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# fuel - 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 27,075 Views 40 Comments

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

# fuel - Thursday 16 June, 2022

Varadkar 'not ruling out' new cost-of-living measures before Budget

Varadkar 'not ruling out' new cost-of-living measures before Budget

Updated Jun 16th 2022, 3:04 PM 31,900 Views 97 Comments

As things stand, the Tánaiste said the plan is still to wait until budget day in October.

# fuel - Monday 16 May, 2022

EU cuts eurozone growth forecast as Ukraine invasion inflates energy costs
# PREDICTION
# PREDICTION

EU cuts eurozone growth forecast as Ukraine invasion inflates energy costs

May 16th 2022, 3:30 PM 9,395 Views 12 Comments

Ireland is still expected to be the second fastest growing economy in the eurozone, with GDP set to increase by 5.4%.

# fuel - 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 25,493 Views 29 Comments

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

# fuel - Wednesday 4 May, 2022

Govt won't oppose fresh Dáil motion challenging turf sale restrictions
# Turf Wars
# Turf Wars

Govt won't oppose fresh Dáil motion challenging turf sale restrictions

Updated May 4th 2022, 9:42 PM 27,266 Views 28 Comments

Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice’s motion calls on the Dáil to recognise that turf is a fuel many people are dependent on.

# fuel - Monday 11 April, 2022

VAT on gas and electricity could be cut to 9% under Government proposals to tackle cost of living crisis
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

VAT on gas and electricity could be cut to 9% under Government proposals to tackle cost of living crisis

Apr 11th 2022, 11:30 PM 35,171 Views 109 Comments

Households could receive an additional three weeks payment of the fuel allowance as part of the proposed measures.

# fuel - Tuesday 29 March, 2022

EU might not give the green light on VAT reduction on fuel until May
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

EU might not give the green light on VAT reduction on fuel until May

Updated Mar 29th 2022, 6:40 PM 12,742 Views 20 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald has called for a 0% VAT rate for a period of time on domestic energy bills.

# fuel - Friday 25 March, 2022

Energia: Average electricity and gas bills to increase by 15% from next month
# Price Hikes
# Price Hikes

Energia: Average electricity and gas bills to increase by 15% from next month

Mar 25th 2022, 12:31 PM 14,786 Views 27 Comments

The price hikes are effective from 25 April.

# fuel - Friday 18 March, 2022

FactFind: Is the carbon tax on home heating oil an excise duty - and could it be cut?
# Fuel
# Fuel

FactFind: Is the carbon tax on home heating oil an excise duty - and could it be cut?

Mar 18th 2022, 12:05 AM 21,568 Views 35 Comments

An argument about the definition of this tax broke out last week as the government moved to address rising fuel costs.

# fuel - Friday 11 March, 2022

Fuel price crisis: Industry denies profiteering as hauliers set to receive €100-a-week grant
# Pay At The Pump
# Pay At The Pump

Fuel price crisis: Industry denies profiteering as hauliers set to receive €100-a-week grant

Updated Mar 11th 2022, 5:30 PM 37,404 Views 59 Comments

Micheál Martin said there was concern across Europe at high fuel prices, as Paschal Donohoe said he backed Martin’s comments.

# fuel - Thursday 10 March, 2022

Expert says Ryan 'spot on' to advise slowing down, warns Govt may have to lower speed limits
# Fuel Crisis
# Fuel Crisis

Expert says Ryan 'spot on' to advise slowing down, warns Govt may have to lower speed limits

Mar 10th 2022, 7:30 PM 45,928 Views 103 Comments

Eamon Ryan has encouraged people to keep their bills down by driving slower.

# fuel - 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 18,884 Views 46 Comments

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

# fuel - 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 20,123 Views 21 Comments

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

# fuel - Friday 26 November, 2021

Hauliers warn of further protest in early December if fuel costs are not reduced
# Truckers
# Truckers

Hauliers warn of further protest in early December if fuel costs are not reduced

Nov 26th 2021, 8:31 AM 13,050 Views 60 Comments

The Irish Truckers and Haulage Association Against Fuel Prices made the announcement on social media.

# fuel - Wednesday 24 November, 2021

FactCheck: Were 3,600 tonnes of peat imported into Ireland from Latvia?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Were 3,600 tonnes of peat imported into Ireland from Latvia?

Nov 24th 2021, 12:01 AM 22,554 Views 0 Comments
  • Lobby group claims thousands of tonnes of foreign peat were imported in Ireland. Social media users attacked The Greens over the news while others doubted it happened at all. We test the evidence.

# fuel - Sunday 17 October, 2021

Explainer: What is the Fuel Allowance and who can qualify for it?
# Fuel Allowance
# Fuel Allowance

Explainer: What is the Fuel Allowance and who can qualify for it?

Oct 17th 2021, 6:30 AM 34,948 Views 7 Comments

It was announced in the Budget this week that the Fuel Allowance would increase by €5 per week.

