What is the Cheapest Broadband Deal in Ireland ?

Broadband Price Comparison
Prices checked Oct 9th 2019

There are substantial savings to be made by switching to a cheaper broadband provider. Someone paying the average price of €708 * a year could save as much as €288 in 12 months by switching their broadband and landline to the cheapest broadband deal.
The 26% of people in Ireland who are paying at least €852 a year could save  €432 in 12 months by switching to the best deal .

*A 2018 survey of fixed broadband usage in Ireland by COMREG , found that the average spend on a landline and broadband bundle was €59 a month ( €708 a year).
Comreg also found that over 26% of households were spending more than €71 a month on home phone and broadband bundles. That is €852 a year.  .

We have compared the prices of some broadband and phone packages to help you find the providers with the Cheapest Broadband Deals in Ireland.


These are the current top five cheapest fixed line broadband and phone bundles in Ireland with:
Unlimited broadband data
Unlimited anytime phone calls to landlines .
Speeds of “upto 100Mb (actual speed will depend on your phone line in most cases).
Any caps on “unlimited” data are shown below.

These deals are usually only available for new customers and may not be available in all areas of the country.

Prices Checked October 9th 2019

1. Vodafone has a broadband and phone bundle priced at €420 for the first year . This is a saving of more than €280 in one year compared to the most expensive option on our list  With broadband speeds of up to 100Mb  and unlimited downloads ( 1 Tb fair usage cap) and unlimited calls to Irish landlines. Vodafone’s bundle costs €45 a month (reduced to €25 for first 6 months). It is a 12-month contract.  More details can be found on  this Vodafone bundle at Switcher.ie

2. Pure Telecom have a fibre and phone “bill save” bundle also costing €420 in year one.   . The normal monthly charge is €50 , but it is reduced to €35 for the first 12 months. (“Bill Save” bundle) . Pure Telecom use the Eircom fibre network – so the availability and connection quality etc. should be the same as Eir . Anytime landline calls are included. Speeds of up to 100Mbs depending on line and location. 12 month contract. Join Pure Here

3. Sky have a broadband and phone bundle (TV subscription not required)  – with speeds of up to 100mb, unlimited downloads and free anytime calls to Irish landlines and several international destinations. It costs €62.50 a month with the first 12 months at €42.50 (works out at €560 in year one including equipment charges).

4 Eir have a phone and broadband bundle working out at €599.76  in year one. The home broadband bundle comes with unlimited downloads (Fair usage cap of 1000Gb ) and free anytime calls to Irish and UK landlines and mobiles as well as all calls to landlines and mobiles in several countries including USA , Australia, New Zealand and more.
The usual price is €69.98 a month,  reduced to €49.98 for the first 12 months. This Eir bundle also includes Eir Sport and Virgin Media Sport
You can see more details of this bundle and compare it to others from Eir HERE on Switcher

5. Virgin Media  (only available in larger cities and towns )  have a broadband and phone bundle with upto 250Mb speeds , anytime calls to Irish landlines and Irish mobiles, plus 400 minutes to 22 countries abroad . Priced at €62 a month (reduced to €47 for first 6 months) . This would cost €684 in the first year. (12 month contract).  Full Details and option to Sign Up Here

Broadband Price Comparison Summary (All listed bundles include anytime calls to landlines)

Broadband ProviderPhone Calls IncludedTotal Cost
in First Year
Normal Monthly
Charge
Maximum SpeedMonthly Data
Limit
VodafoneAnytime (Landlines)€420€45100Mbps1000Gb
Pure TelecomAnytime (Landlines)€420€50100Mbps1000Gb
SkyAnytime (Landlines and some Intenational)€560€62.50100MbpsUnlimited
EirAnytime (Landline & Mobiles Ireland+ UK + some International)€599.76€69.98100Mbps1000Gb
Virgin MediaAnytime (Landlines & Mobiles) + 400 mins International.€630€62250MbpsUnlimited


Note:All the above bundles include anytime landline calls.

You can get a similar bundle to the Eir one listed above but via One Big Switch. It has unlimited fibre broadband and Eir sports, but with just OFF Peak calls to Irish landlines included . It costs €39.99 a month. The total year one price works out at €429.97 (includes €100 cashback and an activation fee of €49.99). Offer ends November 6th 2019 and is for new Eir customers only.
The exact same bundle would be more expensive at €479.88 in year one if you went through Switcher or direct to Eir.

You can check current broadband prices and availability in your area on the very useful Switcher.ie site

It might also be a good idea to sign up with One Big Switch – because they negotiate bulk deals with broadband providers every few months. Once you have joined OneBigSwitch they will email you with their latest offers. Of course – always check back here too and make sure you can’t get a better deal elsewhere.

Broadband providers sometimes have fair usage caps on broadband data – More on those here.

If you are not bothered about having a landline – take a look at our page on the Best Prices for Broadband Only Deals

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