Diesel

Opinion: Can the incredible cost of diesel be justified?

Opinion: Can the incredible cost of diesel be justified?

We are all only too painfully aware of the current expense of diesel. Pump prices north of €2.00/L would have...

June 12, 2022

Fine Gael MEPs back EU ban on diesel cars and vans

Fine Gael MEPs back EU ban on diesel cars and vans

The five Fine Gael MEPs are backing various measures to tackle climate change, including an EU ban on diesel and...

June 8, 2022

Hauliers protest in Dublin over fuel prices

Hauliers protest in Dublin over fuel prices

A number of truck drivers and hauliers have descended on Dublin city this morning (Monday, April 11) to protest over...

April 11, 2022

Neste expands availability of renewable diesel

Neste expands availability of renewable diesel

Diesel fuel tends to appear particularly high on the list of sinners when it comes to environmental friendliness, despite combustion...

July 19, 2021

Siphoning pump and drums found following Garda search of car in Sligo

Siphoning pump and drums found following Garda search of car in Sligo

A siphoning pump and drums were found after a car was stopped and searched by members of An Garda Síochána...

June 10, 2021

Rural Gardaí make arrests following discovery of suspected stolen diesel

Rural Gardaí make arrests following discovery of suspected stolen diesel

Members of An Garda Síochána who were on a rural patrol earlier this week seized a vehicle and arrested its...

March 24, 2021

Budget 2021: Carbon tax to result in increased cost of diesel

Budget 2021: Carbon tax to result in increased cost of diesel

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has announced that the carbon tax will increase from midnight tonight (Tuesday October 13) by...

October 13, 2020

Gardaí catch and arrest man siphoning diesel from digger

Gardaí catch and arrest man siphoning diesel from digger

Members of An Garda Síochána arrested a man that attempted to siphon diesel from a digger in Co. Monaghan over...

May 7, 2020

Smoke signals point to ‘red’ for driver in Dungannon

Smoke signals point to ‘red’ for driver in Dungannon

A driver was “in the red” with members of the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) after being caught using...

November 7, 2019

Red diesel stolen from quarry prompts investigations

Red diesel stolen from quarry prompts investigations

The theft of a “substantial amount” of red agricultural diesel has led to investigations by members of the Police Service...

October 30, 2019

Drivers stopped for ‘running on Ribena’ in Down

Drivers stopped for ‘running on Ribena’ in Down

Two cars were stopped for running on “Ribena juice” – or red agricultural diesel – in Co. Down yesterday, Thursday,...

October 11, 2019

‘I still drive a diesel car’ – Creed

‘I still drive a diesel car’ – Creed

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, has revealed that he still drives a diesel car. The...

June 23, 2019

In the ‘red’ and ‘green’: Garda checkpoint catches crooked drivers

In the ‘red’ and ‘green’: Garda checkpoint catches crooked drivers

A multi-agency checkpoint manned by members of An Garda Síochána, among other forces, shed light on a number of road...

May 28, 2019

Diesel stolen from yard prompts Garda info appeal

Diesel stolen from yard prompts Garda info appeal

Gardaí have issued an appeal for information following the theft of a large quantity of diesel from a yard last...

May 7, 2019

FCI concerned over diesel price-hike speculation

FCI concerned over diesel price-hike speculation

Recent speculation that Budget 2019 will see a carbon tax increase, as well as a rise in the excise duty...

October 2, 2018

Contractors want diesel rebate scheme to offset ‘massive’ fuel cost increases

Contractors want diesel rebate scheme to offset ‘massive’ fuel cost increases

The Association of Farm & Forestry Contractors in Ireland (FCI) has called for the introduction of a diesel rebate scheme...

September 20, 2018

Farm trespasser convicted of attempting to steal diesel

Farm trespasser convicted of attempting to steal diesel

Credit Michael Kenwood A 26-year-old Holywood man who claimed he had wandered onto the grounds of a Newtownards farm by...

May 25, 2018

Diesel tax increase ‘justifiable’ – ESRI

Diesel tax increase ‘justifiable’ – ESRI

A study carried out by the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) has found that a diesel tax increase is ‘justifiable’....

February 22, 2018