Irish duty move will ‘fuel’ tourism to NI

THE Irish government’s decision to restore excise duty on fuel will encourage people from the Republic to go to Northern Ireland to purchase diesel and petrol, a motoring industry insider has predicted. On Monday petrol increased by four cents per litre while diesel was raised by three cents per litre. According to the Irish Road Haulage […]

Petrol prices cheaper in North than Republic… for now

PETROL prices are cheaper in the North than in the Republic of Ireland for the first time in years, but border retailers may not have to cut their prices to ensure they remain in business just yet. Currently, petrol and diesel are 10 cents cheaper in the North, with the gap due to widen with a […]

Fermanagh has largest recovery of fuel prices

NEW figures show that Fermanagh is leading the way in fuel price recovery. Motorists will have noticed the gradual drop in both petrol and diesel costs when filling up their fuel tanks at the pumps. A study by Moneyzine found that the county has been leading the way in the North in terms of low […]

Heating oil shortage won’t cancel Christmas

DON’T worry, you’ll be warm this Christmas. That was the guarantee made by a local heating oil supplier after fears that people will be left shivering in their homes over the festive season. A sudden drop in temperatures and the Ukraine war were given as the reasons for a shortage of heating oil, which lead to rationing […]


Oil price fall just a drop in ocean, says Cllr Greene

By Matthew Leslie “We could be sleepwalking into a situation worse than Covid if fuel prices are not slashed,” warns Cllr Sheamus Greene. The Fermanagh Councillor was speaking following figures released by the Consumer Council in relation to both petrol and heating oil prices in the North of Ireland. Petrol has dropped from 189.9p per […]

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 […]