All posts in "Consumer Affairs"

Fashion and beauty: How the world has turned in 2020

By Yukti Khera / October 27, 2020

As seen at the beginning of this unfortunate year, the economy took a huge spin. The year 2020 started with the daunting news of the outbreak of COVID-19 which had spread throughout the world. Now, as everyone is recovering from the disturbance caused by the virus, what has it left of the Fashion and Beauty […]


Is the party over for under-25s at Airbnb?

By Niall Ó Brolcháin / August 26, 2020

The party may be over for under-25s at Airbnb properties.  The company announced the trial restrictions in an effort to cut down on rowdy parties and the spread of coronavirus. Initial plans Initially, Airbnb is planning to introduce the measures it has already implemented in the US and Canada in the UK, Spain and France.   […]


Coronavirus: 10 Tips for food shopping during quarantine

By Tami Pereira / March 26, 2020

Modern life is full of stress because we never stop. Now that we can stop, we are double stressed out. Going to the supermarket has become the main activity after the lockdown. Because of that, lots of people concentrate on these places damaging their health and that of others if the established norms are not […]


Dog poo seems to be a big issue in Dublin

By Peter Dlhopolec / March 12, 2020

Up to 7 in 10 people have walked in dog poo on the street in Dublin. Walking to school, work, or just to a nearby shop somewhere in Dublin may become an unpleasant experience as soon as one walks in dog poo. Dublin authorities said dog poo has turned into a major issue in public […]


Free books, events, and no penalties. Join a library in Ireland

By Peter Dlhopolec / March 7, 2020

If one joins a library in their community, they can use all libraries in Ireland. Ireland has come up with an uncommon way of managing libraries in an effort of luring more people back to these once highly respected educational institutions. A shared library management system, Libraries Ireland, makes it possible for any public library […]


Internet Options in Ireland

By Nicholas Lane / February 29, 2020

Access to the internet is paramount in our day and age, and as the cogs of the technological revolution continue to whir, more work is going remote, more contact is digital, and more import is placed on a high-speed internet connection.  There was a time a few years back, when it seemed Ireland wouldn’t be […]


Value Added Tax, VAT, in Ireland

By Emma Grove / February 28, 2020

VAT in Ireland is chargeable on the supply of goods and services within the State in the course or any business, and on goods imported into the State from outside the EU. Want more details? Read on! VAT in Ireland is a tax on consumer spending, therefore everyone who pays for goods and services pays […]


All you need to know about tax on savings and investments in Ireland

By Emma Grove / February 27, 2020

Most forms of investments and savings in Ireland are subject to tax liability on any gains. Not sure what this means for you? Below we’ve outlined the most common investment and saving schemes in Ireland and what they mean in terms of your tax liability. Read on for more information! Employee Share Option Schemes Employees […]

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