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#Inflation

# inflation - Thursday 11 August, 2022

Cost-of-living: Inflation remains at highest level in 38 years at 9.1%
# Inflation
# Inflation

Cost-of-living: Inflation remains at highest level in 38 years at 9.1%

Thu 11:51 AM 10,734 Views 16 Comments

Price hikes have been seen most acutely in electricity, gas and home heating oil.

# inflation - Friday 29 July, 2022

Prices in Ireland are 9.6% higher than this time last year, new figures show
# Inflation
# Inflation

Prices in Ireland are 9.6% higher than this time last year, new figures show

Jul 29th 2022, 12:51 PM 12,550 Views 27 Comments

The increase is above the Eurozone average of 8.9%.

# inflation - Wednesday 27 July, 2022

Inflation once again: McDonald's hiking the price of a cheeseburger for first time in 14 years
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Inflation once again: McDonald's hiking the price of a cheeseburger for first time in 14 years

Jul 27th 2022, 1:34 PM 31,002 Views 40 Comments

Cheeseburgers will go from €1.50 to €1.70.

# inflation - Friday 22 July, 2022

‘Significant’ price hikes faced by Irish dairy, meat and grain producers
# Inflation
# Inflation

‘Significant’ price hikes faced by Irish dairy, meat and grain producers

Jul 22nd 2022, 3:29 PM 14,860 Views 6 Comments

Wholesale electricity prices also increased by 91% in 12 months, according to CSO figures.

# inflation - Thursday 21 July, 2022

Tracker mortgage rates to rise after ECB hike interest rates by 0.5%
# Inflation
# Inflation

Tracker mortgage rates to rise after ECB hike interest rates by 0.5%

Updated Jul 21st 2022, 5:39 PM 90,591 Views 76 Comments

The bank is trying to respond to soaring inflation but those on tracker and variable rates will likely face an increase.

# inflation - Thursday 14 July, 2022

Cost-of-living crisis: Inflation hits 9.1% to reach highest level in 38 years
# Consumer Price Index
# Consumer Price Index

Cost-of-living crisis: Inflation hits 9.1% to reach highest level in 38 years

Jul 14th 2022, 11:30 AM 27,337 Views 68 Comments

It’s the largest annual increase since 1984.

# inflation - Monday 11 July, 2022

EU to slash growth forecast again as high inflation persists
# Europe
# Europe

EU to slash growth forecast again as high inflation persists

Jul 11th 2022, 3:53 PM 8,661 Views 2 Comments

The European Commission is to hike its expectations for inflation.

# inflation - Thursday 7 July, 2022

Central Bank revises growth forecast downwards to 4.3%
# Inflation
# Inflation

Central Bank revises growth forecast downwards to 4.3%

Jul 7th 2022, 12:10 AM 11,772 Views 6 Comments

The economy is still expected to grow over the coming years but downside risks have increased.

# inflation - Wednesday 6 July, 2022

Holly Cairns: Government must not forget disabled people in this cost of living crisis
# BUDGET 20223
# BUDGET 20223

Holly Cairns: Government must not forget disabled people in this cost of living crisis

Updated Jul 6th 2022, 8:31 AM 10,313 Views 18 Comments

Holly Cairns of the Social Democrats says many need help from the government in the upcoming budget, but disabled people are particularly vulnerable.

# inflation - Tuesday 5 July, 2022

'Difficult' to say whether Budget will leave people better off, says Donohoe
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

'Difficult' to say whether Budget will leave people better off, says Donohoe

Updated Jul 5th 2022, 10:49 AM 24,917 Views 41 Comments

Budget 2023 will be announced on 27 September.

# inflation - Sunday 3 July, 2022

An economist: Debunking the myths of Ireland’s cost of living crisis
# Inflation
# Inflation

An economist: Debunking the myths of Ireland’s cost of living crisis

Jul 3rd 2022, 7:55 AM 54,052 Views 41 Comments

Economist Victor Duggan says much of the conversation around inflation and the cost of living crisis is outdated and inaccurate.

