have missed.
# Fuel Prices
AA criticises 'all-time record' fuel prices
The rising cost of petrol and diesel is not the fault of garages but down to a Government decision to “super-tax” fuel, says the AA.
# Petrol Prices
Every little helps: Tesco cuts 1.5 cent off litre of petrol
The cut was in response to a fall in global oil prices.
# Fuel Prices
Petrol and diesel prices down for first time in eight months
The average price of petrol is now 151.3 cent a litre. Prices have not risen for the first time since October.
Take 5: Friday
5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.
Record high for petrol and diesel at Irish pumps
Average motorist now spending €226.05 a month – €127.77 of that is tax.
# Fuel Prices
Retailers call on government to reduce fuel prices
Fuel retailers are calling on the new government to reduce taxes charged for petrol and diesel – as prices at the pumps reach record highs.