Some 54 per cent of respondents say the arrival of challenger platforms has forced Irish banks to raise their game

Close to two-thirds of Irish consumers say they trust digital banks with over half believing their arrival has been good for the banking sector as a w(...)

Traditional banks are facing a threat to their card and payments operations from challenger platforms, such as UK fintech operators Revolut and Monzo and Germany’s N26. Image: iStock

The group of Irish banks seeking to set up an instant money-transfer app to take on the likes of Revolut and N26 have committed almost €5.9 million of(...)

Revolut, the UK-headquartered main digital platform in the Irish market, was only established in 2015 and claims to have already picked up about 1.2 million Irish users since its launch here in 2019. Photograph: Getty Images

A plan by a group of Irish banks to set up an instant money-transfer app to take on the likes of Revolut and N26 has hit a stumbling block, as the Com(...)