Kate Lawlor

Kate Lawlor

Kate is a content writer for Switcher.ie, where she writes guides to help consumers make informed decisions. Kate has experience working as a content writer and marketing specialist for companies within Ireland’s financial services and publishing industries. She is a journalism graduate and has an MA in creative writing.

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Ireland's greenest homes

As more households drive electric, recycle and switch to cleaner, more efficient sources of energy - we’ve researched, analysed and compiled the counties with the greenest homes in Ireland.

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Home battery storage explained

From making the most of your surplus energy to storing cheap, night-rate electricity, our solar battery guide has everything you need to know including how much you can save


How to build a smart home

From choosing a smart system, to the best smart devices, smart hubs and costs, here’s how to build the perfect smart home in ireland.

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Heat pump installation in Ireland

Learn about heat pump installation in Ireland from costs, grants and savings to choosing the best heat pumps for your home

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Ireland's cheapest student towns

The cost of being a student is rising. Switcher.ie’s Student Cost of Living Guide reveals the cheapest Irish towns for students, comparing average fees, rent, transport, entertainment and more.

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The best energy-efficient cooking tips to save money

With gas and electricity bills reaching boiling point and the kitchen being one of the most energy-thirsty places in the home - we’ve dished up some top tips for faster, smarter and more energy-efficient cooking.

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