Savings Accounts for Children

It won’t be too long until it’s First Communion time again . At this time of year in Ireland – 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 […]
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Contactless Payments in Ireland

KBC, AIB , PTSB and Bank of Ireland have offered  Contactless Payments in Ireland with their Visa debit  cards for around 3 years now .  Ulster Bank were a bit slower – but they also started offering contactless payments on debit cards in 2016.  EBS  don’t yet offer it. Contactless  payment means you can pay […]
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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  0.65% .  (April 2017) This is a pretty poor rate […]
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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. Ulster Bank introduced bank charges on personal current accounts in July 1st 2013  and they  now charge  a €4 monthly  “maintenance charge”.  This charge will be waived if  customers maintain a balance of more than €3000 over the […]
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