ATM Charges For Non Euro Cash Withdrawals

If you are travelling to the UK, USA  or any other country that doesn’t use the Euro  – it can be very easy to use your  Irish debit card to withdraw local currency at an ATM .  The exchange rates given by your card provider at the ATM  may be better than you would get […]
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Comparison of Bank Charges in Ireland

All the main banks in Ireland now have some sort of transaction or admin fees  on current accounts.  But – there are still ways to avoid some of these bank charges.  We have carried out a a comparison of the various current account charges so you can work out which is the cheapest bank for […]
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Getting a Mortgage in Ireland – How Much Can You Borrow

Mortgage lending in Ireland fell dramatically since the height of the property boom  – but it seems to have picked up again in 2016. Recent Irish Banking Federation figures  show that  lenders approved a total of  8133 mortgages in the third quarter of 2016. This compares to 7155 for the same period in 2015 First […]
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Best Deposit Rates in Irish Banks

Interest rates on Deposit Accounts  in Ireland have been slowly dropping over the past couple of years. On our page of  the Best  Savings  Rates in Ireland   – you will see that the best available instant access interest rate in the banks  is now just  0.6% . If you are willing to lock your money […]
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