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A new current account for
7-15 year olds

With An Post Money Mate, your children1 learn how to earn, save and spend money with their own debit card and app. They get independence. You retain control.
Try it free for 3 months!2 Download our brand new An Post Money app to get started.
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Financial independence for children

The An Post Money Mate account gives your children freedom and responsibility to:


Use the An Post Money app for children to manage earnings, savings and spending.


Complete household chores. Get paid - right into their account.


Create saving Jars to put aside money for something special. Set target amounts and deadlines.


Pay safely in shops or online with their own contactless debit Mastercard®.


Get transaction notifications. Check their account balance and savings.


Deposit and withdraw money at any post office. Get cash from an ATM. 

Supervision for parents

Manage your children's money with ease through the An Post Money app.


Set transaction notifications. See a weekly summary.

Freeze card

Lock the debit card for bad behaviour or until it's found.


See progress toward savings goals. Approve spending from Jars.


Set household chores for pay. Approve payment upon completion.

Transfer money

Instantly transfer money. Schedule a regular allowance.3


Set amount limits per transaction and week.4

David Coleman introduces the Keegan Family to An Post Money Mate

The Keegans sit down with David Coleman

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Beth talks about taking responsibility

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The Keegans talk about making decisions

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Alex talks about charity donations

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The Keegans discuss financial confidence

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How to open an account

To get started, download and open the An Post Money app on your mobile or tablet.

Then follow the instructions on screen. For more information see how to open An Post Money Mate accounts.

  1. An Post Money Mate cannot be opened for a child older than 15 years and 6 months. Customers over 16 can open an An Post Money Current Account.
  2. Transaction fees still apply.  After three months, it’s €2 or €4/month per child, depending on whether the parent/guardian has an An Post Money Current Account.
  3. Regular allowance only available for An Post Money Current Account customers. Regular allowance payments take up to 1 working day to process e.g. a payment scheduled for a Friday will arrive in the child’s account on a Monday.
  4. A maximum daily transaction and ATM withdrawal limit applies.
T&Cs apply. Transaction charges still apply during 3 month free offer period. After 3 months, a monthly fee applies. The An Post Money Mate Debit Mastercard is issued by An Post. Mastercard is a registered trademark, and the circles design is a trademark of Mastercard International Incorporated.

An Post is authorised by the Minister for Finance to provide payment services and is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland in the provision of such services.

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