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#Cost of Living

# cost-of-living - Today's News

Winter eviction ban being kept under review, says Taoiseach
# Housing
# Housing

Winter eviction ban being kept under review, says Taoiseach

1 hour ago 2,427 Views 5 Comments

Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien has consulted with the AG on the issue.

# cost-of-living - Tuesday 4 October, 2022

Cabinet signs off on plan for three €200 energy credits
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

Cabinet signs off on plan for three €200 energy credits

Tue 7:00 PM 14,367 Views 16 Comments

The credits are due to be paid in November, January and March.

Jennifer Whitmore: The lifting of planning rules for solar panels is welcome but long overdue
# Ireland Going Green
# Ireland Going Green

Jennifer Whitmore: The lifting of planning rules for solar panels is welcome but long overdue

Updated Tue 12:17 PM 29,602 Views 27 Comments

The Social Democrats TD says the government is behind the curve as it finally lifts restrictions on numbers of panels on a property.

Food businesses remaining closed early in week to save on energy costs
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Food businesses remaining closed early in week to save on energy costs

Tue 6:00 AM 19,419 Views 13 Comments

One bar in Dublin is switching off its heating on Tuesdays but offering a food discount to customers.

# cost-of-living - Monday 3 October, 2022

Cost cited as most important factor for Irish consumers when buying food
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Cost cited as most important factor for Irish consumers when buying food

Mon 11:57 AM 10,276 Views 12 Comments

The FSAI says it’s not surprising given the ‘current high cost of living climate and rising household bills’.

# cost-of-living - Friday 30 September, 2022

Inflation has reached 8.6% since start of 2022, but lower than Eurozone average
# Inflation
# Inflation

Inflation has reached 8.6% since start of 2022, but lower than Eurozone average

Updated Sep 30th 2022, 12:32 PM 10,285 Views 10 Comments

The Eurozone average reached to 10% followed a 9.1% rise in August.

# cost-of-living - Wednesday 28 September, 2022

Analysis: ‘Giveaway’ budget can’t gloss over collapsing living standards
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

Analysis: ‘Giveaway’ budget can’t gloss over collapsing living standards

Sep 28th 2022, 7:00 PM 13,475 Views 13 Comments

Economist Victor Duggan says while some budget measures will help, we cannot ignore the rough winter ahead.

Varadkar 'does not envisage' mini-budget as Taoiseach but can't rule out further intervention
# Cost Of Living Crisis
# Cost Of Living Crisis

Varadkar 'does not envisage' mini-budget as Taoiseach but can't rule out further intervention

Updated Sep 28th 2022, 1:43 PM 15,019 Views 24 Comments

The Tánaiste said €2 billion from the ‘rainy day’ fund could be used to help with rising living costs.

Explained: How can I get the most out of Budget 2023?
# Personal Finance
# Personal Finance

Explained: How can I get the most out of Budget 2023?

Updated Sep 28th 2022, 9:50 AM 26,105 Views 1 Comment

Financial advisor Ralph Benson looks at the budget announcements today and finds out who got top billing.

'Energy payments help, but how much will our bills go up?': Your response to Budget 2023
# Your Stories
# Your Stories

'Energy payments help, but how much will our bills go up?': Your response to Budget 2023

Updated Sep 28th 2022, 9:20 AM 17,715 Views 7 Comments

We asked our readers to share their responses to the budget. Here’s what they told us.

# cost-of-living - Tuesday 27 September, 2022

'Our citizens need help': Everything you need to know about Budget 2023
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

'Our citizens need help': Everything you need to know about Budget 2023

Updated Sep 27th 2022, 6:32 PM 132,296 Views 141 Comments

The Government has confirmed a range of measures including tax band changes, electricity credits and social welfare increases.

# cost-of-living - Monday 26 September, 2022

Analysis: Minister Donohoe, this is what you should and shouldn't do tomorrow
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

Analysis: Minister Donohoe, this is what you should and shouldn't do tomorrow

Updated Sep 26th 2022, 5:41 AM 32,080 Views 28 Comments

Economist Victor Duggan has some good advice for the finance minister ahead of tomorrow’s budget.

# cost-of-living - Sunday 25 September, 2022

Money Diary: An office worker in the east on €26K working in Dublin
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diary: An office worker in the east on €26K working in Dublin

Sep 25th 2022, 8:00 PM 45,723 Views 41 Comments

This week, our reader is enjoying a hybrid work setup.

# cost-of-living - Saturday 24 September, 2022

‘How dare you not protect our future': Cost of living becomes a fresh rallying point in a new era of protest
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

‘How dare you not protect our future': Cost of living becomes a fresh rallying point in a new era of protest

Sep 24th 2022, 8:54 PM 33,433 Views 65 Comments

Saturday’s cost of living protest provides a platform for a new era of protest.

