Tuesday 16 January 2018

Elderly need help at this critical time

More than 5,800 ESB staff, including the boss, receive €470 worth of free electricity a year while the elderly are in bed all day with an electric blanket to keep warm to save on their heating, and others have taken bulbs out of their rooms so lights won't be left on. What sort of a society are we living in?

This discount electricity should be distributed to all the elderly people of Ireland who are more vulnerable in these freezing conditions.

The elderly are now a priority in this Arctic weather no matter what has to be done to help them survive. They were the backbone of this country and it was they who gave us the Celtic Tiger. It's payback time for them now.

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