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# energy-prices - 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 25,170 Views 44 Comments

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

# energy-prices - Sunday 10 April, 2022

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# The Fix
# The Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Apr 10th 2022, 7:57 PM 11,732 Views 1 Comment

Here’s a roundup of stories from today.

# energy-prices - Wednesday 6 April, 2022

Your stories: How have the rising energy costs impacted your life?
# Your Stories
# Your Stories

Your stories: How have the rising energy costs impacted your life?

Apr 6th 2022, 3:00 PM 17,640 Views 0 Comments

We want to get a sense of how Irish households are dealing with the rise in energy prices – here’s how you can take part.

# energy-prices - Thursday 31 March, 2022

Govt to consider time-of-day-pricing for electricity in bid to tackle cost of living
# Energy Prices
# Energy Prices

Govt to consider time-of-day-pricing for electricity in bid to tackle cost of living

Updated Mar 31st 2022, 3:52 PM 29,887 Views 38 Comments
  • Time-of-day pricing is where the price of electricity is less expensive at night than during the daytime as there is less demand.
  • A package of measures to help with the rising cost of energy will be announced in the coming weeks.
  • Minister Eamon Ryan says we cannot rule out LNG as an option.

# energy-prices - Tuesday 29 March, 2022

'More natural gas does not mean more energy security for Ireland,' Dáil committee hears
# Gas Prices
# Gas Prices

'More natural gas does not mean more energy security for Ireland,' Dáil committee hears

Mar 29th 2022, 1:13 PM 9,912 Views 23 Comments

The Government is facing calls to back the development of a commercial LNG import terminal in North Kerry.

# energy-prices - Sunday 27 March, 2022

Ireland's inflation shock explained: The factors driving up prices here and across the globe
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Ireland's inflation shock explained: The factors driving up prices here and across the globe

Mar 27th 2022, 12:05 AM 47,933 Views 32 Comments
  • "What we have at present is pretty much all being driven by international factors," one economist said.
  • Issues around energy, food and fertiliser supplies have all reared their heads as a consequence of the war in Ukraine.
  • Consumer sentiment has dipped amid rising prices, raising some concern about Ireland's economic prospects this year.

# energy-prices - Tuesday 15 March, 2022

Bord Gáis: Average electricity bill to increase by 27% from next month, gas to rise by 39%
# Energy Prices
# Energy Prices

Bord Gáis: Average electricity bill to increase by 27% from next month, gas to rise by 39%

Updated Mar 15th 2022, 4:13 PM 64,192 Views 104 Comments

The company said its ‘winter price pledge’ is being brought to a close.

# energy-prices - Friday 4 March, 2022

Ireland 'engaging' with EU on proposal to ban Russian ships from docking at European ports
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ireland 'engaging' with EU on proposal to ban Russian ships from docking at European ports

Mar 4th 2022, 5:17 PM 15,641 Views 19 Comments

Russian trade is facing severe disruption as a consequence of sanctions announced this week.

# energy-prices - Thursday 3 March, 2022

Explainer: How reliant is Ireland on Russian energy - and why are gas and oil prices rising?
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Explainer: How reliant is Ireland on Russian energy - and why are gas and oil prices rising?

Mar 3rd 2022, 1:52 PM 60,913 Views 40 Comments

“When it comes to a global energy shortage, the implications are far more devastating in developing countries,” one economist said.

# energy-prices - Tuesday 1 March, 2022

Coveney: EU states must be given 'extraordinary flexibilities' to deal with rise in fuel prices
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Coveney: EU states must be given 'extraordinary flexibilities' to deal with rise in fuel prices

Mar 1st 2022, 2:48 PM 20,123 Views 21 Comments

Government sources say if the price of petrol or diesel hits €2 they will have to step in with emergency measures.

# energy-prices - Thursday 10 February, 2022

'Government doesn't get it': Opposition parties say cost of living package won't go far enough
# Inflation
# Inflation

'Government doesn't get it': Opposition parties say cost of living package won't go far enough

Feb 10th 2022, 1:44 PM 22,159 Views 54 Comments

The rising cost of living is ‘hurting people in the pocket’, said Leo Varadkar.

