Help Paying Fuel Bills with Household Benefits Package

Household Benefits Package. The household benefits package is paid to almost 380,000 pensioners, people with disabilities, and carer households in Ireland. It is worth €580 a year to each claimant and costs the state about €200 million a year. You can qualify for the Household Benefits Package if you are aged 70 or over. You […]
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Broadcast Charge Update

The idea of replacing the TV Licence fee in Ireland with a  “broadcasting charge” for every household was first mentioned back in 2012. There was more talk about further investigations in 2013. Currently we have the Television Licence Fee –  (€160) which is payable by any household with a television.  This fee hasn’t changed since […]
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