Banks in Ireland have agreed to increase the contactless transaction limit from €30 (US$32.17) to €50 (US$53.54) “to minimise the handling of cash amid Covid-19”, The Irish Times reports... More
Apple Pay has been launched across Ireland with support from Mastercard, Visa, KBC and Ulster Bank, allowing customers to make in-store, online and in-app payments using their compatible devices... More
Allied Irish Banks (AIB) is waiving the transaction fee for all transactions made using contactless cards or NFC mobile devices... More
Android Pay has launched in Ireland with support from Visa and Mastercard and banks AIB and KBC with “more banks being added in the coming months”, Google’s Pali Bhat writes... More
Allied Irish Banks is publicizing its new Me2U P2P mobile payments app via an NFC campaign running on 500 Adshel “six sheet” bus stop posters, 10 fully wrapped bus shelters and 55 further six sheets located in cinema lobbies across Ireland... More
AIB Merchant Services’ new Loyaltyplus service integrates Zapa’s mobile contactless technology into merchants’ POS terminals, enabling even the smallest retailer to offer an NFC-compatible customer loyalty programme — from only €30 a month. More
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