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"I never use ATMs." Is the Irish ATM slowly dying?

Ireland got its first Automatic Teller Machine in 1980. But have we fallen out of love with the o...

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10.07 26 Jan 2022


"I never use ATMs." Is the Irish ATM slowly dying?


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10.07 26 Jan 2022


Ireland got its first Automatic Teller Machine in 1980. But have we fallen out of love with the once modern gadget? In the last 2 years ATM use is down 25%. Has the pandemic changed the way we use cash forever? At one point pubs and markets would only accept cash; they are now encouraging contactless payments. Have we gone off cash? No longer paying with notes and coins and what does this mean for older people, who are seeing their local bank closing down and are still loyal to ATMs? Henry McKean sent us this report from Drogheda and Dublin. With Brian Hayes from the Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI).

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