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# kbc-bank - Tuesday 24 May, 2022

Watchdog clears Bank of Ireland €9 billion KBC deal despite 'significant' concerns
# Probe
# Probe

Watchdog clears Bank of Ireland €9 billion KBC deal despite 'significant' concerns

May 24th 2022, 9:14 AM 13,999 Views 16 Comments

The sale would see Bank of Ireland acquire KBC’s performing loan assets.

# kbc-bank - Wednesday 18 May, 2022

Exiting Ulster Bank gives customers six-month 'deadline' to repay their overdrafts
# The Banks
# The Banks

Exiting Ulster Bank gives customers six-month 'deadline' to repay their overdrafts

May 18th 2022, 4:25 PM 38,411 Views 28 Comments

But bank officials said the lender will remain flexible and urged customers having difficulties to come forward immediately.

# kbc-bank - Tuesday 10 May, 2022

Competition authority launches full probe into Permanent TSB's €7.6 billion Ulster Bank deal
# The Banks
# The Banks

Competition authority launches full probe into Permanent TSB's €7.6 billion Ulster Bank deal

May 10th 2022, 2:20 PM 15,258 Views 6 Comments

The investigation will determine whether the proposed acquisition could lead to a substantial lessening of competition in the State.

# kbc-bank - Friday 29 April, 2022

Flurry of announcements caps off noteworthy week for Irish banks and their customers
# The Banks
# The Banks

Flurry of announcements caps off noteworthy week for Irish banks and their customers

Apr 29th 2022, 12:26 PM 16,329 Views 0 Comments

Stakeholders say the industry is staring down the barrel of one of the biggest logistical challenges in its history.

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 15,950 Views 11 Comments

The original timeframe was 90 days.

# kbc-bank - Wednesday 27 April, 2022

Central Bank tells sector 'more needs to be done' for customers hit by KBC and Ulster Bank closures
# Account Switch
# Account Switch

Central Bank tells sector 'more needs to be done' for customers hit by KBC and Ulster Bank closures

Apr 27th 2022, 2:33 PM 9,937 Views 12 Comments

Both Ulster Bank and KBC Bank are winding down their operations in Ireland.

# kbc-bank - Wednesday 13 April, 2022

Ulster Bank gives current and deposit account customers six months' notice to switch providers
# The Banks
# The Banks

Ulster Bank gives current and deposit account customers six months' notice to switch providers

Apr 13th 2022, 1:39 PM 28,356 Views 11 Comments

Separately, KBC Bank announced yesterday that from June, customers will get 90 days’ notice to move their accounts.

# kbc-bank - Wednesday 20 October, 2021

Competition watchdog launches full probe of Bank of Ireland proposal to buy KBC Bank loans
# The Banks
# The Banks

Competition watchdog launches full probe of Bank of Ireland proposal to buy KBC Bank loans

Oct 20th 2021, 3:50 PM 15,045 Views 13 Comments

The CCPC said an in-depth investigation was required to determine whether the deal would weaken competition.

# kbc-bank - Thursday 12 November, 2020

KBC Bank pushed into €41 million loss for 2020 despite positive third quarter figures
# The Banks
# The Banks

KBC Bank pushed into €41 million loss for 2020 despite positive third quarter figures

Nov 12th 2020, 11:25 AM 11,931 Views 12 Comments

However, the Belgian-owned bank saw a ‘record number’ of mortgage applications in the third quarter.

# kbc-bank - Saturday 26 September, 2020

Banking Culture Board not commenting on individual reports after KBC's €18.3 million fine
# Tracker Mortgages
# Tracker Mortgages

Banking Culture Board not commenting on individual reports after KBC's €18.3 million fine

Sep 26th 2020, 8:30 AM 19,829 Views 32 Comments

Central Bank investigations into three other banks are ongoing.

# kbc-bank - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Explainer: Why Irish banks are being accused of 'profiteering from the pandemic'
# The Banks
# The Banks

Explainer: Why Irish banks are being accused of 'profiteering from the pandemic'

Jul 9th 2020, 2:26 PM 20,816 Views 46 Comments

Developments in recent days have undermined the banks’ positions.

# kbc-bank - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

Overwhelming majority of Irish people expect austerity to return after the pandemic
# Cutbacks
# Cutbacks

Overwhelming majority of Irish people expect austerity to return after the pandemic

May 20th 2020, 12:39 PM 18,759 Views 69 Comments

Opposition parties and trade unions have made strong statements in recent weeks against possible public spending cuts.

# kbc-bank - Friday 15 November, 2019

Calls for head of KBC group to apologise after comments about 'annoying' tracker mortgage scandal
# Johan Thijs
# Johan Thijs

Calls for head of KBC group to apologise after comments about 'annoying' tracker mortgage scandal

Updated Nov 15th 2019, 11:14 AM 26,243 Views 88 Comments

More than 40,000 people were affected by the scandal.

