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# banking - Monday 23 June, 2014

Central Bank Governor says another financial meltdown can't be ruled out
# Getting Burnt
# Getting Burnt

Central Bank Governor says another financial meltdown can't be ruled out

Jun 23rd 2014, 1:26 PM 8,809 Views 63 Comments

Patrick Honohan said he thought that “our fiscal crisis of the 1980s would have cured us of excesses of any type for 100 years”, but it didn’t.

# banking - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Aaron McKenna: The opposition has missed the chance to expose the banking show trial
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

Aaron McKenna: The opposition has missed the chance to expose the banking show trial

Jun 21st 2014, 9:50 AM 10 Views 18 Comments

This ‘inquiry’ has no credibility whatsoever and a decent opposition would have resigned en masse in protest.

# banking - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Banking inquiry 'rocked' after lengthy row over senator's 'conflict of interest'
# Seanad-igans
# Seanad-igans

Banking inquiry 'rocked' after lengthy row over senator's 'conflict of interest'

Jun 5th 2014, 10:00 PM 21,116 Views 79 Comments

Angry scenes in the upper house after a claim that a senator has a conflict of interest, preventing him from serving on the banking inquiry, is later withdrawn.

Want to be a banker? You're in luck
# Job Fairy
# Job Fairy

Want to be a banker? You're in luck

Jun 5th 2014, 2:57 PM 18,602 Views 23 Comments

There are over 100 jobs up for grabs at the Central Bank.

# banking - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

The funding 'hunger march': over half of companies refused bank credit
# SMEs
# SMEs

The funding 'hunger march': over half of companies refused bank credit

Jun 3rd 2014, 10:14 AM 4,581 Views 15 Comments

Banks are ‘sugar-coating’ the acceptance figures, while the Government watches on, ISME said.

# banking - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Investment company creates 50 new jobs in Dublin
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Investment company creates 50 new jobs in Dublin

May 29th 2014, 7:58 AM 7,157 Views 5 Comments

The new roles are in in fund governance and risk management.

# banking - Friday 23 May, 2014

Safety deposit boxes are no more at Bank of Ireland
# Withdrawal
# Withdrawal

Safety deposit boxes are no more at Bank of Ireland

May 23rd 2014, 3:28 PM 14,580 Views 22 Comments

The bank said that safekeeping service is causing an “unacceptable risk” in the branch network.

# banking - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

PTSB has reduced problem mortgages to one-tenth of peak levels
# Mortgage Arrears
# Mortgage Arrears

PTSB has reduced problem mortgages to one-tenth of peak levels

May 21st 2014, 9:23 AM 6,485 Views 9 Comments

The bank has urged struggling customers to get in touch, with the prospect of legal action also on the table.

# banking - Thursday 15 May, 2014

KBC Bank halves loan impairments to €48 million
# Bad Loans
# Bad Loans

KBC Bank halves loan impairments to €48 million

May 15th 2014, 11:39 AM 4,908 Views 15 Comments

The bank is planning a blitz targeting new customers throughout the year.

# banking - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

TDs decide not to put Peter Mathews on the banking inquiry
# Bank Guarantee
# Bank Guarantee

TDs decide not to put Peter Mathews on the banking inquiry

May 14th 2014, 10:48 PM 18,043 Views 70 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said that the Irish people “suffered great hardship” because of the bank guarantee as the Dáil debated a motion to establish an inquiry.

Bank of Ireland: no debt write-downs for small businesses
# Debt Burden
# Debt Burden

Bank of Ireland: no debt write-downs for small businesses

May 14th 2014, 5:54 PM 7,749 Views 26 Comments

As with mortgages, it seems the bank is taking a hard line on debt forgiveness.

# banking - Monday 12 May, 2014

Central Bank issues warning over "China Construction Bank Mexico"
# Illegal
# Illegal

Central Bank issues warning over "China Construction Bank Mexico"

May 12th 2014, 1:21 PM 12,467 Views 18 Comments

The firm has been contacting members of the public, but bears no relation to the legal China Construction Bank (London) Limited.

# banking - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Wanted: someone to explain banking to our TDs
# Do You Speak Dail?
# Do You Speak Dail?

Wanted: someone to explain banking to our TDs

May 8th 2014, 1:00 PM 5,747 Views 23 Comments

If you can hammer out the intricacies of the banking system in less than 4,500 words, step this way.

