Revolut Vs N26 – A Comparison

Revolut Compared to N26 and Monese 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 of branchless, online-only,  banks that […]
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ATM Charges Abroad

ATM Charges Overseas: If you are travelling from Ireland to the UK, USA , Australia –  or any other country that doesn’t use the Euro  – you should always be able to use your Irish debit card to withdraw the local currency at an ATM . (Cash Machine) The exchange rates given by your card […]
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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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Which Banks Use Apple Pay in Ireland ?

Apple Pay is a method of paying for things using an Apple iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch or Apple Mac. It is a digital wallet – you store your card details on the device then use the device to pay rather than the card itself. In shops, you hold the device over a contactless reader, but […]
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Bank Cards that can be used with Google Pay in Ireland

Google Pay  (formerly Android Pay/ Google Wallet) is a method of paying for things using an Android phone or tablet. Similar to Apple Pay – it is a digital wallet where you can store your card details on your phone then use the phone to pay contactless or in-app rather than using the card itself. […]
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