Eoin Clarke

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Around 1.3 million utility customers wasted hundreds of euro each last year or a combined total of half a billion euro by not switching provider. Image: iStock

About half a million Irish people have collectively wasted at least €2 billion over the last 10 years simply because they’ve not bothered to pick up t(...)

According to the research, one in four consumers said they paid bills with their credit card. Photograph: iStock

Almost two-thirds of Irish people struggle to pay all their household bills with their regular income and use savings or borrowings to make ends meet(...)

  The research from price comparison website Switcher.ie found  95 per cent of those polled   worry about their finances. File photograph: iStock

The vast majority of Irish consumers are concerned about their finances as they head into the New Year with a significant number convinced they will b(...)

This price hike will see SSE Airtricity customer’s average annual electricity bill increase by €61.36 and €52.52 added to their average annual gas bill.

SSE Airtricity has followed in the footsteps of three other suppliers in announcing it will raise electricity and gas prices for its customers by 6.3 (...)

A survey finds  68 per cent of people polled had been thinking about switching utility or service provider but decided not to do it despite potential savings. Photograph:  iStock

Irish consumers could save more than €1,100 over the next 12 months by switching a range of service providers, but despite the scale of savings availa(...)

Panda Power will be raise its standard electricity unit rate by 5.9 per cent

Panda Power and Pinergy are the latest power providers to announce price increases. From the start of August, Panda Power will be raise its standard(...)

According to new research, 33 per cent of Irish holiday makers  say their holiday spend often or always goes out of control. Photograph: iStock

Irish people do not appear to be keeping their eyes on the price when it comes to holidays and the financial headache they bring home as a result coul(...)

Electric Ireland has become the third energy provider to announce an electricity price increase this week. Photograph: iStockphoto

Electric Ireland has become the third energy provider to announce an electricity price increase this week although its 4 per cent hike will be deferre(...)

The Commission for Energy Regulation gave the green light to an increase in the Public Service Obligation levy for the year ahead on Friday. Photograph: Getty Images

A levy which is automatically added to all electricity bills is to go up by more than 30 per cent in a move which will add just under €25 to the annua(...)

“Many are paying for speeds they are not actually getting, while six in 10 consumers are leaving themselves in the dark because they have never carried out a broadband speed test at home”

Ireland is still in the slow lane when it comes to broadband, according to a new survey, which indicates that more than a third of consumers here have(...)

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