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Where Did The 3 Callcard Trials Take Place?

Most collectors of Irish Callcards know that there was 3 consectitive trials held in Ireland between 1998-99 before Telecom Eireann finally adopted the Chipcard, but what is not generally known by collectors is where these trials took place. Listed below are the various locations these trials took place in the three main citys of Dublin, Galway & Limerick


Dublin City Centre

  • Aston Quay
  • Busarus, Sore Street
  • Cathal Brugha Street
  • College Green/ Westmoreland Street
  • Connolly Steet, Amiens Street
  • General Post Office (G.P.O.) O 'Connell Street
  • O' Connell Street
  • South Great Georges Street
  • St. Stephens Green (West & North)
  • Switzers, Grafton Street
  • Trinity College - Arts Building
  • R.D.S. Dublin - During Eurovision Song Contest 1998


North Dublin

  • Ballymun Shopping Centre
  • DCU Glasnevin - Albert College Building, Grattan Building & Pavilion Building


South Dublin

  • Ballyfermot Road
  • Heuston Station
  • Kingsbridge
  • Lower Rathmines Road
  • Swan Centre Rathmines
  • Unversity College Dublin (U.C.D.) Belfield - Arts Block & Restaurant


Dublin County

  • Dublin Airport
  • Maynooth - Main Street


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Galway City

  • Eyre Square x2
  • University College Dublin (U.C.G.) x4
  • Salthill Car Park x1
  • Eglinton Street x 1
  • Dunnes Stores, Terryland x1



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Limerick City

  • Bedford Row
  • Cecil Street
  • Clare Street
  • Colbert Railway Station Parnell Street
  • Dunnes Stores, Sarsfield Street
  • Estuary House, Henry Street
  • Jurys Hotel , Ennis Road
  • Mary Immaculate College, South Circular Road
  • Mary Street
  • Parkway Shopping Centre
  • School Of Engineering Moylish- Now known as L.I.T.
  • St. Enda's Community School, Bawnmore Road
  • St. Joesph Street
  • Thomandgate
  • Todd's Department Store,  O Connell Street - Now known as Brown Thomas
  • Williams Street


County Limerick

  • Askeaton
  • Bruff
  • Castleconnell
  • Castletroy
  • Hospital
  • Plassey Village
  • Regional Hospital
  • University Of Limerick


County Clare

  • New Market On Fergus
  • Shannon Town Centre


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