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Monday 27 March 2023 Dublin: -3°C

# pounds

All time
# quids in
More than €800,000 worth of old Irish pounds redeemed in 2019
This is the lowest exchange amount made in the last five years.
# brexit claims
Factcheck: Can you buy a drink in Dublin with pounds?
David Davis thinks you can.
# euthanisation
Number of dogs being 'put down' by pounds falls by 40%
The numbers of dogs being euthanised has fallen significantly since 2002 when 21,000 were put down.
# good stuff
Number of dogs destroyed in Irish pounds down 40%
916 dogs were put to sleep in Irish local authority pounds last year.
# old money
People are still hoarding hundreds of millions in Irish punts
Irish pounds valued at €1.4 million were exchanged during 2015.
# cash in the attic
We've found 73 MILLION old £20 notes behind the couch since the euro arrived
€4.1 billion in punts, overall. That’s a hell of a lot of Communion money.
# Dog's Life
14,559 dogs came into Irish pounds last year, here's what happened the ones in your county
2,896 dogs were put to sleep – a drop of 620 from 2013.
# Look after the pennies
How does the minimum wage (and the cost of living) in Ireland compare with Europe?
Better than Ukraine, anyway.
# dog control
Over 3,500 dogs were put down by pounds last year
That’s a fall of 28 per cent compared to 2012.
Column: Why David Cameron made the right decision...
Those in the eurozone are facing a ‘lost decade’, writers former trader Nick Leeson – and who would want to hand over more policy-making power to the managers of that crisis?