If you're buying food today, or trying to top-up your Leap Card, or pay a bill you might run into a spot of trouble if you're a Bank Of Ireland customer.
That's because the bank is experiencing 'technical difficulties,' and a lot of its cards simply aren't working.
Lots of confusion at shops today as Bank of Ireland customers report problems with Visa debit cards. Bank say its a technical error..
— Declan Varley (@declanvarley) June 27, 2016
Twitter today has been flooded with frustrated folk who claim that they're unable to access funds via ATM withdrawals or electronic visa debit payments.
When you thought you'd maxed out your credit card but then you see Bank of Ireland are just having technical issues pic.twitter.com/9ZbaDHqbHt
— Karin Carthy (@KarinCarthy) June 27, 2016
The institute said in a statement today: “We are aware some customers are experiencing technical difficulties using their visa debit cards. Please be assured we’re looking into it, and apologise for the inconvenience.”
What a time for bank of Ireland to crash, 9 cashless men in Prague. Grand balm lamb ham
— Adam Cohalan (@acohalan) June 27, 2016
The Irish Times reports that Bank Of Ireland’s stock was the worst hit by Brexit on the Irish stock market on Friday, having been down 25 per cent at one stage. Bank Of Ireland takes close-to a third of its earnings from the UK.
We’re aware some customers are having difficulties using their visa debit cards,we’re looking into it & will return to normal service asap.
— Bank of Ireland (@talktoBOI) June 27, 2016