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#Permanent TSB

# permanent-tsb - Friday 22 July, 2022

Competition watchdog green lights Permanent TSB's €7.6 billion deal with Ulster Bank
# The Big Bank Switch
# The Big Bank Switch

Competition watchdog green lights Permanent TSB's €7.6 billion deal with Ulster Bank

Jul 22nd 2022, 9:24 AM 17,998 Views 18 Comments

The deal includes 25 of Ulster Bank’s branches.

# permanent-tsb - 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 15,366 Views 6 Comments

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

# permanent-tsb - 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 16,358 Views 0 Comments

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

# permanent-tsb - Friday 15 April, 2022

Is your bank exiting the market? Take action soon, experts say. Here's what you need to know
# The Banks
# The Banks

Is your bank exiting the market? Take action soon, experts say. Here's what you need to know

Apr 15th 2022, 12:05 AM 28,374 Views 20 Comments
  • Ulster Bank and KBC Bank are in the process of winding down their Irish operations as announced last year.
  • Concerns have been raised in recent months about the scale of the logistical challenges involved.
  • Consumer experts say customers have time to sort out new arrangements but they should "take action" soon.

# permanent-tsb - 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 28,395 Views 11 Comments

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

# permanent-tsb - Monday 4 April, 2022

Banks 'ill-prepared for the biggest logistical challenge in Irish banking since the euro'
# The Banks
# The Banks

Banks 'ill-prepared for the biggest logistical challenge in Irish banking since the euro'

Apr 4th 2022, 12:05 AM 73,395 Views 32 Comments
  • Concerns have been raised that the exits of Ulster Bank and KBC Bank could be "the perfect storm" for the remaining banks.
  • Over one million customers will have to choose a new provider and switch over their current accounts.
  • But the Financial Services Union believes significant customer service issues are likely to arise, Ian Curran reports.

# permanent-tsb - 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 27,345 Views 19 Comments

The issue has since been resolved.

# permanent-tsb - Wednesday 10 November, 2021

Regulator to pursue former Permanent TSB executive in first individual tracker mortgage probe
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

Regulator to pursue former Permanent TSB executive in first individual tracker mortgage probe

Nov 10th 2021, 12:23 PM 18,156 Views 14 Comments

The bank reached a €21 million settlement with the Central Bank in 2019 in respect of 42 regulatory breaches.

# permanent-tsb - Sunday 26 September, 2021

Permanent TSB experiencing 'extremely high call volumes due to ongoing fraud incident'
# Fraud Hotline
# Fraud Hotline

Permanent TSB experiencing 'extremely high call volumes due to ongoing fraud incident'

Sep 26th 2021, 2:37 PM 149,292 Views 41 Comments

The bank has apologised to customers due to wait times on its phonelines.

# permanent-tsb - Friday 23 July, 2021

Permanent TSB plans to take over €7.6 billion of Ulster Bank loans and 25 branches
# Banking
# Banking

Permanent TSB plans to take over €7.6 billion of Ulster Bank loans and 25 branches

Jul 23rd 2021, 8:48 AM 16,729 Views 40 Comments

Ulster Bank has over one million customers, along with 2,800 staff and 88 branches across the country.

# permanent-tsb - Thursday 22 July, 2021

Gardaí warn of text scam telling people of 'unusual activity' on Permanent TSB account
# Smishing
# Smishing

Gardaí warn of text scam telling people of 'unusual activity' on Permanent TSB account

Jul 22nd 2021, 9:51 AM 15,781 Views 27 Comments

Gardaí say the fraudsters want your personal data so they can steal money.

# permanent-tsb - Monday 17 May, 2021

'Lingering resentment': Public trust in Irish banks remains low after 2008
# The Banks
# The Banks

'Lingering resentment': Public trust in Irish banks remains low after 2008

May 17th 2021, 2:19 PM 12,538 Views 17 Comments

But trust levels have improved substantially among younger customers since the crash.

# permanent-tsb - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

Ulster Bank topped the Financial Ombudsman's complaints table in 2020 for the second year in a row
# The Banks
# The Banks

Ulster Bank topped the Financial Ombudsman's complaints table in 2020 for the second year in a row

Mar 30th 2021, 11:40 AM 6,407 Views 5 Comments

The watchdog also received 492 new complaints about tracker mortgages in 2020.

# permanent-tsb - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

Permanent TSB reports a pre-tax loss of €166 million in 2020 as Covid hits new lending
# The Banks
# The Banks

Permanent TSB reports a pre-tax loss of €166 million in 2020 as Covid hits new lending

Mar 3rd 2021, 8:31 AM 10,537 Views 18 Comments

The 75% State-owned bank took a loan impairment charge of €155 million.

# permanent-tsb - Sunday 24 January, 2021

Irish banks want to take on Revolut together — but why has the competition watchdog 'rejected' them?
# The Banks
# The Banks

Irish banks want to take on Revolut together — but why has the competition watchdog 'rejected' them?

