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Supermac’s explores the blessings of going cashless for charity

24th February, 2019
Pat McDonagh, founder and owner of Supermac’s: the company is trialling cashless donation boxes for Trócaire in its Galway Plaza Pic: Michael Dillon

A few weeks after the Catholic Church began trialling contactless payment machines, Supermac’s, where many go to worship at the altar of curry cheese chips and snack boxes, has also introduced in-store cashless donation boxes for charity.

The move to a cashless society means that people have less change in their pockets to throw into the donation boxes at charities and churches. This is having a major impact on the amount of money...

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