Charges on Current Bank Accounts in Ireland

The options for current accounts in Ireland will be shrinking over the next year as Ulster Bank and KBC are both pulling out of Ireland. The majority of the banks in Ireland have some sort of transaction fees or admin charges on current bank accounts. We have compared current bank account charges in Ireland to […]
Continue reading…

 

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 […]
Continue reading…

 

Online Shoppers Could be Charged €100 Million in Fees By Irish Banks in 2022

Online shopping continues to grow at a fast rate in Ireland and Irish consumers have done even more of their shopping online since the coronavirus pandemic. Irish banks are charging their customers millions of euros in foreign currency fees when shoppers use their debit or credit cards to purchase on non-Euro currency websites. We estimate […]
Continue reading…

 

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 current account with a bank.Small sole traders or freelancers could probably manage without a business bank account – but it is a good way of keeping […]
Continue reading…