Since the introduction of the Euro, Ireland has shared a currency with many other European countries. However the fact that Northern Ireland has remained outside the Eurozone means that in Northern Ireland sterling is still used.
This is a quick run down of the notes and coins you’ll use in Ireland – with a few things to look out for.Read More
The currency of Northern Ireland is sterling, and although some stores close to the border will accept Euro, realistically you’ll need to have sterling if you travel north of the border.
There is an usual situation in Northern Ireland, with banks producing their own distinctive banknotes so that there is no consistent appearance to paper money – confusing, but also quite interesting.Read More
We’ve info here on bank opening hours in Ireland, where to exchange currency, using ATMs and other useful banking information for planning travel in Ireland.
Most large international banks have branches in Ireland, but few have a high street presence. However you should have no problems using your cards at Irish banks.Read More
There is no escaping it, Ireland is an expensive country, it’s an expensive place to live and an expensive place to take a vacation. There is value out there though – you’ll find more about that in our Save section.
This is a quick run down of what things cost in Ireland, which will give you some idea of what to expect when you arrive.Read More
Travelers checks have largely been replaced as a means of carrying money safely in Ireland by credit cards and ATM Cards.
Information here about the various ways of getting access to cash and of paying for things while in Ireland – as well as some tips on keeping your money safe.Read More