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# barclays - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Barclays is moving into this new Dublin office - with room for 300 more staff
# Holy Moley!
# Holy Moley!

Barclays is moving into this new Dublin office - with room for 300 more staff

Aug 2nd 2017, 8:18 PM 30,843 Views 79 Comments

The financial firm will occupy two and a half floors of the new Molesworth Street office block.

# barclays - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Four bankers and Barclays charged over emergency $3 billion Qatar deal
# Bailout
# Bailout

Four bankers and Barclays charged over emergency $3 billion Qatar deal

Jun 20th 2017, 8:48 AM 11,680 Views 0 Comments

The charges include one for conspiracy to commit fraud against the bank’s former chief executive, John Varley.

# barclays - Friday 26 February, 2016

Irish banker arrested over allegations of torturing roommate's cat
# New York
# New York

Irish banker arrested over allegations of torturing roommate's cat

Feb 26th 2016, 10:04 PM 25,603 Views 0 Comments

On Saturday the roommate came home to find Lucy damp, missing fur and her foot facing in the wrong direction.

# barclays - Saturday 23 August, 2014

McIlroy back in the hunt after sparkling 65
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

McIlroy back in the hunt after sparkling 65

Aug 23rd 2014, 12:31 AM 7,661 Views 2 Comments

The world number one recovered from Thursday’s poor opening.

# barclays - Friday 22 August, 2014

Streaking McIlroy struggles, Van Pelt grabs lead
# As It Stands
From The42
# As It Stands

Streaking McIlroy struggles, Van Pelt grabs lead

Aug 22nd 2014, 12:22 AM 3,789 Views 0 Comments

The Northern Irish golfer fired a three-over par 74 in the first round of the opening event

# barclays - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Barclays axe 7,000 jobs at struggling unit as it creates 'bad bank'
# Libor
# Libor

Barclays axe 7,000 jobs at struggling unit as it creates 'bad bank'

May 8th 2014, 8:45 AM 5,447 Views 4 Comments

It will also have to sell or run down about £115 billion of non-core assets.

# barclays - 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 13,480 Views 18 Comments

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

# barclays - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Ireland’s post-bailout return to the bond markets raised €3.75 bn
# NTMA
# NTMA

Ireland’s post-bailout return to the bond markets raised €3.75 bn

Jan 7th 2014, 10:38 PM 17,822 Views 183 Comments

Demand for the 10-year benchmark bond amounted to €14 billion.

# barclays - Friday 20 September, 2013

Eight arrested over €1.5 million e-theft from Barclays in London
# Banking
# Banking

Eight arrested over €1.5 million e-theft from Barclays in London

Sep 20th 2013, 11:14 AM 3,571 Views 10 Comments

The bank said that no customers suffered financial loss as a result of the theft.

# barclays - Monday 1 July, 2013

EU accuses top banks in derivatives cartel probe
# Banking
# Banking

EU accuses top banks in derivatives cartel probe

Jul 1st 2013, 12:02 PM 3,857 Views 23 Comments

Thirteen top investment banks including Barclays, Deutsche Bank and Goldman Sachs have been accused of colluding over derivatives trading – a serious breach of EU antitrust rules.

# barclays - Friday 17 May, 2013

Column: How practising mindfulness can help your work life
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: How practising mindfulness can help your work life

May 17th 2013, 7:00 PM 225 Views 32 Comments

Some of the world’s most successful companies are investing in mindfulness training for their employees to help them deal better with stress and workplace challenges, writes Joanne O’Malley

# barclays - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

Hope for Irish jobs as Barclays announces 3,700 job losses
# Barclays
# Barclays

Hope for Irish jobs as Barclays announces 3,700 job losses

Feb 12th 2013, 5:46 PM 11,764 Views 2 Comments

While 1,900 of the jobs are to be lost across France, Italy, Spain and Portugal, consulations are still underway as to where the further 1,800 jobs will be cut.