Truss defends vast tax cuts will herald 'decade of dynamism' amid hostile reception
# UK
# UK

Truss defends vast tax cuts will herald 'decade of dynamism' amid hostile reception

Updated Sep 24th 2022, 7:16 PM 30,878 Views 23 Comments

British Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng unveiled the biggest programme of tax cuts for 50 years yesterday.

Thousands march across Dublin in cost of living protest
# Pre Budget Protest
# Pre Budget Protest

Thousands march across Dublin in cost of living protest

Updated Sep 24th 2022, 5:41 PM 81,761 Views 164 Comments

The demonstration aims to heap pressure on the government ahead of the Budget on Tuesday.

As inflation continues, Govt says no to price caps and yes to spending more on Ukraine military
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

As inflation continues, Govt says no to price caps and yes to spending more on Ukraine military

Sep 24th 2022, 1:15 PM 27,589 Views 76 Comments

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe and Tánaiste Leo Varadkar were speaking in Limerick today.

Poll: Would you consider leaving Ireland due to the high cost of living?
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Poll: Would you consider leaving Ireland due to the high cost of living?

Sep 24th 2022, 12:51 PM 60,250 Views 61 Comments

A recent poll found that seven out of 10 young people are considering moving abroad in search of a better quality of life.

# cost-of-living - Tuesday 20 September, 2022

Money Diaries: Have you curbed your spending - would you like to keep a diary for us?
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Money Diaries: Have you curbed your spending - would you like to keep a diary for us?

Sep 20th 2022, 8:00 PM 21,009 Views 11 Comments

As we face the cost of living crisis, we’d like you to keep a Money Diary to let us know how your spending and savings are changing.

Organisers expect ‘very many thousands’ at cost of living protest in Dublin on Saturday
# Cost Of Living Coalition
# Cost Of Living Coalition

Organisers expect ‘very many thousands’ at cost of living protest in Dublin on Saturday

Sep 20th 2022, 2:27 PM 20,029 Views 49 Comments

The organisers hope the demonstration will pile pressure on the government ahead of the budget.

# cost-of-living - Monday 19 September, 2022

Analysis: Dysfunctional housing policy is failing a generation of renters
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Analysis: Dysfunctional housing policy is failing a generation of renters

Updated Sep 19th 2022, 10:00 AM 24,588 Views 49 Comments

Economist Victor Duggan looks at the rental policy failures that have brought us to the current crisis.

# cost-of-living - Sunday 18 September, 2022

Opinion: The cost of living crisis is eating into disposable income - can Budget 2023 help?
# Cost Of Living Crisis
# Cost Of Living Crisis

Opinion: The cost of living crisis is eating into disposable income - can Budget 2023 help?

Sep 18th 2022, 8:00 PM 29,792 Views 33 Comments

Financial advisor Ralph Benson has some tips in relation to pensions and savings to be made ahead of Budget 23.

# cost-of-living - Saturday 17 September, 2022

Hundreds attend cost-of-living protest in Cork city
# Protest
# Protest

Hundreds attend cost-of-living protest in Cork city

Sep 17th 2022, 3:29 PM 23,728 Views 65 Comments

A large crowd gathered outside Cork City Council’s offices to hear activists speak about the need for more support amid rising inflation.

# cost-of-living - Thursday 15 September, 2022

Taoiseach to engage with ministers on the issue of police on public transport
# Safe Public Transport
# Safe Public Transport

Taoiseach to engage with ministers on the issue of police on public transport

Sep 15th 2022, 11:40 AM 7,086 Views 8 Comments

Micheál Martin says public transport must be safe and affordable.

# cost-of-living - Monday 12 September, 2022

Taoiseach pours cold water over suggestion to reduce inheritance tax threshold
# Fianna Fail Think-in
# Fianna Fail Think-in

Taoiseach pours cold water over suggestion to reduce inheritance tax threshold

Sep 12th 2022, 4:09 PM 35,791 Views 29 Comments

Under the current rules, children are able to inherit €335,000 from their parents before they have to pay tax at 33%.

Majority of young people considering moving abroad for better quality of life
# Cost Of Living Crisis
# Cost Of Living Crisis

Majority of young people considering moving abroad for better quality of life

Sep 12th 2022, 6:30 AM 37,625 Views 95 Comments

Over eight in ten are also ‘fearful for the future’.

# cost-of-living - Sunday 11 September, 2022

Coveney says government is 'ruling nothing out' in response to cost-of-living crisis
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

Coveney says government is 'ruling nothing out' in response to cost-of-living crisis

Sep 11th 2022, 2:44 PM 30,540 Views 31 Comments

The Foreign Affairs Minister warned “this isn’t a crisis that is going to go away quickly”.

