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If you're going on a late-season holiday and fancy bringing back a cache of duty-free products, you'll need decent luggage. The 75cm Samsonite Cosmolite FL Spinner will hold 94 litres - which should be enough to keep you in booze for at least a year.
Best: €399, Arnotts
Hmmmm: €419, Bags2Go Saving: €20
Cutting your own hair will save you a fortune. Apparently fashionistas think shaved heads are in these days, so you can set yourself up as a trendy as well. Try the Philips Hair Clipper Series 5000 HC5450. Enjoy the sensation of the wind on your scalp.
Best: €61.99, Boots
Hmmmm: €72, Littlewoods Ireland Saving: €10.01
If celebrity architect Dermot Bannon's TV programme has inspired you to do up the house, a loan will probably be needed. Prices here are the total repayment of a €5,000 loan paid back on a typical variable APR over 36 months. It should get you through a couple of rooms at the very least.
Best: AIB, €6,002.27
Hmmmm: Permanent TSB, €6,103.16 Saving: €100.89
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