Fuel Prices Remain Stable Despite Soaring Oil Costs

In welcome news for Irish motorists, petrol and diesel costs have remained largely unchanged month-on-month despite significant increases in crude oil costs. According to the latest monthly AA Fuel Prices survey a litre of petrol costs on average 138.2c across Ireland, a drop of 0.1c from December 2017 prices. Meanwhile, diesel owners can no expect to… Continue reading Fuel Prices Remain Stable Despite Soaring Oil Costs

Fuel Prices at Highest Level in 18 Months

The cost of a litre of petrol or diesel has reached its highest level in 18 months according to the latest monthly fuel prices survey carried out by AA Ireland. According to the motoring organisation a litre of petrol now costs 137.7c up 1c on February prices, while diesel costs 127.1c per litre on average… Continue reading Fuel Prices at Highest Level in 18 Months

Nothing For Motorists in Timid Budget – AA

The coalition government’s first budget has done nothing for motorists and contained no measures to address the crisis in motor insurance prices, according to the AA. The motoring organisation welcomes the announcement of additional Garda resources and the commitment to increase spend on infrastructure. But there was no attempt to ease the burden of fuel taxes,… Continue reading Nothing For Motorists in Timid Budget – AA

Big drop in February fuel prices

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The average price of a litre of petrol has slipped to 121.9c, a 5 cent drop in comparison to last month according to the AA’s National Fuel Price Index. Diesel prices have also tumbled, dropping by a further 7 cent to 105.4c. According to The AA, motorists will continue to see fuel prices trend downwards… Continue reading Big drop in February fuel prices

Donegal is the most expensive county for petrol, Wicklow for Diesel says AA

Donegal is the most expensive county for filling-up a tank of petrol with an average of 128.1 cent per litre, 1.6c higher than the national average. The more expensive county for diesel is Wicklow with an average price of 116.3, 3.5c above the national average according to the AA. The AA has found a number… Continue reading Donegal is the most expensive county for petrol, Wicklow for Diesel says AA

Budget 2016: AA calls for reduction in fuel tax

Ahead of Budget 2016 the AA is calling on the Irish Government to begin the process of removing the substantial additional austerity-era taxes on fuel. “A litre of petrol actually costs 44 cents.”  Says Director of Consumer Affairs Conor Faughnan. “Everything else is tax. We pay 136.5 cent at the pump at the moment because… Continue reading Budget 2016: AA calls for reduction in fuel tax

Fuel prices continue to impact domestic tourism

The crippling amount of tax attached to motor fuel prices is having a profound impact on domestic tourism, claim AA Hospitality Services. AA Hospitality Services, who tour the country inspecting and grading Hotels, Gueshouses and B&Bs, recently quizzed thousands of motorists on how pump prices are likely affect their leisure travel in the year ahead.… Continue reading Fuel prices continue to impact domestic tourism