# energy-prices - Friday 14 January, 2022

British energy firm apologises for sending customers free socks during energy crisis
# Free Socks
# Free Socks

British energy firm apologises for sending customers free socks during energy crisis

Jan 14th 2022, 3:58 PM 17,862 Views 25 Comments

The energy firm said it should not have gone ahead with the plan in light of major price rises that are about to hit millions of households.

# energy-prices - Tuesday 14 December, 2021

Cabinet approves €100 payment for all electricity customers
# Energy Prices
# Energy Prices

Cabinet approves €100 payment for all electricity customers

Updated Dec 14th 2021, 3:00 PM 36,152 Views 67 Comments

The Dáil is finishing up for Christmas this week.

# energy-prices - Thursday 21 October, 2021

Taoiseach says Poland’s challenge of EU’s legal foundations went ‘too far’
# Tensions
# Tensions

Taoiseach says Poland’s challenge of EU’s legal foundations went ‘too far’

Updated Oct 21st 2021, 8:21 PM 21,563 Views 40 Comments

Several EU officials insisted that there would be no ganging-up against Poland.

# energy-prices - Friday 24 September, 2021

Energy cost increases that were 'unnoticed' in warm months could bring 'big shock' in winter
# Struck By Lightning
# Struck By Lightning

Energy cost increases that were 'unnoticed' in warm months could bring 'big shock' in winter

Sep 24th 2021, 6:00 AM 20,752 Views 61 Comments

The price of electricity, gas and fuel in Ireland have increased by 19.6% in the last year.

# energy-prices - Monday 20 September, 2021

Morning Memo: Europe's looming 'energy crisis'
# Energy Prices
# Energy Prices

Morning Memo: Europe's looming 'energy crisis'

Sep 20th 2021, 11:57 AM 10,435 Views 12 Comments

European gas prices have tripled this year even before the arrival winter.

# energy-prices - Monday 8 June, 2015

Competition is finally heating up for power and gas customers
# Electric Shock
# Electric Shock

Competition is finally heating up for power and gas customers

Jun 8th 2015, 4:21 PM 13,103 Views 15 Comments

Energia has cut its rates only a few days after a new player emerged in the market.

# energy-prices - Monday 16 March, 2015

Energy companies will need to start finding more oil soon
# Keep On Drillin'
# Keep On Drillin'

Energy companies will need to start finding more oil soon

Mar 16th 2015, 3:50 PM 15,545 Views 115 Comments

If prices aren’t going to start shooting up again, that is.

# energy-prices - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Bord Gáis Energy's new owner has taken a big hit because of warm weather
# Sweating It Out
# Sweating It Out

Bord Gáis Energy's new owner has taken a big hit because of warm weather

Feb 19th 2015, 2:40 PM 17,869 Views 49 Comments

Centrica blamed a fall in profit on much lower gas and power consumption.

# energy-prices - Monday 16 February, 2015

Enjoy the cheap petrol while you can because oil prices have probably bottomed out
# Filling Time
# Filling Time

Enjoy the cheap petrol while you can because oil prices have probably bottomed out

Feb 16th 2015, 10:24 AM 14,033 Views 97 Comments

Here’s why the price of the commodity is heading up again…

# energy-prices - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

This billion-dollar oil company founded in Carlow just posted its first loss in 15 years
# Oil Spill
# Oil Spill

This billion-dollar oil company founded in Carlow just posted its first loss in 15 years

Feb 11th 2015, 1:56 PM 18,726 Views 19 Comments

The low oil price is not good news for exploration firms.

# energy-prices - Friday 17 October, 2014

The Briefcase: Big pharma, the price of power and a little thing called the Budget
# Inbox Me
# Inbox Me

The Briefcase: Big pharma, the price of power and a little thing called the Budget

Oct 17th 2014, 5:25 PM 10,129 Views 14 Comments

This was the week in business.

# energy-prices - Monday 13 October, 2014

Ireland's heating bills this winter depend on what happens between Putin and Ukraine
# Energy Index
# Energy Index

Ireland's heating bills this winter depend on what happens between Putin and Ukraine

Oct 13th 2014, 7:45 AM 8,777 Views 50 Comments

Costs could spike if the trouble continues in eastern Europe.

