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# bank-of-ireland - Friday 10 January, 2014

The Department of Finance has lost letters connected to the bank guarantee
# Bank Guarantee
# Bank Guarantee

The Department of Finance has lost letters connected to the bank guarantee

Jan 10th 2014, 11:00 PM 41,114 Views 208 Comments

The disappearance of the original versions of two letters copied to finance minister Brian Lenihan has been uncovered by the Sinn Féin TD Pearse Doherty through Freedom of Information.

# bank-of-ireland - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Another day another bond sale, this time €750m from Bank of Ireland
# Bank Funding
# Bank Funding

Another day another bond sale, this time €750m from Bank of Ireland

Jan 8th 2014, 4:13 PM 9,664 Views 32 Comments

The bonds have a maturity of five years.

# bank-of-ireland - Friday 20 December, 2013

Minor hiccup sees delays for some Bank of Ireland customers
# Glitch
# Glitch

Minor hiccup sees delays for some Bank of Ireland customers

Dec 20th 2013, 11:06 AM 17,893 Views 38 Comments

Customers took to social media after their balances didn’t update this morning – but all has been fixed now.

# bank-of-ireland - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Dec 18th 2013, 11:22 PM 22,727 Views 2 Comments

Everybody’s talking about the bad weather, bankers charged with €7.2 billion fraud, and Ian Watkins sentenced to 35 years in prison.

Moody's downgrades Bank of Ireland's deposit ratings
# Downgrade
# Downgrade

Moody's downgrades Bank of Ireland's deposit ratings

Dec 18th 2013, 6:34 PM 12,621 Views 25 Comments

The investment service said the results of the stress test that will be undertaken by the ECB next year are “difficult to anticipate”.

# bank-of-ireland - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Bank of Ireland raises funds to begin repaying over €2 billion to the State
# Payback
# Payback

Bank of Ireland raises funds to begin repaying over €2 billion to the State

Dec 4th 2013, 8:20 PM 15,919 Views 105 Comments

The Minister for Finance says the State will make a total of over €200 million from the sale of its preference shares in Bank of Ireland.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Dec 4th 2013, 8:43 AM 8,320 Views 0 Comments

Good morning. Here’s everything you need to know as you kick off this Wednesday morning

# bank-of-ireland - Monday 2 December, 2013

Bank of Ireland and AIB pass balance sheet assessments
# Banking
# Banking

Bank of Ireland and AIB pass balance sheet assessments

Dec 2nd 2013, 11:30 AM 8,946 Views 28 Comments

The bank does not need to raise additional capital, according to the Central Bank.

# bank-of-ireland - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Tánaiste defends Bank of Ireland share sale to 'vulture capitalists'
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Tánaiste defends Bank of Ireland share sale to 'vulture capitalists'

Nov 7th 2013, 1:48 PM 9,817 Views 47 Comments

He was responding to questions from Tipperary South TD on “vulture capitalists” buying shares in the bank.

# bank-of-ireland - Friday 1 November, 2013

Bank levy will cost Bank of Ireland €40 million a year
# Bank Levy
# Bank Levy

Bank levy will cost Bank of Ireland €40 million a year

Nov 1st 2013, 4:53 PM 7,354 Views 22 Comments

The Government estimated that the levy would raise a total of €150 million for the exchequer each year from all Irish domestic banks.

# bank-of-ireland - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Five Irish banks included in ECB stress-test plans
# Banking Sector
# Banking Sector

Five Irish banks included in ECB stress-test plans

Oct 23rd 2013, 9:55 AM 5,537 Views 13 Comments

Bank of Ireland, AIB, Merrill Lynch International Bank, Ulster Bank and Permanent TSB have all been named on a list of 128 banks to take part in the process.

# bank-of-ireland - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Bank of Ireland moves into the car insurance market
# Paying Too Much?
# Paying Too Much?

Bank of Ireland moves into the car insurance market

Oct 8th 2013, 1:42 PM 7,102 Views 41 Comments

The bank said they are entering the car insurance business as a response to ‘market demands’.

# bank-of-ireland - Friday 27 September, 2013

ESM chief: Recouping of AIB, BoI costs "either difficult or impossible"
# Bailout Fund
# Bailout Fund

ESM chief: Recouping of AIB, BoI costs "either difficult or impossible"

Sep 27th 2013, 4:43 PM 5,813 Views 42 Comments

The Government had been hoping to unload the debt from the two bailed-out banks.

# bank-of-ireland - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Bankers' answers on Priory Hall prompt "massive worry" among residents
# Finance Committee
# Finance Committee

Bankers' answers on Priory Hall prompt "massive worry" among residents

Sep 7th 2013, 8:15 AM 10,682 Views 43 Comments

AIB boss David Duffy said this week the bank would pull out of a process aimed at reaching a solution for all of the residents, and try and reach deals with just its own customers.

