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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Irish Bank Cards that can be used with Google Pay

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 contactlessly or in-app rather than using the card […]
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Switching Current Account

How easy is it to switch current bank accounts ? There are about  5 million current accounts held in Irish banks . 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 2017 was just 2715. Overall levels of switching […]
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Switching Credit Card

There are several credit card companies in Ireland that do introductory offers of zero interest or low interest to people switching switch credit card provider. All these credit card offers are for new customers and they usually allow you to transfer your existing credit card balance and pay little or no interest on it  for […]
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