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# heating - Monday 16 May, 2022

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 30,350 Views 33 Comments

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

# heating - Friday 15 October, 2021

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 30,035 Views 9 Comments

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

# heating - Saturday 26 September, 2020

Poll: Have you turned the heating on this week?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you turned the heating on this week?

Sep 26th 2020, 10:09 AM 57,911 Views 77 Comments

Temperatures are set to drop to as low as -2 degrees tonight.

# heating - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Poll: It's September - have you turned the heating on yet?
# Brrrrrr
# Brrrrrr

Poll: It's September - have you turned the heating on yet?

Sep 2nd 2020, 10:26 AM 40,580 Views 47 Comments

Have you reached for that dial?

# heating - Friday 6 December, 2019

Can rented homes be made more energy efficient? You're being asked to give your view
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

Can rented homes be made more energy efficient? You're being asked to give your view

Dec 6th 2019, 6:10 AM 14,753 Views 43 Comments

One of the options outlined in the consultation open from today is to encourage a wider use of green leases.

# heating - Monday 26 February, 2018

Status Orange snow-ice warning issued for seven counties as temperatures set to plunge to -7
# Beast From The East
# Beast From The East

Status Orange snow-ice warning issued for seven counties as temperatures set to plunge to -7

Feb 26th 2018, 11:45 AM 157,402 Views 94 Comments

The eastern part of the country is set to be the worst hit by the wintry weather.

# heating - Thursday 28 December, 2017

Poll: Do you ever put on more clothes instead of turning on the heating?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Do you ever put on more clothes instead of turning on the heating?

Dec 28th 2017, 12:45 PM 31,563 Views 65 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

# heating - Saturday 9 September, 2017

Poll: It's autumn - have you turned the heating on yet?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: It's autumn - have you turned the heating on yet?

Sep 9th 2017, 2:28 PM 21,502 Views 27 Comments

We’re in for some wet, windy weather in the coming days. Is your radiator going on?

# heating - Saturday 8 October, 2016

Poll: Have you turned the heating on yet?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you turned the heating on yet?

Oct 8th 2016, 10:58 AM 29,968 Views 50 Comments

Let’s have a heated debate.

# heating - Saturday 30 January, 2016

Man in court for tampering with meters so he could offer 'cheaper' gas and electricity
# Low Prices
# Low Prices

Man in court for tampering with meters so he could offer 'cheaper' gas and electricity

Jan 30th 2016, 7:15 AM 22,524 Views 0 Comments

McLoughlin had advised a ‘client’ to top the meter up by €10 a week and Bord Gáis “won’t come near you”.

# heating - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

What's next for the Nest Thermostat? Solving your immersion woes
# Hot Water
# Hot Water

What's next for the Nest Thermostat? Solving your immersion woes

Nov 17th 2015, 6:10 AM 22,476 Views 20 Comments

The third gen version of the smart thermostat is getting hot water control, something the company says Irish customers have been requesting.

# heating - Friday 16 October, 2015

Bang the heating on - the weekend is going to be cold
# Brrrr
# Brrrr

Bang the heating on - the weekend is going to be cold

Oct 16th 2015, 7:47 AM 20,325 Views 17 Comments

Dig out the hats and scarves.

# heating - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Why stained-glass windows aren't just for churches...
# That Church Look
# That Church Look

Why stained-glass windows aren't just for churches...

Apr 16th 2015, 6:06 PM 3,294 Views 0 Comments

To find out a bit about getting stained glass put into the home, TheJournal.ie spoke to Sean Finlan from Rathmines Glass.

# heating - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Review: Will the Nest Thermostat help reduce your heating bill?
# Learning
# Learning

Review: Will the Nest Thermostat help reduce your heating bill?

Jan 24th 2015, 4:00 PM 28,068 Views 37 Comments

A lot has been made out about the company Google bought last year, but does it really make things easier for you?

# heating - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Irish homes are a lot warmer than they were 10 years ago
# Keeping The Heat In
# Keeping The Heat In

Irish homes are a lot warmer than they were 10 years ago

Jan 20th 2015, 1:53 PM 12,493 Views 33 Comments

New figures from the CSO show significant improvements to BER ratings.

