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From TheJournal.ie IBRC liquidators to meet IBOA union on Monday Ibrc

IBRC liquidators to meet IBOA union on Monday

The staff want a 2011 redundancy package to be honoured, and have threatened industrial action if they don’t receive “just severance”.

From TheJournal.ie Cork: Man arrested following armed robbery of bank Cork

Cork: Man arrested following armed robbery of bank

The man threatened staff with a handgun before escaping on foot with an amount of cash.

From TheJournal.ie Noonan announces end of the Bank Guarantee Bank Guarantee

Noonan announces end of the Bank Guarantee

The Minister said that this marks a significant step in the normalisation of the Irish banking system.

From TheJournal.ie AIB commits to working out deals for mortgage holders in arrears Mortgage Arrears

AIB commits to working out deals for mortgage holders in arrears

The bank said today it has built up a staff of 300 people dedicated to supporting customers in difficulty.

From TheJournal.ie Union meeting with IBRC liquidator over future of 800 jobs Promissory Notes

Union meeting with IBRC liquidator over future of 800 jobs

The contracts of some 800 workers in Ireland were essentially terminated when the government decided to liquidate the bank last week.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix... now with added Star Trek mixed with Sex and the City Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added Star Trek mixed with Sex and the City

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie Bank of Ireland Public Interest Directors paid over half a million since appointment Banking

Bank of Ireland Public Interest Directors paid over half a million since appointment

Joe Walsh and Tom Considine were questioned about salaries, bonuses and credit card interest hikes at the Bank of Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie HSBC to pay $1.9 billion to settle money laundering probe Money Money Money

HSBC to pay $1.9 billion to settle money laundering probe

Banking giant HSBC paid the huge sum to settle allegations of money laundering that were said to have helped terrorists and Iran.

From TheJournal.ie Rate of decline in construction activity unchanged in November Construction

Rate of decline in construction activity unchanged in November

Jobs were also being cut at a sharper pace during the month, in line with reduced workloads, according to the latest Ulster Bank Construction PMI.

From TheJournal.ie Disposable income and household savings up in second quarter CSO

Disposable income and household savings up in second quarter

The CSO said savings were primarily used to pay down debt and fund property investment.

From TheJournal.ie British bank accepts $340 million fine over Iran transactions Fine

British bank accepts $340 million fine over Iran transactions

The bank had denied accusations that it systematically hid $250 billion worth of Iranian client transactions.

From TheJournal.ie "Stay out of the eurozone", top Austrian banker tells Czechs Friendly Advice

"Stay out of the eurozone", top Austrian banker tells Czechs

“The Czech Republic now finds itself in a good situation. It has its own currency and its own monetary policy,” said Andreas Treichl.

From TheJournal.ie Consumers' Association launches 'class action' against Ulster Bank Ulster Bank

Consumers' Association launches 'class action' against Ulster Bank

The CAI is gathering information from customers left out of pocket by the recent technical problems at Ulster Bank.

From TheJournal.ie 'Culture of bonus as an entitlement' behind push for banker bonus legislation, says O'Dea Bank Bonuses

'Culture of bonus as an entitlement' behind push for banker bonus legislation, says O'Dea

Former FF minister says proposals target higher-ranking bankers and their work performance.

From TheJournal.ie Seán FitzPatrick arrested during Anglo investigation Anglo

Seán FitzPatrick arrested during Anglo investigation

The arrest is part of the ongoing investigation into alleged financial irregularities at the former Anglo Irish Bank.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know this morning…

BOI wants customers to choose its... hold music

Tired of the same old hold music when you ring Bank of Ireland? Well the bank is now giving customers their say on what it should be.

From TheJournal.ie Ulster Bank branches open this weekend Ulster Bank

Ulster Bank branches open this weekend

Efforts to clear backlog of customer transactions continue.

From TheJournal.ie Ulster Bank: Full services will be back to normal by Monday Ulster Bank

Ulster Bank: Full services will be back to normal by Monday

Bank is working to clear backlog created after last week’s technical glitch.

