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# bank - Thursday 3 December, 2020

Bank of Ireland warns customers not to fall for investment scams
# Fraud
# Fraud

Bank of Ireland warns customers not to fall for investment scams

Dec 3rd 2020, 2:12 PM 12,078 Views 2 Comments

The bank issued a fraud alert today following an increase in reports of incidence of investment fraud.

# bank - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Bank of Ireland says customers have received payments after earlier delay
# Delay
# Delay

Bank of Ireland says customers have received payments after earlier delay

Updated Sep 10th 2020, 12:14 PM 41,141 Views 34 Comments

The bank has apologised for any inconvenience caused.

# bank - 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 17,899 Views 12 Comments

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

# bank - 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 64,909 Views 86 Comments

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

# bank - Friday 14 February, 2020

KBC claims siblings are in contempt of court after failing to leave property at centre of controversial eviction
# Strokestown
# Strokestown

KBC claims siblings are in contempt of court after failing to leave property at centre of controversial eviction

Feb 14th 2020, 2:30 PM 22,340 Views 0 Comments

The High Court today heard the McGann family has not complied with a court order.

# bank - Saturday 21 December, 2019

'Significant' damage to Louth bank after attempt to remove ATM with digger
# Ardee
# Ardee

'Significant' damage to Louth bank after attempt to remove ATM with digger

Dec 21st 2019, 8:24 AM 15,944 Views 10 Comments

A car believed to be connected to the incident was found burnt out this morning.

# bank - Thursday 12 December, 2019

Mick Wallace agrees to give bank keys to Clontarf home after Christmas
# Circuit Civil Court
# Circuit Civil Court

Mick Wallace agrees to give bank keys to Clontarf home after Christmas

Updated Dec 12th 2019, 2:50 PM 55,952 Views 10 Comments

The court earlier heard that Wallace threatened to burn down the property.

# bank - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Judge rules that Ronan Ryan and Pamela Flood's €900k Dublin home may be repossessed
# High Court
# High Court

Judge rules that Ronan Ryan and Pamela Flood's €900k Dublin home may be repossessed

Aug 15th 2019, 3:08 PM 53,160 Views 3 Comments

The judge said Pamela Flood’s husband Ronan Ryan attempted to “frustrate and obstruct” the implementation of a court order.

# bank - Thursday 18 April, 2019

'I left feeling like s**t': AIB criticised for 'presuming' Irish woman was international student
# Racial Assumptions
# Racial Assumptions

'I left feeling like s**t': AIB criticised for 'presuming' Irish woman was international student

Apr 18th 2019, 12:05 AM 106,583 Views 150 Comments

Sarah* (20) was born in Ireland to Chinese parents. She now attends the National College of Ireland (NCI).

# bank - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Union says KBC staff 'extremely upset and stressed' by recent incidents
# Security
# Security

Union says KBC staff 'extremely upset and stressed' by recent incidents

Dec 23rd 2018, 3:22 PM 25,723 Views 91 Comments

KBC Ireland said it is taking additional measures to ensure the safety of its staff.

# bank - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

How I Spend My Money: A bank employee on €30,000 saving to buy her first home
# Money Diary
# Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A bank employee on €30,000 saving to buy her first home

Oct 2nd 2018, 7:30 PM 82,582 Views 62 Comments

She has moved back home to squeeze every penny.

# bank - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Donohoe says bankers' pay cap of €500k is 'worth reviewing' as State-owned banks can't keep staff
# Wage Cap
# Wage Cap

Donohoe says bankers' pay cap of €500k is 'worth reviewing' as State-owned banks can't keep staff

Sep 27th 2018, 6:20 AM 25,785 Views 36 Comments

The finance minister said State-owned banks are finding it difficult to retain staff due to wage competition.

# bank - Friday 31 August, 2018

Ulster Bank sold mortgages to vulture fund despite offer to buy loans for mortgage to rent
# Arrears
# Arrears

Ulster Bank sold mortgages to vulture fund despite offer to buy loans for mortgage to rent

Aug 31st 2018, 12:05 AM 24,026 Views 38 Comments

The vulture fund that bought the loans has confirmed it is not currently putting forward cases for this scheme.

# bank - Saturday 18 August, 2018

'Mary' is recovering from cancer and her mortgage - in €29k arrears - has been sold to a vulture fund
# Sell Off
# Sell Off

'Mary' is recovering from cancer and her mortgage - in €29k arrears - has been sold to a vulture fund

Aug 18th 2018, 6:30 AM 43,934 Views 97 Comments

‘Mary’ has been out of work since her cancer diagnosis. She had no idea her mortgage was to be sold to a vulture fund.

