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# richie-boucher - Sunday 27 November, 2016

'The rage inside me was getting stronger': Ireland's top bankers face grilling on mortgages and repossessions
# Bankers
# Bankers

'The rage inside me was getting stronger': Ireland's top bankers face grilling on mortgages and repossessions

Nov 27th 2016, 7:00 AM 17,935 Views 32 Comments

Three of Ireland’s top bankers were before an Oireachtas committee to talk about the state of Irish banking system.

# richie-boucher - Friday 22 May, 2015

Michael Noonan warns banks: Cut your interest rates or else...
# The Boss
# The Boss

Michael Noonan warns banks: Cut your interest rates or else...

May 22nd 2015, 12:25 PM 15,265 Views 72 Comments

“Happy customers make for profitable banks,” the finance minister said today.

# richie-boucher - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Bank of Ireland CEO: 'We can repay people financially, but not morally'
# We All Partied
# We All Partied

Bank of Ireland CEO: 'We can repay people financially, but not morally'

May 6th 2015, 1:28 PM 22,854 Views 67 Comments

Richie Boucher said bankers’ pre-crash salaries were “relatively generous”.

# richie-boucher - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

State of the Nation: Can Fine Gael and Labour agree on water charges?
# Dáil Talk
# Dáil Talk

State of the Nation: Can Fine Gael and Labour agree on water charges?

Nov 5th 2014, 9:00 AM 7,998 Views 111 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# richie-boucher - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# Newsfix
# Newsfix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Jul 12th 2014, 7:40 PM 15,256 Views 2 Comments

Everyone’s talking about the July 12th marches, protests in Dublin, fresh violence in Gaza and the death of the last surviving original Ramone.

BOI chief Richie Boucher tells staff he is being treated for cancer
# Bank Of Ireland
# Bank Of Ireland

BOI chief Richie Boucher tells staff he is being treated for cancer

Jul 12th 2014, 11:56 AM 17,949 Views 79 Comments

The Bank of Ireland chief executive expects to be back to work in September.

# richie-boucher - 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 16,378 Views 116 Comments

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

# richie-boucher - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Insolvency chief blasts Bank of Ireland
# Bad Bank
# Bad Bank

Insolvency chief blasts Bank of Ireland

Apr 30th 2014, 12:11 PM 9,267 Views 17 Comments

The state-backed lender’s refusal to engage with personal insolvency legislation is in the crosshairs.

# richie-boucher - Friday 25 April, 2014

Number of defaulted loans fall at Bank of Ireland
# Improvement
# Improvement

Number of defaulted loans fall at Bank of Ireland

Apr 25th 2014, 11:33 AM 7,665 Views 68 Comments

BoI says it is trading normally as shareholders meet in Dublin.

# richie-boucher - Sunday 13 April, 2014

Pearse Doherty: Missing bank guarantee letters may be grounds for conspiracy theory
# Still Missing
# Still Missing

Pearse Doherty: Missing bank guarantee letters may be grounds for conspiracy theory

Apr 13th 2014, 7:30 AM 40,412 Views 87 Comments

Letters have gone missing from the Department of Finance and – it was revealed this week – Bank of Ireland in a development described as “highly suspicious” by the Sinn Féin deputy Pearse Doherty.

# richie-boucher - Thursday 10 April, 2014

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

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Apr 10th 2014, 11:30 PM 16,167 Views 0 Comments

Everyonne’s talking about the Omagh bomb, Rehab revelations, and President Higgins…

Richie Boucher defends €843,000 pay, says BOI is 'comfortable'
# Debt
# Debt

Richie Boucher defends €843,000 pay, says BOI is 'comfortable'

Apr 10th 2014, 5:05 PM 19,021 Views 122 Comments

Bank of Ireland officials told the finance committee that they would veto any suggestion of debt write-down made by a Personal Insolvency Practitioner.

# richie-boucher - Monday 3 March, 2014

"Profitable and generating capital": BoI losses narrow, mortgage arrears still 'key priority'
# Profit And Loss
# Profit And Loss

"Profitable and generating capital": BoI losses narrow, mortgage arrears still 'key priority'

Mar 3rd 2014, 9:30 AM 6,988 Views 25 Comments

Bank of Ireland has released its results for 2013. Richie Boucher says the institution made “further substantial progress” last year.

