'What do we call a 99 now?': Irish Twitter reacts to the 'rounding' of 1c and 2c coins 5 years ago

'What do we call a 99 now?': Irish Twitter reacts to the 'rounding' of 1c and 2c coins

The times they are a-changin'.

Get it? Like, 'change'? Anyway.

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As you may have heard, Ireland is beginning its 'rounding' programme today - following in the footsteps of the Netherlands, Denmark and all those other countries that are usually a few steps ahead of the rest of the world.

The initiative, which will see prices rounded up or down to the nearest 5c, has already caused quite a stir, raising tough questions like "Does this mean we will never again be able to purchase a 99 Flake?".

Here are some of the best points Irish Twitter users have raised about the Better All Round initiative:

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At least the good news is that penny sweets will be free now. Or they would be. If they still existed.

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