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# cost of living crisis

Last year
Living wage increased to nearly €15 to adjust for rising costs
Flogas Energy announces 30% cut in electricity and natural gas unit rates and standard charges
Number of home retrofits up 150% from last year
Back to school: Costs going down but parents still going into debt
Sudden drop in bread prices by some supermarket chains blasted as a 'PR exercise'
Government holds discussion with retailers over prices as Tesco and Aldi cut bread by 10c
Milk prices cut by four supermarkets within hours of each other
€200 cost-of-living payment to be given to 1.3 million people this week
Rise in students facing 'serious financial hardship' as average expenses surpass income
Finance Minister 'not ruling out' additional measures to help people deal with cost-of-living
Nearly two-thirds of renters say rising costs have affected their ability to purchase property
How are you managing your electricity bills? We want to hear your stories
Minister indicates targeted and universal cost-of-living measures on the cards as talks intensify
The squeezed middle: What we should learn from the Great Recession of 2007-2013
Yekaterina Chzhen, Ryan Alberto Ó Giobúin and Stefanie Sprong
Electric Ireland error means PAYG customers have avoided higher gas rate since August
All time
Taoiseach says transport minister examining 'how best to deal' with rise in toll charges
Ryanair returns to profit and doesn't expect to be impacted by cost-of-living crisis
Irish shoppers turn to cheaper cuts of meat in light of cost of living crisis
Prepay Power increases electricity rates for the second time this year
Average private rents have increased by 84% over the last decade, report finds
Protesters march in Paris to demonstrate against cost-of-living crisis
Inflation has reached 8.6% since start of 2022, but lower than Eurozone average
Varadkar 'does not envisage' mini-budget as Taoiseach but can't rule out further intervention
Analysis: Dysfunctional housing policy is failing a generation of renters
Victor Duggan
Opinion: The cost of living crisis is eating into disposable income - can Budget 2023 help?
Ralph Benson
'Situation has deteriorated': Protecting businesses and jobs top priority, says McGrath
Majority of young people considering moving abroad for better quality of life
Coveney says government is 'ruling nothing out' in response to cost-of-living crisis
Fine Gael think-in to focus on how the party can 'stand up for working people'
Some applicants waiting up to 8 weeks for emergency welfare payment
Low Pay Commission recommendation for minimum wage increase to go to Cabinet in September
€22.7 million paid out so far this year on emergency social welfare payments
Jump in emergency welfare payments reflects what's happening on the ground for families, says SVP
'Substantial income tax reductions' pledged in Budget 2023
Pinergy to hike electricity prices by 19.2% from September
Budget aims to help 'most vulnerable' and the 'squeezed middle', says McGrath
Eamon Ryan 'wouldn't object' to bringing Budget forward to September
Researchers call for action to address health inequalities in light of cost of living crisis
Petrol prices rise over €2 per litre mark following EU announcement of Russian oil ban
New energy security plan outlines how Ireland will offset prices and 'potential shocks'