From TheJournal.ie UK staff drafted in to help clear Ulster Bank's payments backlog Day 7

UK staff drafted in to help clear Ulster Bank's payments backlog

Ulster Bank’s British parent RBS says it’s finished clearing its British backlog, and staff are now working ‘flat out’ for Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Ulster Bank disruption will continue until end of this week Day 6

Ulster Bank disruption will continue until end of this week

The bank says a “significant number of minor issues” mean it’s taking longer than expected to work through a backlog.

From TheJournal.ie Some Ulster Bank branches open as bank struggles to clear backlog Gremlins

Some Ulster Bank branches open as bank struggles to clear backlog

The bank says it is taking longer than anticipated to fix the technical error which has been causing problems for customers since Wednesday.

From TheJournal.ie Toulouse bank raider releases one hostage France

Toulouse bank raider releases one hostage

Three people are still being held hostage by the gunman at a bank branch in Toulouse.

From TheJournal.ie AIB launches €250m investment programme for Agri-sector Agriculture

AIB launches €250m investment programme for Agri-sector

The move has been welcomed by the Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney, who said that it ensures greater access to adequate funding for viable farm enterprise propositions.

From TheJournal.ie Bank of Ireland introduces new mortgage options Bank Of Ireland

Bank of Ireland introduces new mortgage options

The bank has launched two new options – Trade Up Negative Equity and Trade Down Negative Equity – that will allow greater numbers of customers in negative equity to move home.

From TheJournal.ie Priory Hall residents request meeting with Irish Banking Federation Priory Hall

Priory Hall residents request meeting with Irish Banking Federation

Later this month, they will hear if Dublin City Council has to provide them with temporary accommodation. The residents are requesting that mortgage providers suspend their mortgages until a solution is put in place.

From TheJournal.ie Permanent TSB reports losses of €424million Permanent TSB

Permanent TSB reports losses of €424million

The bank warned of a “significant deterioration” in the number of borrowers in arrears.

From TheJournal.ie There's IR£285m in Irish punts still just lying around Empty The Couches

There's IR£285m in Irish punts still just lying around

The Central Bank says there are €362.5 million of Irish punts still to be exchanged – that’s £62.32 for everyone in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Central Bank still exchanging €10k worth of punts every day Taking A Punt

Central Bank still exchanging €10k worth of punts every day

The Minister for Justice has said that there’s nothing suspicious about people exchanging their punts for euro more than ten years after the changeover.

From TheJournal.ie Protesters descend on former Anglo Irish Banks in Galway and Dublin Anglo Irish Bank This post contains images

Protesters descend on former Anglo Irish Banks in Galway and Dublin

Protesters have gathered outside the former Anglo Irish buildings in both cities today to protest against the payment of €1.25 billion to senior bondholders.

From TheJournal.ie What challenges face the new ECB chief? Super Mario

What challenges face the new ECB chief?

Mario Draghi has officially taken over from Jean-Claude Trichet as head of the European Central Bank. So what can he expect in his new role?

Manager says 'Irish revolutionaries' forced him to rob his own bank

John Thomas Forrester is on trial in Australia for the robbery of his own bank two years ago…

From TheJournal.ie UBS to shed 3,500 jobs Jobswatch

UBS to shed 3,500 jobs

Swiss bank UBS is to reduce its staff headcount by 3,500 as part of massive cost-cutting measures.

From TheJournal.ie Bank offer brings sizeable bonus Finance

Bank offer brings sizeable bonus

Permanent TSB’s scheme for tracker mortgage customers netted both parties a generous amount of money.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested and device recovered after stand-off with UK police at Watford bank Bank

Man arrested and device recovered after stand-off with UK police at Watford bank

Armed police were involved in the three-and-a-half hour stand-off today in which a man threatened bank staff at the Co-operative bank in Watford, England.

From TheJournal.ie Disgruntled worker throws petrol bomb into Chinese bank China

Disgruntled worker throws petrol bomb into Chinese bank

Dozens of people injured after employee who had been fired for stealing money returns for revenge.

From TheJournal.ie AIB lost €10.4 billion in 2010 AIB

AIB lost €10.4 billion in 2010

Company confirms the figure in its 2010 annual report, in which is says it will also reduce staff numbers by 2000 in the coming year.

From TheJournal.ie Thieves make away with €348k after tsunami opens vault Japan

Thieves make away with €348k after tsunami opens vault

Power outages are thought to have led to vault opening following the earthquakes and tsunami.