# bank-of-ireland - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Ulster Bank CEO: ‘It costs money to live in a house’… TDs: ‘We know’…
# Finance Committee
# Finance Committee

Ulster Bank CEO: ‘It costs money to live in a house’… TDs: ‘We know’…

Sep 4th 2013, 10:59 PM 25,112 Views 94 Comments

Members of the Oireachtas Finance Committee took exception to Jim Brown’s repeated assertion this afternoon that “there is a cost to living in a home”.

Donnelly and Mathews let rip at Bank of Ireland executives
# Bank Of Ireland
# Bank Of Ireland

Donnelly and Mathews let rip at Bank of Ireland executives

Sep 4th 2013, 8:00 PM 13,630 Views 52 Comments

Peter Mathews and Stephen Donnelly were in the Oireachtas Finance Committee today and were full of questions for Bank of Ireland boss Richie Boucher.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday
# 5 At 5
# 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Sep 4th 2013, 4:55 PM 4,868 Views 6 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

'My contract has been accepted by government': Richie Boucher on his €843k salary
# Bank Of Ireland
# Bank Of Ireland

'My contract has been accepted by government': Richie Boucher on his €843k salary

Sep 4th 2013, 3:03 PM 16,560 Views 130 Comments

The Bank of Ireland chief executive got into a testy exchange with a Labour TD over his pay packet today.

LIVE: Ulster Bank chief Jim Brown faces Finance Committee
# Banks
# Banks

LIVE: Ulster Bank chief Jim Brown faces Finance Committee

Sep 4th 2013, 2:35 PM 6,456 Views 19 Comments

TDs and Senators are grilling the bankers on mortgage arrears and other issues this week. It’s Ulster Bank’s turn this afternoon.

'It's like being in a maze': FG TD tells BOI chief he is not facilitating committee
# Richie Boucher
# Richie Boucher

'It's like being in a maze': FG TD tells BOI chief he is not facilitating committee

Sep 4th 2013, 1:04 PM 9,340 Views 52 Comments

Bank of Ireland chief executive Richie Boucher frustrated TDs at the Oireachtas Finance Committee today

Bank of Ireland has addressed 53 per cent of defaulting mortgages
# Mortgage Arrears Crisis
# Mortgage Arrears Crisis

Bank of Ireland has addressed 53 per cent of defaulting mortgages

Sep 4th 2013, 11:36 AM 4,697 Views 13 Comments

Bank of Ireland told the Oireachtas Finance Committee that it has 11,774 mortgages in default and has dealt with over 6,200 of those accounts.

# bank-of-ireland - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Finance Committee to press BoI chief on banking inquiry response
# Richie Boucher
# Richie Boucher

Finance Committee to press BoI chief on banking inquiry response

Sep 3rd 2013, 6:30 AM 3,783 Views 17 Comments

Bank of Ireland’s response to a Michael Noonan letter on preservation of records was “measured at best, reserved at worst” according to committee chairman Ciarán Lynch.

# bank-of-ireland - Thursday 29 August, 2013

TDs and Senators coming back next week to grill bankers over mortgage arrears
# Summer Is Over
# Summer Is Over

TDs and Senators coming back next week to grill bankers over mortgage arrears

Aug 29th 2013, 5:25 PM 4,214 Views 37 Comments

TDs and Senators on the Oireachtas Finance Committee will grill the heads of the main Irish banks next week.

# bank-of-ireland - Friday 23 August, 2013

Munster ethos stands on the shoulders of giants
# Lineage
From The42
# Lineage

Munster ethos stands on the shoulders of giants

Aug 23rd 2013, 7:15 AM 2,228 Views 0 Comments

James Coughlan wants the current Munster crop to follow in the footsteps of legends.

# bank-of-ireland - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Tunnels, flags and precise drinking times: take a 22 step walk around Munster's dressing rooms
# SUAF
From The42
# SUAF

Tunnels, flags and precise drinking times: take a 22 step walk around Munster's dressing rooms

Aug 21st 2013, 1:25 PM 5,344 Views 8 Comments

It’s like MTV Cribs, but with less plasma TVs.

Complaints to Financial Services Ombudsman up almost a third
# Customers
# Customers

Complaints to Financial Services Ombudsman up almost a third

Aug 21st 2013, 10:36 AM 3,756 Views 4 Comments

4,676 complaints were made by customers between January and June of this year.

# bank-of-ireland - Friday 2 August, 2013

Bank of Ireland loses €504 million in the first six months of 2013
# Bank Of Ireland
# Bank Of Ireland

Bank of Ireland loses €504 million in the first six months of 2013

Aug 2nd 2013, 8:43 AM 6,071 Views 47 Comments

Richie Boucher said that it ‘was not for him’ to say why people weren’t paying their mortgages, but encouraged those in difficulty to engage with the bank.

