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December 1, 2021

How to switch your current account

With Ulster Bank and KBC preparing to leave the Irish market in the near future, customers may be considering their options for switching their current account. Ulster Bank is no...

November 26, 2021

FAQ #BlackFriday2021: What are my rights when shopping the Black Friday sales?

Each month, we share the answer to one of the most frequently asked questions (FAQ) from the hundreds of consumers who contact us. For this FAQ Friday, we’ve put together...

November 22, 2021

How to shop for safe toys this Christmas

With shopping season officially in full swing, whether you’re hitting the high street or shopping online, it’s important to be vigilant when shopping for kids, particularly toys. With that in...

November 17, 2021

Attention Black Friday shoppers! Always check business location before you buy online

Ahead of the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales, the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) is reminding online shoppers of the importance of checking where a business is based...

October 29, 2021

FAQ Friday: Online shopping & consumer reviews – how can I spot real from fake?

Each month, we share the answer to one of the most frequently asked questions (FAQ) from the hundreds of consumers who contact us. For this FAQ Friday, we take a...

October 28, 2021

CCPC issues warning to Dublin car dealers about misleading consumers in selling crashed or clocked cars

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has today issued a warning to car dealers reminding them of their legal obligation to give complete and correct information to consumers when...

October 26, 2021

Know your rights before you shop

With Black Friday and Christmas only weeks away, here’s a reminder about your consumer rights when you are shopping online or in-store. Shopping online Changing your mind If you buy...

October 21, 2021

CCPC advises Christmas shoppers not to take chances when shopping online

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) is advising consumers to follow a number of simple steps to protect themselves from rogue traders when planning their Christmas shopping. We are...

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