Almost a fifth of Irish consumers have bought cryptocurrency assets

The average age of a crypto investor in Ireland is 36 years old, according to a new study by US cryptocurrency exchange Gemini Payments

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss: the twin brothers founded Gemini in 2014. The popular cryptocurrency exchange secured an e-money licence from the Central Bank last month. Picture: Getty

Almost a fifth of Irish consumers currently own or have previously owned cryptocurrency, a new study has found.

The 2022 Global State of Crypto report, carried out by the popular cryptocurrency exchange Gemini Payments, found that 18 per cent of Irish consumers own or previously owned a digital currency, which his in line with ownership levels in other countries like Britain (18 per cent), Germany (17 per cent), Australia (18 per cent) and the US ...