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# Irish Banking

Last year
Almost 300,000 new current accounts have been opened this year, figures show
The figures indicated that Ulster Bank and KBC current account customers are heeding advice to switch banks.
TD calls for Oireachtas Committee to meet to 'establish who knew what and when' about AIB plans
It follows a report in the Irish Independent this morning that the Department of Finance knew about AIB’s plans in advance.
All time
Banking industry asks Irish public for its say on new culture board to help 'rebuild trust' in sector
The banks have said they know their reputation has been damaged, and they want to take steps to address that.
Warning over increase in 'phishing' emails seeking PTSB account details
Email users are being bombarded with scam emails asking for account details and mobile phone numbers.
Foreign deposits on the increase amid 'good news' for Irish banks
The growth in deposits from people overseas has been hailed by the government as a vote of confidence in our lenders.
Column: Nick Leeson on how the Nyberg Report cannot just pay lip service to reform
In his latest weekly column for, Nick Leeson writes that if the banks behaved like kids in a sweet shop, then the government and the regulators were like the negligent parents who let them.
Column: Nick Leeson asks why no-one has gone to jail for the Irish banking collapse
In his first column for, the man who is famous for losing $50 million in one day wonders why no-one has been held accountable for the far greater losses in Irish banks.
The Anglo break-up: what the world’s papers say
Our guide to what the world’s media is saying about the break-up of Anglo Irish Bank into ‘funding’ and ‘recovery’ banks.
Anglo to be split into ‘funding’ and ‘recovery’ banks
The nationalised bank will be split into two newly-formed banks after the government agrees on a radical restructuring plan.
Varadkar condemns AIB staff perk scheme
Fine Gael TD says AIB “still thinks it’s in the Celtic tiger-era.”