Best Savings Rates in Irish Banks

Interest rates on Savings Accounts  in Ireland have been slowly dropping over the past couple of years. On our page of  the Best  Savings  Rates in Ireland   – you will see that the best available easy  access interest rate on deposits in the banks  is now just  0.65% .  (April 2018) This is a pretty […]
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Savings Accounts for Children

It won’t be too long until it’s First Communion time again . At this time of year in Ireland – 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 […]
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Low Interest Loans for People on Social Welfare or Pensions

A government backed scheme using Credit Unions to provide low cost loans has been rolled out nationwide. These small loans with  low interest rates are known as Micro Credit. The loans are called It Makes Sense loans – and  aim to provide small , low interest loans for people on Social Welfare or State Pensions […]
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Summary of Deposit Guarantees in Ireland

We understand the following protection is in place with the following institutions: This is the latest information on the level of guarantee or protection for money held in Irish financial institutions or those operating in Ireland. Updated in March 2013 Post Office Savings Bank; . Irish Government guarantees all deposits with no end date Under […]
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