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Poll: Do you shop across the border to save money?

A report suggests high medicine prices are pushing consumers across the border, but prices of other items are leveling up. So do you travel to Northern Ireland to shop?

Shoppers from the Republic of Ireland queuing to to get into Newry in December 2008.
Shoppers from the Republic of Ireland queuing to to get into Newry in December 2008.
Image: Niall Carson/PA Archive

CONSUMERS ARE BEING driven across the border to buy prescription drugs at much cheaper prices, according to the Irish Independent today.

However in recent years, the gap in prices between shops here and in Northern Ireland has started to close, particularly in supermarkets.

So we’re wondering: Do you shop across the border to save money?


Poll Results:

No (2545)
Yes (922)


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