bank charges

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.We have compared current bank account charges in Ireland to find out how much an average customer could ...
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Problems with Bank Payments Today

There was a delay in some bank payments being processed for Irish banks this morning (Oct 2nd). The issue is apparently affecting all the banks. The Banking and Payments Federation issued a ststement on behalf of it's member ...
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Visa Debit Cards in Ireland

All the Irish banks have replaced  the old Laser cards with Visa Debit cards.  Halifax  were first to change over to Visa Debit (they have since pulled out of Ireland ). Then in 2009 Ulster Bank began issuing ...
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What’s Happening with the Bank Guarantee?

Next week (28th March ) the   Eligible Liabilities Guarantee is ending - this is the one that covers most deposits over €100,000. We wrote about the possible ending of this guarantee back in Nov 2012 The Dept ...
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Payment Protection Insurance Investigation – the Latest

Back in July 2012 the Central Bank  announced that 7 firms in Ireland were being told to review all their PPI sales since 2007. It did not name the firms at the time. Today the Central Bank of ...
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30% Mortgage Interest Relief Delayed for Thousands

Thousands of mortgage payers still haven’t received the promised increase in mortgage interest relief that was announced in Budget 2012. (Also known as TRS) See details of  TRS Budget 2012 Changes The higher  30% interest relief was promised ...
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