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July 13, 2022

What is crypto?

Digital currencies such as crypto are becoming increasingly popular. A recent international study found that over half a million people in Ireland own some form of crypto-currency. Crypto-currency is a...

July 6, 2022

Budgeting tips for back to school

The school year may have only finished, but now is the time to budget and plan for the new school year ahead. Back to school time is always expensive, but...

July 5, 2022

Do you know your consumer rights?

Have you bought something recently that wasn’t what you expected? The power of consumer rights could make it right. Here at the CCPC, we’re on a mission to ensure all...

July 4, 2022

What are my consumer rights when renting a car?

Car rental is one of the top areas for consumer rights complaints in the European Union. A recent EU-wide sweep has found that the majority of the car rental brokers’...

June 29, 2022

Am I entitled to a refund or exchange?

If you bought an item in a shop, but change your mind about it and decide to return it, you might expect that you’ll get a refund or exchange straight...

June 24, 2022

FAQ Friday: How do I keep track of my holiday budget and avoid overspending?

On the last Friday of every month, we answer some of the most frequently asked questions (FAQ) from the hundreds of consumers who contact us. This month, we take a...

June 14, 2022

Where’s my order? What to do when online shopping doesn’t arrive

I ordered something online and according to the tracking info the item was delivered last month. But, it wasn’t delivered to me. I called the courier company – apparently it...

June 8, 2022

Know how to spot an unsafe toy

If you’re buying a toy, you of course want it to be safe. In Ireland we have strong laws and standards to protect children from unsafe toys. With Child Safety...