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Dublin: 7 °C Wednesday 13 November, 2019

#fuel allowance

# fuel-allowance - Thursday 29 November, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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