Your quarter 3 2022 recap
Sarah Rigney
Staff Writer

Here we take a look back at the main stories and announcements that have made headlines during the third quarter of 2022.

As we bid farewell to the holiday season and prepare for the winter months ahead, we decided to revisit the most important stories that we covered between July and September. 

The energy, broadband, banking and insurance sectors all experienced a number of changes throughout this period. To ensure you didn’t miss anything significant, take a few minutes to review our top stories from quarter 3. 


It should come as no surprise that there was another wave of energy price increases in quarter 3, in the lead-up to winter.

Broadband, TV and Phone

Quarter 3 brought about a range of announcements and developments in the world of broadband


Over the last three months, there have been several developments within the insurance industry, however, some homeowners may have noticed their home insurance premiums have increased. 


Amongst the flurry of KBC and Ulster Bank customers searching for new banks to move to, the banking sector experienced a rise in banking scams and a failed attempt by AIB to turn 70 of its branches cashless. 

Personal Finance

The 2023 Budget, the cost of living crisis and the need for Irish consumers to become more environmentally conscious dominated quarter 3 of 2022. 

In an attempt to offset the financial pressures faced by Irish consumers and to support the transition toward renewable energy, the Government implemented a series of measures throughout this period.


Between the launch of the First-Home scheme and the increase in mortgage rates, it’s been a busy few months where mortgages are concerned. 

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