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#Bank of Ireland

# bank-of-ireland - Thursday 29 September, 2022

The wound will always remain: The families affected by the Tracker Mortgage Scandal
# Tracker Mortgage Scandal
# Tracker Mortgage Scandal

The wound will always remain: The families affected by the Tracker Mortgage Scandal

Thu 4:38 PM 12,753 Views 13 Comments

‘One family have to drive past the house they did own every day’.

Timeline: How the tracker mortgage scandal unfolded in Ireland
# Tracker Mortgages
# Tracker Mortgages

Timeline: How the tracker mortgage scandal unfolded in Ireland

Thu 1:09 PM 7,051 Views 0 Comments

Bank of Ireland has been fined €100,520,000 by the Central Bank for its role in the controversy.

Bank of Ireland hit with record €100.5 million fine over tracker mortgage scandal
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

Bank of Ireland hit with record €100.5 million fine over tracker mortgage scandal

Thu 9:07 AM 31,942 Views 48 Comments
  • The bank was sanctioned for denying nearly 16,000 customers access to cheaper tracker mortgages.
  • The Central Bank said Bank of Ireland’s failures resulted in the loss of 50 properties, including 25 family homes.
  • Bank of Ireland admitted in full to 81 separate regulatory breaches.

# bank-of-ireland - Friday 23 September, 2022

Irish State no longer a shareholder in Bank of Ireland following sale of shares
# Bye Bye BOI
# Bye Bye BOI

Irish State no longer a shareholder in Bank of Ireland following sale of shares

Updated Sep 23rd 2022, 3:39 PM 31,413 Views 51 Comments

Proceeds generated from the trade amount to approximately €841 million.

# bank-of-ireland - Thursday 8 September, 2022

Tracker mortgages set for increase as ECB hikes interest rates by record 0.75 percentage points
# Tracker Mortgages
# Tracker Mortgages

Tracker mortgages set for increase as ECB hikes interest rates by record 0.75 percentage points

Sep 8th 2022, 2:08 PM 52,483 Views 36 Comments

The ECB is already playing catch-up with US and British central banks that started raising rates faster in response to inflation.

# bank-of-ireland - Wednesday 1 June, 2022

Bank of Ireland completes €427m purchase of Davy
# BOI
# BOI

Bank of Ireland completes €427m purchase of Davy

Jun 1st 2022, 9:43 AM 10,668 Views 6 Comments

Davy was put up for sale last year after the Central Bank of Ireland levied a fine of €4.1 million against the company.

KBC writes to customers giving them six months to close their accounts
# Time To Switch
# Time To Switch

KBC writes to customers giving them six months to close their accounts

Jun 1st 2022, 8:58 AM 8,963 Views 8 Comments

The bank has 130,000 current accounts that are active or have a balance.

# bank-of-ireland - Friday 27 May, 2022

Bank of Ireland apologises after customers report difficulties buying Springsteen tickets
# Banking In The Dark
# Banking In The Dark

Bank of Ireland apologises after customers report difficulties buying Springsteen tickets

May 27th 2022, 12:39 PM 24,998 Views 20 Comments

Tickets went on sale at 8am for the singer’s Dublin shows in 2023.

# bank-of-ireland - Tuesday 24 May, 2022

Watchdog clears Bank of Ireland €9 billion KBC deal despite 'significant' concerns
# Probe
# Probe

Watchdog clears Bank of Ireland €9 billion KBC deal despite 'significant' concerns

May 24th 2022, 9:14 AM 14,127 Views 16 Comments

The sale would see Bank of Ireland acquire KBC’s performing loan assets.

# bank-of-ireland - 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 16,360 Views 0 Comments

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

# bank-of-ireland - Tuesday 26 April, 2022

Bank of Ireland announces CEO Francesca McDonagh to step down
# Banking
# Banking

Bank of Ireland announces CEO Francesca McDonagh to step down

Apr 26th 2022, 6:59 PM 36,731 Views 34 Comments

McDonagh joined Bank of Ireland in October 2017 as Group Chief Executive Officer.

