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AIB to take on €4.2 billion worth of Ulster Bank's corporate and commercial loan book
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AIB to take on €4.2 billion worth of Ulster Bank's corporate and commercial loan book

Jun 28th 2021, 10:10 AM 12,845 Views 17 Comments

The move will see 280 Ulster Bank employees move over to AIB as part of the deal.

Banking on the short-term — The government is selling 'part' of its 13.9% stake in Bank of Ireland. But why now?
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Banking on the short-term — The government is selling 'part' of its 13.9% stake in Bank of Ireland. But why now?

Jun 24th 2021, 6:45 AM 16,197 Views 15 Comments

Finance minister Paschal Donohoe announced the six-month sale process yesterday.

Ulster Bank topped the Financial Ombudsman's complaints table in 2020 for the second year in a row
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Ulster Bank topped the Financial Ombudsman's complaints table in 2020 for the second year in a row

Mar 30th 2021, 11:40 AM 6,305 Views 5 Comments

The watchdog also received 492 new complaints about tracker mortgages in 2020.

Ulster Bank fined €37.8 million for its 'unacceptable' handling of tracker mortgage scandal
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Ulster Bank fined €37.8 million for its 'unacceptable' handling of tracker mortgage scandal

Mar 25th 2021, 12:01 PM 50,401 Views 80 Comments

It’s the largest fine the Central Bank of Ireland has ever handed out.

Permanent TSB reports a pre-tax loss of €166 million in 2020 as Covid hits new lending
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Permanent TSB reports a pre-tax loss of €166 million in 2020 as Covid hits new lending

Mar 3rd 2021, 8:31 AM 10,428 Views 18 Comments

The 75% State-owned bank took a loan impairment charge of €155 million.

Ulster Bank boss apologises to staff following months of uncertainty about future of jobs
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Ulster Bank boss apologises to staff following months of uncertainty about future of jobs

Feb 23rd 2021, 7:26 PM 15,020 Views 5 Comments

Ulster Bank and NatWest were heavily criticised by TDs for its treatment of staff.

Central Bank to ensure Ulster Bank customers are treated fairly, as it moves to pull out of Ireland
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Central Bank to ensure Ulster Bank customers are treated fairly, as it moves to pull out of Ireland

Updated Feb 19th 2021, 7:22 PM 81,874 Views 81 Comments
  • Ulster Bank said this morning that the move won’t mean an immediate change for customers
  • Staff are "deeply disappointed" by the decision to wind down Ulster Bank in Ireland
  • Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe called it a "difficult day" from an Irish banking perspective and for Ulster Bank staff
Ulster Bank exit is 'not good news for Ireland', says Taoiseach
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Ulster Bank exit is 'not good news for Ireland', says Taoiseach

Feb 19th 2021, 4:11 PM 18,898 Views 45 Comments

The Government’s priority is to protect the 2,800 workers affected by the decision, Micheál Martin said.

'No need to panic': How will the Ulster Bank wind down affect customers?
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'No need to panic': How will the Ulster Bank wind down affect customers?

Feb 19th 2021, 10:49 AM 21,096 Views 15 Comments

The bank will be wound down gradually over the next few years.

Ulster says go: Bank's decision to exit was in the wind — but why is it happening now?
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Ulster says go: Bank's decision to exit was in the wind — but why is it happening now?

Feb 19th 2021, 8:50 AM 33,290 Views 31 Comments

Ulster Bank’s long goodbye creates major headaches for policymakers.

Government to explore creating a 'third force' in Irish banking if Ulster Bank exits Irish market, says Varadkar
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Government to explore creating a 'third force' in Irish banking if Ulster Bank exits Irish market, says Varadkar

Updated Feb 18th 2021, 12:53 PM 75,622 Views 89 Comments

A formal announcement is expected on Ulster Bank’s operations in the Republic of Ireland tomorrow.

Union says meeting with Ulster Bank chief 'provided no reassurance for staff or for customers'
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Union says meeting with Ulster Bank chief 'provided no reassurance for staff or for customers'

Feb 4th 2021, 9:59 PM 29,940 Views 28 Comments

The threat of the bank closing “is growing”, the Financial Services Union said.

Ulster Bank tells Donohoe 'no decision' yet taken on its future amid reports it could be wound down
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Ulster Bank tells Donohoe 'no decision' yet taken on its future amid reports it could be wound down

Updated Oct 21st 2020, 1:24 PM 65,041 Views 35 Comments

The Minister for Finance met with representatives from Ulster Bank today.

