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Old punts worth €3.2m converted last year

Old Irish punts worth IR£2.5 million (€3.2 million) emerged from wardrobes, mattresses and other hiding places last year to be converted into euro - but notes worth a further €244 million remain unaccounted for.

18th July, 2009

Old Irish punts worth IR£2.5 million (€3.2 million) emerged from wardrobes, mattresses and other hiding places last year to be converted into euro - but notes worth a further €244 million remain unaccounted for.

Figures released by the Central Bank (CB) last week showed that Irish banknotes - which featured historical figures such as Douglas Hyde and Charles Stewart Parnell - continued to be cashed at the bank’s Dame Street headquarters six years after...

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