Best way to Transfer Money Between USA and Ireland

If you need to transfer money between Ireland and the USA – you will usually save money by NOT using your own bank to do it for you. Maybe you are buying property in Ireland or the USA. Maybe you are sending money to a relative, or you have savings or regular amounts that you […]
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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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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 fees by your bank on top of any “normal” transaction charges. Most banks also make extra charges for […]
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Currency Exchange for Irish Businesses.

A recent Central Bank review here in Ireland highlighted that any further weakening of Sterling will make Irish exports to the UK more expensive. In the event of a hard Brexit- a weaker pound could coincide with an increase in tariffs on those exports. The total value of Irish goods sold to the UK in […]
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