Opening a UK Sterling Bank Account

Moving Euros to Sterling The financial turmoil in Ireland  and other countries in the Eurozone  in recent years –  resulted in many Irish people withdrawing Euros from their Irish bank accounts and transferring it into other currencies. It appears that many Irish residents transferred moneyy to UK banks operating in Ireland or to UK banks […]

Ireland the UK and Brexit

Ireland the UK and Brexit

The Possible Effects on Ireland  of a British Exit from  the EU There is a referendum in June in Britain – which will determine if they leave the European Union Two way trade between Ireland and the Uk is worth over EUR €1 billion per week. Ireland is the UK’s fifth largest export market and […]

Property Tax Ireland

A Property Tax was first introduced in Ireland in 2013. This Local Property Tax  or LPT is payable by residents and non residents who own residential property in Ireland. Properties are still liable for the tax even if they are vacant. There are some exemptions – see here for details of Property Tax Exemptions in […]

Sterling Bank Accounts

Tranferring  Euros to Sterling in UK The financial turmoil in Ireland and other countries in the Eurozone has resulted in some Irish people withdrawing Euros from their Irish bank accounts and transferring it into other currencies. It appears that many are are transferring money to UK banks operating in Ireland or to UK banks in […]