# kbc-bank - Friday 11 October, 2019

Roscommon family in controversial eviction case given one month to leave home
# Strokestown
# Strokestown

Roscommon family in controversial eviction case given one month to leave home

Oct 11th 2019, 12:50 PM 22,667 Views 0 Comments

The eviction gained national media attention last December.

# kbc-bank - Thursday 10 October, 2019

KBC seeks fresh injunction to force family at centre of controversial Strokestown eviction to leave property
# Falsk
# Falsk

KBC seeks fresh injunction to force family at centre of controversial Strokestown eviction to leave property

Oct 10th 2019, 6:49 PM 21,410 Views 0 Comments

The eviction gained national media attention last December.

# kbc-bank - Monday 15 April, 2019

'It won't happen overnight': Launch of new body to improve culture in Irish banks
# Irish Banking Culture Board
# Irish Banking Culture Board

'It won't happen overnight': Launch of new body to improve culture in Irish banks

Apr 15th 2019, 10:06 AM 17,589 Views 47 Comments

The board is funded by the five pillar banks and chaired by a retired Court of Appeal judge.

# kbc-bank - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Salaries predicted to rise by 5% on average this year as employers forecast Irish jobs Brexit boost
# It's The Economy Stupid
# It's The Economy Stupid

Salaries predicted to rise by 5% on average this year as employers forecast Irish jobs Brexit boost

Feb 7th 2019, 6:01 AM 20,945 Views 26 Comments

Consumer sentiment was strong in January as spenders wait to see how Brexit will affect their pockets.

# kbc-bank - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

TDs meet with KBC Bank and say they don't want return to days of the Black and Tans
# Eviction
# Eviction

TDs meet with KBC Bank and say they don't want return to days of the Black and Tans

Jan 9th 2019, 8:15 PM 29,776 Views 105 Comments

Mattie McGrath, Michael Collins and Carol Nolan met with the bank’s reps in the wake of violent scenes in Roscommon.

# kbc-bank - Saturday 22 December, 2018

'Yellow vest' protesters demonstrate at KBC headquarters as gardaí probe Dublin attacks
# KBC Bank
# KBC Bank

'Yellow vest' protesters demonstrate at KBC headquarters as gardaí probe Dublin attacks

Updated Dec 22nd 2018, 4:30 PM 99,842 Views 215 Comments

A KBC building was also set alight on Thursday night in Dublin city centre.

# kbc-bank - Friday 21 December, 2018

Gardaí investigating fire at KBC building in Dublin city centre
# KBC Bank
# KBC Bank

Gardaí investigating fire at KBC building in Dublin city centre

Dec 21st 2018, 9:34 AM 41,723 Views 163 Comments

The alarm was raised last night and a fire was extinguished in the lobby.

# kbc-bank - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

Occupation of KBC Bank branch ends after talks about evictions 'settled'
# Baggot Street
# Baggot Street

Occupation of KBC Bank branch ends after talks about evictions 'settled'

Updated Dec 19th 2018, 7:50 PM 74,772 Views 181 Comments

Three TDs and a dozen members of the Land League had staged a protest in the Baggot Street branch of the bank since 2pm.

# kbc-bank - Friday 29 June, 2018

Court rules that KBC are entitled to repossess properties belonging to Jerry Beades
# High Court
# High Court

Court rules that KBC are entitled to repossess properties belonging to Jerry Beades

Jun 29th 2018, 7:44 PM 21,066 Views 0 Comments

The financial lender claims that more than €2 million in loans to the anti-eviction activist remains outstanding.

# kbc-bank - Friday 27 April, 2018

Court descends into chaos as bank accuses Dublin couple of failing to vacate their home
# Balbriggan
# Balbriggan

Court descends into chaos as bank accuses Dublin couple of failing to vacate their home

Apr 27th 2018, 7:34 AM 53,185 Views 0 Comments

Gordon Smith was removed from the court by gardai after refusing to say whether he would abide by a new court order to vacate the Balbriggan property.

# kbc-bank - Monday 26 February, 2018

Galway couple overcharged €1.23 million by KBC Bank on their mortgage
# Compensation
# Compensation

Galway couple overcharged €1.23 million by KBC Bank on their mortgage

Feb 26th 2018, 10:41 AM 49,026 Views 58 Comments

The couple were overcharged on mortgages for a number of investment properties.

# kbc-bank - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Judge criticises 'meaningless' legal 'advice' issued to couple evicted from their home
# Courts
# Courts

Judge criticises 'meaningless' legal 'advice' issued to couple evicted from their home

Oct 10th 2017, 6:38 PM 38,437 Views 0 Comments

KBC Bank issued a repossession order to the couple.

# kbc-bank - Friday 2 June, 2017

‘Not good enough’ - KBC customers left frustrated as payments delayed
# Payment Failure
# Payment Failure

‘Not good enough’ - KBC customers left frustrated as payments delayed

Jun 2nd 2017, 2:05 PM 16,764 Views 16 Comments

Customers have reported previous problems with payments before Bank Holiday weekends

# kbc-bank - Thursday 9 February, 2017

These are the reasons why KBC has decided not to leave Ireland
# We're Staying
# We're Staying

These are the reasons why KBC has decided not to leave Ireland

Feb 9th 2017, 1:30 PM 23,131 Views 16 Comments

The bank also announced it will have a new focus on small business lending.

