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Send money abroad
from Ireland

Send money internationally to over 200 countries and territories with Western Union, powered by 145+ years of expertise.

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How to send money abroad online

Western Union makes it easy for you to support your loved ones around the world. You can send money abroad online, on our app, as well as in person at one of our agent locations.

Send online

Transfer money online to over 200 countries and territories

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Send by app

Make international money transfers on our app

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Check transfer rates and fees

Use our money transfer tool to check today’s exchange rates and transfer fees.

Click Send Money and enter the country where you want to send the money to and the exact sum of your transfer.

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Choose how they’ll receive your money

There are plenty of convenient options to receive money transfers. Depending on the country you are sending your money it can be transferred directly to a bank account, to an agent for a cash pick up, or even a mobile wallet!

Send to a bank account

Transfer directly to bank account in a few simple steps

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For cash pick up

It’s fast. Send to over 525,000 agent locations2 worldwide for pick up in minutes

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To a mobile wallet

In selected countries, you can send money directly to your receiver's mobile wallet3

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Paying for your international money transfer

Choose from a number of convenient options to send your money abroad reliably

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Money transfer app

Make your money transfers more convenient with the Western Union® app. Check fees and exchange rates, transfer money 24/7 and track your transfers on the go.

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Track your money transfer

Senders and receivers can track a money transfer using its unique MTCN. Visit our track transfer page or use our app.

Need more Help?

If you have any other questions, you can contact us at 1 800 812 (for IE residents only). Alternatively send an email to ireland.customer@westernunion.ie

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Send money abroad from a Western Union location

Send money in person from one of 1,000 agent locations2 in Ireland.

Find agent locations

Want to send money abroad in person? Here’s how.

With 1,000+ agent locations3 in Ireland, we’re always close by. Simply find a nearby Western Union location and send money transfers with the help of our agent in 3 easy steps.

Set up the transfer

Provide our agent with your transfer details and show a valid ID

Pay for the transaction

Give the transfer sum together with all fees in cash or pay with your debit card

Inform your receiver

Share the Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) with your receiver5

What you need to know before your visit

To send money in person, don’t forget to bring a valid form of ID! Accepted IDs include current signed passports, driving licenses, emergency passports or travel documents, or ships passports. You must also know the receiver’s full name as it appears on their ID.

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Why send money with Western Union?

It’s quick

Send money around the world for cash pick-up in minutes2

It’s global

Money transfers available to 525,000+ agent locations3 in 200+ countries and territories

It’s convenient


We give you options. Send money in a way convenient for you, let them receive it in a way convenient for them.

It’s trusted


Millions of people trust in our 145+ years of experience to move money every day

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1 Western Union also makes money from currency exchange. When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates. Fees and foreign exchange rates may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors. Fees and rates subject to change without notice.

2 Agent location count valid as of March 31st 2019.

3 Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, identification requirements, Agent location hours, differences in time zones, or selection of delayed options. For mobile transactions funds will be paid to receiver’s mWallet account provider for credit to account tied to receiver’s mobile number. Additional third-party charges may apply, including SMS and account over-limit and cash-out fees. See the transfer form for restrictions.

4 Do not share details of the money transfer to anyone other than your receiver.