# heating - Monday 3 November, 2014

Is It OK To Put The Heating On Yet?
# Brrrr
From The Daily Edge
# Brrrr

Is It OK To Put The Heating On Yet?

Nov 3rd 2014, 9:30 PM 31,017 Views 33 Comments

Take this quiz to see if you should press the button.

# heating - Monday 22 September, 2014

The Burning Question*: Is it too early to put the heating back on?
# Dilemma
# Dilemma

The Burning Question*: Is it too early to put the heating back on?

Sep 22nd 2014, 3:30 PM 23,565 Views 53 Comments

Let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

# heating - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Poor people in Europe forced to choose between heating and eating
# Poverty
# Poverty

Poor people in Europe forced to choose between heating and eating

Jun 3rd 2014, 6:30 AM 6,663 Views 46 Comments

Oxfam is calling on G7 leaders who are meting tomorrow to reassess Europe’s energy strategy to move towards more sustainable and affordable fuels.

# heating - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Column: Here's where we can make cuts – and savings! – that won’t hurt services, jobs or salaries
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Column: Here's where we can make cuts – and savings! – that won’t hurt services, jobs or salaries

Apr 16th 2014, 8:00 AM 151 Views 8 Comments

Cutting costly emissions from thousands of public buildings would help the environment and save Ireland €200m a year – without requiring a single job loss.

# heating - Saturday 9 November, 2013

Tips on how to stay warm, protect the environment and heat your home this winter
# Buuuurrrrrrr
# Buuuurrrrrrr

Tips on how to stay warm, protect the environment and heat your home this winter

Nov 9th 2013, 7:30 AM 18,309 Views 69 Comments

The Environmental Protection Agency said that householders can save money and be environmentally friendly this winter.

# heating - Sunday 3 November, 2013

How to make your other half turn the heating on
# Home Warfare
From The Daily Edge
# Home Warfare

How to make your other half turn the heating on

Nov 3rd 2013, 6:00 PM 45,807 Views 63 Comments

The eternal struggle of our time.

# heating - Thursday 3 October, 2013

People approaching St Vincent de Paul 'because they cannot afford the basics'
# Energy Costs
# Energy Costs

People approaching St Vincent de Paul 'because they cannot afford the basics'

Oct 3rd 2013, 9:30 AM 4,934 Views 39 Comments

The Society of St Vincent de Paul has highlighted energy costs as particularly burdensome for struggling families.

# heating - Monday 30 September, 2013

9 reasons why you should be thrilled you made it through Monday
# One Down
From The Daily Edge
# One Down

9 reasons why you should be thrilled you made it through Monday

Sep 30th 2013, 9:30 PM 19,681 Views 24 Comments

You can be our heroes, baby.

# heating - Sunday 28 April, 2013

Rich pensioners 'should give back any handouts they don't need'
# Britain
# Britain

Rich pensioners 'should give back any handouts they don't need'

Apr 28th 2013, 5:36 PM 7,669 Views 32 Comments

Free bus travel, free television licences, heating bill payments – one Conservative minister in Britain has suggested rich pensioners may not need them all.

# heating - Friday 1 February, 2013

Bedsits are history thanks to new regulations effective from today
# Bedsits
# Bedsits

Bedsits are history thanks to new regulations effective from today

Feb 1st 2013, 2:45 PM 31,034 Views 80 Comments

Rental properties are now required to have separate bathrooms, independently controlled heating appliances and adequate food preparation and storage facilities.

# heating - Sunday 7 October, 2012

Funding issues delay Ireland's first District Heating project
# Heating
# Heating

Funding issues delay Ireland's first District Heating project

Oct 7th 2012, 8:45 AM 7,282 Views 21 Comments

Ireland could follow the lead of Russia, Poland, and other countries in installing cost-effective district heating – but only if it gets the funding.

# heating - Saturday 29 September, 2012

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
# You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Sep 29th 2012, 11:00 AM 6,592 Views 12 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the funniest, most thought-provoking and interesting comments you lot made this week. Did you make it in?

