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#Shop Around

# shop-around - This year 2022

Junior minister tells people to tackle high cost of living by switching suppliers
# Inflation
# Inflation

Junior minister tells people to tackle high cost of living by switching suppliers

Updated Feb 7th 2022, 8:31 PM 53,036 Views 132 Comments

“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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'Oh, that's just the price': €11 difference in cost of same medication in two Dublin pharmacies
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'Oh, that's just the price': €11 difference in cost of same medication in two Dublin pharmacies

Aug 20th 2017, 9:00 PM 92,058 Views 87 Comments

One man was charged 32c a pill for his depression medication in one Dublin pharmacy, and 73c in another.

Older people overpaying €1,000 for health insurance as they're 'afraid to switch plan'
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Older people overpaying €1,000 for health insurance as they're 'afraid to switch plan'

Jun 12th 2017, 9:21 AM 13,995 Views 10 Comments

At least two in every five policyholders are on “dated and hugely overpriced plans”.

SuperValu retakes top spot in Ireland's supermarket wars
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SuperValu retakes top spot in Ireland's supermarket wars

May 8th 2017, 8:12 PM 20,910 Views 48 Comments

Tesco’s share of the market went down as there were gains for Aldi and Lidl.

Tesco is still Ireland's supermarket top dog, but Supervalu is hot on its heels
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# Supermarket Wars

Tesco is still Ireland's supermarket top dog, but Supervalu is hot on its heels

Mar 16th 2015, 4:26 PM 13,279 Views 38 Comments

Tesco was the only chain to see sales drop.

Poll: Do you shop around for services to save money?
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# Your Say

Poll: Do you shop around for services to save money?

Jul 22nd 2014, 9:38 AM 7,771 Views 30 Comments

Shopping around can save you money – but do you tend to go for the first option available?

Turns out there are savings of up to €362 to be had in the home insurance market
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Turns out there are savings of up to €362 to be had in the home insurance market

Sep 19th 2013, 6:15 AM 4,519 Views 6 Comments

Huge differences have been found in quotes offered by insurance companies, in a survey carried out by the National Consumer Agency.

Poll: Do you shop around for your car insurance?
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# Your Say

Poll: Do you shop around for your car insurance?

May 8th 2013, 10:14 AM 8,669 Views 62 Comments

A survey has found that you could save up to €1,335 if you shopped around for your car insurance.

Life insurance prices can vary by up to €7,500 - study
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Life insurance prices can vary by up to €7,500 - study

Jan 28th 2013, 7:21 PM 6,441 Views 12 Comments

The National Consumer Agency found that smokers pay on average 90 per cent more for their life insurance.

Poll: Do you look for bargains when doing your weekly shop?
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# Your Say

Poll: Do you look for bargains when doing your weekly shop?

Jan 5th 2012, 10:17 AM 3,382 Views 45 Comments

A survey has found that more than 80 per cent of Irish consumers look around for bargains when doing their weekly shop. Do you?

Four-fifths of people who switch service providers save money
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Four-fifths of people who switch service providers save money

Sep 9th 2011, 9:06 AM 464 Views 8 Comments

The National Consumer Agency’s research shows that 79 per cent of people who change product or provider then pay less.