Cartell says   Irish car buyers are now spending, on average, €30,130 on new cars in the first six months of 2018

While the Irish car market suffers the turmoils of Brexit-induced imports, dealers and importers can assuage themselves with one fact; we’re now prepa(...)

The views of older people in long-term residential care and their families are being sought by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission. Photograph: iStock

The views of older people in long-term residential care and their families are being sought by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCP(...)

Of those who switched services, 15 per cent changed their gas or electricity suppliers. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Less than one in four Irish consumers shops around for better value when it comes to services such as gas, electricity and mobile phones, new research(...)

‘Many consumers may be needlessly paying more for their cover.’ Photograph: Getty Images

What would you do for 400 quid? How many hours would you spend hanging on the telephone or sifting through paperwork for that kind of cash? Unl(...)

Despite the potential savings, just 37 per cent of consumers had checked to see if there was a better deal available for their home insurance over the last 12 months.

Canny consumers who shop around for house insurance can make annual savings of over €400 according to a survey published by the National Consumer Agen(...)

Getting cover: The latest National Consumer Agency home insurance comparison survey on annual home insurance premiums compares quotes from eight insurance companies. Photograph: Alan Betson

Shopping around for home insurance could save consumers more than €360 a year, a survey published this morning has revealed. The latest National Consu(...)

Nine out of 10 shoppers say they believe they are shopping more wisely than 18 months ago. Photograph: Eric Luke

Research from the National Consumer Agency has found that 72 per cent of women take responsibility for food shopping and another 13 per cent say they (...)