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# bills - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Government will engage with Electric Ireland about its planned price hike, says Taoiseach
# Winter Bills
# Winter Bills

Government will engage with Electric Ireland about its planned price hike, says Taoiseach

Sep 2nd 2020, 4:24 PM 28,353 Views 36 Comments

Electric Ireland is set to increase prices by an average of 3.4% from October.

# bills - Sunday 27 January, 2019

If you're using 'too much' water, you'll be getting a letter in the door in June
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

If you're using 'too much' water, you'll be getting a letter in the door in June

Jan 27th 2019, 10:17 AM 40,623 Views 129 Comments

This week, the Cabinet approved the introduction of excessive charges for households.

# bills - Saturday 29 September, 2018

Here are just some of the government's priorities for the months ahead
# New Laws
# New Laws

Here are just some of the government's priorities for the months ahead

Sep 29th 2018, 10:00 PM 21,815 Views 0 Comments

Renting, judge’s appointments, microbeads and noise at the airport – just some of the issues the government plan to tackle.

# bills - Saturday 1 September, 2018

'I didn't need that additional fear': Hospital debt collectors 'causing stress' to cancer patients
# Bills
# Bills

'I didn't need that additional fear': Hospital debt collectors 'causing stress' to cancer patients

Sep 1st 2018, 5:30 PM 18,554 Views 40 Comments

The Irish Cancer Society has called for the abolition of inpatient fees in the next Budget.

# bills - Monday 2 July, 2018

Two Irish energy companies have just raised their prices
# Not Gas
# Not Gas

Two Irish energy companies have just raised their prices

Jul 2nd 2018, 7:46 PM 24,361 Views 52 Comments

Panda Power and Pinergy have become the latest Irish energy companies to up their prices.

# bills - Monday 6 November, 2017

It costs about €16,000 per year to run a house - just under half the average wage
# Bills Bills Bills
# Bills Bills Bills

It costs about €16,000 per year to run a house - just under half the average wage

Nov 6th 2017, 6:15 AM 33,053 Views 30 Comments

However, it’s about €5,000 less than during the boom.

# bills - Friday 29 September, 2017

SSE Airtricity and Bord Gais Energy to up electricity prices
# Price Hikes
# Price Hikes

SSE Airtricity and Bord Gais Energy to up electricity prices

Sep 29th 2017, 4:30 PM 15,523 Views 70 Comments

Three in five Irish households were forced to borrow to meet the costs of essential bills last year, according to a spokesperson for Switcher.ie.

# bills - Friday 28 July, 2017

Your electricity bill will now cost an extra €24 a year
# Electric Quick Nick
# Electric Quick Nick

Your electricity bill will now cost an extra €24 a year

Jul 28th 2017, 9:55 PM 24,734 Views 117 Comments

It was announced that the Public Service Obligation levy is being increased by 30%.

# bills - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Ask an expert: Your questions about contracts, bills, and roaming charges
# Live A Better Life
# Live A Better Life

Ask an expert: Your questions about contracts, bills, and roaming charges

May 3rd 2017, 6:30 PM 7,878 Views 7 Comments

What is a fair-usage policy? And can you just break a contract if you’re not happy?

# bills - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Are you with Vodafone? Some customers have been charged their monthly bill twice
# Duplicate Payments
# Duplicate Payments

Are you with Vodafone? Some customers have been charged their monthly bill twice

Apr 19th 2017, 9:12 PM 44,005 Views 36 Comments

The company said that affected customers will be refunded over the next few days.

# bills - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

60% of Irish people borrow to pay their household bills
# Scraping By
# Scraping By

60% of Irish people borrow to pay their household bills

Jan 24th 2017, 6:15 AM 15,195 Views 67 Comments

20% borrowed money from family and friends to pay their bills.

# bills - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Energy regulator proposes to increase levy on electricity bills by 36%
# Taxing Times
# Taxing Times

Energy regulator proposes to increase levy on electricity bills by 36%

Jun 29th 2016, 6:05 AM 22,123 Views 79 Comments

The Commission for Energy Regulation is proposing the increase to the Public Service Obligation levy.

# bills - Monday 16 May, 2016

Majority of Irish people think water charges should be refunded to those who have paid
# Claire Byrne Live
# Claire Byrne Live

Majority of Irish people think water charges should be refunded to those who have paid

May 16th 2016, 11:35 PM 13,344 Views 68 Comments

Just 8% don’t know what they think on the issue.