# heating - Friday 28 September, 2012

Poll: Have you turned on your heating yet?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you turned on your heating yet?

Sep 28th 2012, 12:52 PM 9,408 Views 45 Comments

With energy price hikes kicking in soon and temperatures falling, are you switching on the timer – or holding off as long as possible?

# heating - Friday 14 September, 2012

Woman finds ex-boyfriend living in her attic
# Not Ok
From The Daily Edge
# Not Ok

Woman finds ex-boyfriend living in her attic

Sep 14th 2012, 10:31 AM 27,721 Views 32 Comments

The man, who had recently been released from jail, could see into her bedroom through air vents.

# heating - Sunday 2 September, 2012

Open thread: What high-tech functions would you like in your home?
# You Tell Us
# You Tell Us

Open thread: What high-tech functions would you like in your home?

Sep 2nd 2012, 2:01 PM 5,350 Views 34 Comments

What kind of tech developments would make it easier to run your home? Add your thoughts to this open thread.

# heating - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

Energy Index jumps in July with increases for oil, coal and electricity
# Energy Index
# Energy Index

Energy Index jumps in July with increases for oil, coal and electricity

Aug 7th 2012, 10:09 AM 1,848 Views 7 Comments

The latest Bord Gáis Energy Index cites supply issues and eurozone weakness as pushing fuel up.

# heating - Thursday 29 March, 2012

Bad news for the environment: 4 out of 5 use fossil fuels to heat homes
# Census 2011
# Census 2011

Bad news for the environment: 4 out of 5 use fossil fuels to heat homes

Mar 29th 2012, 10:20 PM 4,143 Views 36 Comments

Census 2011 found a clear urban-rural split between people using oil and natural gas to heat their homes.

# heating - Friday 9 March, 2012

Joan Burton defends government action on fuel poverty
# Fuel Poverty
# Fuel Poverty

Joan Burton defends government action on fuel poverty

Mar 9th 2012, 7:00 AM 2,010 Views 14 Comments

Minister for Social Protection says households with high levels of fuel poverty will be prioritised this year.

# heating - Thursday 8 March, 2012

Bord Gais rejects "anti-competitive" complaint
# Bord Gais
# Bord Gais

Bord Gais rejects "anti-competitive" complaint

Mar 8th 2012, 3:48 PM 2,402 Views 8 Comments

The Association of Plumbing and Heating Contractors of Ireland is protesting against what it terms Bord Gais’s “anti competitive and unfair” pricing policies.

# heating - Thursday 9 February, 2012

WATCH: Hungarians burn banknotes to keep warm
# Up In Smoke
# Up In Smoke

WATCH: Hungarians burn banknotes to keep warm

Feb 9th 2012, 6:57 PM 3,797 Views 5 Comments

You might not feel like your savings are worth much – but at least they’re not going up in flames…

# heating - Thursday 15 December, 2011

Half of older people forgo food to pay for fuel - survey
# Fuel Poverty
# Fuel Poverty

Half of older people forgo food to pay for fuel - survey

Dec 15th 2011, 7:30 PM 2,803 Views 53 Comments

Researchers say fuel poverty is contributing to “significant” differences in summer and winter mortality rates across the island of Ireland.

# heating - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Budget could put extra 5c on petrol - and €30 on tank of oil
# Carbon Tax
# Carbon Tax

Budget could put extra 5c on petrol - and €30 on tank of oil

Nov 29th 2011, 9:38 AM 2,098 Views 21 Comments

It is reported this morning that carbon tax will rise by at least a third – making it more expensive to heat your home.

# heating - Monday 31 October, 2011

Residents at Ballymun flats concerned over heating
# Ballymun
# Ballymun

Residents at Ballymun flats concerned over heating

Oct 31st 2011, 8:30 AM 2,325 Views 49 Comments

Following two outages in the past month, tenants at the Shangan Road flats where mother-of-two Rachel Peavoy died of hypothermia are worried as winter approaches.

# heating - Monday 21 February, 2011