Union concerned at reports of threat to jobs at Ulster Bank
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Union concerned at reports of threat to jobs at Ulster Bank

Sep 18th 2020, 8:40 AM 21,478 Views 18 Comments

The Financial Services Union has responded to reports that UK parent company NatWest is considering closing Ulster Bank in the Republic.

Ulster Bank plans to cut 266 jobs to reduce costs
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Ulster Bank plans to cut 266 jobs to reduce costs

Sep 10th 2020, 1:34 PM 23,984 Views 11 Comments

The bank suffered a loss of €276 million in the first six months of the year.

'There are people working in their bedrooms keeping the banking system going and this is their reward'
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'There are people working in their bedrooms keeping the banking system going and this is their reward'

Aug 9th 2020, 12:05 AM 109,270 Views 33 Comments

Bank of Ireland redundancies ‘surprised’ the general secretary of the Financial Services Union.

Explainer: Why Irish banks are being accused of 'profiteering from the pandemic'
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Explainer: Why Irish banks are being accused of 'profiteering from the pandemic'

Jul 9th 2020, 2:26 PM 20,687 Views 46 Comments

Developments in recent days have undermined the banks’ positions.

Three month mortgage and loan deferrals among Ulster Bank coronavirus customer support measures
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Three month mortgage and loan deferrals among Ulster Bank coronavirus customer support measures

Mar 10th 2020, 5:54 PM 35,898 Views 30 Comments

Italy announced plans to suspend mortgage payments across the country earlier today.

AIB joins rival bank in cutting three and five year fixed mortgage rates
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AIB joins rival bank in cutting three and five year fixed mortgage rates

Feb 24th 2020, 8:40 AM 36,808 Views 38 Comments

Last week, KBC dropped its fixed mortgage rates from 2.85% to 2.55%.

Ulster Bank says an issue with its online and mobile banking services has now been resolved
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Ulster Bank says an issue with its online and mobile banking services has now been resolved

Updated Nov 29th 2019, 6:33 PM 9,202 Views 13 Comments

The problem did not affect ATM, debit/credit cards or in-person purchases.

Ulster Bank says it has resolved the glitch which meant many of its customers didn't get their wages
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Ulster Bank says it has resolved the glitch which meant many of its customers didn't get their wages

Updated Oct 25th 2019, 2:00 PM 13,008 Views 31 Comments

The bank said today it had fixed the problem and that all outstanding credits had been processed.

Ulster Bank sells portfolio of 3,175 mortgages to Pepper
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Ulster Bank sells portfolio of 3,175 mortgages to Pepper

Oct 8th 2019, 6:42 PM 31,808 Views 50 Comments

There are 2,800 home loans and 375 buy-to-let loans included in the portfolio.

Ulster Bank sells off nearly 4,000 of its customers in massive family home loan book sale
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Ulster Bank sells off nearly 4,000 of its customers in massive family home loan book sale

Jul 2nd 2019, 7:12 PM 28,331 Views 92 Comments

90% of the loans due to be sold are family homes – about 3,200 accounts.

Parents spending over €900 on average for their child's Communion
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Parents spending over €900 on average for their child's Communion

Jun 24th 2019, 6:30 AM 12,694 Views 81 Comments

A quarter of children make over €800 on their Communion day.

Taoiseach asks for details about letters sent to mortgage-holders demanding full payment of arrears within 30 days
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Taoiseach asks for details about letters sent to mortgage-holders demanding full payment of arrears within 30 days

May 21st 2019, 8:41 PM 32,854 Views 50 Comments

Taoiseach has said it is now time for to review the tax treatment of vulture funds.

Ulster Bank says it's 'unacceptable' a data breach resulted in its former customers' details being compromised
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Ulster Bank says it's 'unacceptable' a data breach resulted in its former customers' details being compromised

May 10th 2019, 12:05 AM 22,474 Views 29 Comments

The breach resulted in names, contact information, and financial details being compromised.

'It won't happen overnight': Launch of new body to improve culture in Irish banks
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'It won't happen overnight': Launch of new body to improve culture in Irish banks

Apr 15th 2019, 10:06 AM 17,570 Views 47 Comments

The board is funded by the five pillar banks and chaired by a retired Court of Appeal judge.

