Donegal has country’s 3rd highest rate of fuel poverty

Elderly Woman in Cold Weather - Dec 2010Figures published this morning show almost 22 thousand people in Donegal are in receipt of the winter fuel allowance.

Only Cork and Dublin have higher figures.

The figures were released by Energy Action ahead of its annual conference which will take place at Croke Park on 6th October 2014.

Energy Action describes itself as a not-for-profit pioneer in the field for over 20 years.

Jane Barry of Energy Action says people need to focus on saving fuel: