Alternative Banks For Ulster Bank and KBC Customers

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 current accounts, […]
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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 […]
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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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Prepaid Debit and Credit Cards in Ireland

Prepaid  Debit and Credit cards can be used for spending at online shops and high street stores – in the same way as normal Debit and Credit Cards. A prepaid card is a payment card that can be loaded with money by you or someone else. You can then use the card to pay bills […]
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