Concerns over letters sent to mortgage-holders demanding full payment of arrears within 30 days
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Concerns over letters sent to mortgage-holders demanding full payment of arrears within 30 days

Apr 13th 2019, 8:30 AM 116,075 Views 111 Comments

The Central Bank is aware that a regulated entity has written to a number of buy-to-let borrowers in arrears.

Debt collector data breach results in some mortgage-holders' details being compromised
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Debt collector data breach results in some mortgage-holders' details being compromised

Apr 11th 2019, 9:00 PM 25,990 Views 9 Comments

The breach resulted in names, contact information, and financial details being compromised.

McCloskey shines and Henderson returns to help Ulster grind out valuable away win over Ospreys
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McCloskey shines and Henderson returns to help Ulster grind out valuable away win over Ospreys

Feb 15th 2019, 10:06 PM 8,452 Views 8 Comments

Man-of-the-match McCloskey’s try and John Cooney’s penalty got them over the line in Wales.

Ulster Bank initiates High Court action against Minister for Culture Josepha Madigan
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Ulster Bank initiates High Court action against Minister for Culture Josepha Madigan

Jan 18th 2019, 6:05 AM 93,510 Views 0 Comments

The bank has has launched court proceedings against the Fine Gael TD and her brother.

Mica scandal: Family living in 'falling down house' finds out mortgage has been sold to vulture fund
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Mica scandal: Family living in 'falling down house' finds out mortgage has been sold to vulture fund

Oct 29th 2018, 12:05 AM 58,841 Views 39 Comments

Just a month before the government announced a redress scheme for the thousands of impacted homeowners, Karl Murtagh was told his mortgage had been sold.

Problem over payment of child benefit to Irish parents 'resolved' following industry-wide banking issue
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Problem over payment of child benefit to Irish parents 'resolved' following industry-wide banking issue

Oct 2nd 2018, 2:28 PM 39,022 Views 71 Comments

Customers with An Post, Ulster Bank and PTSB have been affected.

Ulster Bank sold mortgages to vulture fund despite offer to buy loans for mortgage to rent
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Ulster Bank sold mortgages to vulture fund despite offer to buy loans for mortgage to rent

Aug 31st 2018, 12:05 AM 24,135 Views 38 Comments

The vulture fund that bought the loans has confirmed it is not currently putting forward cases for this scheme.

'Mary' is recovering from cancer and her mortgage - in €29k arrears - has been sold to a vulture fund
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'Mary' is recovering from cancer and her mortgage - in €29k arrears - has been sold to a vulture fund

Aug 18th 2018, 6:30 AM 43,977 Views 97 Comments

‘Mary’ has been out of work since her cancer diagnosis. She had no idea her mortgage was to be sold to a vulture fund.

'We own some of the banks, but we don't run the banks': Minister says government can't stop vulture fund sales
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'We own some of the banks, but we don't run the banks': Minister says government can't stop vulture fund sales

Aug 14th 2018, 7:31 PM 16,498 Views 102 Comments

Questions have been mounting as to where Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe is in the midst of this summer’s vulture fund sell off.

Ulster Bank to sell 5,200 'non-performing' mortgages to vulture fund
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Ulster Bank to sell 5,200 'non-performing' mortgages to vulture fund

Aug 13th 2018, 3:39 PM 22,011 Views 136 Comments

The portfolio, worth €1.4 billion, is to be sold to Cerberus Capital Management LP.

18,000 overcharged business accounts: Ulster Bank admits some customers complained five years ago
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18,000 overcharged business accounts: Ulster Bank admits some customers complained five years ago

Jun 19th 2018, 4:32 PM 9,322 Views 10 Comments

In a recent review the bank found it did not have the right five years ago to raise the rate of interest for for these customers.

A 'difficult decision': Ulster Bank confirms it will sell 6,500 mortgages in arrears
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A 'difficult decision': Ulster Bank confirms it will sell 6,500 mortgages in arrears

May 10th 2018, 8:47 PM 21,918 Views 83 Comments

Around 3,600 of the mortgages are private dwellings that have fallen in arrears.

RBS, which owns Ulster Bank, agrees to pay €4.1 billion fine
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RBS, which owns Ulster Bank, agrees to pay €4.1 billion fine

May 10th 2018, 8:07 AM 12,069 Views 13 Comments

The bank has been fined by the US Justice Department over its role in the subprime mortgage crisis.

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