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# banking - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

This guy is going to pay the pension of the man crying outside a Greek bank
# Helping Hand
# Helping Hand

This guy is going to pay the pension of the man crying outside a Greek bank

Jul 8th 2015, 7:38 AM 33,255 Views 21 Comments

James Koufos realised he was a friend of his father’s.

# banking - Thursday 2 July, 2015

As it happened: Brian Cowen comes out swinging at the banking inquiry
Live Jul 2nd 2015, 2:45 PM

As it happened: Brian Cowen comes out swinging at the banking inquiry

# banking - Sunday 21 June, 2015

:) :D ;) Would you use an emoji password to log into your bank account?
# Smiley Face
# Smiley Face

:) :D ;) Would you use an emoji password to log into your bank account?

Jun 21st 2015, 10:15 AM 10,086 Views 9 Comments

Their inventors say emojis are more secure and easier to remember.

# banking - Friday 29 May, 2015

The Bank of Ireland is moving in the right direction on mortgages
# The Right Direction
# The Right Direction

The Bank of Ireland is moving in the right direction on mortgages

May 29th 2015, 7:52 PM 12,221 Views 56 Comments

The bank has made cuts to its fixed-rate mortgages.

# banking - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Former AIB chief: 'I'm very sorry ... I feel deeply disappointed every day'
# Panic On The Streets
# Panic On The Streets

Former AIB chief: 'I'm very sorry ... I feel deeply disappointed every day'

Apr 29th 2015, 3:38 PM 19,928 Views 57 Comments

Eugene Sheehy said the bank took too many risks and he could have stopped this from happening.

# banking - Thursday 23 April, 2015

AIB boss: 'I did my level best, but it wasn't enough. I can never get away from that'
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

AIB boss: 'I did my level best, but it wasn't enough. I can never get away from that'

Apr 23rd 2015, 1:49 PM 25,599 Views 51 Comments

Former AIB chair Dermot Gleeson is before the banking inquiry today.

# banking - Monday 20 April, 2015

Mary O'Rourke putting the Banking Inquiry "under notice" about Brian Lenihan evidence
# Watching Closely
# Watching Closely

Mary O'Rourke putting the Banking Inquiry "under notice" about Brian Lenihan evidence

Apr 20th 2015, 10:16 AM 14,624 Views 74 Comments

Mary O’Rourke and Conor Lenihan have information they believe may be useful to the committee.

# banking - Friday 27 February, 2015

Bank of Ireland made a lot of money last year
# Yeah Boi
# Yeah Boi

Bank of Ireland made a lot of money last year

Feb 27th 2015, 7:27 AM 14,576 Views 53 Comments

A lot more than the year before, anyway.

# banking - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Ulster Bank made €752 million in profit last year
# Back In Black
# Back In Black

Ulster Bank made €752 million in profit last year

Feb 26th 2015, 12:30 PM 8,572 Views 26 Comments

That marks its first profit since 2008.

# banking - Friday 13 February, 2015

Bertie and Brian need to get ready for some tough questions
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

Bertie and Brian need to get ready for some tough questions

Feb 13th 2015, 2:30 PM 18,961 Views 62 Comments

‘Nexus’ is coming their way…

# banking - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Which European country had the biggest jump in the number of job ads? Ireland
# You're Hired
# You're Hired

Which European country had the biggest jump in the number of job ads? Ireland

Feb 5th 2015, 1:14 PM 11,411 Views 56 Comments

Does it mean good news?

# banking - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Actor Peter Coonan explains why he played two characters in The Guarantee
# Banking Crisis
# Banking Crisis

Actor Peter Coonan explains why he played two characters in The Guarantee

Jan 18th 2015, 6:44 PM 25,657 Views 25 Comments

He said that it’s important that productions about the banking crisis get made.

# banking - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Here's why AIB staff are warning they might go on strike
# Banking
# Banking

Here's why AIB staff are warning they might go on strike

Jan 15th 2015, 5:53 PM 16,744 Views 44 Comments

The union Unite wants to meet the Finance Minister over the issues.

# banking - Friday 9 January, 2015

IBRC won't say how much former Anglo directors still owe them
# Keeping Schtum
# Keeping Schtum

IBRC won't say how much former Anglo directors still owe them

Jan 9th 2015, 6:30 AM 6,958 Views 17 Comments

The bank said the information is “commercially sensitive”.