Jan 24th 2021, 6:30 AM 78,514 Views 37 Comments

Why has it taken so long for Irish banks to address competition from fresh-faced fintech companies?

# permanent-tsb - Sunday 9 August, 2020

'There are people working in their bedrooms keeping the banking system going and this is their reward'
# The Banks
# The Banks

'There are people working in their bedrooms keeping the banking system going and this is their reward'

Aug 9th 2020, 12:05 AM 109,561 Views 33 Comments

Bank of Ireland redundancies ‘surprised’ the general secretary of the Financial Services Union.

# permanent-tsb - 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 20,839 Views 46 Comments

Developments in recent days have undermined the banks’ positions.

# permanent-tsb - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Bank bosses may face fines and sanctions in the future, but won't get jail time under new law
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

Bank bosses may face fines and sanctions in the future, but won't get jail time under new law

Jun 18th 2019, 9:00 PM 12,014 Views 34 Comments

The new laws were drawn up in the wake of the tracker-mortgage scandal.

# permanent-tsb - Saturday 1 June, 2019

Central Bank urged to ensure banks don't pass on tracker scandal fines to customers
# Regulation
# Regulation

Central Bank urged to ensure banks don't pass on tracker scandal fines to customers

Jun 1st 2019, 9:30 AM 16,863 Views 100 Comments

This week Permanent TSB was fined €21 million for regulatory breaches.

# permanent-tsb - Thursday 30 May, 2019

Permanent TSB fined record €21 million over tracker mortgage scandal
# Might Fine
# Might Fine

Permanent TSB fined record €21 million over tracker mortgage scandal

May 30th 2019, 2:07 PM 37,293 Views 60 Comments

PTSB has apologised “unreservedly” to the customers affected by the tracker mortgage scandal.

# permanent-tsb - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Problem over payment of child benefit to Irish parents 'resolved' following industry-wide banking issue
# Delayed Payment
# Delayed Payment

Problem over payment of child benefit to Irish parents 'resolved' following industry-wide banking issue

Oct 2nd 2018, 2:28 PM 39,077 Views 71 Comments

Customers with An Post, Ulster Bank and PTSB have been affected.

# permanent-tsb - Friday 7 September, 2018

343 homes repossessed over mortgage arrears during second quarter of 2018
# Mortgage Crisis
# Mortgage Crisis

343 homes repossessed over mortgage arrears during second quarter of 2018

Sep 7th 2018, 5:50 PM 37,025 Views 84 Comments

Tens of thousands of people are still feeling the effects of the mortgage crisis ten years later.

# permanent-tsb - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

Mortgage-holders caught up in PTSB loan sale to be invited to tell of the turmoil it has caused
# Vulture Funds
# Vulture Funds

Mortgage-holders caught up in PTSB loan sale to be invited to tell of the turmoil it has caused

Sep 4th 2018, 6:40 PM 17,431 Views 43 Comments

Sinn Féin’s finance spokesperson Pearse Doherty said a full committee session should be dedicated to the loan book sale.

# permanent-tsb - Saturday 18 August, 2018

'Mary' is recovering from cancer and her mortgage - in €29k arrears - has been sold to a vulture fund
# Sell Off
# Sell Off

'Mary' is recovering from cancer and her mortgage - in €29k arrears - has been sold to a vulture fund

Aug 18th 2018, 6:30 AM 44,044 Views 97 Comments

‘Mary’ has been out of work since her cancer diagnosis. She had no idea her mortgage was to be sold to a vulture fund.

# permanent-tsb - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

'Where's Paschal?': Calls for political leadership as PTSB mortgage sale to vulture fund to proceed
# Sell Off
# Sell Off

'Where's Paschal?': Calls for political leadership as PTSB mortgage sale to vulture fund to proceed

Aug 8th 2018, 6:34 PM 19,386 Views 69 Comments

The bank has confirmed that performing loans and customers who have engaged will also be sold off.

# permanent-tsb - Monday 6 August, 2018

Shane Ross: 'I'm sorry some people will lose part of their front gardens, but it's in the national interest'
# Interview
# Interview

Shane Ross: 'I'm sorry some people will lose part of their front gardens, but it's in the national interest'

Aug 6th 2018, 6:05 AM 48,443 Views 59 Comments

In an interview with TheJournal.ie, Shane Ross also says the government needs to have more of a say in State-owned banks.

# permanent-tsb - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Calls for Dáil to be recalled after PTSB sell thousands of home loans to vulture fund
# Sell Off
# Sell Off

Calls for Dáil to be recalled after PTSB sell thousands of home loans to vulture fund

Aug 1st 2018, 9:57 AM 39,332 Views 127 Comments

The bank sold its controversial Project Glas loan portfolio to a so-called vulture fund for around €1.3 billion.

