New measures announced by the Government yesterday that may be of use to the Older Community.
- A €200 energy rebate including VAT being applied to electricity accounts in April to every household in the country is the main plank of the Government’s package.
- A 20% reduction in public transport fares until the end of the year.
- €125 payment to the recipients of the fuel allowance, will be paid in early March to 390,000 recipients and
- A reduction of the Drug Payment Scheme from €144 to €80
See also a few useful sites.
- Home Energy Grant
- Household Package
- Disability Grants
- Government free travel
- Pension Information
Our thanks to Cork County Council Age Friendly Technical Advisor who provided this information and who contributes considerably to our agefriendlyhomes.ie website.