Current Bank Account Charges in Ireland

Most of the main banks in Ireland have some sort of transaction or admin charges on current accounts.  The big two banks , AIB and Bank of Ireland made over €1 Billion profit between them in the first 6 months of 2018 – probably helped by fees such as these and also the large amounts […]
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Current Bank Account Charges and Fees in Ireland

Latest : See our Comparison of  Bank Charges in Ireland   with all the latest account charges compared. Since April 2019 Ulster Bank are now charging €2 a month admin fee – with no waivers. If the account balance falls below €3000 in a month they will also charge transaction fees.  More details here PTSB  .  […]
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Switching Mortgage : Is it Worth it?

Switching your Mortgage Lender – is it worth it? If your current mortgage rate is over 3.4% we say it is worth switching if you can. Below  – we show some comparisons that show a switch to a mortgage interest rate that is just 0.7% lower on a €240k mortgage can result in savings of […]
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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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Student Bank Accounts in Ireland

Most banks in Ireland have special Student Bank Accounts  – and they sometimes offer cashback or other incentives to entice new  students to open an account with them . The Banks are hoping that once they get a new student to sign up – that they will stay with them for life . These are […]
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Card Protection Refunds – CPP

In 2014 in Ireland  there was a review of Payment Protection Insurance  (PPI) – which resulted in thousands of people getting premium refunds because they were mis-sold the policies. In 2015 we had another uncovering of  further insurance  misselling in Ireland   – this time is was Card Protection Policies  (CPP). It is estimated that […]
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