Is fuel in for a hammering due to increased carbon taxes?

Ever since the water charge protests, Irish governments have approached any new source of tax with extreme caution. Water charges themselves were binn(...)

Minister for Climate Action, Richard Bruton. Photograph: Tom Honan for The Irish Times.

Carbon tax will have to increase substantially – from €100 per person a year to €1,500 a year – if Ireland is to meet legally-binding targets on reduc(...)