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#Banks

# banks - Friday 22 July, 2022

Poll: How often do you use cash/cheque services at a bank branch?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How often do you use cash/cheque services at a bank branch?

Jul 22nd 2022, 8:50 AM 46,296 Views 77 Comments

AIB said 70 of its branches will become cashless later this year.

# banks - Thursday 21 July, 2022

AIB should 'reconsider' decision to make 70 branches cashless, says Taoiseach
# Cashless Banks
# Cashless Banks

AIB should 'reconsider' decision to make 70 branches cashless, says Taoiseach

Updated Jul 21st 2022, 4:11 PM 30,822 Views 89 Comments

The branches will no longer offer cash or cheque services and if they have an ATM outside, it will be removed.

# banks - Wednesday 1 June, 2022

Ulster Bank to sell €6 billion mortgage portfolio to AIB
# Ulster Bank
# Ulster Bank

Ulster Bank to sell €6 billion mortgage portfolio to AIB

Jun 1st 2022, 8:45 PM 20,734 Views 6 Comments

Ulster Bank and KBC are both in the process of exiting the Irish market.

# banks - Friday 29 April, 2022

KBC Bank extends its account closure notice to six months
# KBC Bank
# KBC Bank

KBC Bank extends its account closure notice to six months

Apr 29th 2022, 7:46 AM 15,974 Views 11 Comments

The original timeframe was 90 days.

# banks - Saturday 29 January, 2022

Permanent TSB apologises after 'technical issues' meant some customers didn't get wages
# PTSB
# PTSB

Permanent TSB apologises after 'technical issues' meant some customers didn't get wages

Jan 29th 2022, 12:11 PM 27,241 Views 19 Comments

The issue has since been resolved.

# banks - Monday 24 January, 2022

Revised mortgage-to-rent scheme to help more people in arrears to stay in their homes
# Housing
# Housing

Revised mortgage-to-rent scheme to help more people in arrears to stay in their homes

Jan 24th 2022, 5:02 PM 12,959 Views 8 Comments

Homeowners will have an option to purchase their home back at the price the State paid for it.

# banks - Friday 17 December, 2021

Permanent TSB signs agreement to buy €7 billion of Ulster Bank mortgages and 25 branches
# PTSB
# PTSB

Permanent TSB signs agreement to buy €7 billion of Ulster Bank mortgages and 25 branches

Dec 17th 2021, 10:21 AM 14,696 Views 12 Comments

The bank will also acquire Business Direct and Lombard Asset Finance loan business under the deal.

# banks - Thursday 2 December, 2021

EU fines major banks €344 million over foreign exchange trading cartel
# Forex
# Forex

EU fines major banks €344 million over foreign exchange trading cartel

Dec 2nd 2021, 12:47 PM 10,746 Views 14 Comments

Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland, HSBC and Credit Suisse all received fines.

# banks - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

Number of mortgage approvals continues to grow as almost 4,700 signed off last month
# Housing
# Housing

Number of mortgage approvals continues to grow as almost 4,700 signed off last month

Jun 29th 2021, 6:10 AM 8,248 Views 11 Comments

This represents a significant increase on the 1,879 mortgage approvals issued in May 2020, the BPFI said.

# banks - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

'I'm not sure TDs were fully informed': High Court Master highlights issues with Covid legislation on vulture funds
# Emergency Legislation
# Emergency Legislation

'I'm not sure TDs were fully informed': High Court Master highlights issues with Covid legislation on vulture funds

Jun 15th 2021, 6:15 AM 31,052 Views 15 Comments

Judge Edmund Honohon questioned why a sunset clause was not set out in the emergency legislation.

# banks - Thursday 29 April, 2021

Bank of Ireland to recruit 130 specialist IT staff over next 12 months
# Digital Focus
# Digital Focus

Bank of Ireland to recruit 130 specialist IT staff over next 12 months

Apr 29th 2021, 9:44 AM 17,416 Views 20 Comments

Last month, the bank confirmed plans to close 88 branches in Ireland and 15 branches in Northern Ireland.

# banks - Friday 16 April, 2021

Pearse Doherty: KBC exit is body blow to customers and staff that will reduce competition
# Opinion
# Opinion

Pearse Doherty: KBC exit is body blow to customers and staff that will reduce competition

Apr 16th 2021, 4:39 PM 16,352 Views 39 Comments

The Sinn Féin TD says the move leaves the future of the Irish banking sector uncertain.

# banks - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

Financial Services Union calling on Bank of Ireland to reconsider branch closures
# Banking
# Banking

Financial Services Union calling on Bank of Ireland to reconsider branch closures

Mar 23rd 2021, 9:34 AM 9,919 Views 10 Comments

Bank of Ireland is to appear before an Oireachtas Finance Committee this afternoon.

