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Deflation. Don't you just love it? You go to the supermarket and your heart lifts when you find that the goods you are buying this year are a bit cheaper than last year.

13th August, 2005

Deflation. Don't you just love it?

You go to the supermarket and your heart lifts when you find that the goods you are buying this year are a bit cheaper than last year. In some cases they are a whole lot cheaper.

Mags McGivern from Meath finds that she is now paying 35 cent for two litres of bottled mineral water in her local supermarket, compared with 99 cent for one litre a year ago.

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