# bank-of-ireland - Wednesday 13 April, 2022

Ulster Bank gives current and deposit account customers six months' notice to switch providers
# The Banks
# The Banks

Ulster Bank gives current and deposit account customers six months' notice to switch providers

Apr 13th 2022, 1:39 PM 28,401 Views 11 Comments

Separately, KBC Bank announced yesterday that from June, customers will get 90 days’ notice to move their accounts.

# bank-of-ireland - 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 73,409 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.

# bank-of-ireland - Monday 28 February, 2022

Bank of Ireland reports a pre-tax profit of €1.4 billion for 2021
# The Banks
# The Banks

Bank of Ireland reports a pre-tax profit of €1.4 billion for 2021

Feb 28th 2022, 11:04 AM 17,853 Views 51 Comments

Bank of Ireland CEO Francesca McDonagh said it delivered its “strongest performance since the global financial crisis”.

# bank-of-ireland - 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 19,931 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.

# bank-of-ireland - Thursday 2 December, 2021

Bank of Ireland fined €24.5 million for IT failures that had potential 'serious' customer impact
# The Banks
# The Banks

Bank of Ireland fined €24.5 million for IT failures that had potential 'serious' customer impact

Dec 2nd 2021, 11:00 AM 38,028 Views 20 Comments

The failures could have led to customers being denied access to basic banking services.

# bank-of-ireland - 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 25,550 Views 2 Comments

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

# bank-of-ireland - Friday 22 October, 2021

KBC to sell most of its loans to Bank of Ireland in €5 billion deal
# KBC
# KBC

KBC to sell most of its loans to Bank of Ireland in €5 billion deal

Oct 22nd 2021, 7:44 AM 16,933 Views 21 Comments

KBC Bank Ireland said the transaction would ultimately result in KBC Group’s withdrawal from the Irish market.

# bank-of-ireland - Wednesday 20 October, 2021

Competition watchdog launches full probe of Bank of Ireland proposal to buy KBC Bank loans
# The Banks
# The Banks

Competition watchdog launches full probe of Bank of Ireland proposal to buy KBC Bank loans

Oct 20th 2021, 3:50 PM 15,057 Views 13 Comments

The CCPC said an in-depth investigation was required to determine whether the deal would weaken competition.

# bank-of-ireland - Friday 8 October, 2021

Concern raised for vulnerable older people after Bank of Ireland closes 88 branches
# Age Action
# Age Action

Concern raised for vulnerable older people after Bank of Ireland closes 88 branches

Oct 8th 2021, 10:00 PM 23,971 Views 85 Comments

An Age Action survey found that some 65% of people over the age of 65 experience “digital exclusion”.

88 Bank of Ireland branches are closing down today
# Branch Closures
# Branch Closures

88 Bank of Ireland branches are closing down today

Oct 8th 2021, 10:08 AM 46,291 Views 86 Comments

The move will see banking services move to hundreds of Post Offices around the country.

# bank-of-ireland - Thursday 5 August, 2021

Any return of bonuses for top bankers 'would not be acceptable' to staff and public
# The Banks
# The Banks

Any return of bonuses for top bankers 'would not be acceptable' to staff and public

Aug 5th 2021, 11:44 AM 15,462 Views 23 Comments

The FSU has sought a meeting with Paschal Donohoe over plans to sell the State’s stake in Bank of Ireland.

# bank-of-ireland - Thursday 22 July, 2021

Bank of Ireland buys most of Davy Group for €440 million
# Big Deal
# Big Deal

Bank of Ireland buys most of Davy Group for €440 million

Jul 22nd 2021, 10:20 AM 17,750 Views 37 Comments

The firm was put up for sale earlier this after being rocked by a €4.1 million regulatory fine.

# bank-of-ireland - 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 37,958 Views 55 Comments

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

# bank-of-ireland - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

Bank of Ireland warns customers of 'alarming' fraud increase
# Scam Texts
# Scam Texts

Bank of Ireland warns customers of 'alarming' fraud increase

Jun 30th 2021, 12:53 PM 37,019 Views 21 Comments

The number of new phishing websites detected by the bank’s fraud prevention team has doubled since last month.