# banks - Thursday 11 March, 2021

The Explainer: Banks, brokers, bonds… are back in the news. Should we be worried (again)?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Banks, brokers, bonds… are back in the news. Should we be worried (again)?

Mar 11th 2021, 7:00 PM 10,633 Views 3 Comments

In today’s episode, business reporter Ian Curran explains what’s been going on.

# banks - Saturday 6 March, 2021

A new public banking system in Ireland? The Government is being asked to revisit the idea
# Community Banking
# Community Banking

A new public banking system in Ireland? The Government is being asked to revisit the idea

Mar 6th 2021, 9:30 AM 25,074 Views 32 Comments

Green Party and Fianna Fáil TDs are calling for the government to revisit the idea of community banking.

# banks - Friday 19 February, 2021

'No need to panic': How will the Ulster Bank wind down affect customers?
# Banking
# Banking

'No need to panic': How will the Ulster Bank wind down affect customers?

Feb 19th 2021, 10:49 AM 21,593 Views 15 Comments

The bank will be wound down gradually over the next few years.

# banks - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Face coverings are now mandatory in banks, post offices and credit unions
# Face Coverings
# Face Coverings

Face coverings are now mandatory in banks, post offices and credit unions

Jan 26th 2021, 2:48 PM 29,224 Views 35 Comments

The Financial Services Union has welcomed the decision by Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly.

# banks - Sunday 24 January, 2021

Poll: Would you use the payments app being planned by Irish banks?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you use the payments app being planned by Irish banks?

Jan 24th 2021, 10:23 AM 53,134 Views 108 Comments

The app, Synch Payments, hit a roadblock last week.

# banks - Thursday 21 January, 2021

CCPC rejects plans by four Irish banks to set up an industry-wide quick payment app
# Banking
# Banking

CCPC rejects plans by four Irish banks to set up an industry-wide quick payment app

Jan 21st 2021, 8:08 PM 29,826 Views 31 Comments

The CCPC was notified of the proposal from AIB, BOI, KBC and Permanent TSB earlier this month.

# banks - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Four Irish banks want to set up an industry-wide quick payment app
# Banking
# Banking

Four Irish banks want to set up an industry-wide quick payment app

Jan 12th 2021, 2:55 PM 21,763 Views 37 Comments

The CCPC was notified of the proposal from AIB, BOI, KBC and Permanent TSB last Friday.

# banks - Monday 28 September, 2020

Mortgage payment break scheme will not be extended, Government confirms
# Payment Breaks
# Payment Breaks

Mortgage payment break scheme will not be extended, Government confirms

Sep 28th 2020, 3:37 PM 38,873 Views 40 Comments

The Tánaiste said the banks agreed that solutions for those unable to resume full payments would be applied on a case-by-case basis.

# banks - Monday 21 September, 2020

The FinCEN files: Major banks moved multi-million sums of 'dirty' money
# FinCEN
# FinCEN

The FinCEN files: Major banks moved multi-million sums of 'dirty' money

Sep 21st 2020, 7:22 AM 18,386 Views 10 Comments

The investigation points in particular to five major banks – JPMorgan Chase, HSBC, Standard Chartered, Deutsche Bank and Bank of New York Mellon.

Majority of bank accounts used for money mule transactions belong to people aged 18-24
# Fraud
# Fraud

Majority of bank accounts used for money mule transactions belong to people aged 18-24

Sep 21st 2020, 6:30 AM 17,691 Views 6 Comments

A new campaign aims to highlight the dangers for teens and encourage their parents to look out for red flags.

# banks - Friday 28 August, 2020

Department of Social Protection and An Post issue warnings over scam text messages
# Warning
# Warning

Department of Social Protection and An Post issue warnings over scam text messages

Updated Aug 28th 2020, 2:01 PM 37,688 Views 1 Comment

Health officials are warning anyone who thinks they’ve been affected to contact their bank.

# banks - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Sinn Fein's Pearse Doherty accuses banks of ‘profiteering from pandemic’
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Sinn Fein's Pearse Doherty accuses banks of ‘profiteering from pandemic’

Jul 8th 2020, 6:26 PM 20,648 Views 92 Comments

Since March, nearly 80,000 mortgage-holders impacted by the pandemic have taken payment breaks.

# banks - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

Almost €600 million spent on contactless payments in May
# Tapping
# Tapping

Almost €600 million spent on contactless payments in May

Jun 23rd 2020, 7:12 AM 10,493 Views 28 Comments

The contactless limit was increased to €50 in April in response to the Covid-19 crisis.

# banks - Monday 11 May, 2020

Taoiseach meets with five major banks to discuss Covid-19
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Taoiseach meets with five major banks to discuss Covid-19

May 11th 2020, 7:06 PM 62,775 Views 50 Comments

The government says that the banks have agreed that anyone availing of a mortgage break can now extend the loan term.

