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Thai in Terenure

Fancy something of an up-scale dining experience for a little less? With, you can pay a visit to Sawadee Thai in Terenure and get two mains, two sides and two glasses of wine for a total of €28, based on main dishes which usually cost €16.95 apiece.

Unfortunately the voucher isn’t available for use on Valentine’s Day, so you’ll just have to keep looking.

Or you can head over to Maynooth’s Lan Tania Thai restaurant with a €40 voucher to use on the a la carte venue – yours for €20.

Floral Fun

Valentine’s Day is still three weeks away, but there’s no harm in getting prepared to pamper and surprise that special person in your life, even if it’s just the old reliable of flowers, chocolates and a bit of peace and quiet.

Available via, Mad Flowers is offering 45% off a Valentine’s red rose and lily bouquet, including delivery; normally €72, you can get it delivered to your door for just €39.

Dell Deals

Dell’s bargain bin is currently home to the Inspiron 15 laptop, currently €199.99 down from €279. It’s powered by the budget dual core Intel Celeron dual core processor, suitable for everyday tasks, with 4BG of RAM and a 500GB hard drive. It’s a budget laptop, no doubt, but one of the better options.

If you’re purchasing a new laptop, don’t be swayed by salespeople trying to get you to buy antivirus. There are plenty of great, free options online, used and reviewed by millions of people around the world.

Summer holidays

It might be a bit premature to be thinking about summer holidays already, but it’s something we can’t help! Now is the time to be booking flights and hotels, before the rush begins and when prices might be a little cheaper.

For example, you can fly from Shannon to Atlanta in Georgia, USA, for just €320 return! That’s pretty fantastic. Atlanta International Airport is one of the busiest airports in the world and is a major travel hub for the southeastern United States. It’s a 90 minute flight (or six hours driving) to Orlando, Florida, home of Disney World, and 90 minutes by air to New Orleans, Louisiana. Or just head into the city of Atlanta and explore!

What a deal for slicing and dicing

We love a deal that keeps on saving. Save on this slicer, shredder and grater by Russell Hobbs and continue to save on time. The kitchen gadget will help you prepare veggies for stir-fries, salads and slaws in half the time and the direct serving spout allows for easier cleaning. The Slice & Go is just €25 including delivery.