Toll Payment Options
MidLink M7/M8 Toll Payment Options
MidLink offer a wide range of payment options to suit the needs of our customers at the M7/M8 Toll Plaza.
These include Electronic Tag, Trip Cards, Cash and Credit Cards.
Use the following Payment Option matrix to decide which payment option suits you.
* Works at all lanes with the exception of the dedicated lane designed for electronic tag customers only.
Electronic tags – the faster easier way to pay your tolls throughout Ireland.
Please go to Tag Providers | eToll.ie for more details on the range of electronic toll tag suppliers currently supplying the Irish market. Here you can compare prices and select the best offering for you.
All Irish electronic tags will work at the Portlaoise toll plaza.
Advantages of using an electronic tag
- No cash required when traveling through the plaza
- Faster transit
- Accepted payment method on all toll roads throughout Ireland
- Use of all lanes at all toll plazas including the M50 barrier free tolling point
Pre-paid 20-trip cards are available for each of the six vehicle classifications as specified in the Toll Bye-Laws. By pre-paying for 20 journeys, you will avail of a 10% discount on your toll fare. A pre-paid 20-trip cannot be used for different vehicle classifications. MidLink pre-paid 20 trip cards can only be used on the MidLink (Portlaoise) M7/M8 Toll Plaza.
Trip cards can be purchased from Operator Toll Booths or the North-Link M1 office*.
Cash payment is accepted on all lanes with the exception of the Express Lanes (Electronic Tag only – extreme right hand lane when approaching in both directions). Cash payment can be made where an operator is present in the tollbooth, or in any of the 4 Automatic Coin Machine lanes (coins only – placed into the collection basket).
Credit Cards / Contactless Payment
Credit cards are accepted on all lanes except the Express Lanes. Please note: Only Mastercard and Visa cards are accepted.