“This survey proves that not only are consumers saving no money..”

According to the report in the Irish Times, a group representing family-owned grocery stores in Ireland is lobbying for “urgent government action” and the Irish Farmers’ Association’s patriotic campaign continues, as they attempt to convince shoppers in Ireland that “the cost of shopping in the North is much dearer for people living in the Republic when the costs of travel and subsistence are taken into account.” Not according to the shoppers the Belfast Telegraph reporter talked to.. As Conor Pope noted at the start of the week, “All this patriot talk started with the Budget.” Adds RGDATA statement.