# barclays - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Hot streak: Harrington birdies four straight to lead The Barclays
# Bethpage Black
From The42
# Bethpage Black

Hot streak: Harrington birdies four straight to lead The Barclays

Aug 23rd 2012, 6:49 PM 1,019 Views 0 Comments

The Dubliner carded a seven-under par 64 on day one in New York. Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy are four and five shots back.

# barclays - Saturday 18 August, 2012

Ex-Barclays chief Bob Diamond criticised over 'highly selective' evidence
# Barclays
# Barclays

Ex-Barclays chief Bob Diamond criticised over 'highly selective' evidence

Aug 18th 2012, 12:05 PM 2,287 Views 3 Comments

Head of British Treasury Select Committee inquiry into Libor scandal is highly critical of Diamond in official report.

# barclays - Friday 10 August, 2012

Property developer Patrick McKillen loses court action
# NAMA
# NAMA

Property developer Patrick McKillen loses court action

Aug 10th 2012, 2:24 PM 4,671 Views 12 Comments

The property developer brought action against NAMA, Derek Quinlan and the Barclay brothers in relation to the sale of an €800 million debt.

# barclays - Monday 23 July, 2012

Column: HSBC funnelled money for drug kingpins? This isn't surprising.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: HSBC funnelled money for drug kingpins? This isn't surprising.

Jul 23rd 2012, 7:15 AM 49 Views 11 Comments

We’re not surprised any more by unscrupulous behaviour by banks – but HSBC’s actions are as bad as it gets, writes Nick Leeson.

# barclays - Friday 20 July, 2012

Column: Here’s why Ireland is failing. Have you heard of Dibor?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Here’s why Ireland is failing. Have you heard of Dibor?

Jul 20th 2012, 7:00 AM 810 Views 50 Comments

In the UK, a banking scandal has prompted high-level resignations and heavy fines. In Ireland our reaction is very different, writes William Campbell.

# barclays - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

Column: Make an example of bankers. Just do it.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Make an example of bankers. Just do it.

Jul 11th 2012, 7:00 AM 23 Views 26 Comments

Former trader Nick Leeson says an example was quite rightly made of him when his actions led to the collapse of Barings Bank – why isn’t that happening now?

# barclays - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Jul 3rd 2012, 8:44 AM 6,266 Views 6 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

Sign on you crazy Diamond: Barclays chief resigns
# Banking
# Banking

Sign on you crazy Diamond: Barclays chief resigns

Jul 3rd 2012, 8:05 AM 2,713 Views 12 Comments

Under pressure Bob Diamond has stepped down as the bank’s chief executive after controversy over the bank’s manipulation of key interest rates.

# barclays - Monday 2 July, 2012

UK to hold banking inquiry over lending rates scandal
# Investigation
# Investigation

UK to hold banking inquiry over lending rates scandal

Jul 2nd 2012, 7:08 PM 2,817 Views 16 Comments

David Cameron announced the inquiry in parliament this morning over the major scandal involving inter-bank lending rates.

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Jul 2nd 2012, 8:28 AM 6,616 Views 2 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

# barclays - Sunday 1 July, 2012

RBS traders fired months ago over rate-fixing - report
# Libor
# Libor

RBS traders fired months ago over rate-fixing - report

Jul 1st 2012, 4:31 PM 3,460 Views 4 Comments

Revelation comes after RBS confirmed it is one of the banks being investigated over manipulation of inter-bank lending rates.

# barclays - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

English court dismisses McKillen appeal against NAMA's sale of London hotel chain
# NAMA
# NAMA

English court dismisses McKillen appeal against NAMA's sale of London hotel chain

Jun 27th 2012, 1:23 PM 2,724 Views 2 Comments

NAMA says it is “delighted” at the ruling, which ensures a “very substantial financial recovery” for the agency.

# barclays - Sunday 17 June, 2012

Could Ireland ever become a totally cash-free country?
# Money Matters
# Money Matters

Could Ireland ever become a totally cash-free country?

