Northern Ireland
Diesel prices ease as crude oil values drop
Kieran Mailey
A downturn in crude oil prices is filtering through to diesel prices, just as farmers look to catch up on fieldwork.
15 April 2024 News
Reduced tax bill for woman who had smuggled fuel on her farm
The Revenue Commissioners established Operation Chess to combat smugglers bringing consignments of diesel in from Poland and other countries. Gordon Deegan reports.
10 April 2024 Motors
Opel’s Astra delivers diesel economy in Sports Tourer
To say that he liked the new Opel Astra Sports Tourer would be an understatement. For Michael Moroney, it was a welcome return to economical and open range diesel driving.
Green diesel on the rise as prices up 10c/l in 10 days
Green diesel prices are once again on an upwards trajectory having risen by 10c/l in the past 10 days. Peter Thomas Keaveney and Gary Abbott report.
10 April 2024 News
Diesel price affects production and distribution costs
Rising diesel prices increase costs for farmers and exporters alike and it looks like the trend will continue.
5 April 2024 News
Irish inflation drops below 2% according to latest CSO estimate
Initial reading for March inflation shows price-growth below ECB target .
3 April 2024 News
Over €66,000 worth of green diesel seized in Tipperary
A man in his 30s is being questioned following the seizure.
3 April 2024 News
ICE age is still part of the van future
The Stellantis Group, which owns the Citroën, Fiat, Opel, and Peugeot van brands, recently unveiled new battery electric vans. The subtext was that internal combustion engines are not going away.
27 March 2024 Motors
Colm McCarthy - Green diesel should not be seen as a handout to farmers
The farm organisations should be concerned that the Irish arrangements for green diesel are being characterised as a subsidy to farming.
20 March 2024 Viewpoints
Straw prices steady as demand slows
Buying demand for straw has slowed during March, helping to settle prices
13 March 2024 Northern Ireland
Grenadier 4x4 excels in the rough
The new Ineos Grenadier has true off-road pedigree based on the passion and belief of the owner, British billionaire Jim Ratcliffe, so not surprisingly it’s truly at home in the mud.
28 February 2024 Motors
GPS equipment worth €250,000 stolen in 10-day nationwide farm crime spree
The thefts of GPS guidance equipment continue to worsen, with farmers and contractors targeted in Cork, Dublin and Meath in recent weeks, which follows a growing trend right across Europe.
14 February 2024 News