# bills - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Poll: Do you think we should pay for our water?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think we should pay for our water?

Apr 27th 2016, 10:50 AM 51,652 Views 398 Comments

Water charges may be suspended for at least nine months.

# bills - Saturday 5 March, 2016

Abolishing water charges is a return to the policies that collapsed our economy
# Opinion
# Opinion

Abolishing water charges is a return to the policies that collapsed our economy

Mar 5th 2016, 8:00 AM 611 Views 320 Comments

Troika observers reading our newspapers must be banging their heads against their desks and screaming at their monitors: “You’re. Screwing. It. Up. Again.”

# bills - Monday 21 December, 2015

'Managing my debt got too much for me. I started to have panic attacks'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Managing my debt got too much for me. I started to have panic attacks'

Dec 21st 2015, 8:00 AM 1,556 Views 31 Comments

One man describes how he couldn’t see any light at the end of the tunnel.

# bills - Monday 16 November, 2015

Irish Water have been sending a Wexford couple's bills... to Vietnam
# Not Even Close
# Not Even Close

Irish Water have been sending a Wexford couple's bills... to Vietnam

Nov 16th 2015, 10:52 PM 23,522 Views 47 Comments

Could it be the fault of the new postcodes?

# bills - Friday 16 October, 2015

This woman refused to split the bill on First Dates and all hell broke loose
# Going Dutch
# Going Dutch

This woman refused to split the bill on First Dates and all hell broke loose

Oct 16th 2015, 8:07 AM 71,065 Views 130 Comments

Yet another brilliantly excruciating exchange.

# bills - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Exactly 422,455 households have not registered with Irish Water
# Signed Up
# Signed Up

Exactly 422,455 households have not registered with Irish Water

Sep 29th 2015, 4:20 PM 17,255 Views 202 Comments

The report from the Comptroller & Auditor General says further funding of €1.4 billion is anticipated to be invested in 2015 and 2016.

# bills - Monday 14 September, 2015

Irish Water says more than half of households now paying bills
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

Irish Water says more than half of households now paying bills

Sep 14th 2015, 5:33 PM 27,723 Views 221 Comments

Paul Murphy TD said the anti-water charges movement is still looking good.

# bills - Monday 31 August, 2015

Irish Water issues bill to woman for dead husband's water usage
# Devastated
# Devastated

Irish Water issues bill to woman for dead husband's water usage

Aug 31st 2015, 7:30 PM 21,825 Views 106 Comments

The woman was “devastated” by the experience.

# bills - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Junior Minister claims Irish Water registration is "increasing by the day" - but hasn't seen registration figures
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Junior Minister claims Irish Water registration is "increasing by the day" - but hasn't seen registration figures

Jul 29th 2015, 10:50 PM 44,363 Views 226 Comments

Paudie Coffey got into a bit of a row on the radio this morning.

# bills - Monday 20 July, 2015

Irish Water denies cold calling people who have not paid their bills
# Bills
# Bills

Irish Water denies cold calling people who have not paid their bills

Jul 20th 2015, 6:05 AM 18,275 Views 98 Comments

The Anti-Austerity Alliance IS calling on landlords “not to act as enforcers for Irish Water”.

# bills - Sunday 19 July, 2015

'Government need a 50% compliance rate' to make Irish Water work
# Bills
# Bills

'Government need a 50% compliance rate' to make Irish Water work

Jul 19th 2015, 5:10 PM 23,328 Views 250 Comments

Minister Kathleen Lynch said she believes the majority of people will pay their bill.

# bills - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

UPC blasted for cutting post office bill payments
# Post No Bills
# Post No Bills

UPC blasted for cutting post office bill payments

Jun 16th 2015, 6:04 AM 16,144 Views 35 Comments

Customers are being written to at the moment – but the cut-off for An Post payments happens next week.

# bills - Thursday 11 June, 2015

"The bills had been piling up - then this happened" - Dublin man who just picked up €500,000 in lottery win
# Better Than A Loan
# Better Than A Loan

"The bills had been piling up - then this happened" - Dublin man who just picked up €500,000 in lottery win

Jun 11th 2015, 2:54 PM 22,579 Views 11 Comments

“For me, this is a chance to make a good life.”

