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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Current Bank Account Charges in Ireland

Most of the main banks in Ireland now 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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State Savings Interest Rates 2019

3-year Savings Bond (Issue 17)  1% fixed-rate  (AER 0.33%) 4-year National Solidarity Bond (Issue 6)  2% fixed-rate  (AER 0.5%) 5 -year Savings Certificate (Issue 22)  5% fixed-rate  (AER 0.98%) 10-year National Solidarity Bond (Issue 5) :  16% fixed-rate (AER 1.5%) (Was previously 30% when launched ) (AER is the Annual Equivalent Rate. The AER quoted […]
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Best Place to Buy Sterling in Ireland

If you are travelling to the UK you might want 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 “commission-free” currency will give you the best deal. An […]
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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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