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#inflation crisis

# inflation-crisis - This year 2022

'Situation has deteriorated': Protecting businesses and jobs top priority, says McGrath
# Inflation Crisis
# Inflation Crisis

'Situation has deteriorated': Protecting businesses and jobs top priority, says McGrath

Sep 13th 2022, 6:10 AM 19,465 Views 15 Comments

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar met 40 business representatives for a pre-budget meeting yesterday.

17,000 apply for emergency social welfare payments for food, fuel and clothing in July alone
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# Inflation Crisis

17,000 apply for emergency social welfare payments for food, fuel and clothing in July alone

Aug 6th 2022, 7:30 AM 27,149 Views 8 Comments

The number of applications has been rising month-on-month in light of the cost-of-living crisis.

Cost of living: Price rises on electricity and gas to kick in from today
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# Inflation Crisis

Cost of living: Price rises on electricity and gas to kick in from today

May 1st 2022, 7:00 AM 31,571 Views 53 Comments

The contentious increase in Carbon Tax begins from today as part of the legislated gradual increase of the charge

Cost of living: Government rejects criticism of 'universal' and 'anti-motorist' measures
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# Inflation Crisis

Cost of living: Government rejects criticism of 'universal' and 'anti-motorist' measures

Updated Feb 11th 2022, 10:26 AM 19,967 Views 86 Comments
  • The central plank of the government's package is a once-off €200 electricity credit.
  • Critics have argued that everyone will get the same credit regardless of their circumstances.
  • Minister Michael McGrath has said that 'speed' was the government's priority in devising the support.
Cost of living package: Public transport fares to be cut by 20% and electricity customers to get €200 credit
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# Inflation Crisis

Cost of living package: Public transport fares to be cut by 20% and electricity customers to get €200 credit

Updated Feb 10th 2022, 8:32 PM 129,978 Views 216 Comments
  • A temporary 20% reduction in public transport fares begins from April for the rest of 2022.
  • The once-off €200 credit applies to electricity bills in the March/April billing cycle.
  • Fuel Allowance recipients will also an extra lump sum of €125.