# bank - Sunday 12 August, 2018

Employee awarded €6,600 from bank, who sacked him, after he claimed they promoted him beyond his ability
# Can't Cope Didn't Cope
# Can't Cope Didn't Cope

Employee awarded €6,600 from bank, who sacked him, after he claimed they promoted him beyond his ability

Aug 12th 2018, 8:30 PM 66,788 Views 42 Comments

The man has since gone on to secure alternative employment with a significantly higher salary than that which he he earned in the bank.

# bank - Friday 10 August, 2018

Two men arrested over use of skimming device on ATM
# Kildare
# Kildare

Two men arrested over use of skimming device on ATM

Updated Aug 10th 2018, 8:10 PM 37,223 Views 30 Comments

The men are thought to form part of an eastern European criminal organisation.

# bank - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Mobile app transfers not appearing in some Ulster Bank customers' accounts
# European Bank Holiday
# European Bank Holiday

Mobile app transfers not appearing in some Ulster Bank customers' accounts

May 2nd 2018, 12:08 PM 12,315 Views 24 Comments

Yesterday was a European bank holiday, which affected the situation.

# bank - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Ulster Bank says no customer will be 'out of pocket' after money disappeared from accounts
# Human Error
# Human Error

Ulster Bank says no customer will be 'out of pocket' after money disappeared from accounts

Apr 25th 2018, 7:27 AM 9,724 Views 22 Comments

The issue was the result of human error.

# bank - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Ulster Bank: 'Human error' caused cash to disappear from some accounts
# Gone
# Gone

Ulster Bank: 'Human error' caused cash to disappear from some accounts

Apr 24th 2018, 4:10 PM 74,829 Views 75 Comments

Some customers said their bank cards have been declined, even though they recently got paid.

# bank - Thursday 8 March, 2018

'More needs to be done': Just 16% of CEO jobs in Ireland last year went to women
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

'More needs to be done': Just 16% of CEO jobs in Ireland last year went to women

Mar 8th 2018, 6:10 AM 14,152 Views 94 Comments

The Central Bank said it remained concerned at the lack of diversity among senior roles in the Irish financial sector.

# bank - Sunday 25 February, 2018

In rural Germany, mobile banking means a bank in the back of a truck visiting different towns
# Mobile Banking
# Mobile Banking

In rural Germany, mobile banking means a bank in the back of a truck visiting different towns

Feb 25th 2018, 10:00 AM 12,246 Views 29 Comments

The closure of branches in rural Germany has led to mobile banking services that visit small towns.

# bank - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Here's how banks plan to 'rebuild trust' after the tracker mortgage scandal
# Banking Standards Board
# Banking Standards Board

Here's how banks plan to 'rebuild trust' after the tracker mortgage scandal

Dec 31st 2017, 1:41 PM 22,450 Views 83 Comments

The initiative has been welcomed by Minister Paschal Donohoe today.

# bank - Thursday 12 October, 2017

Couple affected by tracker mortgage scandal suffered stroke and nervous breakdown
# Justice
# Justice

Couple affected by tracker mortgage scandal suffered stroke and nervous breakdown

Oct 12th 2017, 3:37 PM 27,975 Views 62 Comments

A number of customers affected by the error shared stories today of the hardship it caused.

# bank - Thursday 5 October, 2017

'They've gone without food, without heat in their home': Ulster Bank execs grilled over tracker scandal
# Overcharging
# Overcharging

'They've gone without food, without heat in their home': Ulster Bank execs grilled over tracker scandal

Oct 5th 2017, 2:15 PM 22,622 Views 34 Comments

The bank’s CEO revealed almost 3,500 customers were overcharged.

# bank - Sunday 1 October, 2017

Broadcaster Ivan Yates to sue AIB
# Courts
# Courts

Broadcaster Ivan Yates to sue AIB

Oct 1st 2017, 12:05 AM 90,635 Views 0 Comments

Yates and his wife have initiated High Court proceedings against the bank.

# bank - Friday 15 September, 2017

AIB cuts its standard variable mortgage rates
# Competitive
# Competitive

AIB cuts its standard variable mortgage rates

Sep 15th 2017, 1:49 PM 23,988 Views 51 Comments

The bank said that it was cutting its standard variable rate (SVR) by 0.25%.

# bank - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Details of 550 customer accounts 'mislaid' by AIB
# Galway
# Galway

Details of 550 customer accounts 'mislaid' by AIB

Sep 12th 2017, 10:52 AM 21,791 Views 46 Comments

The details include customers’ full names, their bank balances and loan information.

