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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Winter fuel allowance

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# thintean fein
Winter Fuel Allowance payment begins this week as govt hints at widening eligibility net
The fuel allowance is an additional social welfare payment that is means-tested.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you struggle to pay your energy bills?
The Society of St Vincent de Paul say more people are approaching them because they can’t pay their energy bills. Are you one of the people in difficulty?
# fuel allowance
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.