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June 13, 2018

Don’t be duped about your rights in the sales

If you buy something on sale, does that mean you have less rights? Thankfully no. Your rights are exactly the same in a sale as any other time of the...

May 16, 2017

Price display for specific sectors

Certain businesses are required by law to display their prices so you can see them from outside or immediately inside the entrance to the premises. This is so you can...

May 11, 2017

In-store credit

Some shops offer finance options to help you pay for items such as electrical appliances, computers or furniture. Like some personal loans, you pay the money back at a fixed...

May 10, 2017

Misleading advertising

What is misleading advertising? Under the Consumer Protection Act 2007, advertising is seen as misleading if it involves false, misleading or deceptive information that is likely to cause the average...

May 9, 2017

Buying from a non-EU website

If you buy something from a business that is based outside the EU, the Consumer Rights Directive does not apply. So before you buy, make sure to check the geographical...

May 9, 2017

If things don’t go as planned

If you have changed your mind and want to return the goods you bought, what should you do? If you’ve bought something from a business that is based in...

May 3, 2017

Price promotions

When running price promotions or ‘special offers’, it’s against the law for businesses to give a false or misleading previous price. For example, if the business crosses out one price...

May 3, 2017

Price control

In general, there are no controls on prices in Ireland. This means that, in most cases, there is no minimum or maximum price for goods or services. This is to...

May 3, 2017

How prices are displayed

Product pricing Shops must clearly display prices in euro, on or near all products for sale. There are some exceptions to this: Items sold at auction. Goods sold loosely, where...

May 3, 2017

Rules on pricing

Businesses and service providers must display their prices, and there are rules on how they must be displayed. You have the right to clear and accurate information on the prices...

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