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Switcher.ie PR Team

PR & Media Relations
Eoin Clarke
PR Spokesperson

Eoin Clarke, Managing Director

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Press Releases (in date order)

18th June, 2019

More choice for consumers as green energy giant enters Irish market

Iberdrola enters the Irish energy market, with a range of 100% green electricity-only plans

20th March, 2019

Over six in ten Irish consumers unable to cover the cost of essential bills with their regular income

New research published today by independent price comparison and switching site Switcher.ie has revealed the worrying extent to which our nation relies on credit and savings to cover the cost of essential household bills.

4th March, 2019

Electric Ireland announces price hike after three month price freeze

After implementing a price freeze in November of last year, Electric Ireland has today announced it will increase prices from 1 April 2019.

22nd February, 2019

Vodafone and Three take home gold at the Switcher.ie Awards 2019

The winners of the Switcher.ie Awards 2019 have just been announced with Vodafone and Three being crowned Ireland’s Best Broadband Provider and Best Mobile Phone Operator respectively.

8th February, 2019

Bord Gáis Energy becomes the sixth energy supplier to hike prices this winter

From 10 March 2019 Bord Gáis Energy customers will see their average annual dual fuel bills increase by by €63.12.

6th February, 2019

Hot competition as nominees for 6th annual Switcher.ie awards announced

The nominees for the 2019 Switcher.ie Awards have been announced - with the awards ceremony to be held on 21 February 2019 at The Marker Hotel in Dublin.

5th February, 2019

Keeping your children safe online this safer internet day with tips from Switcher.ie

Todays marks the 16th annual Safer Internet Day - which aims to educate parents and children about online safety.

28th December, 2018

A shocking 95% of consumers admit to worrying about their finances - with 2019 set to bring more of the same concerns

New research from Switcher.ie reveals that financial concerns are weighing heavily on people’s minds as they look to the year ahead. Incredibly, 95% of people worry about their finances – with a quarter (25%) expecting to be worse off in 2019 than they were this year:

4th December, 2018

Over six in ten Irish consumers find essential bills hard to understand - electricity bills cause most confusion

New research published today by independent price comparison and switching service Switcher.ie shows that the majority of Irish consumers are still bamboozled by basic household bills.

29th November, 2018

Switcher.ie warns that fear of exit penalties could be deterring Irish consumers from seeking better deals

Switcher.ie urges consumers not to be put off switching because of early termination fees, as there is still the opportunity to save by shopping around for a better deal.

22nd November, 2018

Electric Ireland announces it will not raise prices this winter

The firm has pledged to freeze prices until the end of February 2019.

16th November, 2018

Fifth energy supplier price rise announced - Energia to increase prices from 01 January

This is the second price rise from Energia in 2018 - with the first hike already taking hold in August.

2nd November, 2018

SSE Airtricity becomes fourth supplier to hike gas and electricity prices for winter

This, the second price rise from SSE Airtricity, will add €140 to customer bills come 3 December 2018.

31st October, 2018

Two-thirds plan to switch at least one household service in the next year as Irish consumers feel the pinch

New research from Switcher.ie has revealed that although two-thirds of Irish consumers say they are likely to switch away from a service or utility provider in the next 12 months, 68% have admitted to not going ahead with a planned switch in the past.