Your Business: The future of money

It’s official: cash is no longer king

28th January, 2018
Darragh Conboy, Kasha Connolly and John Connolly of Hazel Mountain Chocolate

On a recent trip to Norway, John Connolly, the owner of Clare-based chocolate company Hazel Mountain Chocolate, hardly used cash. Instead, he used cards and digital payment options.

“I barely know what the currency looks like,” he said with a laugh.

Norway is one of a growing number of countries shifting away from cash usage. Ireland too is changing, with more card payments and less cheque usage than in the past.

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