# richie-boucher - Sunday 8 September, 2013

Watch: "It's all gone mad" - 8 moments from this week's 'grilling' of the bankers
# Finance Committee
# Finance Committee

Watch: "It's all gone mad" - 8 moments from this week's 'grilling' of the bankers

Sep 8th 2013, 8:05 AM 7,654 Views 15 Comments

The bankers were given targets to tackle the mortgage crisis, but no-one was happy with the measures they took to reach them…

# richie-boucher - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Bankers' answers on Priory Hall prompt "massive worry" among residents
# Finance Committee
# Finance Committee

Bankers' answers on Priory Hall prompt "massive worry" among residents

Sep 7th 2013, 8:15 AM 10,688 Views 43 Comments

AIB boss David Duffy said this week the bank would pull out of a process aimed at reaching a solution for all of the residents, and try and reach deals with just its own customers.

# richie-boucher - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Donnelly and Mathews let rip at Bank of Ireland executives
# Bank Of Ireland
# Bank Of Ireland

Donnelly and Mathews let rip at Bank of Ireland executives

Sep 4th 2013, 8:00 PM 13,631 Views 52 Comments

Peter Mathews and Stephen Donnelly were in the Oireachtas Finance Committee today and were full of questions for Bank of Ireland boss Richie Boucher.

Bank of Ireland and Ulster Bank accused of having no solutions on Priory Hall
# Priory Hall
# Priory Hall

Bank of Ireland and Ulster Bank accused of having no solutions on Priory Hall

Sep 4th 2013, 6:08 PM 6,395 Views 35 Comments

CEOs Richie Boucher and Jim Brown came under pressure from TDs today to explain what they were doing to help former residents of the abandoned Donaghmede apartment complex.

'My contract has been accepted by government': Richie Boucher on his €843k salary
# Bank Of Ireland
# Bank Of Ireland

'My contract has been accepted by government': Richie Boucher on his €843k salary

Sep 4th 2013, 3:03 PM 16,571 Views 130 Comments

The Bank of Ireland chief executive got into a testy exchange with a Labour TD over his pay packet today.

LIVE: Ulster Bank chief Jim Brown faces Finance Committee
# Banks
# Banks

LIVE: Ulster Bank chief Jim Brown faces Finance Committee

Sep 4th 2013, 2:35 PM 6,463 Views 19 Comments

TDs and Senators are grilling the bankers on mortgage arrears and other issues this week. It’s Ulster Bank’s turn this afternoon.

'It's like being in a maze': FG TD tells BOI chief he is not facilitating committee
# Richie Boucher
# Richie Boucher

'It's like being in a maze': FG TD tells BOI chief he is not facilitating committee

Sep 4th 2013, 1:04 PM 9,345 Views 52 Comments

Bank of Ireland chief executive Richie Boucher frustrated TDs at the Oireachtas Finance Committee today

Bank of Ireland has addressed 53 per cent of defaulting mortgages
# Mortgage Arrears Crisis
# Mortgage Arrears Crisis

Bank of Ireland has addressed 53 per cent of defaulting mortgages

Sep 4th 2013, 11:36 AM 4,700 Views 13 Comments

Bank of Ireland told the Oireachtas Finance Committee that it has 11,774 mortgages in default and has dealt with over 6,200 of those accounts.

# richie-boucher - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Finance Committee to press BoI chief on banking inquiry response
# Richie Boucher
# Richie Boucher

Finance Committee to press BoI chief on banking inquiry response

Sep 3rd 2013, 6:30 AM 3,786 Views 17 Comments

Bank of Ireland’s response to a Michael Noonan letter on preservation of records was “measured at best, reserved at worst” according to committee chairman Ciarán Lynch.

# richie-boucher - Thursday 29 August, 2013

TDs and Senators coming back next week to grill bankers over mortgage arrears
# Summer Is Over
# Summer Is Over

TDs and Senators coming back next week to grill bankers over mortgage arrears

Aug 29th 2013, 5:25 PM 4,220 Views 37 Comments

TDs and Senators on the Oireachtas Finance Committee will grill the heads of the main Irish banks next week.