# inflation - Saturday 2 July, 2022

Cost of living crisis: SVP says poorer families are on the brink as choices narrow
# Inflation
# Inflation

Cost of living crisis: SVP says poorer families are on the brink as choices narrow

Jul 2nd 2022, 7:00 AM 15,135 Views 6 Comments

The charity highlighted how families were affected by the crisis this week.

# inflation - Friday 1 July, 2022

Budget aims to help 'most vulnerable' and the 'squeezed middle', says McGrath
# Cost Of Living Crisis
# Cost Of Living Crisis

Budget aims to help 'most vulnerable' and the 'squeezed middle', says McGrath

Updated Jul 1st 2022, 4:20 PM 20,351 Views 34 Comments

Cabinet could decide next week to bring the Budget forward to the end of September.

Price hikes: Electric Ireland to raise gas and electricity for second time in three months
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Price hikes: Electric Ireland to raise gas and electricity for second time in three months

Updated Jul 1st 2022, 3:22 PM 73,001 Views 151 Comments
  • Electric Ireland has cited the war in Ukraine for the price rises.
  • The increase equate to an average of €164.55 extra per year an electricity and €311.54 extra per year on gas.
  • The supplier says it has 'flexible payment plans' for those struggling with bills and that a new 'Hardship Fund' would be established in the autumn.

# inflation - Tuesday 28 June, 2022

Pearse Doherty: Workers and families facing the cost of living crisis need an emergency budget
# Inflation
# Inflation

Pearse Doherty: Workers and families facing the cost of living crisis need an emergency budget

Jun 28th 2022, 11:12 AM 19,805 Views 108 Comments

The Sinn Féin deputy says now is the time for emergency measures to tackle rising inflation.

# inflation - Friday 24 June, 2022

No sign of new living cost measures before Budget as Taoiseach says recession is a 'not a given'
# Inflation
# Inflation

No sign of new living cost measures before Budget as Taoiseach says recession is a 'not a given'

Updated Jun 24th 2022, 4:53 PM 29,852 Views 67 Comments

Finance minister Paschal Donohoe added that cost of living is causing a ‘very rapid fall in living standards’ for many.

# inflation - Wednesday 22 June, 2022

'Overlooked' childcare providers protest over funding
# Childcare
# Childcare

'Overlooked' childcare providers protest over funding

Jun 22nd 2022, 4:06 PM 9,790 Views 4 Comments

Higher inflation and historically low funding are leading to many services falling into ‘real financial difficulty’, a leader in the sector said.

# inflation - Tuesday 21 June, 2022

Government 'can't take risks with economy', says Taoiseach in response to calls for mini budget
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Government 'can't take risks with economy', says Taoiseach in response to calls for mini budget

Jun 21st 2022, 2:57 PM 10,315 Views 32 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin faced more calls for an emergency budget today.

# inflation - Thursday 16 June, 2022

Report finds number of households in energy poverty now at highest recorded rate
# ESRI
# ESRI

Report finds number of households in energy poverty now at highest recorded rate

Jun 16th 2022, 6:15 AM 8,902 Views 11 Comments

The estimate is based on energy inflation observed from January 2021 to April 2022.

# inflation - Thursday 9 June, 2022

Cost-of-living crisis: CSO says inflation is now at a 38-year high
# Inflation
# Inflation

Cost-of-living crisis: CSO says inflation is now at a 38-year high

Jun 9th 2022, 3:30 PM 59,057 Views 45 Comments

It’s the largest annual increase since 1984, with fuel costs again driving the price spikes.

ECB ups key interest rates as it warns 'inflation to remain undesirably elevated for some time'
# Inflation
# Inflation

ECB ups key interest rates as it warns 'inflation to remain undesirably elevated for some time'

Updated Jun 9th 2022, 1:20 PM 30,760 Views 38 Comments

The July rate hike will be the first in 11 years.

