Bank of Ireland: ‘We never ask for personal banking details such as account numbers and pins’

Paul Horan has a gripe with Bank of Ireland, where he has an account. “I have provided the bank with my mobile phone number and I have, from time t(...)

Love/Hate: Shopping online is fast and easy (although sometimes, perhaps, too fast and too easy). Illustrations:  Getty, Thinkstock

(...) can fill all your retailing needs on someone else’s dime. Not that Pricewatch would ever consider it(...)

Fair play: The label means the product offers a better deal. Photograph: Jean-Christophe Magnenet/AFP/Getty Images

(...) can take you behind them too. Last year, Pricewatch travelled to the Sorwathe Tea Plantation, 90(...)

Irish Rail says it will ensure it is clear that customers can leave a voicemail to change a booking in future

William O’Connor contacted us to complain about Irish Rail and their online tickets. “I purchased a return Athenry to Dublin ticket on the Iris(...)

Will Electric Ireland shed some light on this situation?

(...) prepaid card gives them 50 units of electricity.” That seems to Pricewatch to be a perfectly sensible(...)

Valrhona Guanaja

VALRHONA GUANAJA €4.50 for 70g, €64.28 per kg Okay, let’s deal with the negatives first. This chocolate is not cheap and it is not easy t(...)

From left, D is for detox, M is for mouthwatering, P is for pulled pork, S is for superfood

(...) too miserable for Pricewatch’s liking.   Wholesome: This is up there with “natural” as one of(...)

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Kenya via Amsterdam.   7 Pricewatch came across some alarming figures on romantic spending in(...)

Smart move? An iPhone user was charged for Vodafone Live updates she didn’t want. Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty

A reader called Amanda contacted us on behalf of her mother, who is 73. Last year her mother received a cold call from Vodafone, asking if she woul(...)


Irish, Pricewatch has long had a certain soft spot for Barry’s Tea. While we would argue that it makes(...)