The January sales have been creeping back earlier and earlier each year and, for many, being first in the door on December 26th provides some much needed retail therapy after the festivities of the days before.
Here's your handy guide to the shops that are offering the best value for money as we wave goodbye to 2017:
Those lazy days between Christmas Eve and New Years generally see the online giant throwing out deals on games, electronics and a whole host of other items so loosen the belt, sit back and check out all that is on offer.
Argos tend to start their Winter Sale on Christmas Day with discounts on all sorts of Kitchen, bathroom and general household appliances.
The Asos online sale kicks off before Christmas with discounts of up to 50% gradually increasing to 70%. There are deals on a range of different fashion brands – setting you up for the most stylish of starts to the new year.
Currys’ St Stephen's Day Sale usually includes some excellent discounts, both online and in store. The chain tends to go for deals on TVs, laptops, cameras and consoles - as well a range of household appliances. Many items can be reduced by up to 50%.
With discounted offers on all major sports brands – and delivery to Ireland from €1 – Sports Direct offers deals year round. Well worth a browse when you are planning your new year, new you.
The Debenhams Ireland Sale generally gets underway online on Christmas Eve, with 50% off selected items across all departments. For those of us looking to get up off the couch, their in-store sale kicks off on St Stephen’s Day.
Marks and Spencer
The M&S Ireland Winter Sale is a dream for shopaholic early birds; kicking off at 4am on Christmas Day with as much as 50% off. The in-store sale starts on Stephen’s Day at 9am.
House of Fraser
The House of Fraser online sale normally starts on Christmas Eve. The in store bargains begin on St Stephen's Day with up to 50% off. Delivery to Ireland is free on order over €50.
Ireland’s largest department store on Henry Street in Dublin opens at 9am on St Stephen’s Day with offers of up to 50% off everything from homeware to high fashion.
The Urban Outfitters online sale kicks off on Christmas Eve with up to 50% off items from Nike, Adidas, Farah and more.
The Schuh sale usually starts on Christmas Eve with up to 45% off. There are deals available online already and with the option of next day delivery, you could be rocking those shiny new kicks in no time.
The online clothing retailer’s winter sale is now on, with as much as 50% off selected items.
The sports fashion retailer’s clearance sale usually starts around Christmas Eve with discounts of up to 70% on top-brand runners and sportswear.
High Street fashion store New Look kick off their online sales on Christmas Eve with up to 70% off certain items. The in-store deals can be found from December 26th on.
Toys R Us
Parents looking to kick off the new year with even more treats for the kids can pick up deals of over 50% off plenty of items at Toys R Us from Christmas Eve.