# bills - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Irish Water thinks it's better you don't know how many bills have been paid
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

Irish Water thinks it's better you don't know how many bills have been paid

May 28th 2015, 7:00 PM 35,575 Views 195 Comments

Anti-austerity TD Paul Murphy has been thwarted in his efforts to find out how many bills have been paid.

# bills - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Irish Water is refusing to say how many people have paid their bills
# Keeping Schtum
# Keeping Schtum

Irish Water is refusing to say how many people have paid their bills

May 13th 2015, 7:04 PM 23,728 Views 223 Comments

The utility has outlined a number of reasons why it won’t release the figures at this stage.

# bills - Saturday 11 April, 2015

Irish Water apologises after sending letters to man six years dead
# Bills
# Bills

Irish Water apologises after sending letters to man six years dead

Apr 11th 2015, 6:35 PM 44,623 Views 240 Comments

The man’s widow says she was shocked to receive the letters with ‘RIP’ written beside her husband’s name.

# bills - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Ian Bailey could have millions in costs awarded against him
# Bills
# Bills

Ian Bailey could have millions in costs awarded against him

Mar 31st 2015, 6:05 AM 19,756 Views 71 Comments

Legal sources say his bill will be “not low in the seven figures”.

# bills - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Mar 18th 2015, 8:58 AM 10,598 Views 4 Comments

Everything you need to know as you start your morning.

# bills - Sunday 8 February, 2015

Irish Water has 'no plans' to include promotional offers with your water bills
# Money Off
# Money Off

Irish Water has 'no plans' to include promotional offers with your water bills

Feb 8th 2015, 8:50 AM 11,129 Views 78 Comments

Did you opt out?

# bills - Sunday 1 February, 2015

Here's how a Dublin pub used Facebook to track down lads who did a runner
# On The Run
From The Daily Edge
# On The Run

Here's how a Dublin pub used Facebook to track down lads who did a runner

Feb 1st 2015, 2:40 PM 77,368 Views 73 Comments

Three men skipped out on a €300 bill – and the pub really let them know about it.

# bills - Saturday 31 January, 2015

Thousands take part in anti-water charge protests across Ireland
# Demonstration
# Demonstration

Thousands take part in anti-water charge protests across Ireland

Jan 31st 2015, 7:59 PM 63,815 Views 455 Comments

Two people were arrested by gardaí today for minor public order offences.

# bills - Friday 12 December, 2014

'Things are more likely to be getting worse than better for consumers'
# Bills Bills Bills
# Bills Bills Bills

'Things are more likely to be getting worse than better for consumers'

Dec 12th 2014, 2:13 PM 6,999 Views 37 Comments

Most people also expect to pay more on essential items over the next six months.

# bills - Friday 24 October, 2014

Cameron: 'No way are we paying a surprise bill from the EU for €2bn'
# Bills Bills Bills
# Bills Bills Bills

Cameron: 'No way are we paying a surprise bill from the EU for €2bn'

Oct 24th 2014, 7:51 PM 19,182 Views 88 Comments

“If people think that is going to happen they’ve got another thing coming.”

# bills - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Here's what the Taoiseach has to say about Irish Water and your PPS number
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Here's what the Taoiseach has to say about Irish Water and your PPS number

Sep 17th 2014, 6:32 PM 67,430 Views 310 Comments

Enda Kenny made the comment in the Dáil as it met after the summer break.

# bills - Sunday 20 July, 2014

How to protect yourself against unwanted app charges
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

How to protect yourself against unwanted app charges

Jul 20th 2014, 11:00 AM 13,444 Views 6 Comments

Because nobody wants to be greeted with a large bill at the end of the month.

# bills - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

What changes does Ibec want in the 2015 Budget?
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

What changes does Ibec want in the 2015 Budget?

Jul 15th 2014, 9:00 AM 4,841 Views 4 Comments

Ibec is one of several groups making pre-budget submissions to the Oireachtas Finance Committee today, but what else is happening in Leinster House?

# bills - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Could a levy on alcohol help suicide prevention?
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

Could a levy on alcohol help suicide prevention?

Jul 2nd 2014, 9:00 AM 8,512 Views 89 Comments

Senators think it could raise €200 million a year to help improve mental health services. They’ll be discussing this and several other topics today.

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