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# aib - Tuesday 10 May, 2022

Competition authority launches full probe into Permanent TSB's €7.6 billion Ulster Bank deal
# The Banks
# The Banks

Competition authority launches full probe into Permanent TSB's €7.6 billion Ulster Bank deal

May 10th 2022, 2:20 PM 15,083 Views 6 Comments

The investigation will determine whether the proposed acquisition could lead to a substantial lessening of competition in the State.

# aib - Friday 29 April, 2022

Flurry of announcements caps off noteworthy week for Irish banks and their customers
# The Banks
# The Banks

Flurry of announcements caps off noteworthy week for Irish banks and their customers

Apr 29th 2022, 12:26 PM 16,304 Views 0 Comments

Stakeholders say the industry is staring down the barrel of one of the biggest logistical challenges in its history.

# aib - Thursday 28 April, 2022

AIB cleared to acquire €4.2 billion Ulster Bank loan porfolio
# Green Light
# Green Light

AIB cleared to acquire €4.2 billion Ulster Bank loan porfolio

Apr 28th 2022, 9:47 PM 18,363 Views 27 Comments

Ulster Bank is set to withdraw all of its banking services from Ireland.

# aib - Monday 4 April, 2022

Banks 'ill-prepared for the biggest logistical challenge in Irish banking since the euro'
# The Banks
# The Banks

Banks 'ill-prepared for the biggest logistical challenge in Irish banking since the euro'

Apr 4th 2022, 12:05 AM 73,020 Views 32 Comments
  • Concerns have been raised that the exits of Ulster Bank and KBC Bank could be "the perfect storm" for the remaining banks.
  • Over one million customers will have to choose a new provider and switch over their current accounts.
  • But the Financial Services Union believes significant customer service issues are likely to arise, Ian Curran reports.

# aib - Thursday 3 March, 2022

AIB returns to profit as discussions underway to buy back some State shares
# Banking
# Banking

AIB returns to profit as discussions underway to buy back some State shares

Mar 3rd 2022, 12:41 PM 10,037 Views 11 Comments

The bank will pay out €213 million to shareholders, including the State.

# aib - Friday 31 December, 2021

Competition watchdog to fully investigate AIB and Ulster Bank loan book deal
# Business
# Business

Competition watchdog to fully investigate AIB and Ulster Bank loan book deal

Dec 31st 2021, 4:43 PM 17,806 Views 12 Comments

The CPCC has decided to investigate whether the deal could substantially lessen competition in Ireland

# aib - Tuesday 21 December, 2021

State to sell 15% chunk of its AIB stake over the next six months, Donohoe announces
# The Banks
# The Banks

State to sell 15% chunk of its AIB stake over the next six months, Donohoe announces

Dec 21st 2021, 8:48 AM 19,864 Views 33 Comments

The plan is similar to the one used by the Government to sell part of its remaining bailout-era stake in Bank of Ireland.

# aib - Tuesday 16 November, 2021

Sean FitzPatrick remembered by family as a ‘giant of a man’
# Funeral
# Funeral

Sean FitzPatrick remembered by family as a ‘giant of a man’

Nov 16th 2021, 3:26 PM 41,433 Views 0 Comments

The former chief executive and chairman of Anglo Irish Bank died at the age of 73 last Monday after a short illness.

# aib - Tuesday 9 November, 2021

Anglo's collapse has had an outsized impact on Irish life and so will Seán FitzPatrick's legacy
# Sean FitzPatrick
# Sean FitzPatrick

Anglo's collapse has had an outsized impact on Irish life and so will Seán FitzPatrick's legacy

Nov 9th 2021, 6:48 PM 25,460 Views 2 Comments

The former chairman of the collapsed bank never felt he had anything to apologise for.

# aib - Monday 27 September, 2021

College student accused of having €22k in money stolen during smishing attacks on AIB customers
# Courts
# Courts

College student accused of having €22k in money stolen during smishing attacks on AIB customers

Sep 27th 2021, 4:57 PM 48,783 Views 0 Comments

Akeen Olojuwon Ahmed appeared at Dublin District Court today.

# aib - Tuesday 20 July, 2021

Ireland's bank network 'is being destroyed' says FSU after AIB announces 15 branch closures
# The Banks
# The Banks

Ireland's bank network 'is being destroyed' says FSU after AIB announces 15 branch closures

Jul 20th 2021, 10:46 AM 37,866 Views 55 Comments

AIB cited the “unrelenting shift” to digital banking as one of the reasons for the branch cull.