# banking - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Irish people repaid €335m more than we borrowed last month
# Show Me The Money
# Show Me The Money

Irish people repaid €335m more than we borrowed last month

Dec 31st 2014, 2:44 PM 9,630 Views 15 Comments

We all partied, eh?

# banking - Friday 19 December, 2014

These Offaly protesters don't want the only bank in their town closed
# Ferbane
# Ferbane

These Offaly protesters don't want the only bank in their town closed

Dec 19th 2014, 9:41 PM 11,598 Views 30 Comments

The Ferbane branch is one of 14 being closed by Ulster Bank.

# banking - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

'Not everyone partied but the bubble meant their lives were better'
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

'Not everyone partied but the bubble meant their lives were better'

Dec 17th 2014, 1:20 PM 13,297 Views 87 Comments

Peter Nyberg said it’s “unlikely something really exciting and new will emerge” from the Oireachtas investigation.

Opinion: The Banking Inquiry will help put the final pieces of the jigsaw together
# Austerity
# Austerity

Opinion: The Banking Inquiry will help put the final pieces of the jigsaw together

Dec 17th 2014, 8:00 AM 37 Views 35 Comments

The banking inquiry’s first public hearings get under way today and questions remain about what happened six years ago.

# banking - Sunday 30 November, 2014

The Central Bank wants to limit how much you can save in a credit union
# Bang It In The Credit Union
# Bang It In The Credit Union

The Central Bank wants to limit how much you can save in a credit union

Nov 30th 2014, 8:00 AM 24,613 Views 96 Comments

If you have over €50,000 in savings, that is.

# banking - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Remember Ulster Bank's IT failure in 2012? The bank has been fined €3.5 million over it
# The IT Crowd
# The IT Crowd

Remember Ulster Bank's IT failure in 2012? The bank has been fined €3.5 million over it

Nov 12th 2014, 3:45 PM 8,489 Views 14 Comments

Thousands of customers were unable to access their accounts in 2012.

Five banks fined €2.5 BILLION over rigging foreign exchange rates
# Rate Rigging
# Rate Rigging

Five banks fined €2.5 BILLION over rigging foreign exchange rates

Nov 12th 2014, 7:55 AM 8,030 Views 25 Comments

The fines were handed down by UK and US regulators.

# banking - Monday 10 November, 2014

AIB is giving out more mortgages and fewer people are in arrears
# Back In Black
# Back In Black

AIB is giving out more mortgages and fewer people are in arrears

Nov 10th 2014, 8:53 AM 5,679 Views 10 Comments

The bank says it is “profitable” this year.

# banking - Friday 31 October, 2014

SMEs will soon to able to access €800m from Ireland's newest bank
# Sbci
# Sbci

SMEs will soon to able to access €800m from Ireland's newest bank

Oct 31st 2014, 7:35 PM 7,962 Views 12 Comments

The Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland is hoped to be up and running by the end of the year.

# banking - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Do you have an AIB, EBS or Haven mortgage? Good news*!
# Interesting Stuff
# Interesting Stuff

Do you have an AIB, EBS or Haven mortgage? Good news*!

Oct 30th 2014, 3:01 PM 27,728 Views 42 Comments

*Except tracker mortgage holders.

# banking - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Report card in... Permanent TSB has an €855m shortfall
# Stress Test
# Stress Test

Report card in... Permanent TSB has an €855m shortfall

Oct 26th 2014, 7:39 PM 18,025 Views 73 Comments

The group confirmed that it has already “provided for” over 80% of the shortfall .

# banking - Friday 24 October, 2014

Permanent TSB will need to find €800m after failing stress test
# Stressed
# Stressed

Permanent TSB will need to find €800m after failing stress test

Oct 24th 2014, 7:48 AM 12,440 Views 55 Comments

Bloomberg are reporting that the bank failed on the most extreme scenario.

# banking - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Bubble buster: Homebuyers face 20% deposits as banks hit with tighter controls
# Laying Down The Law
# Laying Down The Law

Bubble buster: Homebuyers face 20% deposits as banks hit with tighter controls

Oct 7th 2014, 12:43 PM 19,474 Views 116 Comments

The Central Bank is seeking to reduce banks lending risky mortgages.

