It has emerged that one in four Irish people have used their credit cards to pay for heat and light.
Wed, 20 Mar, 2019
Most Irish consumers are unable to pay their essential household bills with their regular income, a new study shows.
Consumers are all talk and little action when it comes to switching service providers to avail of better deals from competitors.
Wed, 31 Oct, 2018
A cheap holiday in the sun could cost Irish holidaymakers more than they expect, price comparison site, Switcher.ie, has warned.
Wed, 06 Jun, 2018
Consumers could be in for a summer of significant energy price hikes, an independent price comparison and switching service has warned.
Sat, 02 Jun, 2018
More than 60% of cash-strapped Irish households cannot cover the cost of essential household bills and are having to dip into credit cards, overdrafts, and loans just to make ends meet.
Tue, 10 Apr, 2018
Four in five Irish people are worried about the cost of energy this winter, according to the independent price comparison and switching service Switcher.ie.
Wed, 29 Nov, 2017
Energia has become the fourth Irish energy supplier to increase electricity prices in the past month.
Sat, 28 Oct, 2017
Most Irish consumers are in the dark about early exit penalty fees on essential household contracts, and it could be costing them dearly.
Wed, 20 Sep, 2017
Almost eight in ten (78%) of Irish consumers want to switch provider for at least one household essential this year - but most fail to do so, according to a new survey.
Tue, 15 Aug, 2017
Almost 1m Electric Ireland customers are to get discounts of between 4% and 8.5% automatically applied to their bills by the end of the summer.
Thu, 29 Jun, 2017
A new energy company has entered the market here, bringing greater choice of supply for electricity consumers.
Wed, 29 Mar, 2017
Cash-strapped households could see energy bill price hikes due to recent spikes in wholesale gas and electricity prices.
Thu, 02 Mar, 2017
Up to 28% of children, aged eight to 13, have had occasional or daily contact with a stranger on social media, messaging and gaming platforms, an Irish cybersafety charity has warned.
Tue, 07 Feb, 2017
Fri, 18 Nov, 2016
Wed, 31 Aug, 2016
The new sports channel Eir Sport has acquired the exclusive Irish rights to the 2019 Rugby World Cup.
Wed, 06 Jul, 2016
More than three quarters of people decided not to switch their broadband provider last year — despite half admitting they are unhappy with their service.
Thu, 12 May, 2016
More than 1m Electric Ireland residential customers are to benefit from a 5.2% cut in their electricity bills thanks to the company’s third unit rate price reduction in less than two years.
Sun, 01 May, 2016
More than one third of Irish people spend in excess of 20 hours a week online, with social media the main driving force behind internet use.
Tue, 01 Sep, 2015
More than a third of Irish people are spending over 20 hours online per week, according to the results of a new survey.
Mon, 31 Aug, 2015
A price war is looming after SSE Airtricity became the second energy supplier in less than a week to announce gas and electricity price cuts.
Tue, 27 Jan, 2015
Thousands of households face a bleak, cold winter because of fears over a huge increase in the levy on electricity prices.
Sat, 18 Oct, 2014
There are signs of a gradual recovery in family finances with a slight increase in the number of people who have more than €100 left at the end of the month once all their bills are paid.
Thu, 17 Apr, 2014
Consumers could be in line for a cash break, with experts predicting that the electricity price war will result in savings for hard-pressed households.
Mon, 07 Apr, 2014
Thousands of Bord Gáis electricity customers are to be hit with a 2.2% price hike from March as its winter price freeze comes to an end.
Sat, 01 Feb, 2014
One-third of Irish people spend more than 20 hours online every week, with broadband now the second most prevalent utility bill in Irish homes.
Tue, 26 Nov, 2013
More than 300,000 households will get a welcome winter break from energy price hikes after Bord Gáis Energy said it is to freeze prices for the winter.
Fri, 11 Oct, 2013
Airtricity is to hike electricity prices by 3.5% from Nov 1, adding almost €40 a year to customer bills.
Sat, 28 Sep, 2013
The majority of consumers are unhappy with the broadband speeds that their internet providers are supplying them with.
Wed, 25 Sep, 2013
Household gas bills will rise from next month following a decision by the energy regulator to sanction an increase.
Tue, 03 Sep, 2013
Almost three quarters of Irish households have gone cold in their homes this winter in a bid to keep their energy bills down.
Wed, 27 Feb, 2013
More than half of all Irish households are being forced into debt in order to pay everyday household bills.
Wed, 13 Feb, 2013
A goal and a point in the final minute of added time gave Westmeath victory over luckless Down at Páirc Esler Newry yesterday.
Mon, 02 Apr, 2012
CHAMPIONS Kerry lead the way on this year’s Christy Ring Cup Champion 15 with four players rewarded for their performances on the side that claimed honours in last June’s final against Wicklow in Croke Park.
Fri, 20 Jan, 2012
RESOLUTE Armagh stunned Down in yesterday’s Ulster SHC semi-final at wintry Casement Park to push the Mourne men out of the race and book themselves a place in the decider against Antrim.
Mon, 13 Jun, 2011
Down 1-14 Antrim 5-08
Sun, 03 Apr, 2011
Down 3-15 Laois 3-11
Sun, 27 Mar, 2011
Clare 5-22 Down 0-06
Sun, 13 Mar, 2011
Mon, 14 Feb, 2011
Down 2-11 Carlow 0-14, Portaferry
Sun, 13 Feb, 2011
Down 2-17 Derry 1-15
Sun, 14 Jun, 2009
Down 4-21 Mayo 0-14
Sat, 06 Jun, 2009
Kildare, Carlow, Kerry and Down were victorious in the opening round of the 2009 GAA Christy Ring Cup as the competition got underway this afternoon.
Sat, 09 May, 2009
Laois 1-13 Down 0-10
Sun, 08 Mar, 2009
Down 5-16 Derry 1-15, Casement Park
Sat, 26 May, 2007
Down manager Ger Coulter has opted to make three changes to his team for tomorrow's Ulster SHC semi-final replay against Derry (Casement Park, throw-in 3.30pm).
Fri, 25 May, 2007
Derry 0-16 Down 1-13
Sun, 20 May, 2007
Two late goals from Des Murphy wrecked Down’s dream of an all-Ulster Christy Ring Cup final at Cusack Park.
Sun, 23 Jul, 2006
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