Hopes rise that Budget 2023 will introduce new 30% tax band to help squeezed middle
# Budget Roundup
# Budget Roundup

Hopes rise that Budget 2023 will introduce new 30% tax band to help squeezed middle

Jun 9th 2022, 12:05 AM 70,513 Views 105 Comments
  • Minister Heather Humphreys throws her support behind comments made by Tánaiste Leo Varadkar recently, where he said a new middle rate tax band could help cushion the blow of inflation on the squeezed middle, reports Christina Finn
  • Increasing State supports and reducing the cost of services is understood to be the main focus for Budget 2023 this October.
  • Discussions underway to reduce childcare costs, public transport fares and hospital charges.

# inflation - Monday 6 June, 2022

FactFind: Has the Irish Government done 'a lot more' than the UK to reduce the cost of living?
# Factfind
# Factfind

FactFind: Has the Irish Government done 'a lot more' than the UK to reduce the cost of living?

Jun 6th 2022, 12:05 AM 36,590 Views 0 Comments
  • Tánaiste Leo Varadkar made the claim last month - so we’ve decided to see whether Ireland has actually done more than the UK.
  • Varadkar said Ireland is "ahead of what’s being done in the United Kingdom” when comparing “like with like”.

# inflation - Wednesday 1 June, 2022

Over eight in ten will monitor spending more closely this year, An Post says
# Inflation
# Inflation

Over eight in ten will monitor spending more closely this year, An Post says

Jun 1st 2022, 5:53 PM 5,595 Views 1 Comment

The poll examined spending and money management habits.

Petrol prices rise over €2 per litre mark following EU announcement of Russian oil ban
# Fuel Costs
# Fuel Costs

Petrol prices rise over €2 per litre mark following EU announcement of Russian oil ban

Jun 1st 2022, 1:33 PM 16,998 Views 24 Comments

Head of communications at AA Ireland Paddy Comyn told The Journal that prices are at a record high.

# inflation - Tuesday 31 May, 2022

Irish inflation hits 8.2%, above Eurozone average, as Sinn Féin proposes cash payment for workers
# Prices
# Prices

Irish inflation hits 8.2%, above Eurozone average, as Sinn Féin proposes cash payment for workers

Updated May 31st 2022, 1:35 PM 30,409 Views 48 Comments

Inflation in the eurozone is at its highest level since recordkeeping for the euro began in 1997.

Spending watchdog warns that inflation crisis could hurt govt's budget for big ticket plans
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Spending watchdog warns that inflation crisis could hurt govt's budget for big ticket plans

Updated May 31st 2022, 8:35 AM 13,470 Views 10 Comments

The Irish Fiscal Advisory Council urged the government to properly factor in the cost of major health, climate and defence plans.

# inflation - Friday 27 May, 2022

Three in five people believe they will have to cut back on food spending over the coming year
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Three in five people believe they will have to cut back on food spending over the coming year

May 27th 2022, 8:29 AM 8,322 Views 17 Comments

Consumer pessimism is at its highest level for nine years.

# inflation - Sunday 15 May, 2022

Ivana Bacik: Something has to give as costs soar - Ireland needs a pay rise
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Ivana Bacik: Something has to give as costs soar - Ireland needs a pay rise

May 15th 2022, 7:30 AM 25,293 Views 44 Comments

The Labour leader says a national pay rise will be a win-win for everyone.

# inflation - Tuesday 10 May, 2022

Opinion: Out-of-pocket expenses for workers are way too high in Ireland
# Overpriced
# Overpriced

Opinion: Out-of-pocket expenses for workers are way too high in Ireland

May 10th 2022, 11:23 AM 28,550 Views 14 Comments

A worker in Ireland earning a very modest wage must pay market prices for essential services, writes Dr Laura Bambrick.