# banking - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Profile: Who is John Moran?
# Gone
# Gone

Profile: Who is John Moran?

May 7th 2014, 1:59 PM 27,203 Views 34 Comments

A look back at the former Secretary-General’s life and times since joining Finance in 2012.

# banking - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Damien Kiberd: Some very solid reasons why the banking inquiry will fail to deliver
# Opinion
# Opinion

Damien Kiberd: Some very solid reasons why the banking inquiry will fail to deliver

May 4th 2014, 8:30 AM 39 Views 21 Comments

“This country is suffering from paralysis by analysis”.

# banking - Saturday 3 May, 2014

BAN THE BANKS: There's a wild theory going around that some people are starting to take seriously
# So Long
# So Long

BAN THE BANKS: There's a wild theory going around that some people are starting to take seriously

May 3rd 2014, 9:15 AM 19,410 Views 51 Comments

What do you think? Does it sound brilliant or crazy – or both?

# banking - Friday 2 May, 2014

"No residual issues" - but some delays - after banking 'holiday' yesterday
# Sepa Holiday
# Sepa Holiday

"No residual issues" - but some delays - after banking 'holiday' yesterday

May 2nd 2014, 11:15 AM 13,477 Views 38 Comments

A holiday for European banks meant that wages didn’t appear in bank accounts yesterday.

# banking - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

5 key issues facing the banking inquiry before it even starts
# Analysis
# Analysis

5 key issues facing the banking inquiry before it even starts

Apr 30th 2014, 11:40 PM 11,945 Views 49 Comments

The government is pressing ahead with an inquiry but it will be a while before it starts properly and there are a number of outstanding issues before it does.

Watch: Minister heckled at public meeting
# John Perry
# John Perry

Watch: Minister heckled at public meeting

Apr 30th 2014, 2:03 PM 9,078 Views 49 Comments

An angry property developer confronted Junior Minister for Small Business at a business networking meeting.

Government will establish a banking inquiry next week and this Labour TD will chair it
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

Government will establish a banking inquiry next week and this Labour TD will chair it

Apr 30th 2014, 1:30 PM 6,518 Views 69 Comments

A motion will be brought before the Dáil next Tuesday following a discussion at this morning’s Cabinet meeting.

# banking - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Damien Kiberd: United States of Europe? Then show us the benefits
# Opinion
# Opinion

Damien Kiberd: United States of Europe? Then show us the benefits

Apr 20th 2014, 8:30 AM 305 Views 44 Comments

With the EU forcing us into a ‘devaluation for slow learners’, isn’t it time we look closer at what exactly the euro has done for us?

# banking - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Judge tells Anglo jury: It's ok if you reach a majority verdict
# Deliberations
# Deliberations

Judge tells Anglo jury: It's ok if you reach a majority verdict

Apr 16th 2014, 4:42 PM 7,904 Views 0 Comments

The jury has been deliberating since Friday afternoon.

# banking - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Anglo jury to resume deliberations today
# Anglo
# Anglo

Anglo jury to resume deliberations today

Apr 15th 2014, 7:52 AM 2,662 Views 0 Comments

The jury deliberated for six hours yesterday and will resume this morning.

# banking - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Number of homeowners in arrears over 90 days falls to 78,000
# Mortgage Arrears Crisis
# Mortgage Arrears Crisis

Number of homeowners in arrears over 90 days falls to 78,000

Apr 10th 2014, 3:57 PM 6,897 Views 14 Comments

The number of permanent restructures is up by around 200 in February.

# banking - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

AIB explains why its home repossessions tripled last year
# Debt
# Debt

AIB explains why its home repossessions tripled last year

Apr 9th 2014, 4:05 PM 14,477 Views 66 Comments

The bank is currently engaged in 9,000 legal or potential legal cases with customers in mortgage arrears.

Up to one in five PTSB customers in mortgage arrears are not engaging with the bank
# Debt
# Debt

Up to one in five PTSB customers in mortgage arrears are not engaging with the bank

Apr 9th 2014, 11:32 AM 6,740 Views 21 Comments

Officials from Permanent TSB told the Oireachtas finance committee that 85 per cent of customers offered a split-mortgage had agreed to the deal.

# banking - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

IBRC and NAMA will dump €15 billion worth of loans this year - report
# Loan Book
# Loan Book

IBRC and NAMA will dump €15 billion worth of loans this year - report

Apr 2nd 2014, 2:37 PM 7,078 Views 11 Comments

Stress tests may encourage banks to offload loan books.

