CONSUMERS in Donegal have noticed big drops in the price of fuel in recent days.
Forecourt prices for motor fuel have fallen with diesel at some pumps across the county as low as €1.03 per litre.
There has also been a sharp decrease in the price of home heating oil has also
This week, oil prices plunged to their lowest level in more than two decades.
A collapse in global prices and families being stuck at home during the Covid-19 lockdown has resulted in a surge of heating oil sales.
In the last seven weeks, traders have noticed a price drop of as much as 25 per cent.
Suppliers say that heating oil is at its lowest level for 20 years.
Motor fuel prices are also at their lowest level since 2000, but travel restrictions mean that forecourt sales have fallen dramatically.
Diesel at Coyle’s in Raphoe fell to €1:03.8 a litre this week with petrol retailing at €1:09.9 per litre.
At the Dry Arch in Letterkenny, diesel is €1:09.9 per litre with petrol €1:19.9 per litre. Diesel is €1:09.9 also at Kernan’s in Newtowncunningham, where petrol is at €1:14.9.Tags: