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# bills - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# bills - Friday 28 July, 2017

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

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

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

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

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%

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

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'

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

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

Yet another brilliantly excruciating exchange.

# bills - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Exactly 422,455 households have not registered with Irish Water

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 This post contains a poll

Irish Water says more than half of households now paying bills

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

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

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

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

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

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

“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

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

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

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

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

# bills - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Everything you need to know as you start your morning.

# bills - Sunday 8 February, 2015

# bills - Sunday 1 February, 2015

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

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

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 This post contains images

Thousands take part in anti-water charge protests across Ireland

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'

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 This post contains videos

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

“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

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

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?

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?

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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