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#Fuel

# fuel - Yesterday’s News

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

17 hours ago 11,756 Views 56 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?

Wed 12:01 AM 21,095 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 33,369 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 29,456 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 18,108 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 17,651 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 9,346 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 13,493 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 11,967 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 45,154 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 50,746 Views 69 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 40,852 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 44,624 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 76,173 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 16,047 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 35,461 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 12,911 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 12,765 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 14,690 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 26,920 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 16,858 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 10,440 Views 6 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 12,889 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 9,076 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 28,736 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 18,181 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 59,378 Views 69 Comments

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

# fuel - 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 76,212 Views 66 Comments

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

# fuel - 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 15,232 Views 74 Comments

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

# fuel - 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 16,991 Views 85 Comments

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

# fuel - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

29 migrants die in toxic pool of fuel and seawater off coast of Libya
# The Mediterranean
# The Mediterranean

29 migrants die in toxic pool of fuel and seawater off coast of Libya

Oct 26th 2016, 8:27 PM 11,305 Views 36 Comments

The horrific discovery was made yesterday by a Doctors without Borders (MSF) rescue ship.

# fuel - Thursday 11 August, 2016

No plans to introduce PSNI petrol 'drive-off' pilot scheme in Republic
# Fuel Thieves
# Fuel Thieves

No plans to introduce PSNI petrol 'drive-off' pilot scheme in Republic

Aug 11th 2016, 9:45 PM 30,811 Views 62 Comments

PSNI is leaving it up to petrol station owners in two areas to pursue non-paying drivers – but there are fears it would make it “easier” for criminals.

# fuel - Saturday 21 May, 2016

Passengers jump from hot air balloon onto boats in dramatic Melbourne rescue
# Out Of Fuel
# Out Of Fuel

Passengers jump from hot air balloon onto boats in dramatic Melbourne rescue

May 21st 2016, 6:11 PM 23,986 Views 2 Comments

Nine people were rescued in unusual circumstances as their balloon ran out of fuel this morning.

# fuel - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Green activists win out in legal battle over Offaly peat-burning power plant
# Bog Off
# Bog Off

Green activists win out in legal battle over Offaly peat-burning power plant

Oct 27th 2015, 7:20 PM 16,380 Views 55 Comments

Enironmentalists are over the moon, unions not so much.

# fuel - Monday 28 September, 2015

The ban that stopped scenes like this is going nationwide
# Smoky Coal
# Smoky Coal

The ban that stopped scenes like this is going nationwide

Sep 28th 2015, 9:24 PM 20,444 Views 28 Comments

Smoky coal is being banned across the country from the end of 2018.

# fuel - 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 52,403 Views 47 Comments

Thirty-one oil laundries were detected and closed down.

# fuel - Monday 23 February, 2015

Gardaí 'hold no intelligence' of Provo involvement in fuel smuggling
# Border Patrol
# Border Patrol

Gardaí 'hold no intelligence' of Provo involvement in fuel smuggling

Feb 23rd 2015, 4:30 PM 16,219 Views 133 Comments

Minister Charlie Flanagan says criminals are being pursued.

# fuel - Monday 12 January, 2015

Oil prices tumbled AGAIN today – to the lowest level in six years
# Going Down
# Going Down

Oil prices tumbled AGAIN today – to the lowest level in six years

Jan 12th 2015, 1:00 PM 17,613 Views 63 Comments

Are you seeing the benefit at the petrol stations?

# fuel - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Explainer: Oil prices have dipped below $50 a barrel. But Ireland could be a winner...
# Fill It Up
# Fill It Up

Explainer: Oil prices have dipped below $50 a barrel. But Ireland could be a winner...

Jan 7th 2015, 11:43 AM 24,298 Views 32 Comments

Here’s why falling oil prices matter.

# fuel - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Investigation after thousands of litres of fuel-laundering 'sludge' found on motorway
# Sludge
# Sludge

Investigation after thousands of litres of fuel-laundering 'sludge' found on motorway

Dec 4th 2014, 3:17 PM 16,097 Views 33 Comments

The ‘sludge’ material is believed to be the bv-product of illegal diesel laundering.

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