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# old money

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# old money
Check your mattress - €226 million in old Irish punts remains unaccounted for - and you can still redeem it
A whopping €1.5 million worth of old Irish money was redeemed last year alone
# Your Say
Poll: Have you checked if you have old punts lying around at home?
The Central Bank says there is still almost a quarter of a billion euro of old Irish punts still missing.
# CASH IN
Cash savvy members of the public exchange €1.3m worth of old Irish punts
There is still over a quarter of a billion euro worth of punts lying about in drawers and jars across Ireland.
# old money
Someone spent this £1000 wad of old punts in Clones last week
He just casually found a stack of £20 notes in his gaff. No biggy.
# old money
People are still hoarding hundreds of millions in Irish punts
Irish pounds valued at €1.4 million were exchanged during 2015.
# old money
Greece has been secretly putting together a plan to bring back the drachma
But the government insists it will be able to pay its debts on time.
# old money
Dozens of businesses trade in Irish punt in Monaghan town
Though the old punt is no longer legal tender in Ireland there is nothing wrong with what shopkeepers, publicans and business owners are doing in Clones.
# old money
Spanish town introduces old currency alongside euro to boost economy
The peseta is making a come back in the town of Mugardos, on the north coast of Spain.