Green Diesel

Carbon Tax hike will ‘push more people towards fuel poverty’

Carbon Tax hike will ‘push more people towards fuel poverty’

The government is being called on to scrap plans to increase the Carbon Tax in the next budget, over fears...

October 7, 2021

Contractors fear 50c/L increase in green diesel in Budget 2022

Contractors fear 50c/L increase in green diesel in Budget 2022

The Association of Farm and Forestry Contractors in Ireland (FCI) is concerned at a potential 50c/L increase in the cost...

October 7, 2021

2 drivers ‘going on green’ slapped with hefty fines

2 drivers ‘going on green’ slapped with hefty fines

Two drivers were slapped with hefty fines after being caught travelling on green agricultural diesel at a multi-agency checkpoint in...

September 9, 2021

Spike in green diesel and defective tyre detections

Spike in green diesel and defective tyre detections

The number of vehicles found to be travelling on marked mineral oil or “green diesel” has continued its notable rise...

July 9, 2021

Jeep running on green diesel with tax out of date by 3,319 days

Jeep running on green diesel with tax out of date by 3,319 days

A driver of a jeep and trailer who was stopped by Kilkenny gardaí for using a mobile phone and not...

July 4, 2021

Number of drivers caught ‘going on green’ on the rise

Number of drivers caught ‘going on green’ on the rise

The number of motorists caught travelling on marked mineral oil or “green diesel” has seen an increase in recent weeks...

July 1, 2021

3 drivers handed hefty fines for running on green diesel

3 drivers handed hefty fines for running on green diesel

Customs officers and Gardaí stationed in Co. Kildare had a busy day at a multiagency checkpoint earlier this week –...

June 9, 2021

Green to red: Driver brought to swift halt in Kildare

Green to red: Driver brought to swift halt in Kildare

A driver was brought to a swift halt at a Garda checkpoint in Co. Kildare earlier today (Wednesday, May 26)...

May 26, 2021

Fuel prices on the rise: What’s the average price for green diesel?

Fuel prices on the rise: What’s the average price for green diesel?

There has been a “significant rise in fuel prices” across the country over the last 12 months, according to the...

May 17, 2021

Fuel laundering plant uncovered in rural raid by Revenue

Fuel laundering plant uncovered in rural raid by Revenue

A fuel laundering plant, used for laundering marked mineral oil (agricultural “green” or “red” diesel), was uncovered following a raid...

December 21, 2020

FCI proposes ‘national register’ and carbon tax rebate for contractors

FCI proposes ‘national register’ and carbon tax rebate for contractors

Agricultural contractors have requested that their role be taken into full consideration in the next Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and...

July 1, 2020

Table: Variations of up to 10c/L in green diesel prices around Ireland

Table: Variations of up to 10c/L in green diesel prices around Ireland

Variations in fuel prices across the country have been highlighted – with savings of up to €180 to be had...

April 23, 2020

‘Both dipped: driver was clear; tank wasn’t’

‘Both dipped: driver was clear; tank wasn’t’

Drivers are advised to “never put claret in yourself – or your tank” by members of the Police Service of...

March 19, 2020

Contractors urged to ‘stock-up’ on diesel

Contractors urged to ‘stock-up’ on diesel

Farm contractors are being urged to “stock-up” on diesel to ensure they can “fulfill their obligations”. Commenting on the recent...

March 18, 2020

Contractor based in south-east buys ‘green diesel’ for 46c/L

Contractor based in south-east buys ‘green diesel’ for 46c/L

A farmer and contractor in the south-east of the country purchased ‘green’ agricultural diesel last week for just circa 46c/L excluding VAT...

March 16, 2020

UK farmers retain red diesel relief following budget announcement

UK farmers retain red diesel relief following budget announcement

The UK’s agricultural tax rebate on red diesel is set to stay, much to the relief of British farmers, following...

March 13, 2020

Irish ‘green’ diesel prices drop further, but by how much?

Irish ‘green’ diesel prices drop further, but by how much?

Following the World Health Organization (WHO) declaration that Covid-19 is now a ‘pandemic’, the global economy has taken a noteworthy...

March 13, 2020

‘Green’, white and gold: Driver taken to task for trio of trouble

‘Green’, white and gold: Driver taken to task for trio of trouble

A driver in the ‘Treaty County’ was taken to task recently after being stopped and found to be in breach...

March 9, 2020