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20th September, 2017

Do you know enough about early exit fees?

They can cost hundreds, but knowing about your contract terms will help you avoid them.

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18th September, 2017

The iPhone X is coming on 3 November - here's what you need to know

It looks like pre-orders will be available from 27 October.

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18th September, 2017

ComReg’s latest report shows our broadband speeds are increasing

The report also shows that the number of fixed broadband subscriptions in Ireland is growing.

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15th September, 2017

Virgin Mobile is launching the iPhone 8 on 22 September

The iPhone X will follow on 3 November.

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The Energia hamsters with Geoff Codd announce the Energia best Dual Fuel and Electricity offers plus new home energy efficiency scheme

11th September, 2017

Energia launches Cosy Homes Scheme to help energy customers save even more

The scheme provides a one-stop-shop for home energy efficiency upgrades.

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enet SSE logo for joint high speed broadband venture in Ireland

8th September, 2017

enet-SSE to rollout high-speed broadband to 115,000 premises in North-West Ireland

Towns that will benefit from the rollout include Ballinasloe, Roscommon and Manorhamilton.

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Pure Telecom CEO Paul Connell and Orlagh Nevin Director of Sales Marketing and Service at open eir

7th September, 2017

Pure Telecom signs deal with open eir to access its wholesale network

The deal gives Pure Telecom access to almost two million potential customers.

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4th September, 2017

EXTENDED: Sign up to certain eir bundles on Switcher.ie and get a FREE jersey

This exclusive offer has been extended until the end of September.

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1st September, 2017

Autumn is coming - so here’s what you can look forward to on the box

There are plenty of new additions to the line-ups on Irish TV.

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1st September, 2017

Are you eligible for the Fuel Allowance? It could be a big help

This is paid for 26 weeks each year to eligible consumers.

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31st August, 2017

Day-to-day money advice for college students

There are loads of easy ways to manage your money when you’re at college.

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29th August, 2017

iD bill-pay plans are now half-price for the first 6 months

The offer lasts until the end of September.

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28th August, 2017

The Virgin Media Phone app is being discontinued

After 31 August, the app will no longer be available.

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28th August, 2017

Everything you need to know about the Samsung Galaxy Note8

The phablet was launched last week.

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25th August, 2017

How to choose the best health insurance plan

Multiple rate increases mean it’s important to regularly review your cover.

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Two Sky Fibre minions pushing a button for the 30 euro offer

25th August, 2017

Sky Fibre is now available for just €30 per month

The discount lasts for 12 months, which means a €300 saving.

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Pure Telecom CEO Paul Connell along with two schoolchildren at a computer

24th August, 2017

Almost half of Irish parents believe poor school broadband is holding back their children

And a third would think about moving their child to a different school if their current school had unsatisfactory broadband access.

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Cartoon of Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather promoting fight in Las Vegas

23rd August, 2017

How to watch McGregor v Mayweather in Ireland

If you want to watch this weekend's fight, you’ll need to figure out a plan soon.

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Toy of college student stands in front of pile of euros and mortarboard cap planning for college spending

22nd August, 2017

Accepted a CAO offer? Time to sort out your finances

If you’re starting college, there’s plenty to think about.

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Mother and child with detail on eir and Super Valu rewards scheme

21st August, 2017

eir has partnered with SuperValu to bring its customers Real Rewards

This will allow customers to make savings on their eir bill

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21st August, 2017

How to get the best car insurance deal

A few clever tips can help you cut costs.

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17th August, 2017

What’s the best credit card deal for me?

What suits you will depend on what you want to use the card for.

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Energy efficient lightbulbs lit up lying on a table

15th August, 2017

Fear factors stop 6 in 10 consumers going ahead with planned switches

Consumers are missing out on huge savings as a result.

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14th August, 2017

Virgin Media TV customers can now watch UKTV Play on-demand

This adds over 1,000 additional hours of catch-up TV to Virgin Media's On Demand platform.

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Mini jeep driving up increasing piles of coins

9th August, 2017

The cost of running a car in Ireland is down slightly

Lower motor insurance costs have contributed to the drop.

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