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# Shop Around

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# Inflation
Junior minister tells people to tackle high cost of living by switching suppliers
“It takes effort to shop and switch, and if people make an effort they can save a lot of money,” Seán Fleming told RTÉ’s Drivetime.
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# Shop Around
'Oh, that's just the price': €11 difference in cost of same medication in two Dublin pharmacies
One man was charged 32c a pill for his depression medication in one Dublin pharmacy, and 73c in another.
# Shop Around
Older people overpaying €1,000 for health insurance as they're 'afraid to switch plan'
At least two in every five policyholders are on “dated and hugely overpriced plans”.
# Shop Around
SuperValu retakes top spot in Ireland's supermarket wars
Tesco’s share of the market went down as there were gains for Aldi and Lidl.
# Supermarket Wars
Tesco is still Ireland's supermarket top dog, but Supervalu is hot on its heels
Tesco was the only chain to see sales drop.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you shop around for services to save money?
Shopping around can save you money – but do you tend to go for the first option available?
# Shop Around
Turns out there are savings of up to €362 to be had in the home insurance market
Huge differences have been found in quotes offered by insurance companies, in a survey carried out by the National Consumer Agency.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you shop around for your car insurance?
A survey has found that you could save up to €1,335 if you shopped around for your car insurance.
# Shop Around
Life insurance prices can vary by up to €7,500 - study
The National Consumer Agency found that smokers pay on average 90 per cent more for their life insurance.
# Shop Around
Four-fifths of people who switch service providers save money
The National Consumer Agency’s research shows that 79 per cent of people who change product or provider then pay less.