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8 big trends to look out for in Ireland this year

Cocooning, DIY health, and deal frenzies: Red C Research has come up with what it thinks will be the major trends for Irish society for 2012.

TREATING, THRIFTING, COCOONING: Do you do any of these things?

You may not even know it, but you could be bang on trend.

Red C Research has come up with what it thinks will be the major trends to look out for in Ireland in 2012.  Predictably, a lot of them revolve around the recession: being thrifty, getting good deals, and making do.

So want to see what to expect from this year? Or just get a few tips on what can be done to save some money? Here’s the full list:

8 big trends to look out for in Ireland this year
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  • Cocooning

    Source: Joel Bez via Flickr
  • Treating

    Source: AP Photo/Peter Dejong
  • Thrifting

    Source: Niall Carson/PA Wire
  • Deal Frenzy

    Source: AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast
  • Self Reliance

    Source: joyhenkle via Flickr
  • Cashless Society

    Source: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan
  • DIY Health

    Source: martinak15 via Flickr
  • Corporate responsibility

    Source: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

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