- Daily Mail Coverage 4th April 2020
The Daily Mail gave good coverage to retailers plight during the lockdown period. See below for copy. READ MORE
- Petrol retailers stay open as essential service but call for rate relief as busi… 31st March 2020
body representing the forecourt sector, the Irish Petrol Retailers Association
(IPRA) has today written to Ministers John Paul Phelan and Eoghan Murphy asking
for forecourts to be included in any Council plan for rate relief.
Blevings, spokesperson …
- Coverage in Sunday Independent 24th February 2020
Good coverage by John Reynolds in the Sunday Independent on the Rates issue and our discussions with the EU competition directorate. READ MORE
- IPRA ask TD’s to support the setting up of a rates forum… 31st January 2020
You may be aware from the media coverage or contact
with retail forecourt operators in your own constituency that there are serious
ongoing issues with the current valuation process.
The revised commercial rates system has been …READ MORE
- Petrol retailers take their disagreement about rates increases of up to 500% to … 17th January 2020
The trade body representing the forecourt sector, the Irish
Petrol Retailers Association (IPRA) have today written to Leo Varadkar asking
him to intervene in the dispute between petrol retailers and the valuation
office. The association is concerned at … READ MORE
- IPRA gives cautious welcome to Budget 2020 8th October 2019
The Irish Petrol
Retailers Association (IPRA) has given a cautious welcome to the Finance
Ministers decision to increase carbon tax by €6/tonne of CO2.
David Blevings,READ MORE
Media Spokesperson for the IPRA said, “The increase is not a surprise …
- Oil markets spike after Saudi attack. 17th September 2019
After the recent drone attack
in Saudi oil prices are spiking in anticipation of a potential reduction in global
David Blevings, spokespersonREAD MORE
for the Irish Petrol Retailers Association said, “The recent attack on the
Saudi oil infrastructure …
- Oil markets move down 28th June 2019
After a spike in oil prices on the back of the Iran incident, prices are now falling on lower crude oil costs.
David Blevings, spokesperson for the Irish Petrol Retailers Association said, “There are a lot … READ MORE
- ‘Extortionate’ rate hikes mean dozens of local service stations face closure 28th May 2019
Up to 100 roadside service stations, many described as hubs of rural villages around the country, are facing closure because of an “extortionate” hike in commercial rates, owners are warning.
With some family-owned stations facing five-fold …READ MORE
- “IPRA to launch new system to reduce drive off crime at Fuel Expo” 7th March 2019
offs (were customers do not pay for fuel) costs the retail forecourt sector in
excess of €3M per annum and the industry is proposing a new system to combat
Cam, a solution that has been developed …