More Gas and Electricity Price Increases on the Way

Flogas  increased  gas charges from November 1st by 9.8%, which meant an annual increase of €80 for average usage households.   Flogas already raised rates on 1 August this year , with customers seeing the average gas bill rise by almost €93. Panda Power also increased electricity and gas prices by 11.1% with effect from […]
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Fibre Broadband Prices in Ireland Compared

There are currently about 1.6 million households and businesses in Ireland that are supposed to be  “fibre enabled”.  Broadband speeds on fibre are “upto” 100Mb – but speeds will be slower than that in many locations. When complete in 2020 the rollout of fibre will enable at least 1.9 million homes and businesses across Ireland […]
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An Post Smart Current Account Charges

An Post  launched a new current bank account in 2017  called the “Smart Current Account”.  Their press release called it a “game changer”  and highlighted the MoneyBack feature , claiming that customers could  save €660 a year. We have taken a closer look at this An Post account to find out more about the charges […]
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Bin Charges 2018 – What is Changing?

Pay by weight Bin Charges were  supposed to become compulsory in Ireland back in July 2016  – but those changes were suspended for a year after concerns about bin companies raising prices .  The government then agreed with the bin companies to suspend the introduction of pay by weight charging for 12 months until July […]
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Supermarket Price Comparison Ireland

A recent Supermarket Price Comparison survey was carried out in March 2018  (on behalf of Aldi) by Grant Thornton .  They compared prices at Aldi, Lidl, Tesco, SuperValu and Dunnes Stores. The sample in the survey  consisted of 62 items,  and was found to cost on average: €65.04 in Aldi, €65.53 in Lidl, €76.54 in […]
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Compare Mobile Broadband Prices Ireland

Mobile broadband is  popular amongst many  rural dwellers, students, tenants and other people who can’t or don’t want to be,  bothered with getting a landline or cable service to access the internet. With 4G mobile broadband coverage becoming more common in Ireland – it is possible that in some areas the broadband speeds on mobile […]
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