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# fuel-allowance - This year 2022

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

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

May 16th 2022, 10:45 PM 22,484 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Extra Fuel Allowance payment of €100 to be issued this week
# Heating
# Heating

Extra Fuel Allowance payment of €100 to be issued this week

May 16th 2022, 11:25 AM 30,534 Views 33 Comments

All households who received Fuel Allowance in early April will automatically receive the €100 lump sum.

VAT rate cut from 13.5% to 9% on energy bills until the end of October
# Energy Costs
# Energy Costs

VAT rate cut from 13.5% to 9% on energy bills until the end of October

Updated Apr 13th 2022, 12:24 PM 22,882 Views 29 Comments

Targeted supports for those on fuel allowance will mean an additional three weeks payment.

Fuel allowance recipients to receive once-off bonus payment of €125 from today
# Cost Of Living Crisis
# Cost Of Living Crisis

Fuel allowance recipients to receive once-off bonus payment of €125 from today

Mar 14th 2022, 6:00 AM 50,773 Views 26 Comments

The once-off payment is means-tested and is available to pensioners, widows, widowers, jobseekers, lone-parents and people with disabilities.

# fuel-allowance - Last year 2021

Explainer: What is the Fuel Allowance and who can qualify for it?
# Fuel Allowance
# Fuel Allowance

Explainer: What is the Fuel Allowance and who can qualify for it?

Oct 17th 2021, 6:30 AM 36,023 Views 7 Comments

It was announced in the Budget this week that the Fuel Allowance would increase by €5 per week.

Fuel Allowance increase won't be paid out until November - but will be backdated
# Heating
# Heating

Fuel Allowance increase won't be paid out until November - but will be backdated

Oct 15th 2021, 2:02 PM 30,200 Views 9 Comments

It was confirmed on Tuesday that the allowance was increasing by €5 to €33 a week.

Winter Fuel Allowance payment begins this week as govt hints at widening eligibility net
# Thintean Fein
# Thintean Fein

Winter Fuel Allowance payment begins this week as govt hints at widening eligibility net

Sep 27th 2021, 6:21 AM 60,775 Views 15 Comments

The fuel allowance is an additional social welfare payment that is means-tested.

# fuel-allowance - All time

Calls for a Cold Weather Payment for severe weather to be introduced
# Cold Snap
# Cold Snap

Calls for a Cold Weather Payment for severe weather to be introduced

Nov 29th 2018, 6:05 AM 28,121 Views 39 Comments

In Northern Ireland, the Cold Weather Payment scheme kicks in when the temperature falls below zero degrees for seven days.

Extra week of fuel allowance to be paid this week to over 368,000 households after cold weather
# Beast From The East
# Beast From The East

Extra week of fuel allowance to be paid this week to over 368,000 households after cold weather

Mar 12th 2018, 9:22 PM 19,484 Views 48 Comments

In total, an extra €22.50 will be paid to over 368,000 households.

Government will offer an extra week of fuel allowance during the cold snap
# Stay Warm
# Stay Warm

Government will offer an extra week of fuel allowance during the cold snap

Feb 28th 2018, 9:52 AM 26,856 Views 67 Comments

The decision means that fuel allowance recipients will now automatically receive €45 for this week instead of the usual €22.50.

3,000 delayed fuel allowance payments to be received next week
# Technical Glitch
# Technical Glitch

3,000 delayed fuel allowance payments to be received next week

Jan 5th 2018, 4:10 PM 10,468 Views 6 Comments

The technical glitch that caused the issue has been resolved.

Nearly 3,000 fuel allowance payments delayed after technical glitch
# Delayed
# Delayed

Nearly 3,000 fuel allowance payments delayed after technical glitch

Jan 4th 2018, 7:50 AM 10,426 Views 7 Comments

The Department of Social Protection said it was investigating the matter.

'Older people are sitting in libraries to stay warm': Sinn Féin criticises inaction on fuel allowance
# Left Out In The Cold
# Left Out In The Cold

'Older people are sitting in libraries to stay warm': Sinn Féin criticises inaction on fuel allowance

Oct 14th 2016, 3:11 PM 11,927 Views 84 Comments

Sinn Féin has claimed that many of the nation’s most vulnerable are being left out in the cold.

Winter fuel allowance to be extended following cold snap
# Fuel Allowance
# Fuel Allowance

Winter fuel allowance to be extended following cold snap

Mar 27th 2013, 11:21 AM 9,020 Views 31 Comments

The 410,000 people in receipt of the weekly €20 allowance will be given the allowance for an extra week.

Bishops urge government to abandon cuts to child benefit
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

Bishops urge government to abandon cuts to child benefit

Dec 8th 2011, 9:53 AM 1,468 Views 28 Comments

At their winter meeting, the Irish Bishops’ Conference welcomes the U-turn on disability benefit – but remain concerned.