Fianna Fáil TD Robert Troy has called for extra garda and customs resources to be assigned to investigations into the practice of 'petrol stretching' in the Midlands, west and border regions. The practice involves Kerosene being added to petrol before being sold on to drivers without them knowing the fuel has been seriously compromised. Deputy Troy said: "There is an urgent need to put in place a number of measures to help drivers and tackle these criminal actions. More garda resources should be diverted to the investigation in the midlands, the...Read more 0
Banks fail to pass on rate cuts to existing SMEs and personal customers as rates charged in Ireland much higher than euro zone The European Central Bank (ECB) must act in view of the rip-off interest rates being charged on new mortgage loans and SMEs, and the failure of the main banks in Ireland to pass on successive ECB rate cuts to SMEs, variable rate mortgage holders and other personal borrowers, according to Fianna Fáil TD Robert Troy.