# aib - Monday 28 June, 2021

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

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

Jun 28th 2021, 10:10 AM 13,036 Views 17 Comments

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

# aib - Monday 17 May, 2021

'Lingering resentment': Public trust in Irish banks remains low after 2008
# The Banks
# The Banks

'Lingering resentment': Public trust in Irish banks remains low after 2008

May 17th 2021, 2:19 PM 12,499 Views 17 Comments

But trust levels have improved substantially among younger customers since the crash.

# aib - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

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

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

Mar 30th 2021, 11:40 AM 6,386 Views 5 Comments

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

# aib - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

'A landmark deal': AIB agrees to buy stockbrokers Goodbody for €138 million
# The Banks
# The Banks

'A landmark deal': AIB agrees to buy stockbrokers Goodbody for €138 million

Mar 2nd 2021, 3:35 PM 30,689 Views 24 Comments

The bank says the move will diversify its revenue streams and address gaps in its customer offerings.

# aib - Monday 22 February, 2021

Four in five people were targeted by banking fraud last year in Ireland
# Fraudsters
# Fraudsters

Four in five people were targeted by banking fraud last year in Ireland

Feb 22nd 2021, 6:30 AM 12,882 Views 9 Comments

In the last year, fraud losses on credit and debit cards amounted to 22 million.

# aib - Friday 19 February, 2021

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

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

Feb 19th 2021, 8:50 AM 33,817 Views 31 Comments

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

# aib - Sunday 24 January, 2021

Irish banks want to take on Revolut together — but why has the competition watchdog 'rejected' them?
# The Banks
# The Banks

Irish banks want to take on Revolut together — but why has the competition watchdog 'rejected' them?

Jan 24th 2021, 6:30 AM 78,412 Views 37 Comments

Why has it taken so long for Irish banks to address competition from fresh-faced fintech companies?

# aib - Saturday 23 January, 2021

AIB customers hit by increase in 'smishing' fraud attacks
# Fraud
# Fraud

AIB customers hit by increase in 'smishing' fraud attacks

Jan 23rd 2021, 12:21 PM 28,277 Views 27 Comments

Gardaí are warning bank users not to click fraudulent links in texts or give away personal details.

# aib - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

AIB to cut 1,500 jobs and merge branches in bid to save costs
# AIB
# AIB

AIB to cut 1,500 jobs and merge branches in bid to save costs

Dec 2nd 2020, 11:15 AM 37,873 Views 39 Comments

The bank said it aims to achieve over 10% reduction in costs by 2023.

# aib - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Pace of recovery in Irish manufacturing slips as spike in Covid-19 cases 'rattles' business sentiment in August
# Nervous Times
# Nervous Times

Pace of recovery in Irish manufacturing slips as spike in Covid-19 cases 'rattles' business sentiment in August

Sep 1st 2020, 6:45 AM 10,427 Views 2 Comments

Recent lockdowns in Kildare and the midlands weighed heavily on the data.

# aib - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Card spend increase last month in pubs, restaurants and hotels compared to 2019, AIB says
# Money
# Money

Card spend increase last month in pubs, restaurants and hotels compared to 2019, AIB says

Aug 19th 2020, 12:51 PM 17,959 Views 12 Comments

The average card transaction in pubs has increased by 50% since last year.

# aib - Sunday 9 August, 2020

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

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

Aug 9th 2020, 12:05 AM 109,511 Views 33 Comments

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

# aib - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Bank of Ireland to conduct review after customers lose thousands of euro in text scam
# Smishing
# Smishing

Bank of Ireland to conduct review after customers lose thousands of euro in text scam

Aug 6th 2020, 4:30 PM 67,166 Views 85 Comments

Fraudsters have targeted people via texts that appear to be from the bank.

# aib - Thursday 9 July, 2020

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

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

Jul 9th 2020, 2:26 PM 20,793 Views 46 Comments

Developments in recent days have undermined the banks’ positions.

# aib - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

AIB reverses 'de-facto ban' on mortgage approval for wage subsidy recipients
# Awaiting Approval
# Awaiting Approval

AIB reverses 'de-facto ban' on mortgage approval for wage subsidy recipients

Jul 1st 2020, 6:04 PM 37,175 Views 13 Comments

The bank said that it may still refuse to allow a mortgage to be drawn down if it finds a customer is unable to meet repayments.

# aib - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Call for banks to reverse 'de-facto ban' on mortgage approval for wage subsidy recipients
# Covid19
# Covid19

Call for banks to reverse 'de-facto ban' on mortgage approval for wage subsidy recipients

Jun 30th 2020, 10:30 AM 14,865 Views 30 Comments

Applicants who received approval before the Covid-19 crisis have had approval pulled.

