Students, here is all you need to know about choosing the right bank

Compared with the UK, offers from reducing field of players here lack the same pizzazz

Free fees (but only in some cases) and online banking are about as much as the banks can muster. All the more reason  for students  to swot up before choosing a bank. Photograph: iStock

Free fees (but only in some cases) and online banking are about as much as the banks can muster. All the more reason for students to swot up before choosing a bank. Photograph: iStock

When it comes to winning students’ business, Irish banks need to study harder. While UK banks seem to offer a dizzying array of incentives, offers from the reducing field of players here lack the same pizzazz.

Across the water, students are lured with everything from cash back to Asos discounts, railcards, free online library subscriptions to tempting Uber Eats and restaurant discounts. It’s nice to feel wanted.

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