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.
A new report commissioned by Solid Fuel Merchants Ireland (SFMI) shows that the state is losing up to €15m in taxes to illegal fuel from outside the jurisdiction.
The Solid Fuel Merchants Ireland Executive met with Green Party leader and Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications at his office in Dublin
Ireland’s leading representative body for the solid fuels sector, Solid Fuel Merchants Ireland (SFMI), says further regulation is needed as 54% of households depend on solid fuels for heating their homes, while smugglers are benefitting from the lack of a licensing system.
Solid Fuel Merchants Ireland (SFMI) is calling on the Government to work in tandem with Local Authorities, the Revenue Commissioners and An Garda Síochána to clamp down on unscrupulous sellers of solid fuels 
A new trade body has been established to represent the interests of all Irish-based solid fuel […]