Jun 17th 2012, 8:15 AM 8,955 Views 54 Comments

Irish people take out more money from ATMs than anyone else in Europe. So could we ever move to an electronic-only system?

# barclays - Monday 11 June, 2012

The rich Irish hold their wealth...in treasure*
# Treasure Chest
# Treasure Chest

The rich Irish hold their wealth...in treasure*

Jun 11th 2012, 7:06 PM 7,200 Views 9 Comments

*Well, 10 per cent of it.

# barclays - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Fine Gael criticises referendum parody ads as 'desperate last minute tactics'
# Referendum
# Referendum

Fine Gael criticises referendum parody ads as 'desperate last minute tactics'

May 30th 2012, 2:15 PM 4,965 Views 87 Comments

The ads, which link to the Fine Gael website, are the work of the UK political blogger Guido Fawkes who said they were “good craic”.

# barclays - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

McKillen accuses brothers of acting 'unlawfully' in London hotel takeover
# Hotels
# Hotels

McKillen accuses brothers of acting 'unlawfully' in London hotel takeover

Mar 20th 2012, 10:06 AM 2,050 Views 1 Comment

Reclusive developer Paddy McKillen accuses the Barclay brothers of acting illegally to win control of a luxury London hotel chain.

# barclays - Friday 9 March, 2012

The Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Mar 9th 2012, 8:00 PM 4,034 Views 4 Comments

All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces that you may have missed…

The 5 at 5: Friday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

Mar 9th 2012, 4:59 PM 4,211 Views 1 Comment

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# barclays - Saturday 10 December, 2011

'No jerks' rule at UK bank led to 30 staff leaving, CEO says
# Bankers
# Bankers

'No jerks' rule at UK bank led to 30 staff leaving, CEO says

Dec 10th 2011, 2:56 PM 9,240 Views 20 Comments

Barclays boss Bob Diamond cited an incident in which five bankers spent £44,000 on wine at a meal to celebrate their bonuses.

# barclays - Friday 4 November, 2011

Boss who called for end to "period of remorse" insists banks "can be cuddly"
# Bankers
# Bankers

Boss who called for end to "period of remorse" insists banks "can be cuddly"

Nov 4th 2011, 11:33 AM 345 Views 5 Comments

Barclay’s CEO Bob Diamond struck a more conciliatory tone in a keynote lecture in London last night.

# barclays - Thursday 29 September, 2011

NAMA completes €800m deal to sell luxury London hotel loans
# NAMA
# NAMA

NAMA completes €800m deal to sell luxury London hotel loans

Sep 29th 2011, 1:00 PM 1,221 Views 14 Comments

The sale of €800m in debts of a luxury London hotel chain is the National Treasury Management Agency’s biggest sale to date.

# barclays - Thursday 18 August, 2011

Barclays spent €35m poaching a trader... and now he's leaving
# Oww
# Oww

Barclays spent €35m poaching a trader... and now he's leaving

Aug 18th 2011, 9:16 AM 601 Views 0 Comments

What’s that saying about ‘what goes around comes around’?

# barclays - Wednesday 12 January, 2011

Poll: Is the period of remorse for bankers over?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is the period of remorse for bankers over?

Jan 12th 2011, 9:46 AM 747 Views 9 Comments

Is it time we all stopped looking for heads on a plate, and started looking for ways to move forward? Or has the period of remorse and apology not even begun?

# barclays - Friday 17 September, 2010

IMF says it doesn't think Ireland needs its help
# Bond Markets
# Bond Markets

IMF says it doesn't think Ireland needs its help

Sep 17th 2010, 3:38 PM 309 Views 0 Comments

The International Monetary Fund praises the efforts to prop up the banking system as bond yields reach another all-time high.

Bonds hit all-time record as default fears continue
# Live
# Live

Bonds hit all-time record as default fears continue

Sep 17th 2010, 8:40 AM 257 Views 0 Comments

The interest rate on Irish government borrowings brushed a record 6.1%, amid fears the IMF may be called in.