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.  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 […]
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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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Cashback Mortgages In Ireland

Many of the mortgage lenders in Ireland have been offering incentives such as cashback to try and attract new customers. Bank of Ireland have been giving up to 3% cashback  with no upper limit for a while now – (2% when you drawdown and 1% after 5 years)   It is available to all new […]
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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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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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