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# Inflation

Last month
January 2024
Energia to cut electricity and gas prices for 300,000 customers from March
ECB to keep interest rates at 4%, with goal of returning inflation to 2% over time
Eurozone inflation jumps in December to 2.9%, dampening calls for interest rate cuts
Last year
2023
Supervalu closes 'non-viable' supermarkets amid stiff competition for customers
European Central Bank won't be cutting interest rates any time soon, President signals
Slowdown in inflation welcomed by ministers, with energy prices falling
Labour proposes new law to compel supermarkets to publish Irish profits
Budget measures will increase incomes but purchasing power lower than it was in 2020, says ESRI
Protesters march through Dublin city centre over cost of living ahead of Budget Day
Irish GDP set to contract for the first time in over a decade, ESRI says
Cost of consumer goods and services rises 5% since last year
Central Bank expects a 'gradual and uneven' decline to inflation over next two years
Grocery price inflation slows but remains high at 11.5%
McGrath says Budget will be focused on cost of living and helping households with bills
Inflation in Ireland rises to 6.3%, new CSO figures show
'Hard choices need to be made': Large budget package would be a mistake says Fiscal Council
VHI to increase price of health insurance by 7% from the start of October
Grocery inflation slowing but supermarket prices still rose by 12.8% in three months
Dept of Finance says govt can't do anything about banks paying low interest rates to savers
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Price growth slowed in July to 4.6% while the Irish economy grew by 3.3% in Q2
Why the government is set to break its own budget rules for the second year in-a-row
Contractors on public works projects to be better protected by state from inflation
Taoiseach pledges tax cuts despite ESRI saying there is 'no rationale' following summer report
Why there's a push to take pensions decisions out of the hands of politicians
Caution urged over spending corporate tax receipts, as Varadkar warns about fueling inflation
Analysis: Weekly shop increases aren't driven solely by higher costs - what about company profits?
Shoppers turn to own-label products with grocery inflation at 16.5% since the end of February
More than a third of parents surveyed by Barnardos had to cut back on heating due to inflation
Analysis: Housing in Ireland won’t look any better before the next general election
From energy caps to scrapped TV licence: How nearby countries responded to cost-of-living crisis
Windfall tax on retailers who post huge profits being examined - Varadkar
Analysis: Corporate profits must also be taken into account when discussing inflation
Cost-of-living: Average year-on-year costs of milk and sliced bread rises by 24% and 13%
The national average price for a large 800g white slice pan was up 23 cent in the year to April 2023.
The average price of Irish cheddar per kg rose by €1.42 and butter per lb rose by 66 cents.
Tesco and Aldi dropped the cost of some of their bread goods yesterday by 10 cent, while Supervalu followed suit today.
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
Government accused of ‘sitting on its hands’ during cost-of-living crisis
Retailers must 'step up to the plate' and reduce grocery prices, Richmond says
Retail summit to discuss concerns over food prices in Ireland
European Central Bank raises interest rates by 0.25 percentage points