Prices lure Republic’s Christmas shoppers north of the Border

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Irish Times Article
Supermarkets in the North are under siege from bargain-hunters from the Republic eager to stretch their euro in the run-up to Christmas.

Customers from the South have been arriving in Border towns such as Newry and Enniskillen in their thousands to benefit from significant savings on many goods including alcohol, toys and household items.

New figures show that visitor numbers from the Republic have almost doubled on last year, with most taking advantage of the bargain prices. Last year’s figures were in addition to a 25 per cent increase on the previous year.”

So we go North and buy it and go south and use it, dispose of it and cowboys bring the waste back up the North and dump it illegally
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