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Dublin: 8°C Wednesday 28 September 2022

#Fuel Poverty

# fuel-poverty - Wednesday 13 April, 2022

Government measures to cut fuel costs should be 'better focused', climate advisory body says
# Fuel Poverty
# Fuel Poverty

Government measures to cut fuel costs should be 'better focused', climate advisory body says

Apr 13th 2022, 12:13 PM 6,292 Views 6 Comments

A letter from the Climate Change Advisory Council said the war in Ukraine and energy crisis “further emphasises” the need to cut fossil fuel reliance.

# fuel-poverty - Sunday 4 December, 2016

Have an elderly neighbour? Check in on them
# Social Isolation
# Social Isolation

Have an elderly neighbour? Check in on them

Dec 4th 2016, 7:45 AM 5,456 Views 3 Comments

Hundreds of people die each year due to health risks associated with cold weather and fuel poverty.

# fuel-poverty - Monday 11 November, 2013

"Community involvement" key for Ireland's energy plan
# People's Charter
# People's Charter

"Community involvement" key for Ireland's energy plan

Nov 11th 2013, 6:31 PM 8,147 Views 108 Comments

Environmentalist and TV presenter Duncan Stewart was speaking as ‘People’s Charter’ drawn up to tackle fuel poverty.

# fuel-poverty - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Taoiseach: Fall in numbers with medical cards not due to policy change
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Taoiseach: Fall in numbers with medical cards not due to policy change

Sep 24th 2013, 4:45 PM 4,762 Views 20 Comments

The Taoiseach was responding to questions from Fianna Fáil leader Michael Martin during Leaders’ Questions.

# fuel-poverty - Monday 11 March, 2013

# fuel-poverty - Friday 9 March, 2012

Joan Burton defends government action on fuel poverty
# Fuel Poverty
# Fuel Poverty

Joan Burton defends government action on fuel poverty

Mar 9th 2012, 7:00 AM 2,018 Views 14 Comments

Minister for Social Protection says households with high levels of fuel poverty will be prioritised this year.

# fuel-poverty - Thursday 15 December, 2011

Half of older people forgo food to pay for fuel - survey
# Fuel Poverty
# Fuel Poverty

Half of older people forgo food to pay for fuel - survey

Dec 15th 2011, 7:30 PM 2,819 Views 53 Comments

Researchers say fuel poverty is contributing to “significant” differences in summer and winter mortality rates across the island of Ireland.

# fuel-poverty - Friday 30 September, 2011

Charity expresses concern about out-of-date poverty figures
# Older People
# Older People

Charity expresses concern about out-of-date poverty figures

Sep 30th 2011, 5:22 PM 292 Views 4 Comments

Following the publication of figures by the CSO yesterday, ALONE’s CEO has urged the public not to forget that there is a significant number of older people at risk of poverty in Ireland.

# fuel-poverty - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

Govt promises no disconnections this winter
# Fuel Poverty
# Fuel Poverty

Govt promises no disconnections this winter

Sep 14th 2011, 5:51 PM 566 Views 34 Comments

The Society of St Vincent de Paul has welcomed comments by Minister Pat Rabbitte that households will not have their heating and electricity disconnected this winter.

# fuel-poverty - Thursday 8 September, 2011

Older people cold and lonely in rural Ireland - SVP
# Older People
# Older People

Older people cold and lonely in rural Ireland - SVP

Sep 8th 2011, 3:57 PM 1,633 Views 14 Comments

Older people in Ireland are being reduced to ‘siege of Leningrad’-type solutions to keep warm during winter, according to the SVP.