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#fuel allowance

# fuel-allowance - Sunday 17 October, 2021

Explainer: What is the Fuel Allowance and who can qualify for it?
# Fuel Allowance
# Fuel Allowance

Explainer: What is the Fuel Allowance and who can qualify for it?

Oct 17th 2021, 6:30 AM 33,467 Views 7 Comments

It was announced in the Budget this week that the Fuel Allowance would increase by €5 per week.

# fuel-allowance - Friday 15 October, 2021

Fuel Allowance increase won't be paid out until November - but will be backdated
# Heating
# Heating

Fuel Allowance increase won't be paid out until November - but will be backdated

Oct 15th 2021, 2:02 PM 29,516 Views 9 Comments

It was confirmed on Tuesday that the allowance was increasing by €5 to €33 a week.

# fuel-allowance - Monday 27 September, 2021

Winter Fuel Allowance payment begins this week as govt hints at widening eligibility net
# Thintean Fein
# Thintean Fein

Winter Fuel Allowance payment begins this week as govt hints at widening eligibility net

Sep 27th 2021, 6:21 AM 60,439 Views 15 Comments

The fuel allowance is an additional social welfare payment that is means-tested.

# fuel-allowance - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Calls for a Cold Weather Payment for severe weather to be introduced
# Cold Snap
# Cold Snap

Calls for a Cold Weather Payment for severe weather to be introduced

Nov 29th 2018, 6:05 AM 28,077 Views 39 Comments

In Northern Ireland, the Cold Weather Payment scheme kicks in when the temperature falls below zero degrees for seven days.

# fuel-allowance - Monday 12 March, 2018

Extra week of fuel allowance to be paid this week to over 368,000 households after cold weather
# Beast From The East
# Beast From The East

Extra week of fuel allowance to be paid this week to over 368,000 households after cold weather

Mar 12th 2018, 9:22 PM 19,458 Views 50 Comments

In total, an extra €22.50 will be paid to over 368,000 households.

# fuel-allowance - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

Government will offer an extra week of fuel allowance during the cold snap
# Stay Warm
# Stay Warm

Government will offer an extra week of fuel allowance during the cold snap

Feb 28th 2018, 9:52 AM 26,828 Views 67 Comments

The decision means that fuel allowance recipients will now automatically receive €45 for this week instead of the usual €22.50.

# fuel-allowance - Friday 5 January, 2018

3,000 delayed fuel allowance payments to be received next week
# Technical Glitch
# Technical Glitch

3,000 delayed fuel allowance payments to be received next week

Jan 5th 2018, 4:10 PM 10,440 Views 5 Comments

The technical glitch that caused the issue has been resolved.

# fuel-allowance - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Nearly 3,000 fuel allowance payments delayed after technical glitch
# Delayed
# Delayed

Nearly 3,000 fuel allowance payments delayed after technical glitch

Jan 4th 2018, 7:50 AM 10,402 Views 7 Comments

The Department of Social Protection said it was investigating the matter.

# fuel-allowance - Friday 14 October, 2016

'Older people are sitting in libraries to stay warm': Sinn Féin criticises inaction on fuel allowance
# Left Out In The Cold
# Left Out In The Cold

'Older people are sitting in libraries to stay warm': Sinn Féin criticises inaction on fuel allowance

Oct 14th 2016, 3:11 PM 11,879 Views 84 Comments

Sinn Féin has claimed that many of the nation’s most vulnerable are being left out in the cold.

# fuel-allowance - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Winter fuel allowance to be extended following cold snap
# Fuel Allowance
# Fuel Allowance

Winter fuel allowance to be extended following cold snap

Mar 27th 2013, 11:21 AM 8,982 Views 31 Comments

The 410,000 people in receipt of the weekly €20 allowance will be given the allowance for an extra week.

# fuel-allowance - Thursday 8 December, 2011

Bishops urge government to abandon cuts to child benefit
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

Bishops urge government to abandon cuts to child benefit

Dec 8th 2011, 9:53 AM 1,447 Views 28 Comments

At their winter meeting, the Irish Bishops’ Conference welcomes the U-turn on disability benefit – but remain concerned.