Ireland’s Guide To Money And Living

Bargain corner

Bargain corner

Take a tour

For the month and the year that’s in it, why not take a trip around historical Dublin with Dublin Sightseeing Tours’ latest addition, ‘The 1916 Tour – Beyond Barricades’. A 90-minute theatrical tour through the city, the tour begins on O’Connell Street, stopping at major sites including St. Stephen’s Green, the Four Courts, North King Street and the GPO. Get an adult ticket for €15 and a child’s ticket for €7, saving €7.50, via Living Social.

Spring at Savile Row

Extending your wardrobe? If you’d like to add some fancier options, the Savile Row Company is offering a 20% discount on their online store. Simply enter the code SPRING at the checkout.

Garden heaven

It’s all about the gardening this week in Aldi – the latest Thursday Specialbuys include a 1kg lawn repair kit for €3.99, pruning shears for €3.49 apiece, garden hose for €12.99, a handy hose hanger for €4.99 and gardening gloves for €1.99 per pair.

And, if you’re looking for something to plant, Lidl currently has a colourful range of plants, including pots of Pieris and garden Azalea for €2.99 each, and large Magnolia for €9.99.

Selective sale

Marks and Spencer are currently offering 50% off selected items both online and in store. Highlights include a pure cashmere jumper for €52.50 (was €105), men’s cotton v-neck jumper for €13.50 (reduced from €27) and kids cotton socks for €4 (was €8.25).

Energy bills

Available until March 31st 2016, SSE Airtricity is offering €50 off the first bill to new customers who switch to their direct debit and eBill electricity services either online or via their call centre. Based on urban domestic figures, Airtricity believes customers can save around €198 on their electricity bill per year.

Holiday savings

Heading to Britain by car between now and June? To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, Irish Ferries will let you bring two friends for free if you book by Tuesday March 22nd, for travel until June 30th 2016.

When not writing about all things personal finance, You & Your Money's editor Conor Forrest enjoys reading, football and getting lost in an ocean of Wikipedia articles.