# fuel - Friday 15 October, 2021

Fuel Allowance increase won't be paid out until November - but will be backdated
# Heating
# Heating

Fuel Allowance increase won't be paid out until November - but will be backdated

Oct 15th 2021, 2:02 PM 30,032 Views 9 Comments

It was confirmed on Tuesday that the allowance was increasing by €5 to €33 a week.

# fuel - Saturday 2 October, 2021

UK military drivers mobilised to deliver fuel to petrol stations
# Labour Shortage
# Labour Shortage

UK military drivers mobilised to deliver fuel to petrol stations

Oct 2nd 2021, 10:06 AM 18,114 Views 30 Comments

It came as opposition parties raised the prospect of a parliamentary recall to address the wider situation of labour shortages.

# fuel - Friday 1 October, 2021

British military drivers to deliver fuel from Monday as temporary HGV visas extended
# Fuel Crisis
# Fuel Crisis

British military drivers to deliver fuel from Monday as temporary HGV visas extended

Oct 1st 2021, 10:11 PM 17,655 Views 29 Comments

A temporary visa scheme for foreign HGV drivers will be extended beyond Christmas Eve to 28 February.

# fuel - Thursday 30 September, 2021

UK government says petrol crisis 'under control', but stations still facing long queues
# Fuel
# Fuel

UK government says petrol crisis 'under control', but stations still facing long queues

Sep 30th 2021, 7:08 PM 9,352 Views 11 Comments

Some petrol stations are still running out of fuel faster than they can be resupplied.

# fuel - 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 13,497 Views 28 Comments

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

# fuel - 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 11,995 Views 22 Comments

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

# fuel - Tuesday 7 September, 2021

Poll: What do you use to heat your home?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: What do you use to heat your home?

Sep 7th 2021, 11:19 AM 45,239 Views 68 Comments

New standards for domestic solid fuels will be introduced in Ireland next year.

'Most polluting' solid fuels to be banned in Ireland within a year
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

'Most polluting' solid fuels to be banned in Ireland within a year

Sep 7th 2021, 8:28 AM 51,782 Views 68 Comments

Each year some 1,300 people die in Ireland due to air pollution from solid fuel burning.

# fuel - Saturday 31 October, 2020

'Roy Keane always showed up on the big days - I wanted to be like that'
# Fuel
From The42
# Fuel

'Roy Keane always showed up on the big days - I wanted to be like that'

Oct 31st 2020, 10:03 AM 41,420 Views 14 Comments

Sean O’Brien believes Ireland need a Keane-like mentality if they are to get the result they need in Paris today.

# fuel - Thursday 30 April, 2020

Man due in court in relation to 20 fuel 'drive-offs' in Dublin and Kildare
# FUEL THEFT
# FUEL THEFT

Man due in court in relation to 20 fuel 'drive-offs' in Dublin and Kildare

Apr 30th 2020, 7:09 AM 44,644 Views 0 Comments

The man admitted to the 20 incidents of fuel theft with a combined value of €846.51.

# fuel - 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 76,350 Views 87 Comments

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

# fuel - Sunday 25 August, 2019

How much money could the carbon tax take in if it was increased?
# Budget 2020
# Budget 2020

How much money could the carbon tax take in if it was increased?

Aug 25th 2019, 6:30 AM 16,050 Views 56 Comments

The government is looking at two models to increase carbon tax and offset the cost to householders.

# fuel - 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 35,480 Views 118 Comments

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

# fuel - 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 12,917 Views 48 Comments

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

# fuel - Monday 3 December, 2018

The yellow vests: Dozens block fuel depot as PM to meet with protesters
# France
# France

The yellow vests: Dozens block fuel depot as PM to meet with protesters

Dec 3rd 2018, 2:17 PM 12,770 Views 40 Comments

Around 1,000 students shouting “Macron resign!” demonstrated in the city of Nice today – some wearing high-vis jackets.

# fuel - 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 14,741 Views 46 Comments

Drivers are paying 10c more compared to July 2017.

# fuel - 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 26,936 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.

# fuel - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Could banana peel be Ireland's next alternative fuel?
# That's Bananas
# That's Bananas

Could banana peel be Ireland's next alternative fuel?

Jan 11th 2018, 7:45 PM 16,884 Views 19 Comments

These Young Scientists think so.

# fuel - Friday 5 January, 2018

3,000 delayed fuel allowance payments to be received next week
# Technical Glitch
# Technical Glitch

3,000 delayed fuel allowance payments to be received next week

Jan 5th 2018, 4:10 PM 10,445 Views 5 Comments

The technical glitch that caused the issue has been resolved.

# fuel - 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 12,920 Views 52 Comments

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

May 19th 2017, 8:29 PM 9,091 Views 19 Comments

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
# Pump It Up
# Pump It Up

Petrol prices drop for first time in six months

Apr 17th 2017, 2:57 PM 28,781 Views 44 Comments

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
# Pricey
# Pricey

The cost of petrol and diesel is still marching ever upwards

Mar 20th 2017, 1:02 PM 18,213 Views 46 Comments

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
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

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

Jan 29th 2017, 10:00 PM 59,529 Views 69 Comments

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

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