Banking

Dormant accounts
The Dormant Accounts Acts aim to reunite account holders or their next of kin with dormant bank accounts. Find out more.

Credit unions
Credit unions are organisations of people that save together and lend to each other at affordable rates of interest.

Financial institutions and identification
Before you open an account in a financial institution, you must show certain evidence of identity.

Money laundering
Money laundering is a very serious offence. This document looks at the steps that have been taken to combat this crime.

Opening and switching a bank account
Find out what the rules are for opening and switching bank accounts.

Central Bank of Ireland
Introduction to the functions and powers of the Central Bank of Ireland.

Basic bank accounts
Basic bank accounts are simple bank accounts with no fees or charges for normal services. This document gives information on the introduction of basic bank accounts.

Rounding of cash transactions
Rounding of cash transactions was rolled out on 28 October 2015. An explanation of how rounding works.