Send money to Ireland from the UK with Western Union. Get started with our easy-to-use and reliable service to transfer money to your loved ones in the Emerald Isle.
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Ways to send money to Ireland
Ways to receive money in Ireland
Use our Western Union® app to send money to Ireland with just one touch, at home or on the go.Download our free mobile app
We have more than 4,3001 agent locations in the UK – so it’s easy to do a money transfer to Ireland in person.Find a Western Union location
Receive money from the UK directly to a bank account in Ireland. Check the arrival of the money transfer by logging onto your online banking or by using the Western Union® app.Find out more
Pick up cash transfers at more than 9001 agent locations in Ireland. Simply visit an agent location near you along with government-issued ID and your transfer tracking number (MTCN) from the sender.Find an agent location in Ireland
Using your bank details
Cash at an agent location
With a credit2 or debit card
Start online and pay later at an agent location.
Track transfers in real time to confirm its arrival.
Save your receiver’s details so you can easily make repeat transfers.
Most leading Irish banks are covered
Our extensive Irish bank coverage ensures you can send money directly from the UK to your receiver’s bank account in Ireland.Send money to a bank account now
Get a free estimate
Use our transfer estimator to check GBP/EUR exchange rates and transfer fees3 ahead of time.Check exchange rates
Have your receiver’s details ready
Send money to Ireland by providing your receiver’s bank account information, including their IBAN (International Bank Account Number) or SWIFT/BIC number. You will also need their full name as it appears on their bank account.Get started
Pay the way you like
Send money to Ireland at home or on the go using online banking or the Western Union® app.
Committed to security
Our encryption and fraud prevention efforts help protect your Western Union money transfers to Ireland.
Not only do we move money from the UK to Ireland, we also transfer money to over 200 countries and territories around the world.
With more than 4,3001 Western Union agent locations in the UK, you won’t struggle to find a location near you.
Join the My WU℠ program to start collecting points towards offers and discounts with every money transfer – including money off future transfer fees3!
Create a transfer schedule to automatically send money, so you never miss an important transfer.
Track your transfer in real time when you send money to Ireland from the UK for added peace of mind.
Send money to previous receivers in a flash and make easy repeat transfers by saving your receiver’s details for next time.
Once you’re registered with Western Union, you will need your receiver’s bank details to send money online to Ireland from the UK. You will need:
If arranging a cash pick-up online, enter the destination and amount you wish to send and select ‘Cash pick-up’. You will only need your receiver’s name and address. Pay with credit2/debit card and receive your MTCN number.
If you’d like to send more than 799.99 GBP within a five-day period, we will need to confirm your identity first. Once we have confirmed your identity, you can send up to 4,000 GBP within a three-day period.
For bank transfer to bank account deposits, you can send up to 50,000 GBP per transfer to Ireland. Bank transfers are available for UK residents only.
The cost to send money to Ireland from the UK with Western Union varies depending on the method of sending and receiving money.
Our free price estimator can help give you a better idea of how much your money transfer will cost, including GBP/EUR exchange rates and transfer fees3.
How long it takes to send money to Ireland from the UK can depend on how you choose to transfer your money. If your receiver wants to pick up the money in cash, then their transfer could arrive in minutes4. If it is being sent to their bank account, then they are likely to receive it after one business day.
Track your transfers to watch them in real time.
1 Agent location count valid as of 30 June 2021.
2 Some card issuers may charge additional fees for using our services. Please contact your card issuer for more information.
3 Western Union also makes money from currency exchange. When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates. Fees, foreign exchange rates and taxes may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors. Fees and rates subject to change without notice.
4 Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, identification requirements, Agent location hours, differences in time zones, or selection of delayed options. Additional Restrictions may apply. See terms for details.