# permanent-tsb - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

PTSB sells thousands of home loan mortgages to vulture fund
# Sell Off
# Sell Off

PTSB sells thousands of home loan mortgages to vulture fund

Jul 31st 2018, 8:10 PM 39,715 Views 136 Comments

A total of 7,400 are owner-occupier mortgages, while 3,300 are buy-to-let properties.

# permanent-tsb - Thursday 22 March, 2018

Even PTSB customers who are meeting revised loan terms will have mortgages sold to vulture funds
# Vultures
# Vultures

Even PTSB customers who are meeting revised loan terms will have mortgages sold to vulture funds

Mar 22nd 2018, 1:41 PM 21,001 Views 100 Comments

Executives blamed the European regulator for the classification of these loans as non-performing.

# permanent-tsb - Friday 9 March, 2018

Grafton Street branch of PTSB occupied by anti-vulture fund demonstrators
# Permanent TSB
# Permanent TSB

Grafton Street branch of PTSB occupied by anti-vulture fund demonstrators

Mar 9th 2018, 4:00 PM 19,728 Views 108 Comments

The protesters accuse the bank of putting the lives of people in almost 20,000 households in jeopardy.

# permanent-tsb - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Feb 24th 2018, 8:02 PM 11,137 Views 2 Comments

A murder investigation in Sligo, Fianna Fáil’s rising popularity and the death of British actress Emma Chambers…

PTSB chief refuses to appear before Finance Committee next week over loan sale
# Vulture Funds
# Vulture Funds

PTSB chief refuses to appear before Finance Committee next week over loan sale

Feb 24th 2018, 7:35 AM 17,008 Views 58 Comments

The bank recently announced it is to sell off a €3.7 billion portfolio of non-performing loans, including mortgages 14,000 private dwelling homes.

# permanent-tsb - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Harris on PTSB home loan sale: 'It's time to see a bit of humility from our banks'
# Vulture Funds
# Vulture Funds

Harris on PTSB home loan sale: 'It's time to see a bit of humility from our banks'

Feb 22nd 2018, 4:02 PM 18,600 Views 88 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said the bank has been asked to appear before the Oireachtas Finance Committee next week.

# permanent-tsb - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Minister concedes homeowners who engaged with PTSB may not have deals honoured
# Vulture Funds
# Vulture Funds

Minister concedes homeowners who engaged with PTSB may not have deals honoured

Feb 21st 2018, 3:44 PM 23,698 Views 122 Comments

PTSB, which is 75% State owned, has been defending its plan to sell off a book of non-performing loans.

# permanent-tsb - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

'Many have made no payments at all for years': PTSB defends controversial €3.7 billion mortgage sell off
# Political Battle
# Political Battle

'Many have made no payments at all for years': PTSB defends controversial €3.7 billion mortgage sell off

Feb 20th 2018, 8:42 PM 39,363 Views 189 Comments

The proposed sell-off has become the subject of a political battle in recent days.

# permanent-tsb - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Tracker scandal: Just a quarter of PTSB customers who lost homes have appealed
# Compensation
# Compensation

Tracker scandal: Just a quarter of PTSB customers who lost homes have appealed

Feb 6th 2018, 8:01 PM 12,980 Views 23 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said there was an “onus” on the banks to get in contact with these customers.

# permanent-tsb - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Here's how many customers each of the main banks say they overcharged
# Tracker Mortgage Scandal
# Tracker Mortgage Scandal

Here's how many customers each of the main banks say they overcharged

Dec 20th 2017, 3:58 PM 22,503 Views 26 Comments

Some of the banks have increased their numbers significantly.

# permanent-tsb - Friday 13 October, 2017

More than 30,000 people may be affected by tracker scandal - double the Central Bank's estimate
# Expert Opinion
# Expert Opinion

More than 30,000 people may be affected by tracker scandal - double the Central Bank's estimate

Oct 13th 2017, 12:05 AM 13,498 Views 51 Comments

Financial advisor Padraig Kissane said many people who should be included in the current redress process have been told they are not impacted.

# permanent-tsb - Thursday 12 October, 2017

Couple affected by tracker mortgage scandal suffered stroke and nervous breakdown
# Justice
# Justice

Couple affected by tracker mortgage scandal suffered stroke and nervous breakdown

Oct 12th 2017, 3:37 PM 28,065 Views 60 Comments

A number of customers affected by the error shared stories today of the hardship it caused.

# permanent-tsb - Thursday 28 September, 2017

PTSB says it won't pay corporation tax over the next 21 years
# Bailed-out Banks
# Bailed-out Banks

PTSB says it won't pay corporation tax over the next 21 years

Sep 28th 2017, 12:52 PM 22,313 Views 88 Comments

PTSB said the “accounting principle” is something it is obliged to comply with.

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