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# Bank of Ireland

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Bank of Ireland fined €24.5 million for IT failures that had potential 'serious' customer impact
The failures could have led to customers being denied access to basic banking services.
Anglo's collapse has had an outsized impact on Irish life and so will Seán FitzPatrick's legacy
The former chairman of the collapsed bank never felt he had anything to apologise for.
KBC to sell most of its loans to Bank of Ireland in €5 billion deal
KBC Bank Ireland said the transaction would ultimately result in KBC Group’s withdrawal from the Irish market.
Competition watchdog launches full probe of Bank of Ireland proposal to buy KBC Bank loans
The CCPC said an in-depth investigation was required to determine whether the deal would weaken competition.
Concern raised for vulnerable older people after Bank of Ireland closes 88 branches
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
The move will see banking services move to hundreds of Post Offices around the country.
Any return of bonuses for top bankers 'would not be acceptable' to staff and public
The FSU has sought a meeting with Paschal Donohoe over plans to sell the State’s stake in Bank of Ireland.
Bank of Ireland buys most of Davy Group for €440 million
The firm was put up for sale earlier this after being rocked by a €4.1 million regulatory fine.
Ireland's bank network 'is being destroyed' says FSU after AIB announces 15 branch closures
AIB cited the “unrelenting shift” to digital banking as one of the reasons for the branch cull.
Bank of Ireland warns customers of 'alarming' fraud increase
The number of new phishing websites detected by the bank’s fraud prevention team has doubled since last month.
Banking on the short-term — The government is selling 'part' of its 13.9% stake in Bank of Ireland. But why now?
Finance minister Paschal Donohoe announced the six-month sale process yesterday.
Government to sell part of State's 13.9% share in Bank of Ireland
The sale is to happen through a pre-arranged trading plan that will be managed by Citigroup Global Markets.
'Lingering resentment': Public trust in Irish banks remains low after 2008
But trust levels have improved substantially among younger customers since the crash.
Bank of Ireland warns of a spike this week in smishing messages
The bank is asking customers not to respond to fraudulent texts that try to obtain their account details.
Bank of Ireland to recruit 130 specialist IT staff over next 12 months
Last month, the bank confirmed plans to close 88 branches in Ireland and 15 branches in Northern Ireland.
'Deeply worrying development': Union raises concerns over KBC's potential exit from Irish market
The Financial Services Union will request an “urgent meeting” with the banks.
Ulster Bank topped the Financial Ombudsman's complaints table in 2020 for the second year in a row
The watchdog also received 492 new complaints about tracker mortgages in 2020.
Financial Services Union calling on Bank of Ireland to reconsider branch closures
Bank of Ireland is to appear before an Oireachtas Finance Committee this afternoon.
'Breaking the link': Ireland's corporate accountability regime set for major overhaul in the wake of Davy scandal
The Central Bank wants an expanded regulatory toolkit to tackle individuals.
Explainer: What the Bank of Ireland branch closure means for customers
The bank has said most of the impacted branches do not offer a counter service.
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
Here's the full list of 103 Bank of Ireland branches set to shut across the island
'Ripping commercial heart from Provincial Ireland': Political opprobrium descends on BOI closures
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 branch network in Ireland will reduce from 257 to 169 and from 28 to 13 in Northern Ireland.
Ulster says go: Bank's decision to exit was in the wind — but why is it happening now?
Ulster Bank’s long goodbye creates major headaches for policymakers.
Irish banks want to take on Revolut together — but why has the competition watchdog 'rejected' them?
Why has it taken so long for Irish banks to address competition from fresh-faced fintech companies?
Gardaí and BOI warn consumers to be extra vigilant amid spate of parcel fraud texts
Gardaí are advising the public to never click on an unsolicited text or email.
Bank of Ireland warns customers not to fall for investment scams
The bank issued a fraud alert today following an increase in reports of incidence of investment fraud.
Ulster Bank plans to cut 266 jobs to reduce costs
The bank suffered a loss of €276 million in the first six months of the year.
Bank of Ireland says customers have received payments after earlier delay
The bank has apologised for any inconvenience caused.
'I don't believe I should be the story' - FAI Chair Barrett dismisses questions over bank links
Roy Barrett has revealed he did not apply for the position at the FAI, but was recommended to recruiters by the Chairman of the Bank of Ireland.
Pace of recovery in Irish manufacturing slips as spike in Covid-19 cases 'rattles' business sentiment in August
Recent lockdowns in Kildare and the midlands weighed heavily on the data.
Union seeks 'urgent' WRC intervention over Bank of Ireland's plan to cut workforce by 1,400
The Financial Services Union has written to the WRC seeking conciliation.
Bank of Ireland to reimburse victims of smishing scam
The bank will also launch a campaign to raise awareness of smishing.
'There are people working in their bedrooms keeping the banking system going and this is their reward'
Bank of Ireland redundancies ‘surprised’ the general secretary of the Financial Services Union.
Bank of Ireland to conduct review after customers lose thousands of euro in text scam
Fraudsters have targeted people via texts that appear to be from the bank.
Bank of Ireland plans to cut 1,400 jobs from its workforce
It comes after the bank posted a pre-tax loss of €669 million in its half-year results this morning.
Bank of Ireland fined €1.6 million by Central Bank following cyberfraud investigation
The investigation was sparked by a 2014 cyberfraud incident which the Bank of Ireland did not immediately report to the gardaí.
Explainer: Why Irish banks are being accused of 'profiteering from the pandemic'
Developments in recent days have undermined the banks’ positions.
Youth arrested as gardaí and Bank of Ireland warn of text message 'smishing' scam
A number of reports have been received by gardaí in relation to this scam.
Spending on air travel more than doubled in the first week of Phase 2
The Government, however, is continuing to advise against booking holidays abroad in the near future.
Bank of Ireland issues scam warning after spike in number of fake text messages being sent to customers
The bank said it will never text customers asking them to update or provide online information.