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Saturday 1 April 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# irish households

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# Shopping
The average Irish household has spent €2,800 in shops this month
Consumer spending is set to reach almost €5 billion this month.
# Household debt
Irish households are the third most indebted in the EU
The Central Bank says this ranking is in spite of a significant decline in the ratio of household debt to disposable income.
# spring clean
9 telltale signs you've been putting off the cleaning for too long
Someone’s got to do it.
# recycle
Irish households will consume 5m boxes of chocolate and 22m bottles of wine over Christmas
Repak expects to recycle 44,000 tonnes of packaging waste over the Christmas period.
# Debt
Fall in personal loans and holiday home mortgages as households pay off debt
Figures from the Central Bank also show a very slight increase in savings.