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Forum: Consumer Issues and Rights 20-01-2009, 02:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 14,237
Posted By msmyth
Re: GP visit cost

Hey OP,

Just to confirm what everyone else is saying, that price is ridiculous.

I've had full bloods done recently (tested for everything you can think of). Was given the option of having them...
Forum: Miscellaneous Non-financial Questions 22-12-2008, 04:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,313
Posted By msmyth
Re: Clarins skin care products

Hi Justsally,

If it's easier for you to get to (being a Northsider and all!) Unicare in the Omni centre stock Clarins- don't know if they're doing any special on it though might be worth a phone...
Forum: Miscellaneous Non-financial Questions 07-11-2008, 08:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,634
Posted By msmyth
Re: GP in Drumcondra area?

A third vote here for Dr. Ekky! Have been going to him for years and I've no complaints at all.

His wife runs the female health clinic there and when Dr. Ekky himself isn't around (he also...
Forum: Affordable housing and shared ownership 30-10-2008, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,177
Posted By msmyth
Re: Shared ownership Clawback & negotiate asking price?

There's no clawback with SO. You buy on the open market so it's priced just as any house on the open market is priced and you negotiate with the estate agent as you always would. It's the mortgage...
Forum: Affordable housing and shared ownership 30-10-2008, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,037
Posted By msmyth
Re: Section 23 Document Probs for AH

In fairness to them they were held up on the document from the builder, I can't remember the exact reason but it was something to do with the qualifying costs.

At least your solicitor knew what...
Forum: Affordable housing and shared ownership 30-10-2008, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,037
Posted By msmyth
Re: Section 23 Document Probs for AH

Hey ericv,

I've been through exactly the same thing myself so I know how fustrating it is. I was claiming under Section 372AN/ AQ urban renewal scheme for owner/ occupiers which I assume is what...
Forum: Miscellaneous Non-financial Questions 20-10-2008, 01:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,353
Posted By msmyth
Re: What are rules about hanging paintings etc in rented apartment?

I'd just ring the landlord and ask him if it's okay- he might want to just do it himself in case you do a botch job and leave marks on the walls. If he gives you the go ahead well then at least he...
Forum: Overseas Travel,Holidays,Hotels & Airlines 15-10-2008, 02:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,550
Posted By msmyth
Re: New Zealand in February

When I was in NZ I took the Magic Bus around the whole country for the very reason of ease of booking accommodation at short notice etc. When you're on the bus you tell them which trips and...
Forum: Miscellaneous Non-financial Questions 15-10-2008, 02:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,603
Posted By msmyth
Re: Desperately seeking old book - The Legend of the Caseys

If it's a 1950's book it could just be that Trinity have the book and it hasn't been entered into the online catalogue yet, in which case you have to physically go into the library and look up the...
Forum: Ideas, suggestions for presents, food, etc. 18-08-2008, 02:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,506
Posted By msmyth
Re: Restaurants in the vicinity of Dublin airport

There's The Coachman's near to the airport on the airport road, they do good carvery.

Also the Crown Plaza hotel in Santry Woods do food, although I've never eaten there so can't comment on the...
Forum: Ideas, suggestions for presents, food, etc. 03-07-2008, 05:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,639
Posted By msmyth
Re: GHD Hair Straighteners

Mine just died today after 5 long years of use, did a search on ebay to look for that guy who repairs them but couldn't find him.

Guess it's a trip to Peter Marks for me...
Forum: Miscellaneous Non-financial Questions 30-06-2008, 02:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,744
Posted By msmyth
Re: going to ikea this weekend

Ballymun Regeneration are saying Feb 09. I think that they're going to get around the M50 requirement by saying that once the Ballymun exit is ungraded it'll go ahead. The place is currently built...
Forum: Affordable housing and shared ownership 25-06-2008, 03:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,390
Posted By msmyth
Re: solictor- family home declaration

I know exactly how you're feeling- was through it myself! They should do it there and then, it's really simply a matter of them printing it up and then you signing it in front of them. The rip off ...
Forum: Affordable housing and shared ownership 25-06-2008, 02:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,390
Posted By msmyth
Re: solictor- family home declaration

I wouldn't recommend the solicitor who I got to do mine as he tried to charge me 300!!!!

I can advise that it should only cost 10(the cost of the solicitor's signature) - it's basically just...
Forum: Ideas, suggestions for presents, food, etc. 11-06-2008, 04:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,639
Posted By msmyth
Re: GHD Hair Straighteners

They're cheaper in the north I believe, not sure by how much but my sister went up especially to get them there. Or maybe try Ebay?
Forum: Phones, DVDs, TVs, Audio/Visual 30-05-2008, 12:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,571
Posted By msmyth
Re: Finding somewhere to charge my phone

If you're near to TCD there's a machine in the students union shop that you can use to re- charge your phone, don't need college ID to get in there either.
Forum: Homes and gardens 29-05-2008, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,847
Posted By msmyth
Re: Grey or Ivory Grout?

Got cream tiles in my kitchen and the very concientious tiler refused to use the grey grout I'd bought and insisted on me getting ivory. He spaced the tiles really closely together and it looks...
Forum: Ideas, suggestions for presents, food, etc. 28-05-2008, 04:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,488
Posted By msmyth
Re: Dads 50th Birthday --Ideas?

My Dad's retirement birthday is this weekend and as a complete suprise we're hiring a vintage car to bring him for a spin before going to the hotel that we're eating in. Had toyed with the idea of a...
Forum: Management companies, apartments, etc. 20-05-2008, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,990
Posted By msmyth
Re: Living above retail units

No, all of the units- shops and apartments - are under the same management company. We've a building manager (part of management company) who's job it was to put the empty units up for lease so she...
Forum: Management companies, apartments, etc. 19-05-2008, 04:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,990
Posted By msmyth
Re: Living above retail units

I live abouv a row of shops, most of which were empty when I bought the place. What you need to do is keep an eye out to see if planning permission is submitted, as someone else said certain types of...
Forum: Miscellaneous Non-financial Questions 14-05-2008, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,608
Posted By msmyth
Re: I keep setting off shop alarms

Had same thing happen me a few years ago, it was a barcode sticker on a bottle of suncream lotion i had in my handbag.
Forum: Affordable housing and shared ownership 14-05-2008, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,038
Posted By msmyth
Re: Shared Ownership

If you're elegible to buy the house, yes you can use a shared ownership loan to do so rather than going through a bank.
Forum: Affordable housing and shared ownership 14-05-2008, 12:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,038
Posted By msmyth
Re: Shared Ownership

I went through shared ownership as at the time I was on a low income and wouldn't have gotten a bank mortgage. Also with shared ownership you don't need a huge deposit.

At the time I was buying...
Forum: Ideas, suggestions for presents, food, etc. 13-05-2008, 04:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,682
Posted By msmyth
Re: Where Can I Source Pub Quiz Questions

There's a great book called "Schott's miscellany" which is great for getting a few obscure questions to throw into the mix.
Forum: Affordable housing and shared ownership 13-05-2008, 01:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,038
Posted By msmyth
Re: Shared Ownership

I did shared ownership with DCC, will tell you what I know and assume that SCDD operate in a similar way.

RE the deposit, you pay the council 1300 when you pick out the place you wish to buy. The...
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