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#Fuel Poverty

# fuel-poverty - Sunday 4 December, 2016

Have an elderly neighbour? Check in on them

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

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

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

# fuel-poverty - Monday 11 March, 2013

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

# fuel-poverty - Friday 9 March, 2012

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you should know this morning, including: Greece investors agree to bond swap; rise in UK students applying for Irish third-level courses; announcement of 50 new jobs for Dublin.

Joan Burton defends government action on fuel poverty

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

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Charity expresses concern about out-of-date poverty figures

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

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