With the new petrol levy of 8 cent per litre it will put the average price of petrol in Ireland to about €1.27 which at current exchange rates is the same as £1.00 sterling. This news is interesting because it appears that petrol prices in the UK have come down to under £1.00! So now you can fill up while doing your shopping up north.
For a long time petrol stations on the other side of the border closed down as strong sterling made it cheaper to head south for petrol, now with our petrol levy, increased VAT, and a slightly stronger Euro it will start to make more sense to many people to head north for their shopping. The problem is that this funnels Read More →