Bank Of Ireland Customers Beware – There's A Major Issue With Visa Debit Cards Today
In case you were worried you'd run out of money...
If you're a Bank of Ireland customer, and you were planning on spending away the Monday Blues this afternoon, you may need to seek out a Plan B.
There's an issue with the bank's Visa debit cards, and it's left customers across the country unable to make transactions in shops – or withdraw cash from ATMs.
Naturally, this has left several people rather frustrated...
@talktoBOI My card keeps being rejected when I'm going to pay for items - there is definitely money in my account. Any answers as to why?— Niamh de Brún (@NiamhDeBrun) June 27, 2016
@talktoBOI two cards just declined but funds available is there an issue with boivisa debit cards?— Dee Cunningham (@stewart_deirdre) June 27, 2016
@talktoBOI Can you let customers know when services resume. It's a very annoying problem— GalwayGambler (@GalwayGambler) June 27, 2016
The bank says it's aware of the problem and is working to resolve it
We're aware of some technical difficulties with visa debit cards. Please be assured we're looking into it, sorry for any inconvenience.— Bank of Ireland (@talktoBOI) June 27, 2016
But, to some people at least, the news came as something of a relief...
When you thought you'd maxed out your credit card but then you see Bank of Ireland are just having technical issues pic.twitter.com/9ZbaDHqbHt— Karin Carthy (@KarinCarthy) June 27, 2016
Every cloud, eh?