24 hours after the cost of diesel rose, the cost of petrol is expected to rise in turn.

As of midnight on Wednesday, the maximum cost of a litre 95 octane unleaded petrol (E10) will rise by 1.9 cents to €1.262 per litre.

98 octane unleaded petrol (E5) will become 2 cents more expensive at a maximum cost of €1.321 per litre.

Finally, two-stroke mix will rise by 2 cents as well to cost €1.844 per litre.