2019 News Archive

December 2, 2019

Consumer warning about click.ie

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has today issued a warning to consumers in relation to a website directing activities at consumers in Ireland called click.ie. The CCPC is...

December 2, 2019

Buying a gift voucher this Christmas? Good news!

Good news! If you’re buying gift vouchers for your loved ones this Christmas, new laws mean they are now valid for at least five years. New legislation which comes into...

November 29, 2019

Your rights if online shopping goes wrong

The Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales are some of the busiest shopping days of the year and the special offers can extend beyond this weekend too. But sometimes things...

November 27, 2019

CCPC’s top tips to surviving shopping online this Black Friday

With the busiest shopping days of the year approaching, the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has published its top tips for anyone who wants to bag a bargain in...

November 22, 2019

Avoid Black Friday blues! Know your rights before you shop

With Black Friday only a week away we have some tips to help you if you are shopping online or in-store. Shopping online for Black Friday Know your rights: If...

November 11, 2019

Hidden dangers: Window blinds

Cords and chains on window blinds and curtains can pose a hidden danger to young children, particularly children under the age of three. There have been a number of deaths...

October 22, 2019

Are you retirement ready?

Retirement means a lot of adjustment for many people and while it gives us the chance to relax and the time to try new things, it is something you should...

October 16, 2019

Five ways to play safely this Halloween

#Tip 1 Watch out for the CE mark If you’re on the hunt for Halloween costumes and accessories, check that they carry the CE mark. Halloween costumes are classed as toys...

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