New Irish Crypto-Currency IrishCoin St Patrick's Day Give Away

IrishCoin, Irish crypto currency (like bitcoin) for the Irish diaspora to give away 1 million coins on St Patrick’s Day.
By: Irelandlive IrishCoin
DUBLIN - March 12, 2015 - PRLog -- Bonn Eireannach (Gaelic) IrishCoin is a new peer to peer digital currency similar to bitcoin for the Irish community at home and abroad.

IrishCoin is focused predominantly on the Irish tourism sector as a discount token. The ethos is not one of striving to replace the Euro or creating a new currency, but instead using the same peer-to-peer crypto currency technology as a vehicle to aid and promote Irish tourism industry, locally and worldwide. This uniquely distinguishes IrishCoin from the plethora of crypto currencies developing as alternatives to the monetary system you are used to.

Irish tourism is worth over €3bn per year to the Irish economy and IrishCoin intends to utilise the promotional aspects of tourism, providing the coin as a discount token mechanism and a tourist organisation branding opportunity. IrishCoin is focused on promoting the Irish tourism industry locally, among the Irish diaspora in the US, and globally.

One of the first Irish Pubs to accept IrishCoin on a trial basis was Darcy McGees Pub chain in south Dublin and Wicklow. Irish Coin can be redeemed at the counter for selected merchandise at discount times. The IrishCoin mobile POS system currently under test will be a permanent feature at all of Darcy's outlets from April 2015.

To celebrate the roll out of the new IrishCoin android mobile platform for the Irish tourism and crafts retail sector, IrishCoin will be giving away 1 million Irish Coins to listeners on LiveIreland Radio and other radio stations across the globe via live link up as they celebrate St Patrick’s Day. Tune in to LiveIreland Radio on March 17th or visit the IrishCoin website

"IrishCoin has a more tangible goal: to become a currency to promote Irish tourism." Paul Vigna, Moneybeat, Wall Street Journal.

The IrishCoin moto: Ní neart go cur le chéile! (Gaelic) There’s no strength without unity!

Download you digital wallet at the IrishCoin website  blog:  Press Images:

Sean Hyland / Dave Harnett
Tags:Ireland, St Patrick S Day, Bitcoin, Irishcoin, Cryptocurrency
Industry:Technology, Tourism
Location:Dublin - Dublin - Ireland
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