# inflation - Friday 6 May, 2022

McGrath gives the green light to exploratory talks on public service pay
# Rising Inflation
# Rising Inflation

McGrath gives the green light to exploratory talks on public service pay

May 6th 2022, 5:21 PM 18,886 Views 18 Comments

The talks will centre around the pay for 350,000 people who work in the public sector.

# inflation - Wednesday 27 April, 2022

Prison officers call for pay rise as prison service to break away from Department of Justice
# POA
# POA

Prison officers call for pay rise as prison service to break away from Department of Justice

Apr 27th 2022, 7:01 AM 18,766 Views 8 Comments

The Prison Officers’ Association (POA) began their annual conference in Sligo last night.

# inflation - Thursday 14 April, 2022

Helping Ukraine harvest their wheat crop will help mitigate food challenges ahead, says OECD Sec Gen
# Breadbasket Of Europe
# Breadbasket Of Europe

Helping Ukraine harvest their wheat crop will help mitigate food challenges ahead, says OECD Sec Gen

Apr 14th 2022, 3:50 PM 17,228 Views 6 Comments

Ukraine’s agriculture minister thinks they will be in a position to have a seeding program this year.

# inflation - Wednesday 13 April, 2022

UK inflation soared to 30-year high of 7% last month
# Rising Prices
# Rising Prices

UK inflation soared to 30-year high of 7% last month

Apr 13th 2022, 8:14 AM 7,916 Views 17 Comments

Costs have been surging worldwide in recent months.

# inflation - Tuesday 12 April, 2022

Living wage proposals to be brought to Government before summer, says Varadkar
# Inflation
# Inflation

Living wage proposals to be brought to Government before summer, says Varadkar

Apr 12th 2022, 6:30 PM 21,713 Views 23 Comments

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar said indexing the tax bands further is needed now more than ever.

# inflation - Monday 11 April, 2022

Raise social welfare rates to shield struggling households from spiralling inflation, experts say
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Raise social welfare rates to shield struggling households from spiralling inflation, experts say

Apr 11th 2022, 12:05 AM 52,346 Views 59 Comments
  • Current social welfare rates were set last year when inflation was expected to peak at 4.5% annually.
  • But with prices on the march, household earnings are now expected to fall in real terms in 2022 for the first time since 2013.
  • Economists say raising core social welfare raise on a temporary basis could be the best way of protecting low-income households.

# inflation - Thursday 7 April, 2022

Cost of living anxieties mount as inflation accelerates to 6.7% in March
# Consumer Prices
# Consumer Prices

Cost of living anxieties mount as inflation accelerates to 6.7% in March

Apr 7th 2022, 11:43 AM 8,636 Views 21 Comments

It represents the largest annual change in prices since November 2000.

# inflation - Wednesday 6 April, 2022

'Real' incomes to fall for first time since 2013 with inflation outpacing wage growth
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

'Real' incomes to fall for first time since 2013 with inflation outpacing wage growth

Apr 6th 2022, 12:10 AM 24,349 Views 36 Comments

The war is expected to “weigh” on trade and overall growth while fueling “strong” energy price inflation, the Central Bank said,

# inflation - Tuesday 5 April, 2022

Government hints at move to 'offset' the cost of Carbon Tax hike
# Inflation
# Inflation

Government hints at move to 'offset' the cost of Carbon Tax hike

Apr 5th 2022, 1:57 PM 12,716 Views 25 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin said scrapping the planned increase would be a ‘knee-jerk’ reaction.

# inflation - Monday 4 April, 2022

Irish grocery prices have increased at their fastest pace this year in nearly a decade
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Irish grocery prices have increased at their fastest pace this year in nearly a decade

Apr 4th 2022, 1:31 PM 16,216 Views 36 Comments

To “mitigate supply chain pressure”, supermarkets are running fewer promotions, Kantar said.

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