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# Gas Prices

This year
Prepay Power lowers gas and electricity prices following last year's increases
The modest reduction comes after two significant electricity price hikes in late 2022.
Last year
'More natural gas does not mean more energy security for Ireland,' Dáil committee hears
The Government is facing calls to back the development of a commercial LNG import terminal in North Kerry.
Lower-income customers face 'real difficulty' from rising energy bills, says regulator
The chair of the Commission for the Regulation of Utilities said it is exploring every option.
Nervous times for Irish households and businesses as supply anxieties roll through markets
Market ructions, gas rationing and 1970s-style inflation fears hit the headlines.
Explainer: How reliant is Ireland on Russian energy - and why are gas and oil prices rising?
“When it comes to a global energy shortage, the implications are far more devastating in developing countries,” one economist said.
Energy prices: Taoiseach says 'sanctions will have impacts... there's no getting away from it'
Taoiseach has ruled out further energy credits and a delay on the carbon tax.
All time
Gas prices soar as Germany halts Nord Stream 2 approval
European gas prices jumped about 10% on the announcement
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.
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.
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.
People approaching St Vincent de Paul 'because they cannot afford the basics'
The Society of St Vincent de Paul has highlighted energy costs as particularly burdensome for struggling families.
Airtricity to increase gas prices from October, MD says it is "unavoidable"
Those on Airtricity’s cheapest tariff will see gas prices rise by 31 cent a week.
Role of energy regulator questioned after Bord Gáis price hike
The CER has been condemned for “disregarding” warnings regarding domestic gas prices and instead granting a higher-than-anticipated price increase.
Bord Gáis gas bills to rise by 8.5pc from October
The Commission for Energy Regulation approves an 8.5 per cent increase in Bord Gais Energy’s domestic gas prices.
Irish petrol prices some of the world's highest
But petrol is more affordable for the Irish than most nationalities, as survey depicts Ireland as a country of tweed caps and sheepdogs.
Gas prices likely to rise but too early to say by how much - Bord Gáis
The energy supplier was responding to a report in today’s Irish Independent which said consumers could face a 10 per cent price hike in the autumn.
Regulator approves Bord Gais request for 22 per cent price hike
Bord Gais had asked for a 28 per cent increase in its prices, but has been given formal permission to raise prices by 22 per cent.
Bord Gais Energy may have spent up to €300,000 on luxury office chairs
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
These Herman Hiller Aeron chairs cost hundreds of euro each – and Bord Gais has taken delivery of 380 of them.
The Daily Fix: Thursday
Energy regulator backs rise in Bord Gáis prices, Corrib ‘rape tape’ report released, and amazing video of a whale’s ‘thank you’ dance after being freed from fishing nets…
Energy regulator backs 22 per cent gas price rise
Bord Gáis had proposed a 28 per cent rise due to the increase in wholesale gas prices this year.