An Post Currency Cards Frozen

An Post had to freeze about 50,000 pre-paid “currency” cards because of an ongoing accounting scandal at Wirecard.German fintech company Wirecard filed for insolvency last week after admitting it had lost €1.9 billion from a largely fictional balance sheet. Last week the Financial Conduct Authority in the UK ordered An Post to cease operating the […]
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Current Bank Account Charges in Ireland

Most of the  banks in Ireland now have some sort of transaction or admin charges on current accounts.  Some Credit Unions sarted offering current accounts in October 2019 – but they also have admin charges. There are still some banks where you can avoid some or all of these bank charges. The big two banks, […]
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Collection of Pension and Welfare Payments.

Collection of Pension and Welfare Payments. Special Arrangements Because of Coronavirus An Post has special arrangements for collection of pensions and social welfare from Post Offices. If a customer is not able to collect their payment personally at the Post Office a nominated person (Temporary Agent) can be nominated to collect the payment on their […]
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