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Sunday 5 February 2023 Dublin: -2°C

# Shopping

All time
# thanks it's vintage
8 vintage stores in Dublin all shopping addicts need to visit
So much pretty.
# Armed raid
Gardaí hunt raiders who stole €190,000 from cash-in-transit van in Dublin
Two raiders wearing balaclavas and boiler-suits threatened staff and made off with the cash.
# Facebook
A mam called out a shop assistant for saying her daughter should wear Spanx
And now it’s everywhere on Facebook.
# Brown Thomas
14 of the most Brown Thomas things that ever happened
Classic.
# Your Say
Poll: Have you bought anything in the sales yet?
Sure we all love a bargain!
# High Street
The post-Christmas sales are a 'mixed bag' for Irish retailers
Footfall is down, but spending is up.
# the waiting
11 photos of men who have accepted their Christmas shopping fate
Waiting, interminable waiting.
# we're gonna need a bigger sleigh
The world's largest Christmas stocking is truly, ridiculously massive
Yes, but have you started your shopping yet?
# Your Say
Poll: Did you spend more money this Christmas?
Indications are that shoppers this year will have spent more on presents than they have in years.
# fair shitty
12 tweets that sum up Dublin's current Christmas shopping hell
Dublin can be… er… heaven.
# rewinding the clock
Christmas at Clerys: A century of bittersweet memories
How much for a bag of toy soldiers?
# Christmas
Here's why 'Culchie Shopping Day' is now like any other
It seems Black Friday has taken over…
# The North
Almost nobody is border-hopping for their Christmas shopping
The drop off of the euro against the pound has made the journey a lot less appealing.
# Misguided
People are raging at Missguided for selling this 'slut' jumper
You might say it was a bit, er, misguided.
# BARGAIN BASEMENT BOXING
Fights, arrests and stealing from kids: Black Friday in America
The home of the brave.
# sponsored by CCPC
QUIZ: How Well Do You Know Your Online Consumer Rights?
There are many things to be aware of before you buy.
# Black Friday
12 tweets that sum up the madness of Black Friday
It’s a rollercoaster of emotions.
# sponsored by Luas
Shopping for the man in your life? Help is at hand
Notoriously hard to buy for, those fellas, so head into Dublin for some great gifts.
# sponsored by Luas
Need to get a present for a couple? Look no further...
Two for the price of one… no? Here’s where to head to in Dublin for a gorgeous gift.
# EVERY LITTLE DOESN'T HELP
Sorry Tesco, this supermarket is now more popular than you
It’s the second time this year the retailer has taken the crown from Tesco.
# Black Longford
How Longford is the first town in Ireland to embrace Black Friday
There will be late night banks, 65 retailers offering discounts and free parking this Friday in Longford
# you see me strolling
Woman loses case after suing Lidl for €75k over groceries placed in a baby buggy
The woman sued Lidl for defamation after staff asked her if she paid for some motor oil in the buggy.
# what customers want
Online store is out of baby wipes, gives customer whiskey instead
Asda’s thought process isn’t easy to follow.
# scotch wipes
One lucky online shopper just got the best substitution ever
Well, near enough…
# fake tan
Gals of Ireland -- stop trying on clothes when you're wearing fake tan
Please.
# 50 sleeps to go
"It's November. Would you ever go home?": Santa and some Irish models kicked off Christmas today
A slightly frazzled looking polar bear also lent a hand.
# shopping spree
Here's what's included in Kildare Village's €50 million expansion
Two restaurants and 33 new boutiques will be opening in the coming weeks.
# naughty or nice
An Post are trying to make Christmas shopping less painful this year
But the festive dig out comes at a price….
# Jobs
Looking for a job this Christmas? These places are hiring
Need some extra cash this Christmas? A few places are hiring.
# hidden costs
Buying online? Here's what you'll be charged if you're importing from outside the EU
Online shoppers have been warned to watch out for import duties and dodgy websites.
# Take a Break
This viral young fella really wants his mam to buy a bumper pack of maxi pads
Kids, they’d mortify you.
# the big shop
12 people you're bound to see while doing the Big Shop
You either see these people, or you ARE these people.
# basket case
Poll: Should our supermarkets be legally forced to sell more Irish food?
That’s what Romania is hoping.
# Pay Up
UK in 'chaos' over plastic bag levy. What's all the fuss about? We did that 13 years ago...
The year of Saipan and Nadine Coyle forgetting her age we began paying for our plastic bags.
# as seen on me
11 things all ASOS shoppers know to be true
Making an ASOS order = a rollercoaster of emotions. Really.
# supermarket swipe
Man (24) charged with supermarket attack on 78-year-old over Nutella samples
Derrick Gharabighi faces 11 years in prison for allegedly punching 78-year-old Sahak Sahakian.
# smells grand
Irish shoppers like buying stuff that's about to go off...
Over a third of us visit supermarkets at the end of the day to seek discounts on products that are at the end of their shelf life.
# Algeria
'Sometimes, I take my veil off and only put it back on when I leave'
Young North Africans are discovering their local shopping centres against a new backdrop of massive carparks, shiny floors, benches and fountains.
# top brands
QUIZ: How well do you know Ireland's shopping habits?
The top 100 brands have been named today.
# penneys thanks
11 times Penneys truly outdid themselves
It’s a place of joy.