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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Best Place to Buy Sterling in Ireland

If you are travelling to the UK it can be wise to bring some cash with you. But you might want to compare the various Euro Sterling exchange rates on offer first to find the best place to buy Sterling in Ireland. Don’t assume that somewhere  offering  “commmission free” currency will give you the best […]
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Best Place to Buy US Dollars in Ireland

Best Place to Buy US Dollars in Ireland  The Euro to US Dollar exchange rate changes every day – but by comparing the exchange rates offered  on a specific day we can get a pretty accurate indicator of where is probably the best place to buy your US Dollars currency in Ireland before you travel […]
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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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Paying Property Tax Weekly Could Cost You 58% More

Payment of Property Tax by installments  at Post Offices sounds like a good idea for some people. There are many home-owners on pensions or  low incomes that like to pay bills in smaller installments  . Many elderly people  use a Post Office every week to pick up their pension – and the Post Office is […]
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