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As Tánaiste Leo Varadkar recently said, there will be tax measures aimed at “middle-income people in particular”, as well as a welfare package to offset the impact of the rising cost of living. Photograph:  Thomas Trutschel/Photothek/Getty

(...) on alcohol, are also possible, while excise on petrol and diesel may also go up. When it comes to(...)

Volkswagen reached an €830 million agreement with German consumer group VZBV to settle claims from hundreds of thousands of German diesel  car owners. Photograph: Uwe Meinhold/EPA

(...) thousands of diesel-car owners on its home turf who argued that their vehicles lost value in the wake of the(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohue  shakes hands with Seán O’Rourke before the “Today with Seán O’Rourke” programme on RTÉ Radio 1, on Wednesday. Photograph: Sam Boal/RollingNews.ie

(...) is widespread acceptance that diesel is no longer deserving of its “clean discount” at the pumps(...)

An increase in excise duty on diesel was just one of several measures that had been widely expected to feature in Budget 2018 but which ultimately  got no mention. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

(...), expectation of an increase in excise duty on diesel was fuelled by a report by Department officials for the(...)