Best Way to Transfer Money Between Ireland and the UK

If you need to transfer money between banks in Ireland and the UK   – it might seem like less hassle to just let your bank take care of it. But you could possibly lose out on hundreds of Euros or Pounds by doing that. If you need to transfer large amounts of Sterling to an […]
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UK Post Office Savings and Bank of Ireland

When the Irish banking crisis began – many of the 500,000  people in the UK with savings in the UK Post Office were probably getting worried about the safety of their deposits. This is because the savings accounts offered by the Post Office in the UK are operated by The Bank of Ireland . At […]
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Northern Rock Ireland to be Sold to PTSB

Permanent TSB  has entered into an agreement to take over the accounts of  Northern Rock Ireland (NRI)  Northern Rock Ireland savings accounts are currently about €650 million –  representing less than 5pc of Northern Rock’s total retail deposits . The sale to Permanent TSBb is expected to be completed by the end of the year […]
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UK Savings Guarantee to Rise to €100,000

UK deposits are currently guaranteed up to £50,000  if a bank or building society goes bust – but this amount will be raised to the Sterling equivalent of €100,000 Euro  from January 2011 The UK Financial Services Compensation Scheme has announced that the protection limit for savers will increase from £50,000 to the sterling equivalent […]
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