The NCT is facing criticism for saying goodbye to cash. Over the coming months, cash payments will be phased out and replaced with card and postal order payments only. The NCT operator says it's for the "safety and convenience" of its customers.
However, it has face widespread backlash online, amid fears Ireland will soon become a cashless society. John Lowe from money doctors dot ie says most people already pay for their NCT by card. "I certainly think that overall for myself and many people, having a cashless society is a convenient thing," he explained.,