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Sunday 29 January 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# Bord Gais

Last year
# energy costs
Electric Ireland, SSE Airtricity and Bord Gáis price hikes kick in this weekend
Increases for Electric Ireland and SSE Airtricity customers comes into effect today.
# Price hike
Bord Gáis says average electricity bill to increase by 34%, gas to go up by 39%
The average residential electricity bill will rise by €48.25 per month* and the average residential gas bill will rise by €43.80 per month*.
# Energy prices
Bord Gáis: Average electricity bill to increase by 27% from next month, gas to rise by 39%
The company said its ‘winter price pledge’ is being brought to a close.
All time
# Power trip
Two big power stations disconnected from the national grid on Monday night in rare 'one-off' event
The national grid operator said two power stations tripping almost simultaneously is a rare, “one-off” event.
The 'tripping' of the two stations resulted in the loss of 820 megawatts of power to the grid.
This was the equivalent of 20% of the total national demand for electricity at that time.
A spokesperson for EirGrid said the incident was unrelated to ongoing issues around security of electricity supply.
# Price hike
Bord Gáis raises both gas and electricity prices by over 10%
The company said the price change will increase a typical gas bill by €8.36 per month.
# oh my gais bill
Bord Gáis announces moratorium on energy disconnections during Level 5 restrictions
The company has asked those who are experiencing financial difficulty to make contact.
# Team news
Just one change from Munster final defeat as Tipp take on Galway in All-Ireland U21 final four
Liam Cahill has named one change ahead of Wednesday’s final four clash with Galway at the Gaelic Grounds.
# Bord Gais
Tony Bennett's sell-out Dublin concert has been cancelled
The 19-time Grammy winner was due to perform this Sunday.
# lovely liam
The handsome Bord Gáis engineer appeared on The Late Late Show and there was *so much* innuendo
“And, er, how long does it take you to service a boiler?”
# boiler bae
Bord Gáis posted a picture of one of their engineers to Facebook and he's become a sensation
How one man can go unexpectedly viral.
# where's the money?
No houses have been built with €400 million from Bord Gáis sale
The government said that no “provision and/or financing of social housing on an off-balance sheet basis could be identified”.
# stocking filler
Ireland’s favourite books for 2016 have been announced
The winners were announced at an award ceremony in Dublin tonight.
# low prices
Man in court for tampering with meters so he could offer 'cheaper' gas and electricity
McLoughlin had advised a ‘client’ to top the meter up by €10 a week and Bord Gáis “won’t come near you”.
# and the winners are...
Here are Ireland's favourite books for 2015
The winners were announced tonight.
# Cuts
Electricity and gas bills are going to get cheaper for some people
Bord Gáis Energy has announced a second set of price cuts for this year.
# filling time
Enjoy the cheap petrol while you can because oil prices have probably bottomed out
Here’s why the price of the commodity is heading up again…
# Meters to go
Your electricity and gas bills are getting cheaper
Good news, for a change. But just for Bord Gáis Energy customers (Electric Ireland customers have been getting their discount for a while now).
# hell to the n-o
Government accused of 'complete hypocrisy' over Irish Water board ... but they're having none of it
The utility’s new board structure has caused some confusion this evening.
# gigs
Christy Moore cancels second round of Christmas concerts due to lung infection
Moore has cancelled four December dates.
# Big Philly Style
There are no records of some meetings Phil Hogan had about Irish Water
Fresh details – or the lack of – about discussions between Bord Gáis and the then-environment minister have emerged.
# Bord Gais
KPMG to check if €500k was misappropriated from Bord Gáis Eireann
A whistleblower has reportedly come forward with the information.
# Price hike
Cost of water meters underestimated by €107 million
RTÉ’s This Week programme says the guide price provided to Government was way off.
# pump it up
Global oil has entered a 'new era' of oversupply - but don't expect much relief at the pump
The government is taking most of the money it costs to fill up your car anyway…
# tommy mcanairey
Bord Gáis: We didn't mean to offend with 'inappropriate' new singing canary ad
Tommy McAnairey has got people’s backs up.
# ballad of bord gáis
Have you seen the bonkers new Bord Gáis ad with a trad-singing canary?
It’s… weird.
# ervia
Martin calls on Government to intervene on Irish Water bonuses
It has also emerged that senior coalition figures have discussed the replacement of the Irish Water CEO.
# Energy Index
Ireland's heating bills this winter depend on what happens between Putin and Ukraine
Costs could spike if the trouble continues in eastern Europe.
# hot climote
Industry heavy hitters are backing this Irish startup with their own cash
Climote gets over €1 million from investors who want a piece of the smart-metering company.
# down the drain
Fianna Fáil attacks "gold-plated bonus culture" at Irish Water as costs are revealed
The Sunday Business Post reports that costs at the utility are twice that of companies in the UK.
# Leaks
People are going door-to-door offering to tamper with gas meters
It’s very dangerous warns Bord Gáis Networks.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
Everyone’s still talking about Garth Brooks as well as a derailed DART and the Cabinet reshuffle.
# cer
More than 1500 properties had their electricity or gas cut off in April
However, many of these may have been properties deemed vacant.
# Explosion
Bord Gáis investigates what caused the explosion at this Dublin house
A man was seriously injured in the explosion on Sullivan Street in Dublin 7.
# Deregulated
From July, Bord Gáis will no longer have to apply to set their own prices
Price experts say it’s a good thing because it means better competition.
# Spending spree
Here's how the government is going to spend the €200 million it raised from asset sales
Cash for the GAA, pyrite redress, cyclepaths and road improvements are all in the pipeine.
# Bord Gais
The Ukraine crisis isn't hitting Irish energy bills yet, but here's how it might.
The Bord Gais energy index is down five per cent, but risks to the price of gas still remain.
# blowing in the wind
Wind blows electricity prices up in March
Wind switches roles after driving down prices in February.
# Bills Bills Bills
Over 15,000 gas and electricity customers were cut-off for not paying in 2013
That’s down significantly on the previous year.
# gas money
Bord Gáis price hikes questioned as staff set to share €54m payout
Bord Gáis workers are to split a windfall after the winding up of the company’s share ownership scheme.
# Energy Regulator
Are you a Bord Gáis customer? Expect to see another price increase next month
The company says it expects this to be last adjustment to tariffs of its kind.