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Gas falls in warm spell

WHOLESALE gas and electricity prices fell in March due to the unseasonably mild weather, according to the Bord Gais Energy Index.

The fall in demand pushed the Bord Gais Energy Index down 3pc to 152 last month, although it still remains 4pc higher than the same time last year.

Falls in the price of electricity and gas were behind the drop in the index, with oil prices remaining at the same levels.