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# consumer-association-of-ireland - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Consumer Association of Ireland calls for 'small compensation fund' for holidaymakers who choose not to fly
# Summer Holidays
# Summer Holidays

Consumer Association of Ireland calls for 'small compensation fund' for holidaymakers who choose not to fly

Jul 1st 2020, 1:43 PM 17,844 Views 41 Comments

People who booked flights in July could be left out of pocket if they cancel.

# consumer-association-of-ireland - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

How much? It costs €5.58 to call 11850 for just 1 second
# Hold The Line
# Hold The Line

How much? It costs €5.58 to call 11850 for just 1 second

Sep 9th 2014, 8:41 AM 21,459 Views 60 Comments

The prices of directory enquiries were checked from Eircom lines.

# consumer-association-of-ireland - Friday 21 March, 2014

Bord Gáis price hikes questioned as staff set to share €54m payout
# Gas Money
# Gas Money

Bord Gáis price hikes questioned as staff set to share €54m payout

Mar 21st 2014, 10:37 AM 9,847 Views 48 Comments

Bord Gáis workers are to split a windfall after the winding up of the company’s share ownership scheme.

# consumer-association-of-ireland - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Consumer Association calls for EU legislation on mobile costs
# Competition
# Competition

Consumer Association calls for EU legislation on mobile costs

Aug 7th 2013, 6:30 AM 3,701 Views 18 Comments

Figures from the EU commission show that Irish consumers pay five times more than the cheapest EU rates in Lithuania.

# consumer-association-of-ireland - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Retail Excellence Ireland dismiss Consumer Association report on grocery prices
# Groceries
# Groceries

Retail Excellence Ireland dismiss Consumer Association report on grocery prices

Feb 13th 2013, 1:18 PM 10,364 Views 22 Comments

The CAI said the REI “can attempt to dismiss the findings all they like” but they’ve been tracking the price of the same branded products since 2000.

# consumer-association-of-ireland - Tuesday 29 March, 2011

Is Tesco allowed to hike its prices and then just drop them again?
# Supermarkets
# Supermarkets

Is Tesco allowed to hike its prices and then just drop them again?

Mar 29th 2011, 9:37 PM 2,326 Views 0 Comments

The answer: well, legally, yes – as long as the ‘higher’ prices have been imposed for long enough.