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Despite being banned in Ireland, smoky coal continues to be brought down from Northern Ireland in substantial quantities representing a loss of millions to the Exchequer
Solid Fuel Merchants Ireland, the leading representative body for Irish solid fuel retailers, today, Tuesday 19th September, submitted its Pre-Budget 2024 submission to the Department of Finance.

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Solid Fuel Merchants Ireland2 days ago
Colin Ahern and Peter Madden, Solid Fuel Merchants Ireland, had a very productive meeting today (Wed 19th June) with Minister Michael McGrath at the Department of Finance, discussing challenges faced by solid fuel merchants and the industry. Many thanks to Deputy Jackie Cahill for his assistance in organising the meeting and to Minister McGrath for his time and attention.
Solid Fuel Merchants Ireland
Solid Fuel Merchants Ireland2 months ago
They have done it again…
The latest Carbon Tax increase on solid fuels effective from May 1st will see the price of solid fuels rise again. Another blow for the people of Ireland. With carbon tax and vat this equates to approx. €6.70 on a 40kg bag of coal.
This season has seen a flood of smoky coal, from outside this jurisdiction, putting legitimate Fuel Merchants under serious commercial pressure and causing fuel poverty throughout the country.
SFMI are calling for a halt to carbon tax increases until proper enforcement is put in place to safeguard the industry and peoples’ ability to keep themselves warm.
#Enforcement #carbontax