# banks - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

Drop of nearly 10% in mortgage approvals in March compared to 2019
# Lending
# Lending

Drop of nearly 10% in mortgage approvals in March compared to 2019

May 6th 2020, 8:18 AM 16,867 Views 18 Comments

The figures offer an early indication of the impact of Covid-19 on lending.

# banks - Thursday 30 April, 2020

Covid-19 mortgage break to be extended from three months to six
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19 mortgage break to be extended from three months to six

Updated Apr 30th 2020, 11:24 AM 34,834 Views 66 Comments

All of the country’s main banks are participating in the break.

# banks - Monday 20 April, 2020

Banks say that people who got mortgage approval before the crisis can have this extended
# Bpfi
# Bpfi

Banks say that people who got mortgage approval before the crisis can have this extended

Apr 20th 2020, 9:14 AM 30,840 Views 32 Comments

Customers can be granted an extension in situations where their “circumstances have not materially changed”.

# banks - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Banks to offer three-month mortgage break to customers affected by coronavirus outbreak
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Banks to offer three-month mortgage break to customers affected by coronavirus outbreak

Mar 18th 2020, 4:50 PM 90,694 Views 139 Comments

Banks will also defer court proceedings for three months.

Paschal Donohoe to meet with five main banks about coronavirus plans
# Mortgage Payments
# Mortgage Payments

Paschal Donohoe to meet with five main banks about coronavirus plans

Mar 18th 2020, 8:39 AM 20,117 Views 61 Comments

AIB, Bank of Ireland, KBC, Permanent TSB and Ulster Bank will meet Department of Finance officials at 4pm.

# banks - Thursday 12 March, 2020

Minister says three pillar banks 'will support businesses' through coronavirus crisis
# Covid19
# Covid19

Minister says three pillar banks 'will support businesses' through coronavirus crisis

Mar 12th 2020, 5:40 PM 30,046 Views 21 Comments

Heather Humphreys said there will be emergency working capital and payment flexibility on borrowings.

# banks - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

AIB setting aside €300 million redress for 'previously identified' tracker mortgage victims
# Banks
# Banks

AIB setting aside €300 million redress for 'previously identified' tracker mortgage victims

Updated Feb 4th 2020, 8:42 AM 22,283 Views 34 Comments

The Central Bank said last year that lenders had already paid €683 million in redress to impacted customers.

# banks - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

From apps to taps: Where Ireland sits in the march toward a cashless society
# Future Of Finance
# Future Of Finance

From apps to taps: Where Ireland sits in the march toward a cashless society

Jan 15th 2020, 11:19 AM 1,317 Views 0 Comments

Early adoption is led by the Nordics and Asia as infrastructure and societal acceptance plays catch up.

# banks - Friday 15 November, 2019

Banks given 'free pass' by this government, SF Ard Fheis told
# Derry
# Derry

Banks given 'free pass' by this government, SF Ard Fheis told

Nov 15th 2019, 9:33 PM 12,582 Views 76 Comments

The Sinn Féin Ard Fheis kicked off in Derry today.

# banks - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

New Central Bank rules to stop brokers accepting free golf trips and sports tickets from banks
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

New Central Bank rules to stop brokers accepting free golf trips and sports tickets from banks

Sep 25th 2019, 6:10 AM 10,495 Views 23 Comments

From March next year, brokers and financial adviser will also have to publish details of commissions they receive on their websites.

# banks - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Taoiseach urged to tell banks to stop investing in fossil fuels during his UN speech in New York
# Leo In The Us
# Leo In The Us

Taoiseach urged to tell banks to stop investing in fossil fuels during his UN speech in New York

Sep 19th 2019, 6:10 AM 6,954 Views 29 Comments

Varadkar will attend the UN General Assembly and address the summit on sustainable development goals.

# banks - Saturday 14 September, 2019

KBC Bank admits it used time limit clause in 27 tracker complaints to Ombudsman
# Tracker Mortgage Scandal
# Tracker Mortgage Scandal

KBC Bank admits it used time limit clause in 27 tracker complaints to Ombudsman

Sep 14th 2019, 6:00 AM 11,263 Views 8 Comments

A number of banks, including KBC, reversed their decision to challenge the investigation of these complaints after a public rebuke by the ombudsman.

# banks - Monday 19 August, 2019

Banks use time limit to challenge tracker mortgage complaints to Ombudsman
# Tracker Scandal
# Tracker Scandal

Banks use time limit to challenge tracker mortgage complaints to Ombudsman

Aug 19th 2019, 10:27 AM 17,395 Views 31 Comments

Ombudsman Ger Deering said up to 500 customers could be affected by these challenges.

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