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#Shop Around

# shop-around - Monday 7 February, 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 53,016 Views 131 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.

# shop-around - Sunday 20 August, 2017

'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 91,639 Views 87 Comments

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

# shop-around - Monday 12 June, 2017

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 13,984 Views 10 Comments

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

# shop-around - Monday 8 May, 2017

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 20,898 Views 48 Comments

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

# shop-around - Monday 16 March, 2015

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

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

Mar 16th 2015, 4:26 PM 13,273 Views 38 Comments

Tesco was the only chain to see sales drop.

# shop-around - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

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

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

Jul 22nd 2014, 9:38 AM 7,766 Views 30 Comments

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

# shop-around - Thursday 19 September, 2013

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

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

Sep 19th 2013, 6:15 AM 4,508 Views 6 Comments

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

# shop-around - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

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

Poll: Do you shop around for your car insurance?

May 8th 2013, 10:14 AM 8,662 Views 62 Comments

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

# shop-around - Monday 28 January, 2013

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 6,431 Views 12 Comments

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

# shop-around - Thursday 5 January, 2012

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

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

Jan 5th 2012, 10:17 AM 3,372 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?

# shop-around - Friday 9 September, 2011

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 457 Views 8 Comments

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