Android Pay launched today meaning you can use your phone to make payments if your phone meets the below crtieria. I used my phoned several times today to make payments without any issues. Great not having to carry the card. - Supported banks in Ireland: KBC and AIB. - Card types: Debit and credit cards. - OS: Android 4.4+ - Phone must have NFC. (Near field communications). - Limit for payments without unlocking your phone: 30 EUR. - Payments over 30 EUR can be made by unlocking your phone before payment. - Payments under 30 EUR are accepted everywhere that contactless payments are accepted. i.e. Almost all retailers. - Payments over 30 EUR are accepted in the majority of cases but some retailers do not yet have the software for it. - Instant notification of payments. - Ability to link loyalty cards such as Tesco loyalty cards.