Slight fall in fuel prices

The average price of petrol and diesel both fell slightly at the pumps in the last month according to the latest survey of prices from AA Ireland.

Petrol now costs an average of 157.4 cent per litre, down 0.7 cent since May. Diesel prices also fell by less than a cent and the national average price is now 148.0.

Petrol cost €1.62 in April and was as high as €1.70 last September but has fallen back gradually since then.