KBC Ireland committing to business in Ireland, safeguarding 1,000 jobs
# Committed
# Committed

KBC Ireland committing to business in Ireland, safeguarding 1,000 jobs

Feb 9th 2017, 7:01 AM 9,598 Views 28 Comments

The company’s Irish profits increased by over €150 million in one year.

# kbc-bank - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

'Very real concern' among KBC workers as bank to decide its future in Ireland on Thursday
# KBC Bank Ireland
# KBC Bank Ireland

'Very real concern' among KBC workers as bank to decide its future in Ireland on Thursday

Feb 7th 2017, 6:20 AM 22,152 Views 41 Comments

The results of a strategic review of KBC Group’s Irish activities will be announced this coming Thursday.

# kbc-bank - Monday 10 October, 2016

Central Bank fines KBC Bank Ireland €1.4 million for "repeated breaches" on lending codes
# Banking
# Banking

Central Bank fines KBC Bank Ireland €1.4 million for "repeated breaches" on lending codes

Oct 10th 2016, 4:53 PM 16,668 Views 27 Comments

KBC was found to have breached Central Bank rules on 18 separate occasions.

# kbc-bank - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Life in the slow lane: Irish business outlook 'steady' compared to bullish 2013
# Steady As She Grows
# Steady As She Grows

Life in the slow lane: Irish business outlook 'steady' compared to bullish 2013

Aug 5th 2014, 10:39 AM 3,844 Views 5 Comments

After major improvements towards the end of 2013, Irish businesses are making slower progress this year.

# kbc-bank - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Whose recovery is it anyway? Many left behind as the economy accelerates
# Stalled Recovery
# Stalled Recovery

Whose recovery is it anyway? Many left behind as the economy accelerates

Jul 12th 2014, 8:45 AM 9,679 Views 54 Comments

Saddled with debt and facing little prospect of wage growth, many Irish people aren’t feeling the benefit of the economic turnaround.

# kbc-bank - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

On the way out? KBC Bank considers a sale of its Irish outfit
# Out The Door
# Out The Door

On the way out? KBC Bank considers a sale of its Irish outfit

Jun 17th 2014, 11:51 AM 9,783 Views 11 Comments

The Belgian outfit is focused on returning to profitability within two years, but then says that all options are on the table.

# kbc-bank - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

'The shortest bankruptcy in the world' - IMHO agrees three month debt deal with banks
# End Of The Tunnel
# End Of The Tunnel

'The shortest bankruptcy in the world' - IMHO agrees three month debt deal with banks

Jun 4th 2014, 1:39 PM 16,388 Views 116 Comments

The mortgage holder’s advocate has struck a deal with two major banks and hopes more will follow.

# kbc-bank - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Business sentiment hits 7 year high
# Feeling Sentimental
# Feeling Sentimental

Business sentiment hits 7 year high

May 1st 2014, 11:57 AM 4,108 Views 16 Comments

But changes in the level of activity are “fairly modest”.

# kbc-bank - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Consumers 'gradually recovering from the extreme difficulties'
# Spend Spend Spend
# Spend Spend Spend

Consumers 'gradually recovering from the extreme difficulties'

Feb 4th 2014, 12:11 PM 6,614 Views 36 Comments

How are you feeling about spending more money?

# kbc-bank - Monday 16 September, 2013

Priory Hall resident whose partner died by suicide welcomes 21 day timeline for solution
# Stephanie Meehan
# Stephanie Meehan

Priory Hall resident whose partner died by suicide welcomes 21 day timeline for solution

Sep 16th 2013, 11:02 PM 7,259 Views 21 Comments

Minister Phil Hogan has tasked Department of Environment officials with the job of talking to all the stakeholders at the Donaghmede complex and proposing a solution within the next three weeks.

# kbc-bank - Thursday 5 September, 2013

KBC Bank to open eight branches and target new customers
# Banking
# Banking

KBC Bank to open eight branches and target new customers

Sep 5th 2013, 8:38 AM 11,414 Views 39 Comments

The Belgian-owned bank is hoping to attract 10 per cent of the retail banking market with a new current account.

# kbc-bank - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Better business conditions mean 'more firms are hiring'
# Jobs
# Jobs

Better business conditions mean 'more firms are hiring'

Jul 2nd 2013, 6:30 AM 3,342 Views 8 Comments

A new survey from KBC Bank Ireland and Chartered Accountants Ireland looks at business sentiment in the country, and says Irish business activity has strengthened.

# kbc-bank - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Back for good? Irish lenders promoting 90 per cent mortgages
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Back for good? Irish lenders promoting 90 per cent mortgages

Jun 13th 2013, 10:00 PM 19,443 Views 74 Comments

KBC Bank is now actively seeking candidates for 90 per cent loans, but did you know other lenders are making similar offers?

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