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Banks in Ireland

Looking for a bank that operates in Ireland? You’ll find it here.

On this page, you’ll find a comprehensive list of the banks and building societies that operate in Ireland. Search the tables below for more information about all the financial institutions that offer banking products to customers in Ireland.

Banks in Ireland

Banks provide a wide range of financial products and services to customers in Ireland, including current and savings accounts, credit cards, loans, mortgages and corporate and investment banking.

Each bank in Ireland must be licensed by the Central Bank of Ireland. Some of the institutions below are also listed on the stock exchange.

BankHeadquartersOwned by / Subsidiary of
Allied Irish Bank (AIB)DublinAIB Group
Bank of IrelandDublinGovernment of Ireland
The Central Bank of IrelandDublinGovernment of Ireland
KBC BankDublinKBC Group
Ulster Bank IrelandDublinRoyal Bank of Scotland Group
permanent tsb plcDublinGovernment of Ireland
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Foreign subsidiary banks

A foreign subsidiary bank is a subsidiary of a foreign-owned bank that is incorporated in Ireland. These institutions must hold capital locally and must also meet the same prudential standards and undergo the same supervision as Irish banks.

BankIrish headquartersSubsidiary ofParent company’s headquarters
Bank of America Europe DACDublinBank of AmericaCharlotte, North Carolina, US
Bank of Montreal Europe PLCDublinBank of MontrealMontreal, Canada
Barclays Bank IrelandDublinBarclays Bank plcLondon, England
Citco Bank Nederland NV Dublin BranchDublinCitco Bank Nederland NVAmsterdam, Netherlands
Danske BankDublinDanske Bank GroupCopenhagen, Denmark
HSBC Private Bank (UK) LimitedDublinHSBC BankLondon, England
J.P.Morgan Bank Dublin plcDublinJPMorgan ChaseNew York, US
Bank Julius Baer Europe SADublinJulius Bär Group LtdZürich, Switzerland
UniCredit Bank IrelandDublinUniCredit SpAMilan, Italy
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Building societies

A building society is a mutual organisation that is owned by its members and offers a wide range of financial products and services. These organisations tend to offer deposit accounts and payment services.

Building societyHeadquartersOwned by / subsidiary of
Irish Nationwide Building SocietyDublinAnglo Irish Bank
EBS Building SocietyDublinAllied Irish Banks

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