# cost-of-living - Saturday 10 September, 2022

Green Party believes being in Government is 'right thing to do for the country'
# Think-In
# Think-In

Green Party believes being in Government is 'right thing to do for the country'

Sep 10th 2022, 6:30 AM 18,770 Views 120 Comments

The Green Party is holding its think-in today in Co Clare as the Dáil returns from its summer recess.

# cost-of-living - Friday 9 September, 2022

Majority of Irish people 'worse off' financially than they were 12 months ago
# Making Ends Meet
# Making Ends Meet

Majority of Irish people 'worse off' financially than they were 12 months ago

Sep 9th 2022, 12:05 AM 15,500 Views 18 Comments

The cost of living has increased significantly in the last 12 months.

# cost-of-living - Thursday 8 September, 2022

Annual inflation eases slightly from last month's 38-year high
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Annual inflation eases slightly from last month's 38-year high

Sep 8th 2022, 2:48 PM 6,697 Views 2 Comments

Home heating oil was up 72.9% in the year to August.

Liz Truss to cap household energy bills at £2,500 and lift fracking ban
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Liz Truss to cap household energy bills at £2,500 and lift fracking ban

Updated Sep 8th 2022, 1:26 PM 32,036 Views 46 Comments

Reports suggest the plan could cost up to £150 billion, surpassing Britain’s Covid-era furlough jobs support scheme.

# cost-of-living - Wednesday 7 September, 2022

Customers to receive electricity credit before Christmas, says minister
# Electricity
# Electricity

Customers to receive electricity credit before Christmas, says minister

Updated Sep 7th 2022, 4:47 PM 62,012 Views 88 Comments
  • Householders will receive an increased energy credit before the end of the year.
  • Cabinet has approved a renewed public advice campaign on energy consumption.
  • The EU has proposed to cap the huge revenues earned power companies.
People Before Profit call for 'radical measures' to tackle sky-high energy prices
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

People Before Profit call for 'radical measures' to tackle sky-high energy prices

Sep 7th 2022, 3:20 PM 12,358 Views 33 Comments

TD Richard Boyd Barrett called for an energy price cap to be implemented by the Government.

# cost-of-living - Tuesday 6 September, 2022

Analysis: Governments must act before energy prices break consumers' backs
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Analysis: Governments must act before energy prices break consumers' backs

Updated Sep 6th 2022, 9:30 AM 21,694 Views 34 Comments

Economist Victor Duggan looks at rising energy prices and possible ways consumers can be helped.

# cost-of-living - Monday 5 September, 2022

'Significant intervention is needed': Coalition leaders to meet to discuss rising energy costs
# Budget Supports
# Budget Supports

'Significant intervention is needed': Coalition leaders to meet to discuss rising energy costs

Sep 5th 2022, 1:38 PM 14,922 Views 20 Comments

Minister for Energy Eamon Ryan will bring a memo to Wednesday’s Cabinet meeting setting out a series of options.

# cost-of-living - Saturday 3 September, 2022

Energy-saving tips: How can you tell which appliances use the most power?
# Puzzle Pieces
# Puzzle Pieces

Energy-saving tips: How can you tell which appliances use the most power?

Sep 3rd 2022, 12:10 AM 70,292 Views 62 Comments

If you’re looking to cut down your energy consumption, here are a few tips to figure out where it adds up.

Some applicants waiting up to 8 weeks for emergency welfare payment
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Some applicants waiting up to 8 weeks for emergency welfare payment

Sep 3rd 2022, 12:05 AM 37,804 Views 71 Comments
  • 95% of applications are taking between five to eight weeks to fully process the payment.
  • The Additional Needs Payment can be used to cover basic necessities such as food, clothing, fuel, fixing white goods like washing machines and utility bills.
  • St Vincent De Paul says more resources are needed in frontline services so those in need can get payments in a timely manner.

# cost-of-living - Friday 2 September, 2022

Exchequer records surplus of €6.3 billion as coalition plots Budget to tackle cost of living crisis
# Energy Bills
# Energy Bills

Exchequer records surplus of €6.3 billion as coalition plots Budget to tackle cost of living crisis

Updated Sep 2nd 2022, 5:45 PM 36,643 Views 45 Comments

It comes as the ESRI’s senior research officer said that 43% of households could be in energy poverty due to rising prices.

Fares on Nitelink bus services in Dublin to be reduced from tonight
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Fares on Nitelink bus services in Dublin to be reduced from tonight

Sep 2nd 2022, 5:05 PM 18,914 Views 19 Comments

Leap fares are being reduced by 33% while cash fares are being reduced by 43%.

# cost-of-living - Wednesday 31 August, 2022

St Vincent de Paul received 30 calls an hour from parents unable to meet back to school costs
# Back To School
# Back To School

St Vincent de Paul received 30 calls an hour from parents unable to meet back to school costs

Aug 31st 2022, 3:08 PM 10,601 Views 4 Comments

Many parents are struggling to make ends meet.

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