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    • Lith
    • By Lith 11th Jun 17, 4:41 PM
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    Need an IRISH bank account.
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    • 11th Jun 17, 4:41 PM
    Need an IRISH bank account. 11th Jun 17 at 4:41 PM
    Must have this


    1: Full Current Account

    2: Visa/Mastercard Debit with contactless

    3: Online banking

    4 NO FEE/FREE


    Anyone know such a bank ? (i know there is bank of Ireland) but not sure of the fees.
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    • Lith
    • By Lith 14th Jun 17, 8:55 AM
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    Yup, gonna have to do that.


    cheers
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    • mjdh1957
    • By mjdh1957 14th Jun 17, 11:08 AM
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    I successfully opened a KBC account with no PPS number so that isn't an issue


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    • Lith
    • By Lith 14th Jun 17, 1:24 PM
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    I successfully opened a KBC account with no PPS number so that isn't an issue
    Originally posted by mjdh1957
    You get a sort code etc with them ? might have to look into KBC again.
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    • mjdh1957
    • By mjdh1957 14th Jun 17, 3:13 PM
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    You get a sort code etc with them ? might have to look into KBC again.
    Originally posted by Lith
    Yes, but it's only valid in Ireland. You need the IBAN to make international transfers from the UK


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    • Lith
    • By Lith 15th Jun 17, 1:25 AM
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    Thank you very much, i have managed to try again and got accepted!


    Finally! thanks!


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    • mxhoward84
    • By mxhoward84 16th Jun 17, 2:58 AM
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    Bank of Ireland works fine from the UK. I lived there a year and am now back in the UK and receive texts to my UK mobile fine. Its not free though there is a 5 euro charge every 3 months and each electronic transaction costs 10 cents unless you keep a minimum balance of €3000 for the full quarterly period. The €5 fee is payable regardless of your balance. Overall i am happy with it and will keep it open for the foreseeable future. It has all your requirements except it being free. I think we are spoiled in the UK with fee free banking. Not aware of any other countries that are like that.
    Last edited by mxhoward84; 16-06-2017 at 3:00 AM.
    • Lith
    • By Lith 16th Jun 17, 6:13 AM
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    Bank of Ireland works fine from the UK. I lived there a year and am now back in the UK and receive texts to my UK mobile fine. Its not free though there is a 5 euro charge every 3 months and each electronic transaction costs 10 cents unless you keep a minimum balance of €3000 for the full quarterly period. The €5 fee is payable regardless of your balance. Overall i am happy with it and will keep it open for the foreseeable future. It has all your requirements except it being free. I think we are spoiled in the UK with fee free banking. Not aware of any other countries that are like that.
    Originally posted by mxhoward84

    Yea just saw that, what if the fee was taken and the balance is 0? either a downgrade or they'll close the account?


    I've just gone with KBC (which has NO FEE) at all.
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