# bank-of-ireland - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Bank of Ireland launches another €2 billion fund for first time buyers
# Lending
# Lending

Bank of Ireland launches another €2 billion fund for first time buyers

Jul 24th 2013, 5:04 PM 6,820 Views 45 Comments

The bank said that the fund is being rolled out in response to existing and anticipated demand for mortgages.

# bank-of-ireland - Monday 15 July, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Jul 15th 2013, 10:09 PM 16,706 Views 7 Comments

Everyone’s talking about the shooting in south Dublin, David Norris’s potty mouth and garda recruitment.

Bank of Ireland says it gets more than 1,000 new loan applications every week
# Lending
# Lending

Bank of Ireland says it gets more than 1,000 new loan applications every week

Jul 15th 2013, 8:05 PM 10,192 Views 51 Comments

The bank says it is giving out a lot more loans to small and medium-sized businesses than it was a year ago.

# bank-of-ireland - Thursday 11 July, 2013

Column: Banking has a cost – but the price is too high
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Banking has a cost – but the price is too high

Jul 11th 2013, 7:00 AM 68 Views 57 Comments

By raising transactions charges, banks are creating a mental barrier which will cause people to reconsider spending on even small items – reducing demand and consumption and, ultimately, doing our economy no favours, writes Noel Rock.

# bank-of-ireland - Monday 1 July, 2013

Were AIB 'lending money to every cowboy in town'?
# Anglo Tapes
# Anglo Tapes

Were AIB 'lending money to every cowboy in town'?

Jul 1st 2013, 8:06 AM 12,621 Views 41 Comments

AIB and Bank of Ireland are in the spotlight in the latest round of Anglo Tapes by the Irish Independent. Here are some of the more memorable quotes.

# bank-of-ireland - Friday 21 June, 2013

Noonan: Taxpayers put lots of money into BOI and AIB, now we could get some back
# Retrospective Recapitalisation
# Retrospective Recapitalisation

Noonan: Taxpayers put lots of money into BOI and AIB, now we could get some back

Jun 21st 2013, 9:14 AM 8,000 Views 68 Comments

Michael Noonan has explained the significance of last night’s agreement between eurozone finance ministers about the potential retrospective recapitalisation of Ireland’s banks.

# bank-of-ireland - Friday 14 June, 2013

Bank of Ireland is changing its fees for current accounts
# Bank Charges
# Bank Charges

Bank of Ireland is changing its fees for current accounts

Jun 14th 2013, 9:30 PM 30,915 Views 69 Comments

Instead of a flat fee of 28c per transaction, customers will now pay less for automated transactions but more for others.

# bank-of-ireland - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Back for good? Irish lenders promoting 90 per cent mortgages
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Back for good? Irish lenders promoting 90 per cent mortgages

Jun 13th 2013, 10:00 PM 19,430 Views 74 Comments

KBC Bank is now actively seeking candidates for 90 per cent loans, but did you know other lenders are making similar offers?

# bank-of-ireland - Saturday 27 April, 2013

Pennies, Penneys and a giant Martian penis: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Pennies, Penneys and a giant Martian penis: The week in numbers

Apr 27th 2013, 7:30 PM 10,858 Views 12 Comments

How much does it actually cost to manufacture a 1c coin? And is it worth it?

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
# You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Apr 27th 2013, 11:00 AM 6,804 Views 23 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the best, the most interesting and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

# bank-of-ireland - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Government won’t use Bank of Ireland stake to oppose Boucher’s €843k salary
# Bankers' Pay
# Bankers' Pay

Government won’t use Bank of Ireland stake to oppose Boucher’s €843k salary

Apr 24th 2013, 9:04 AM 11,416 Views 215 Comments

The taxpayer’s 15 per cent stake in the bank won’t be used to try and stop shareholders approving Richie Boucher’s pay.

# bank-of-ireland - Monday 22 April, 2013

Ulster Bank drops free banking with €4 monthly charge for current accounts
# Bank Charges
# Bank Charges

Ulster Bank drops free banking with €4 monthly charge for current accounts

Apr 22nd 2013, 8:30 AM 18,827 Views 117 Comments

Ulster Bank will charge €4 a month for current accounts from July – unless customers keep minimum balances or lodge certain amounts.

# bank-of-ireland - Sunday 14 April, 2013

Call for BOI to introduce bank accounts with An Post
# An Post
# An Post

Call for BOI to introduce bank accounts with An Post

Apr 14th 2013, 4:48 PM 10,128 Views 25 Comments

The Irish Postmasters’ Union has called on the Bank of Ireland to roll out bank accounts with An Post in line with a recent UK decision.