Charges on Current Bank Accounts in Ireland

The options for current accounts in Ireland have shrunk in 2023 as Ulster Bank and KBC have withdrawn from the Irish market. There are some new online-only banks that are competing with established banks – such as Revolut and N26. The majority of the banks in Ireland have some sort of transaction fees or admin […]
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Alternative Banks For Ulster Bank and KBC Customers

Ulster Bank In February 2021 , NatWest, owners of Ulster Bank , confirmed that they would be withdrawing from Ireland.They said they will begin a “phased withdrawal from the Republic of Ireland over the coming years” Since October 30th 2021, personal banking customers can no longer access new products from Ulster Bank . This includes […]
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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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ATM Charges Overseas

ATM Cash Withdrawal 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 use your Irish bank’s debit card to withdraw the local currency at an ATM . (Cash Machine). The exchange rates given by your card provider […]
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Bank of Ireland Current Account Fees

Bank of Ireland changed their rules on current account fees in November 2020.Since November 23rd 2020 – Bank of Ireland charges current account holders a monthly flat rate charge of €6Some people were hit with a 360% increase in charges. Bank of Ireland Fees Prior to Nov 22nd 2020 Previously, BOI customers who maintained a […]
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