The Central Bank of Ireland confirmed on 13 September that it would continue to exchange pre-euro notes and coins for euros.
“The Central Bank of Ireland offers an exchange service for old Irish pound notes or coins as well as damaged euro notes and coins,” said Bernard Sheridan, head of currency at the central bank. “There are no plans to withdraw this service,” the central bank’s press release added.
The Irish pound was withdrawn from circulation in early 2002. CBI to