# energy-prices - Monday 7 July, 2014

The conflict in Iraq could drive oil prices to record highs
# Energy Index
# Energy Index

The conflict in Iraq could drive oil prices to record highs

Jul 7th 2014, 5:34 PM 6,613 Views 30 Comments

The situation in Iraq could drive prices above the previous peak recorded in 2008.

# energy-prices - Monday 12 May, 2014

The Ukraine crisis isn't hitting Irish energy bills yet, but here's how it might.
# Bord Gais
# Bord Gais

The Ukraine crisis isn't hitting Irish energy bills yet, but here's how it might.

May 12th 2014, 10:21 AM 6,379 Views 49 Comments

The Bord Gais energy index is down five per cent, but risks to the price of gas still remain.

# energy-prices - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Gas and electricity prices increase from today
# Household Charges
# Household Charges

Gas and electricity prices increase from today

Oct 1st 2013, 6:45 AM 7,954 Views 84 Comments

Gas customers of Bord Gáis, ESB Electric Ireland and Airtricity will see higher prices in their next bill.

# energy-prices - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Interview: Stories like the 'corn flakes family' are true - SVP president
# St Vincent De Paul
# St Vincent De Paul

Interview: Stories like the 'corn flakes family' are true - SVP president

Oct 27th 2012, 8:00 AM 6,743 Views 28 Comments

The national president of Ireland’s largest voluntary, charitable organisation tells TheJournal.ie about the increase in demand for services and the rebirth of Ireland’s community spirit. Listen to the full interview…

# energy-prices - Sunday 16 September, 2012

Explainer: Why energy prices are rising and what you can do to save money
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Explainer: Why energy prices are rising and what you can do to save money

Sep 16th 2012, 12:00 PM 15,329 Views 32 Comments

With price hikes announced by Airtricity, Bord Gáis and Electric Ireland recently. We tell you why your gas and electricity is going up and what you can do to save money. Plus share your tips with us.

# energy-prices - Friday 14 September, 2012

Airtricity announces rise in gas and electricity prices
# Airtricity
# Airtricity

Airtricity announces rise in gas and electricity prices

Sep 14th 2012, 7:23 PM 6,082 Views 61 Comments

Customers face an increase in the cost of their gas and electricity from the middle of next month, the company said today.

# energy-prices - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

Bord Gais Energy may have spent up to €300,000 on luxury office chairs
# Aeron
# Aeron

Bord Gais Energy may have spent up to €300,000 on luxury office chairs

Aug 30th 2011, 4:13 PM 4,717 Views 33 Comments

The energy provider says it was given a good price for its new office furniture, after putting them out to tender across the EU.

Bord Gais buys hundreds of deluxe office chairs – weeks after watchdog allows price hikes
# Bord Gais
# Bord Gais

Bord Gais buys hundreds of deluxe office chairs – weeks after watchdog allows price hikes

Aug 30th 2011, 12:31 PM 11,118 Views 112 Comments

These Herman Hiller Aeron chairs cost hundreds of euro each – and Bord Gais has taken delivery of 380 of them.

# energy-prices - Wednesday 17 August, 2011

# energy-prices - Saturday 16 July, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Jul 16th 2011, 7:20 PM 1,827 Views 4 Comments

In your Fix for today: A cheaper route to Dublin airport?; the end of the World; a remorseful Archbishop; how the Taoiseach is spending his weekend; and why Ken Doherty has an issue with neck ties.

# energy-prices - Thursday 14 July, 2011

Bord Gáis confirms 12 per cent price hike on electricity
# Bord Gais
# Bord Gais

Bord Gáis confirms 12 per cent price hike on electricity

Jul 14th 2011, 9:01 AM 331 Views 11 Comments

The company insisted it has “done its utmost” to limit the increase, but admitted gas price rises are also on the way.

# energy-prices - Monday 11 July, 2011

Bord Gáis to announce large hikes in electricity and gas prices
# Bord Gais
# Bord Gais

Bord Gáis to announce large hikes in electricity and gas prices

Jul 11th 2011, 8:29 AM 1,061 Views 32 Comments

The increases will push average household bills up by more than €300 a year, according to reports.