Digital Banking: N26 Vs Revolut

N26 Compared to Revolut 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 – Mobile banking  or Digital banking – refers to the new wave of  branchless, online-only,  banks. The two digital providers […]
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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 each last year – probably helped by these fees and the large amounts of cash some customers keep in their current accounts […]
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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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Switching Current Account

How easy is it to switch current bank accounts ? There were 5.1 million current accounts held in Irish banks at the end of 2016. The number of people switching current accounts from one credit institution to another under the Central Bank’s Switching Code in the first 6 months of 2016 was just 3,600. Overall […]
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