Sky compared to Virgin Media Broadband and TV

If you are looking for the cheapest  “triple play bundle” of TV , Broadband and Home Phone –  there are usually some good deals available from both Sky and Virgin Media . These two companies are the two biggest digital TV subscription providers in Ireland. We have compared some of the bundles available at the […]
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bunq vs Revolut – a comparison.

bunq Travel Card bunq is another of the new digital banks. We have already written about similar digital banking apps such as Monese , Revolut and N26. bunq has premium accounts that come with a €7.99 monthly fee – but here we are comparing Revolut with the bunq Travel Card , both of which have […]
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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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Comparing Health Insurance in Ireland

There are just three private  health insurance providers in Ireland – VHI , Irish Life Health  and Laya Health .  Comparing Health Insurance prices in Ireland can be a complicated task. The health insurance market in Ireland is estimated to be worth over €2 billion in premiums each year. At the end of 2018 it […]
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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 can usually use your Irish debit card to withdraw the local currency at an ATM . (Cash Machine) The exchange rates given by your card provider at the […]
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