Comparing Health Insurance in Ireland

There are just three private  health insurance providers in Ireland – VHI , Irish Life Health  and Laya Health .  Comparing Health Insurance prices in Ireland can be a complicated task. The health insurance market in Ireland is estimated to be worth over €2 billion in premiums each year. At the end of 2019 it […]
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Travel Insurance Comparison

One thing people often neglect to buy when travelling abroad is Travel Insurance. Or – if they do buy travel insurance they just buy it as part of the booking process and usually end up overpaying for it .  Travel insurance covers things such as medical expenses, cancellations, baggage loss etc. We did a quick […]
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Best Mobile Data Allowances in Ireland

There has been a massive increase in the use of smartphones in Ireland  – it is estimated there were 4.5 million active smartphone SIMS at the start of 2019 These smartphones are used for much more than simply talking or texting – you can check emails, go on Facebook or Twitter, use one of the […]
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Cost of Travel Vaccinations in Ireland

The number of people travelling from Ireland to destinations outside Europe has probably fallen this year because of fears of terrorism  – but there are still thousands of Irish holidaymakers, business people and backpackers going to more exotic countries each year. Vaccinations are very  important when travelling to many countries outside the EU – especially […]
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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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