Although around 50,000 of the cards have been issued over three years, they are generally used as a one-off.

More than 50,000 users of An Post Money’s Currency Card will regain access to funds after Britain’s financial watchdog lifted a ban on the payment act(...)

Events in Germany have led to Mastercards issued by Wirecard, which allow customers make purchases in 16 different currencies, to be effectively frozen. File photograph: Getty Images

An Post has moved to assure as many as 50,000 Irish customers who hold one of its prepaid foreign exchange Mastercards that they will be protected “wh(...)