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Rural TDs Calls For €250 Voucher For Low-Income Families With Energy Costs

The group, which includes Carol Nolan, will make the call today.

Every low-income household should get a €250 voucher to meet the spiraling cost of energy, according to a Dáil motion. 

The Rural Independent Group - of which Laois-Offaly's Carol Nolan is a member - will today call for them to be given out before Christmas. 

It will also demand VAT on all motor fuels, electricity and home heating oil be reduced to below 5 per cent.

Kerry TD Michael Healy-Rae says people can't cope with constant price increases:

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