This will help with the government endeavours to get visitors to this island and in their aspirations for a "Gathering". The Irish pay the highest tax on petrol in the world and we pay more then most on day to day consumer items.
Of course anyone that goes for the messages or puts petrol into their car would have been able to tell you that.
BUSINESS WORLD - Irish tax on goods among world's highestA new international report reveals that the Irish consumers pay more tax on day to day consumer items compared to other countries and pay the world's highest tax on our petrol.
The report published today in Ireland shows that we have the sixth highest level of consumption and sales taxes in the world including goods such as groceries; wine; petrol; home energy products and professional services, with the Irish Government taking 15.8pc of the total price of a basket of goods and services.