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

Minor hiccup sees delays for some Bank of Ireland customers

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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"

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

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’…

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

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 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Munster ethos stands on the shoulders of giants

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

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

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

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

Complaints to Financial Services Ombudsman up almost a third

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

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

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

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

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

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'?

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

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 - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Back for good? Irish lenders promoting 90 per cent mortgages

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

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

Top readers' comments of the week

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

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

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

Call for BOI to introduce bank accounts with An Post

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.

# bank-of-ireland - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

From The Daily Edge Did Bank of Ireland just say 'Hi Sheepshagger'? Pity The Bankers

Did Bank of Ireland just say 'Hi Sheepshagger'?

Yes. Yes, they did.

# bank-of-ireland - Friday 29 March, 2013

After four years and €64.1 billion, bank guarantee is finally scrapped

Ireland will still guarantee bonds issued by banks since 2010, but will no longer guarantee new bonds or high-level deposits.