Current Bank Account Charges in Ireland

Most of the main banks in Ireland have some sort of transaction or admin charges on current accounts.  The big two banks , AIB and Bank of Ireland made over €1 Billion profit between them in the first 6 months of 2018 – probably helped by fees such as these and also the large amounts […]
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Savings Accounts for Children

It’s First Communion time again for thousands of children in Ireland . At this time of year – many Catholic children get given cash gifts for their Communion .  A recent survey found that the average amount was €463. Hopefully – with the help of parents – they will try and save some or all […]
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Best Savings Rates in Irish Banks

Interest rates on Savings 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 easy  access interest rate on deposits in the banks  is now just  0.21% .  (May 2019) This is a pretty […]
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Current Bank Account Charges and Fees in Ireland

Latest : See our Comparison of  Bank Charges in Ireland   with all the latest account charges compared. Since April 2019 Ulster Bank are now charging €2 a month admin fee – with no waivers. If the account balance falls below €3000 in a month they will also charge transaction fees.  More details here PTSB  .  […]
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Banks Christmas Opening Hours 2018

Banks Christmas 2018 Opening Hours in Ireland For  those of you who might need to get to a bank or Post Office in Ireland around Christmas 2018 and New Year 2019 – here are  details of when the banks are closed over the Christmas 2018  period .  (This applies to AIB , Bank of Ireland […]
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How to Buy AIB Shares

The Irish Government have decided to sell off some of their shares in AIB (Allied Irish Bank).  The state currently owns 99% of AIB after pumping over €20 billion of taxpayers money into them during the “financial crisis”. Initially the government are selling off 25% of their AIB shares – The expected price range  has […]
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