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16th November, 2017

How much do I need to save for retirement?

Getting a handle on this is really important.

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14th November, 2017

Bank charges - our tips on how to avoid them

Getting an understanding of what you pay is a big help.

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14th November, 2017

Would increasing energy prices make you want to switch?

Six in ten Irish consumers say it would encourage them to do so

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10th November, 2017

SIRO has broken ground in Monksland, Co. Roscommon

SIRO's Gigabit broadband is now available in 25 towns.

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9th November, 2017

Contents insurance - what you need to think about

There are lots of things to consider before signing up

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9th November, 2017

New offers from eir could save you up to €492

And - depending on what plan you go for - you could get a free tablet or €50 cashback too.

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7th November, 2017

AA finds cost of running a home is up 3% to €16,169 per year

Energy costs saw a big jump over the year.

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7th November, 2017

Virgin Media becomes fourth broadband provider to announce price increase

The €3.50 'Self-Serve' discount will be removed and there'll be an increase of €1.50 for some customers, too.

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2nd November, 2017

Sign up to eir broadband and phone and get €50 cashback

Customers who sign up to eir broadband, TV and home phone plans will get a free tablet.

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2nd November, 2017

Pure Telecom survey shows people would move home for better broadband

Broadband is a necessity for most people these days

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1st November, 2017

Three energy price increases today: PrePayPower latest to announce hike

The electricity increase will come into effect from 1 December

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1st November, 2017

Yet another price increase: Pinergy rates to go up by 5.6% from December

This brings to six the number of price increases since September.

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1st November, 2017

Flogas becomes the fifth supplier to announce a price rise

Gas prices will go up by 3.3% from 1 December

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1st November, 2017

New research shows many of us are not fully confident complaining

If you do have any reason for complaint, be sure to raise this with your suppliers.

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31st October, 2017

Pinergy has set up a new Energy Services division

This is dedicated to providing customers with energy-efficient technology solutions.

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31st October, 2017

How much should I be saving each month?

It can be hard to know how much to put into savings.

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27th October, 2017

SIRO has announced that Carlow is Ireland’s latest 'Gigabit Town'

The service is already available to 4,500 premises.

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27th October, 2017

Virgin Mobile will offer the iPhone X 64GB from 3 November

There are a variety of payment options available.

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27th October, 2017

Energia becomes fourth supplier to hike electricity prices

The 3.9% increase will come into effect on 1 December

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26th October, 2017

Codema and the SEAI are running free energy-saving workshops in November

The Dublin workshops could help you cut down on your energy bills

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26th October, 2017

TV streaming services in Ireland - how to watch tv online

TV streaming is becoming really popular in Ireland, but what are the options?

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25th October, 2017

Increases on the way for some eir, Sky and Vodafone customers

There are options if your contract price is increasing.

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24th October, 2017

Skiing this winter? We look at the best winter sports insurance

Your regular travel insurance might not cut it.

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23rd October, 2017

enet and Digiweb have signed a deal to bring fibre to 27,000 more premises

Digiweb's products will be available in the relevant towns by the end of this year.

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19th October, 2017

New Sky Q features - including voice control - are on the way

The features will be rolled out in the coming weeks.

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