Sick of rising local fuel prices?


By John Carney IT MAY come as a shock to local motorists, but Northern Ireland has the cheapest fuel prices in the UK and a new fuel price tracking app is getting the credit for it. Latest government figures reveal the cost of both petrol and diesel has soared to record levels per litre, but thanks to a […]


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Southern pump prices set to remain cheaper than North


MANY may have thought the massive carbon tax announced in last week’s budget in Dublin would eventually lead to an end to traditionally lower southern fuel prices.  However, one local fuel trader has explained to the Herald how little will actually change at the pumps, and warned a carbon tax could soon be introduced here […]


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Motorists left fuming over higher cost of road fuel


DRIVERS in Fermanagh have raised questions as to why diesel and petrol prices in the county can sit up to 10p per litre above fuel prices in other parts of the North. For ordinary motorists that can add up to £6-£7 a fill. Over the past months the Herald has reported on fuel price differences […]


Diesel ban ‘hammer blow’ for boat owners


THE decision to ban the use of red diesel to fuel private boats has been branded a “hammer blow” for the local marine leisure industry. The intended change in legislation is subsequent to EU ruling against Ireland using Marked Gas Oil (MGO), commonly referred to as red diesel, to fuel private boats. The legislative change […]


Police stage crackdown on motorists using illegal fuel


  A police crack down targeting motorists using red diesel in Fermanagh this week, has detected several vehicles using the illegal fuel. Police were out in force on Monday, carrying out a road safety and anti burglary operations designed to proactively seek out travelling criminals and people committing traffic offences. A number of stops and […]


Drivers here paying £5 more per fill


FERMANAGH motorists are paying through the nose for their fuel, not just compared to those in the South, but especially when compared to our neighbours in Omagh, to the tune of up to £5 a fill up! With the cost of fuel soaring, this week the Herald decided to take a closer look at local […]