# aib - Friday 1 May, 2020

'Worst on record' job losses as over 40% of manufacturing firms cut staff
# Fear Factory
# Fear Factory

'Worst on record' job losses as over 40% of manufacturing firms cut staff

May 1st 2020, 6:30 AM 17,462 Views 13 Comments

Some 41% of firms surveyed say they let workers go in April.

# aib - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

Five main banks now have freephone lines to help people who are cocooning
# Bpfi
# Bpfi

Five main banks now have freephone lines to help people who are cocooning

Apr 8th 2020, 6:10 AM 10,630 Views 7 Comments

The phone lines are operating during normal banking hours, from Monday to Friday.

# aib - Friday 27 March, 2020

Internal bank documents reveal AIB mortgage break did require savings before meeting with minister
# Payment Deferral
# Payment Deferral

Internal bank documents reveal AIB mortgage break did require savings before meeting with minister

Mar 27th 2020, 12:05 AM 74,545 Views 95 Comments

At the end of last week and over the weekend customers complained of issues they had accessing this payment deferral.

# aib - Monday 23 March, 2020

Bank of Ireland to temporarily shut more than 100 branches across the country
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Bank of Ireland to temporarily shut more than 100 branches across the country

Mar 23rd 2020, 10:43 AM 48,543 Views 53 Comments

The bank said that 161 branches would remain open to offer a full service.

# aib - Friday 13 March, 2020

AIB suspending new contactless fee due to Covid-19
# No Charge
# No Charge

AIB suspending new contactless fee due to Covid-19

Mar 13th 2020, 7:11 PM 76,972 Views 67 Comments

The 1 cent fee per contactless payment was due to begin on 30 May.

# aib - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

1 cent contactless fee and more maintenance charges in store for AIB customers from May
# Banking
# Banking

1 cent contactless fee and more maintenance charges in store for AIB customers from May

Mar 10th 2020, 10:03 AM 70,160 Views 117 Comments

Customers can expect to pay an average of €2.20 per year in contactless fees.

# aib - Monday 24 February, 2020

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

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

Feb 24th 2020, 8:40 AM 36,834 Views 38 Comments

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

# aib - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

AIB setting aside €300 million redress for 'previously identified' tracker mortgage victims
# Banks
# Banks

AIB setting aside €300 million redress for 'previously identified' tracker mortgage victims

Updated Feb 4th 2020, 8:42 AM 22,265 Views 34 Comments

The Central Bank said last year that lenders had already paid €683 million in redress to impacted customers.

# aib - Thursday 23 January, 2020

'At 38, did I think I'd be back at Croke Park? No' - the Monaghan All-Star eyeing All-Ireland club glory
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# Unsinkable

'At 38, did I think I'd be back at Croke Park? No' - the Monaghan All-Star eyeing All-Ireland club glory

Jan 23rd 2020, 6:00 PM 8,769 Views 2 Comments

Tommy Freeman and Magheracloone are preparing for the last step of their dream journey against Galway side Oughterard.

# aib - Thursday 7 November, 2019

As TransferMate reaches profitability, its mission for the US market is taking shape
# Future Of Finance
# Future Of Finance

As TransferMate reaches profitability, its mission for the US market is taking shape

Nov 7th 2019, 11:00 AM 358 Views 1 Comment

The Kilkenny fintech company is accelerating its US play after it sealed a deal with Wells Fargo this year.

# aib - Monday 14 October, 2019

Half of small Irish businesses have cancelled or delayed investment over Brexit
# Brexit
# Brexit

Half of small Irish businesses have cancelled or delayed investment over Brexit

Oct 14th 2019, 7:07 AM 5,698 Views 0 Comments

AIB’s survey of SMEs found that almost half have felt a negative impact from Brexit already.

# aib - Sunday 6 October, 2019

Explainer: Why were some customers locked out of their mobile banking app?
# Banking
# Banking

Explainer: Why were some customers locked out of their mobile banking app?

Oct 6th 2019, 4:00 PM 60,123 Views 28 Comments

Many AIB customers complained to the bank after being told their device was ‘rooted’.

# aib - Monday 30 September, 2019

AIB 'resuming to normal service' after experiencing 'technical issues' with online banking
# AIB
# AIB

AIB 'resuming to normal service' after experiencing 'technical issues' with online banking

Updated Sep 30th 2019, 4:16 PM 29,518 Views 17 Comments

Numerous customers had reported having issues with AIB’s online banking on social media.

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