# banking - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Poll: Do you read all your bank statements?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you read all your bank statements?

Mar 27th 2014, 9:27 AM 10,846 Views 24 Comments

Some AIB customers were charged twice for some transactions – but might not have noticed if they didn’t check their transaction history.

AIB investigating double charging issue
# Indirect Debit
# Indirect Debit

AIB investigating double charging issue

Mar 27th 2014, 8:43 AM 15,917 Views 38 Comments

AIB says that nobody will be left out of pocket by the error.

# banking - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Losses down but still no profitability at Permanent TSB
# Financial Results
# Financial Results

Losses down but still no profitability at Permanent TSB

Mar 26th 2014, 12:57 PM 5,202 Views 20 Comments

The bank says the next step is to exit state ownership.

# banking - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

A Definitive Ranking Of Your Bank-Related Rage
# Verified By Visa
From The Daily Edge
# Verified By Visa

A Definitive Ranking Of Your Bank-Related Rage

Mar 25th 2014, 9:30 PM 26,393 Views 62 Comments

Say “card reader” again, I dare you.

# banking - Friday 21 March, 2014

Tiger's gone: Inventor of Celtic Tiger resigns
# Put Down
# Put Down

Tiger's gone: Inventor of Celtic Tiger resigns

Mar 21st 2014, 4:38 PM 13,506 Views 18 Comments

Banker who coined the phrase for Irish economic ‘miracle’ has worked for several powerhouse financial institutions.

# banking - Thursday 20 March, 2014

"End to the era of massive bailouts" as EU reaches deal to complete banking union
# Bust Banks
# Bust Banks

"End to the era of massive bailouts" as EU reaches deal to complete banking union

Mar 20th 2014, 11:44 AM 6,678 Views 33 Comments

MEPs now say that a problem bank can be closed down in the space of a weekend to avoid markets turmoil on a Monday.

# banking - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Column: The Troika created a social experiment – and Ireland was the unlucky lab rat
# Troika
# Troika

Column: The Troika created a social experiment – and Ireland was the unlucky lab rat

Mar 13th 2014, 1:00 PM 131 Views 50 Comments

Today MEPs voted to endorse the findings of a report into the Troika – but ultimately there will be no sanctions. Ireland is not yet free from economic shackles, writes Nessa Childers MEP.

# banking - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Feeling stressed? Banking tests on the horizon - but what do they mean?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Feeling stressed? Banking tests on the horizon - but what do they mean?

Mar 12th 2014, 6:00 PM 7,418 Views 21 Comments

A major review of Irish and European banks is due in the Autumn, and could have serious political and financial consequences.

Ireland needs more banks, says ESRI
# Competition Time
# Competition Time

Ireland needs more banks, says ESRI

Mar 12th 2014, 12:10 PM 4,937 Views 10 Comments

Exodus of non-Irish banks during crisis hit the SME sector hard.

# banking - Friday 7 March, 2014

The State still puts banking needs ahead of people's rights - FLAC
# Soft Touch
# Soft Touch

The State still puts banking needs ahead of people's rights - FLAC

Mar 7th 2014, 1:38 PM 4,929 Views 28 Comments

The Free Legal Advice Centres says boom time soft-touch regulation “persists to this day”

# banking - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

AIB lost €1.7 billion last year, but that's much better than the previous year
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

AIB lost €1.7 billion last year, but that's much better than the previous year

Mar 5th 2014, 7:41 AM 7,163 Views 53 Comments

The bank says that it thinks it will return to profitability by next year.

# banking - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Mortgage holders group join with KBC to offer arrears advice service
# Help
# Help

Mortgage holders group join with KBC to offer arrears advice service

Mar 4th 2014, 10:54 AM 4,918 Views 39 Comments

The bank will fund the scheme, but it will be independently run.

# banking - Monday 3 March, 2014

"Profitable and generating capital": BoI losses narrow, mortgage arrears still 'key priority'
# Profit And Loss
# Profit And Loss

"Profitable and generating capital": BoI losses narrow, mortgage arrears still 'key priority'

Mar 3rd 2014, 9:30 AM 6,992 Views 25 Comments

Bank of Ireland has released its results for 2013. Richie Boucher says the institution made “further substantial progress” last year.