# bank-of-ireland - Thursday 24 June, 2021

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

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 16,419 Views 15 Comments

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

# bank-of-ireland - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

Government to sell part of State's 13.9% share in Bank of Ireland
# Banking
# Banking

Government to sell part of State's 13.9% share in Bank of Ireland

Updated Jun 23rd 2021, 9:27 AM 22,834 Views 35 Comments

The sale is to happen through a pre-arranged trading plan that will be managed by Citigroup Global Markets.

# bank-of-ireland - 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 12,540 Views 17 Comments

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

# bank-of-ireland - Friday 7 May, 2021

Bank of Ireland warns of a spike this week in smishing messages
# Fraud
# Fraud

Bank of Ireland warns of a spike this week in smishing messages

May 7th 2021, 9:50 PM 40,452 Views 26 Comments

The bank is asking customers not to respond to fraudulent texts that try to obtain their account details.

# bank-of-ireland - Thursday 29 April, 2021

Bank of Ireland to recruit 130 specialist IT staff over next 12 months
# Digital Focus
# Digital Focus

Bank of Ireland to recruit 130 specialist IT staff over next 12 months

Apr 29th 2021, 9:44 AM 17,426 Views 20 Comments

Last month, the bank confirmed plans to close 88 branches in Ireland and 15 branches in Northern Ireland.

# bank-of-ireland - Friday 16 April, 2021

'Deeply worrying development': Union raises concerns over KBC's potential exit from Irish market
# BOI Talks
# BOI Talks

'Deeply worrying development': Union raises concerns over KBC's potential exit from Irish market

Updated Apr 16th 2021, 1:23 PM 95,974 Views 183 Comments

The Financial Services Union will request an “urgent meeting” with the banks.

# bank-of-ireland - 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 6,408 Views 5 Comments

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

# bank-of-ireland - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

Financial Services Union calling on Bank of Ireland to reconsider branch closures
# Banking
# Banking

Financial Services Union calling on Bank of Ireland to reconsider branch closures

Mar 23rd 2021, 9:34 AM 9,927 Views 10 Comments

Bank of Ireland is to appear before an Oireachtas Finance Committee this afternoon.

# bank-of-ireland - Sunday 14 March, 2021

'Breaking the link': Ireland's corporate accountability regime set for major overhaul in the wake of Davy scandal
# Davy Sale
# Davy Sale

'Breaking the link': Ireland's corporate accountability regime set for major overhaul in the wake of Davy scandal

Mar 14th 2021, 12:05 AM 22,023 Views 49 Comments

The Central Bank wants an expanded regulatory toolkit to tackle individuals.

# bank-of-ireland - Monday 1 March, 2021

Explainer: What the Bank of Ireland branch closure means for customers
# Consumers
# Consumers

Explainer: What the Bank of Ireland branch closure means for customers

Mar 1st 2021, 1:20 PM 23,768 Views 9 Comments
  • 88 branches in Ireland are to close
  • Banking services will move to 900 Post Offices
'Ripping commercial heart from Provincial Ireland': Political opprobrium descends on BOI closures
# Shuttered
# Shuttered

'Ripping commercial heart from Provincial Ireland': Political opprobrium descends on BOI closures

Mar 1st 2021, 12:26 PM 23,263 Views 47 Comments

Unions have also asked the bank to halt the decision.

Here's the full list of 103 Bank of Ireland branches set to shut across the island
# The Banks
# The Banks

Here's the full list of 103 Bank of Ireland branches set to shut across the island

Updated Mar 1st 2021, 10:55 AM 226,424 Views 127 Comments

# bank-of-ireland - 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 34,500 Views 31 Comments

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

# bank-of-ireland - 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 78,521 Views 37 Comments

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

# bank-of-ireland - Friday 11 December, 2020

Gardaí and BOI warn consumers to be extra vigilant amid spate of parcel fraud texts
# Fraud
# Fraud

Gardaí and BOI warn consumers to be extra vigilant amid spate of parcel fraud texts

Dec 11th 2020, 3:50 PM 35,527 Views 6 Comments

Gardaí are advising the public to never click on an unsolicited text or email.

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