Charges on Current Bank Accounts in Ireland

The majority of the banks in Ireland now have some sort of transaction fees or admin charges on current bank accounts. The options for current accounts in Ireland will be shrinking over the next couple of years as Ulster Bank and KBC are both pulling out of Ireland. We have compared current bank account charges […]
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An Post Smart Current Account Charges

An Post launched a new current bank account in 2017  called the “Smart Current Account”.  Their press release called it a “game-changer”  and highlighted the MoneyBack feature , claiming that customers could save €660 a year. That moneyback feature ended in April 2021. We have taken a closer look at this An Post account to […]
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An Post Currency Cards Frozen

An Post had to freeze about 50,000 pre-paid “currency” cards because of an ongoing accounting scandal at Wirecard.German fintech company Wirecard filed for insolvency last week after admitting it had lost €1.9 billion from a largely fictional balance sheet. Last week the Financial Conduct Authority in the UK ordered An Post to cease operating the […]
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