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Forum: Supermarket shopping 22-07-2014, 08:53 PM
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Posted By Paddylast
Now 2014 and Lidl and Aldi are not now the...

Now 2014 and Lidl and Aldi are not now the "gawdawful" places they were made out to be by people who were too snobbish to shop there. Today we have the BMW brigade etc., parked outside. Both Aldi...
Forum: Consumer Issues and Rights 22-07-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,455
Posted By Paddylast
Thanks all for the replies and advice folks. ...

Thanks all for the replies and advice folks. According to the auctioneer's website it would appear that once the hammer goes down on a successful bid, then the article belongs to the bidder. Here is...
Forum: Consumer Issues and Rights 22-07-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,455
Posted By Paddylast
Painting bought at auction

Wonder if anyone can throw some light on the following.

I bid on a painting at an auction recently and was the highest bidder so the painting was put down to my name. When I went the next day...
Forum: Homes and Gardens - suppliers and recommend tradesmen 10-05-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,543
Posted By Paddylast
Walls painted in Lemon or light yellow and white...

Walls painted in Lemon or light yellow and white for ceiling with high sheen which will reflect whatever bit of light you do get. Sheen on both walls and ceiling should help.
Forum: Property investment and tenants' rights 10-05-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,147
Posted By Paddylast
I have been informed by an employee of esb that...

I have been informed by an employee of esb that once the bill is in the tenants name then the landlord is not liable. The contract is with the tenant that is why energy companies now look for a...
Forum: Wills, inheritances and gifts 06-05-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,390
Posted By Paddylast
Thanks a million for the advice. appears this is...

Thanks a million for the advice. appears this is not as simple as it first seemed. Thanks again.
Forum: Wills, inheritances and gifts 05-05-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,390
Posted By Paddylast
Thanks hippy1975 for your reply. Just to...

Thanks hippy1975 for your reply.

Just to answer your queries - yes both are we'll over 18 and both living and working abroad. Yes the property is now mortgage free. Oops! I hadn't thought about...
Forum: Cars, cycling and transport 05-05-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,288
Posted By Paddylast
Just for info... I eventually sold the car using...

Just for info... I eventually sold the car using private advert on a notice board in my local shop!!! Car was left on car sale sites for another 2 weeks and still not a move. Guy who bought thought...
Forum: Wills, inheritances and gifts 05-05-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,390
Posted By Paddylast
Tax efficient way to gift investment property

Have two children who will eventually inherit an investment property and I wonder if it would be more tax efficient to transfer it now rather than leave it in a will. If I transfer it now does that...
Forum: Cars, cycling and transport 24-04-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,288
Posted By Paddylast
Thanks all for your contribution. Put the...

Thanks all for your contribution.

Put the car up initially at 5,300 and now at 4,900 which is well below what most 207s sell for. It has very low mileage and in great condition and I believe...
Forum: Cars, cycling and transport 20-04-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,288
Posted By Paddylast
Advice using car auctions

My daughter has emigrated and I have been asked to sell her Peugeot 207. Have tried advertising on the various car sales sites but no movement so far. Am thinking now of putting it into one of the...
Forum: Public sector pensions 09-03-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,837
Posted By Paddylast
Thanks for the helpful replies. One point however...

Thanks for the helpful replies. One point however re buying an annuity ... I only heard bad things about these when there was no option to invest in an Arf i.e they die with you!! At least with the...
Forum: Homes and gardens 03-03-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,117
Posted By Paddylast
stove and fridge

Had a problem earlier this year with our fridge freezer that was only two years old but the freeze gave up the ghost.

Found that the sun shinning in through the glass (top half) in newly...
Forum: Public sector pensions 03-03-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,837
Posted By Paddylast
Yes, absolutely certain. Only the investment...

Yes, absolutely certain. Only the investment growth on a AMRF can be drawn down before 75yrs!

With the freeze on employment in the public service, the likelihood of increasing hours is slim...
Forum: Public sector pensions 27-02-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,837
Posted By Paddylast
Calculating Public Sevice pension using modeller

I am trying to calculate the pension I may be entitled to when retiring from the public service using the online Modeller. As I work in a job-share position I wonder if I am correct in using the full...
Forum: Health Insurance and healthcare costs 27-01-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,318
Posted By Paddylast
shop around and ask for plans such as company...

shop around and ask for plans such as company plans and teachers plans. these are available to everyone but they won't tell you about them unless you ask.
Forum: Health Insurance and healthcare costs 19-01-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,531
Posted By Paddylast
Some of the pharmacies in the north require the...

Some of the pharmacies in the north require the prescription for six month to be made out specifying exactly how many tablets are required e.g your monthly script say for 30 tablets has to be written...
Forum: Health Insurance and healthcare costs 19-01-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,201
Posted By Paddylast
You could also call Cornmarket and they will give...

You could also call Cornmarket and they will give you advice on which plans are the most suitable and cheapest. Don't forget to ask about company an teacher plans. The insurance companies won't...
Forum: Homes and Gardens - suppliers and recommend tradesmen 19-01-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 645
Posted By Paddylast
We bought the system last year and have had no...

We bought the system last year and have had no problems so far. Good system. The company is Irish and does provide a 15 yr guarantee. However the filters have to be changed yearly and you have to pay...
Forum: Homes and Gardens - suppliers and recommend tradesmen 18-01-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 645
Posted By Paddylast
Where to buy filter for water treatment system

Hi I have a water filter system purchased from EWT last year. Need to replace the filter on the drinking water unit but don't know if I can buy one online and fit myself. Has anyone else experience...
Forum: Health Insurance and healthcare costs 24-11-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,084
Posted By Paddylast
thanks for your reply Chrisboy. I think going up...

thanks for your reply Chrisboy. I think going up North to somewhere like Newry only take about an hour and a half on the motorway so that's not bad if the difference is in hundreds of euro. Will...
Forum: Health Insurance and healthcare costs 22-11-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,084
Posted By Paddylast
Orthodontist costs

Daughter looking for a reasonable (!) price orthodontist in the Dublin area. I believe she should go north to somewhere like Newry where dental costs overall appear to be much cheaper. Any advice...
Forum: The Local Property Tax 03-11-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 793
Posted By Paddylast
You also have to fil in a change of ownership...

You also have to fil in a change of ownership form which you will find on revenue website and return letting revenue know what method of payment you intend using.
Forum: Property investment and tenants' rights 03-11-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,028
Posted By Paddylast
Landlord converting garage

A friend is renting a house for the last 14months, signed a lease for the first year but landlord keeps putting off providing new lease , he told the friend a few weeks ago that he was going to...
Forum: The Local Property Tax 31-10-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,131
Posted By Paddylast
I couldn't agree more. I had to go digging to...

I couldn't agree more. I had to go digging to even find this link. You would think they would make things as easy as possible but it is like they are doing us a favour pointing us to their website...
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