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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Debit Card Limits on Spending and ATM Withdrawals

Most of the banks and card providers  in Ireland set daily limits on how much can be spent on debit cards. There are also daily ATM cash withdrawal limits on most debit cards. Debit Card Limits on Daily Spending :- EBS: €2,000 ; PTSB: €2,500 ; KBC: €2,500 ; N26: €5000 ; AIB: €7,100 ( […]
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Savings Accounts for Children

It’s First Communion time again for thousands of children in Ireland . At this time of year – 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 or all […]
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Contactless Payments in Ireland

Many more people are now using contactless payments in Ireland.  In the first half of 2018, contactless payments grew by about 66% year-on-year in both volume terms and value terms. At the end of 2018, almost 4.6 million debit cards and 1.3 million credit cards in issue in Ireland  had contactless payment functionality.  On average, […]
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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. Since April 2019 Ulster Bank are now charging €2 a month admin fee – with no waivers. If the account balance falls below €3000 in a month they will also charge transaction fees.  More details here PTSB  .  […]
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