Shannon-Based Active Retirement Secretary Says Pensioners ‘Despondent’ About Rising Prices

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The Shannon-based Secretary of Active Retirement Ireland says pensioners are ‘despondent’ about rising energy prices.

SSE Airtricity is the latest company to announce an increase, with their average bill rising by a further nine percent from December.

The State pension and the fuel allowance payments were each raised by five euro in Budget 2022.

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Kay Murphy, who’s PRO of Active Retirement’s Midwest region, says the increase has been negated by price rises.