The best interest rates on Instant Savings Accounts in Ireland:
Rates checked September 11th 2019
(We looked at accounts with less than 30 days notice)
- PTSB Bonus Booster – 0.21% (no more than 2 withdrawals a year)
- KBC Smart Access 0.15% Min €3000 Max €100k (0.30% is available on the 35-day notice account)
- State Savings deposit account 0.15%
Some of the lowest interest rates include 0.01% at EBS and AIB and Ulster Bank – that would earn you just €1 on €10,000 in a year before tax.
Even the best rate of 0.21% will only earn €21 on €10,000 in 12 months before tax.
If you can put aside a regular amount each month – you might get slightly better interest rates on a regular saver account. See here for the Best Rates on Regular Saver Accounts.
Usually, you will also get better interest rates if you are willing to tie up your lump sum for a fixed term… see the