8 Killarney petrol stations close down

It’s being claimed that tesco’s cheap petrol prices have put a number of Killarney petrol stations out of business. The Society of the Irish Motor Industry says 8 petrol stations have closed in the town while those remaining in business are struggling. Simi Chief Executive Cyril McHugh claims Tesco is using petrol as a loss leader to get people into its shops. He says the knock-on effect of Tesco’s Killarney petrol operation is being felt more than 20 miles away.