Fianna Fail fuel motion defeated in the Dail

A Fianna Fáil private member's motion calling for a review of fuel prices was defeated in the Dáil last night by 86 votes to 45.

The party had put forward a proposal to reduce the price of diesel and petrol by four cent a litre.

During last night's debate, Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said the loss of revenue the proposal would entail could not be sustained.

Donegal North East Deputy Charlie McConalogue said he was dissapointed that the motion wasnt passed last night...