# banking - Saturday 4 October, 2014

Permanent TSB hit by 'short-term' technical glitch
# Debit Cards
# Debit Cards

Permanent TSB hit by 'short-term' technical glitch

Oct 4th 2014, 5:40 PM 15,386 Views 17 Comments

But don’t worry, it’s all fixed now.

# banking - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Are Credit Unions and An Post teaming up to take on banks?
# Bank Busters
# Bank Busters

Are Credit Unions and An Post teaming up to take on banks?

Sep 23rd 2014, 2:31 PM 9,073 Views 18 Comments

The answer is a strong maybe.

# banking - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

A Russian bank is giving out cats to people taking out mortgages
# Cat Melodeon
From The Daily Edge
# Cat Melodeon

A Russian bank is giving out cats to people taking out mortgages

Sep 2nd 2014, 11:25 AM 3,060 Views 2 Comments

A stroke of marketing genius.

# banking - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Richard Bruton: I don't want to talk about whether my brother is annoying the government
# Brothers In Arms
# Brothers In Arms

Richard Bruton: I don't want to talk about whether my brother is annoying the government

Aug 14th 2014, 9:30 PM 14,758 Views 41 Comments

Former taoiseach John Bruton has been in the news in recent weeks.

# banking - Friday 1 August, 2014

Bank of Ireland insists all customers should be paid today
# Any Minute Now
# Any Minute Now

Bank of Ireland insists all customers should be paid today

Aug 1st 2014, 9:40 AM 11,947 Views 45 Comments

Although there may be some slight delays.

# banking - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

AIB made a pre-tax profit of €437 million in the first half of 2014
# Back In Black
# Back In Black

AIB made a pre-tax profit of €437 million in the first half of 2014

Jul 30th 2014, 8:29 AM 7,291 Views 39 Comments

The bank says that it has cut mortgage arrears and impaired loans.

# banking - Monday 28 July, 2014

Revenue scam warning: Here's what fraudulent tax websites can look like
# Scam
# Scam

Revenue scam warning: Here's what fraudulent tax websites can look like

Jul 28th 2014, 6:29 PM 17,195 Views 13 Comments

Scam sites copy details from authentic websites in an attempt to con unsuspecting users out of important personal information.

# banking - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Permanent TSB says problem with debit cards should be fixed now
# No Mon No Fun
# No Mon No Fun

Permanent TSB says problem with debit cards should be fixed now

Jul 27th 2014, 12:32 PM 18,786 Views 43 Comments

Customers have been unable to withdraw money from ATMS or use their cards to pay for things.

# banking - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Aaron McKenna: Massive state intervention in house building? Welcome back to 2007
# NAMA
# NAMA

Aaron McKenna: Massive state intervention in house building? Welcome back to 2007

Jul 26th 2014, 8:00 AM 36 Views 7 Comments

In the normal course of things, Nama would be wound down and consigned to the history books…

# banking - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Everyone in Europe will soon have the right to a basic payments account
# Banking
# Banking

Everyone in Europe will soon have the right to a basic payments account

Jul 24th 2014, 6:30 AM 9,841 Views 7 Comments

And it would probably be something a little bit more sophisticated than the piggy bank pictured.

# banking - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Stephen Donnelly: Nobody takes the Dáil seriously... including TDs
# MacGill
# MacGill

Stephen Donnelly: Nobody takes the Dáil seriously... including TDs

Jul 22nd 2014, 7:00 AM 11,659 Views 52 Comments

The independent TD says he has no regrets about quitting the banking inquiry last month.

# banking - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

The banking inquiry will ask leading economists to help figure out what it should investigate
# Lending A Hand
# Lending A Hand

The banking inquiry will ask leading economists to help figure out what it should investigate

Jul 2nd 2014, 3:21 PM 4,615 Views 33 Comments

The Oireachtas Committee met for the third time in private session this morning.

# banking - Saturday 28 June, 2014

'The entire system is rubbish': Just 40 houses bought through mortgage-to-rent scheme
# Arrears
# Arrears

'The entire system is rubbish': Just 40 houses bought through mortgage-to-rent scheme

Jun 28th 2014, 7:45 AM 11,799 Views 11 Comments

David Hall, Director of the Irish Mortgage Holders’ Organisation, said it is “sickening” that it’s cheaper for banks to repossess a house than it is to participate in the scheme.