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"No residual issues" - but some delays - after banking 'holiday' yesterday

A holiday for European banks meant that wages didn’t appear in bank accounts yesterday.
May 2nd 2014, 11:15 AM 13,465 38

THERE WAS A European Bank Holiday yesterday – so if you were wondering why you didn’t receive your wages into your account on Thursday, that’s why.

Banks said that payments due to enter accounts yesterday will appear today instead.

Bank of Ireland told TheJournal.ie that there had been “no residual issues” following the bank holiday, and that all payments are processing normally.

On Twitter, customers were querying payments that hadn’t reached their accounts yet.

Bank of Ireland is advising:

The @AskAIB account was advising customers to wait until lunchtime to see if their payments had gone through to their accounts.

Permanent TSB is advising customers:

The so-called ‘SEPA holiday’ meant that interbank transactions could not take place yesterday in all but four EU countries, as the European Central Bank and European Clearing House were closed.

They have now reopened, and the payment freeze that affected both credit transfers and direct debits is over.

Are you still waiting on payments to reach your account?


Poll Results:

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