Charges on Current Bank Accounts in Ireland

The majority of the banks in Ireland have some sort of transaction fees or admin charges on current bank accounts. The options for current bank accounts in Ireland are smaller in 2024 since Ulster Bank and KBC have withdrawn from the Irish market. Some new online-only banks such as N26 and Revolut are competing with […]
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Business Banking Charges

Business Current Account Charges in Ireland – a Comparison. If you run a business – as a sole trader or a limited company, you should probably have a business account with a bank.Small sole traders or freelancers could probably manage without a separate business bank account – but it is a good way of keeping […]
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Amazon Currency Converter – Good or Bad?

Thousands of people in Ireland shop online at Amazon UK every day – and around Christmas the numbers increase massively. All the products on Amazon UK are priced in Sterling but Amazon will use their currency converter to convert the order total to Euros if they see that your payment card is a Euro one. […]
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Debit and Credit Card Charges on Non-Euro Purchases

When you use an Irish debit card or credit card for purchases in non Euro currencies – (including online) … you will nearly always be charged currency conversion fees by your bank. These charges will be on top of any “normal” bank transaction charges.Most Irish banks will also make extra charges for non-Euro cash withdrawals […]
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