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# price

This year
Average price for a packet of cigarettes now €16.75 after 75 cent tax hike
This compares to 50 cent in the previous seven Budgets.
All time
Two Irish energy companies have just raised their prices
Panda Power and Pinergy have become the latest Irish energy companies to up their prices.
Bad weather is making the price of some vegetables soar
The issue has hit some Irish supermarkets.
Car insurance gone up? Insurers will soon have to tell you why
New laws will be in place by the end of the year to ensure that insurance companies tell customers why they are paying more.
"Substantial once-off" fare increase for some rail commuters in the Dublin region "unavoidable"
There’s good news for commuters travelling to the city centre from Naas/Sallins and Kilcock stations.
How over-complicated products baffle people into making bad choices at the supermarket
A new study by the ESRI has examined the phenomenon.
Oculus Rift apologises for its VR headset being pricier than expected
Fans voiced their anger after it was revealed the headset and accessories would cost them €699.
Why is Wetherspoon’s more expensive in Cork than it is Dublin?
Are Corkonians being ripped off?
The European Union has a bone to pick with Disneyland
Are customers some certain countries being charged more?
Want to snap up some acres of land in Dublin? The price is on the rise
Agricultural land in Ireland remains expensive when compared with land prices in much of Northern Europe.
Here's how much the price of a pint in Ireland has gone up by since 1928
The answer may surprise you.
Your Dublin Bus and Irish Rail commutes just got more expensive
But if you use a Leap card, you might be saving money.
Alcohol is getting more expensive, but shoes are cheaper than they were in 2013
Buying tobacco and eating out will also set you back a bit more.
Why did farmers bring a Grim Reaper to an Aldi store?
They also brought a coffin full of vegetables.
"I'd say if we don't get an increase there will be a lot of angry taxi men out there"
A annual review of transport charges is currently underway.
Expect (some) good news at the fuel pumps later this year
The price of diesel and petrol is expected to fall – a little, at least.
Fear rural customers left "high and dry" as €223m National Broadband Scheme ends
The scheme is government sponsored and aims to bring broadband to areas where it wasn’t available before.
Asking prices up nationally for first time since peak of property boom
While the property market in the rest of the country is now on the move, there is still a huge gap between Dublin prices and those outside the capital.
250,000 households have less than €15,000 a year to live on
But income gaps are skewing analysis of the income average according to the Nevin Economic Research Centre.
St Vincent's Hospital denies fraud claims by Senator John Crown
The chairman of St Vincent’s Healthcare Group has written to Senator John Crown and asked him to send on all information he has in relation to the matter.
Dublin Bus to recruit 70 new bus drivers in the coming months
Dublin Bus have welcomed the significant boost to their passenger numbers this year stating that it puts them in a great position for 2014.
Hauliers to use toll roads for free in November
The toll on four roads – the M1, M3, M6 and the Limerick Tunnel – will be lifted in November to see if it reduces the number of trucks using regional roads.
Two Irish hotels make it into top 100 hotels of the world list
Customer reviews of the Lake Hotel in Killarney and the River Lee Hotel in Cork helped rank the hotels on the Expedia list.
Refund scheme for alcohol containers 'could reduce illegal dumping'
An Athy councillor says that introducing a refund deposit scheme would see fewer people dumping cans and bottles.
Calls for Ireland to follow as Scotland pushes ahead with minimum alcohol price
“Alcohol has been sold at pocket-money prices in this country for far too long now”.
Life insurance prices can vary by up to €7,500 - study
The National Consumer Agency found that smokers pay on average 90 per cent more for their life insurance.
'Shocking' plans to raise price of pint
Guinness, Budweiser and Carlsberg are among the drinks expected to see a price increase.
Bad news for drivers: petrol and diesel prices hit record highs
The average cost of one litre of petrol in Ireland is now 162.1c – and there’s no sign of the price coming down any time soon.
Eurozone has major flaw, says billionaire investor Buffett
He added that the future of Europe and the Euro is now in doubt – but he is still interested in buying more European stocks.
Global index shows drop in Irish medical costs
The cost of common dental treatments is down by 21 per cent in some cases, as are elective medical procedures – but the cost of laser eye surgery is up by 21 per cent.
Bakers fear effects of VAT increase on breads
The 13.5 per cent added VAT could cause small bakeries to let go of staff or close – and will also affect larger bakeries, say people in the trade.
Price of gold at record high
Some have been purchasing gold to protect against losses in their other assets if the US goes into recession.