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Wednesday 6 December 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# Contactless

Last year
Contactless and phone payment trial on buses expected in early 2023, says Eamon Ryan
Ryan admitted that the bus service IT system has been “creaking” and that it needs to be replaced and modernised.
All time
Over €25 million in contactless payments per day in February - BPFI
The BPFI said today the jump in contactless payments is a result of a higher transaction limit of €50.
Record-breaking €1 billion spent through contactless payments in December
Around 2.1 million people used contactless payments each day last month.
Almost €600 million spent on contactless payments in May
The contactless limit was increased to €50 in April in response to the Covid-19 crisis.
AIB suspending new contactless fee due to Covid-19
The 1 cent fee per contactless payment was due to begin on 30 May.
New Revenue measures set up for SMEs experiencing cashflow problems
All debt enforcement activity has been suspended until further notice.
Poll: Would you be more likely to donate to a charity if contactless payments were an option?
Temple Street Children’s Hospital is introducing contactless payment versions of traditional bucket collection.
Phasing out the Christmas collection bucket? Irish charities start the switch to contactless payments
Temple Street Children’s Hospital has said it’s moving away from traditional bucket collecting methods.
Poll: Do you prefer to use contactless payments?
New research has suggested that people making cash payments will be in a minority in the next half-decade.
No coins? London buskers now accepting contactless payments
London mayor Sadiq Khan called it an “innovative, first-of-its-kind scheme”.
Maintenance fees, contactless and ATM charges - here's how much you're paying your bank
Do you know how much you’re paying out for using your cards?
Here's a perfect Christmas present idea for every person in your life
We’ve trawled the shops and found the pick of the bunch, so you can relax.
8 magical places to catch up with friends this Christmas
Step into Christmas.
You won't be paying for your shopping with your phone anytime soon
There are some good reasons why the likes of Apple and Samsung Pay haven’t arrived here yet.
How many of these great pubs around Ireland have you been to?
Here’s a guide to make finding a great pub near you a touch easier.
6 hacks that will make your life a little easier
We could all do with things being a touch easier, right?
Are our buses and trains next for contactless debit card payments?
Contactless payments are now very much the norm in Ireland for most low-priced retail goods.
You told us - 6 ways to make everyday life that little touch easier
You asked us, and we listened.
Admit it, paying Contactless makes you feel your most glamorous
So glam. So suave.
Admit it, paying Contactless makes you feel your most glamorous
So glam. So suave.
Here's everything you need to know about the launch of Apple Pay
It works in McDonalds and taxis. (But it’s not in Ireland yet).
Making it easy for customers: Half a million contactless payments in Ireland
Visa Debit predicts that there will be two million of them having taken place by the end of the year – eliminating €10 million in cash usage.
Irish adults carry €78m in cash daily - survey
We also spend quite a bit of time queueing…