N26 Vs Revolut – A Comparison

Revolut Compared to N26 (Updated with Revolut fee changes from August 2020) A few years ago – if someone mentioned “mobile banking” in Ireland they were probably talking about a van from Allied Irish Bank or Bank of Ireland visiting rural villages.Today, in 2020, Mobile Banking or Digital Banking – refers to the new wave […]
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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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Debit and Credit Card Charges on Non Euro Purchases

Debit and Credit Card Charges on Non Euro Purchases . When you use your Irish debit card or credit card for purchases in non Euro currencies – (including online) … you will nearly always be charged extra currency conversion fees by your bank on top of any “normal” transaction charges. Most banks will also make […]
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Online Shoppers Could be Charged €80 Million in 2020 By Irish Banks

Online shopping continues to grow at a fast rate in Ireland . Irish consumers have done even more of their shopping online during the pandemic.According to the Central Bank of Ireland, e-commerce accounted for 41.8% of total card spending in Q1 2020. Total e-commerce expenditure amounted to €1.9 billion in March 2020, an increase of […]
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Bank Overdraft Charges in Ireland

An overdraft is an additional amount of money that is drawn down from a current account when it is in debit. Overdrafts are generally supposed to a short-term facility used to temporarily increase your cashflow.An overdraft can be seen as a  loan you arrange through your current account. It allows you to spend more money […]
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