# bank - Friday 7 July, 2017

US man who barricaded himself in bank and claimed to have a bomb dies after police stand-off
# Atlanta
# Atlanta

US man who barricaded himself in bank and claimed to have a bomb dies after police stand-off

Jul 7th 2017, 10:52 PM 14,330 Views 30 Comments

The man claimed to be an Iraq war veteran.

# bank - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Victim of tracker mortgage scandal: 'If I was six months in arrears they'd be ringing me every day'
# Compensation
# Compensation

Victim of tracker mortgage scandal: 'If I was six months in arrears they'd be ringing me every day'

Jun 25th 2017, 9:00 PM 55,331 Views 46 Comments

The Bank of Ireland customer was first told she was affected in December last year – but has received no additional information since then.

# bank - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Central Bank to pay €30k for extra parking spaces beside new 'fit-for-purpose' HQ
# Central Park
# Central Park

Central Bank to pay €30k for extra parking spaces beside new 'fit-for-purpose' HQ

Jun 24th 2017, 6:30 PM 16,268 Views 31 Comments

The spaces will be phased out over the next two years as the bank tries to encourage staff to use more sustainable forms of transport.

# bank - Thursday 13 April, 2017

'Official Ireland has destroyed the lives of every person who's come forward' - Banking whistleblower testifies to Oireachtas
# Jonathan Sugarman
# Jonathan Sugarman

'Official Ireland has destroyed the lives of every person who's come forward' - Banking whistleblower testifies to Oireachtas

Apr 13th 2017, 12:13 PM 54,448 Views 84 Comments

Banking whistleblower Jonathan Sugarman is before the Oireachtas Finance Committee today.

# bank - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Over €40k raised in one day for Kerryman in battle with Bank of Ireland to keep family home
# Kindness Of Strangers
# Kindness Of Strangers

Over €40k raised in one day for Kerryman in battle with Bank of Ireland to keep family home

Apr 6th 2017, 10:45 AM 98,074 Views 95 Comments

More than 1,000 people have already donated to the fund, which will be used to help pay off his arrears.

# bank - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Bank of China applies to set up Irish branch
# Brexit
# Brexit

Bank of China applies to set up Irish branch

Mar 14th 2017, 4:51 PM 17,846 Views 55 Comments

Further opportunities to boost Ireland’s business relationship with China are expected post-Brexit.

# bank - Sunday 12 March, 2017

Brendan Howlin has called for the sale of AIB to be put on hold
# Hold Up
# Hold Up

Brendan Howlin has called for the sale of AIB to be put on hold

Mar 12th 2017, 4:08 PM 22,055 Views 90 Comments

Howlin wants assurances that the money will be spent on building new homes, schools and hospitals.

# bank - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Why KBC is thinking of cashing out of Ireland - and why it's being tipped to stay
# Financial Services
# Financial Services

Why KBC is thinking of cashing out of Ireland - and why it's being tipped to stay

Feb 8th 2017, 2:45 PM 20,010 Views 29 Comments

The lender’s 1,000 local staff are sweating on a decision tomorrow.

# bank - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Bank of Ireland warns customers over 'smishing' text scam
# Alert
# Alert

Bank of Ireland warns customers over 'smishing' text scam

Jan 31st 2017, 6:55 PM 21,164 Views 21 Comments

A link in the message might contain malware.

# bank - Monday 9 January, 2017

KBC staff 'concerned for their jobs' as bank decides on its future in Ireland
# Uncertainty
# Uncertainty

KBC staff 'concerned for their jobs' as bank decides on its future in Ireland

Jan 9th 2017, 1:03 PM 35,082 Views 39 Comments

The bank’s management will be deciding how to tackle the Irish market on the 9 February.

# bank - Friday 16 December, 2016

Spain might move its clocks back in a bid to end long working days
# No More Siesta
# No More Siesta

Spain might move its clocks back in a bid to end long working days

Dec 16th 2016, 8:00 PM 15,928 Views 15 Comments

Its Labour Minister wants to bring Spain’s working day into line with the rest of Europe.

# bank - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Consumers warned about fake investment firm that has cloned another company's details
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

Consumers warned about fake investment firm that has cloned another company's details

Dec 14th 2016, 9:56 PM 11,210 Views 9 Comments

A company is pretending to be GVQ Investment Funds (Dublin) plc, a real firm.

# bank - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

PTSB employees vote overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action
# Unite
# Unite

PTSB employees vote overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action

Dec 13th 2016, 7:32 PM 13,022 Views 52 Comments

Unite trade union members at the bank have rejected a Labour Court pay recommendation.

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