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#Shop Around

# shop-around - Sunday 20 August, 2017

'Oh, that's just the price': €11 difference in cost of same medication in two Dublin pharmacies

One man was charged 32c a pill for his depression medication in one Dublin pharmacy, and 73c in another.

# shop-around - Monday 12 June, 2017

Older people overpaying €1,000 for health insurance as they're 'afraid to switch plan'

At least two in every five policyholders are on “dated and hugely overpriced plans”.

# shop-around - Monday 8 May, 2017

SuperValu retakes top spot in Ireland's supermarket wars

Tesco’s share of the market went down as there were gains for Aldi and Lidl.

# shop-around - Monday 16 March, 2015

Tesco is still Ireland's supermarket top dog, but Supervalu is hot on its heels

Tesco was the only chain to see sales drop.

# shop-around - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Poll: Do you shop around for services to save money? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you shop around for services to save money?

Shopping around can save you money – but do you tend to go for the first option available?

# shop-around - Thursday 19 September, 2013

Turns out there are savings of up to €362 to be had in the home insurance market

Huge differences have been found in quotes offered by insurance companies, in a survey carried out by the National Consumer Agency.

# shop-around - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

Poll: Do you shop around for your car insurance? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you shop around for your car insurance?

A survey has found that you could save up to €1,335 if you shopped around for your car insurance.

# shop-around - Monday 28 January, 2013

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.

# shop-around - Thursday 5 January, 2012

Poll: Do you look for bargains when doing your weekly shop? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you look for bargains when doing your weekly shop?

A survey has found that more than 80 per cent of Irish consumers look around for bargains when doing their weekly shop. Do you?

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

# shop-around - Friday 9 September, 2011

Four-fifths of people who switch service providers save money

The National Consumer Agency’s research shows that 79 per cent of people who change product or provider then pay less.