Churches introduce ‘tap and go’ cashless donation

The Archdiocese of Dublin has partnered with Californian paytech firm Clover to install digital donation terminals in churches

7th November, 2021
Churches introduce ‘tap and go’ cashless donation
The pay terminal is already in operation in parishes including Rathmines, where Father Andrew O’Sullivan, the Archdiocese’s head of financial development, is the parish administrator. Picture: Fergal Phillips

Tap-and-donate devices are being installed in churches across almost 200 parishes in Dublin and the east of the country in a bid to combat plummeting collection-plate income and move donations into the cashless era.

The Dublin Archdiocese, which also takes in Wicklow, parts of Kildare, Laois, Wexford and Carlow, has struck a deal with Clover, a Californian paytech firm, and AIB’s merchant services unit to install digital donation terminals in each church.

“Parishioners were...

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