# richie-boucher - Friday 2 August, 2013

Bank of Ireland loses €504 million in the first six months of 2013
# Bank Of Ireland
# Bank Of Ireland

Bank of Ireland loses €504 million in the first six months of 2013

Aug 2nd 2013, 8:43 AM 6,074 Views 47 Comments

Richie Boucher said that it ‘was not for him’ to say why people weren’t paying their mortgages, but encouraged those in difficulty to engage with the bank.

# richie-boucher - Saturday 27 April, 2013

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
# You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Apr 27th 2013, 11:00 AM 6,806 Views 23 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the best, the most interesting and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

# richie-boucher - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Government won’t use Bank of Ireland stake to oppose Boucher’s €843k salary
# Bankers' Pay
# Bankers' Pay

Government won’t use Bank of Ireland stake to oppose Boucher’s €843k salary

Apr 24th 2013, 9:04 AM 11,420 Views 215 Comments

The taxpayer’s 15 per cent stake in the bank won’t be used to try and stop shareholders approving Richie Boucher’s pay.

# richie-boucher - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Bank of Ireland CEO received total pay of €843,000 last year
# Bank Of Ireland
# Bank Of Ireland

Bank of Ireland CEO received total pay of €843,000 last year

Mar 20th 2013, 8:49 AM 10,271 Views 106 Comments

Bank of Ireland’s annual report reveals a minor pay increase for Richie Boucher, despite pre-tax losses of €2.17 billion.

# richie-boucher - Monday 4 March, 2013

Bank of Ireland loses €2.1 billion in 2012
# Bank Of Ireland
# Bank Of Ireland

Bank of Ireland loses €2.1 billion in 2012

Mar 4th 2013, 11:06 AM 5,681 Views 34 Comments

Looking to the year ahead, its chief executive, Richie Boucher, said that “taxpayers are very much in the money with regard to Bank of Ireland.”

# richie-boucher - Saturday 3 November, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Nov 3rd 2012, 5:00 PM 7,450 Views 5 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Making it easier to get an Irish Heritage certificate; criminals too busy wetting themselves at Garda Segways to commit crimes; Richie Boucher catches Bond producers’ eye.

# richie-boucher - Monday 18 June, 2012

Bank of Ireland shareholders approve complex promissory note - bond deal
# Promissory Note
# Promissory Note

Bank of Ireland shareholders approve complex promissory note - bond deal

Jun 18th 2012, 1:45 PM 2,557 Views 5 Comments

Shareholders at the bank voted overwhelmingly in favour of the deal that was first announced by the Finance Minister in March.

# richie-boucher - Friday 16 March, 2012

Bank of Ireland chief executive given €898,000 package last year
# Bank Of Ireland
# Bank Of Ireland

Bank of Ireland chief executive given €898,000 package last year

Mar 16th 2012, 8:09 AM 3,621 Views 69 Comments

Bank of Ireland’s annual report shows Richie Boucher benefited by €831,000 last year after waiving €67,000 of pay.

# richie-boucher - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

BoI plays down report on mortgage rate hikes
# Insolvency
# Insolvency

BoI plays down report on mortgage rate hikes

Feb 21st 2012, 3:11 PM 2,998 Views 17 Comments

The remarks come after chief executive Richie Boucher was quoted as saying new insolvency legislation could lead to increases.

# richie-boucher - Monday 20 February, 2012

Bank of Ireland reports 80 per cent drop in losses
# Bank Of Ireland
# Bank Of Ireland

Bank of Ireland reports 80 per cent drop in losses

Feb 20th 2012, 9:16 AM 2,113 Views 14 Comments

Preliminary results for 2011 show that losses before tax fell to €190m, compared to €950m in the previous twelve months.

# richie-boucher - Friday 12 August, 2011

Interest rate hike for Bank of Ireland customers
# Interest Rates
# Interest Rates

Interest rate hike for Bank of Ireland customers

Aug 12th 2011, 9:54 PM 367 Views 18 Comments

The standard variable mortgage rate is going up, as are rates on personal credit cards and personal variable loans.

# richie-boucher - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

BoI signals eventual increase in mortgage interest rates
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

BoI signals eventual increase in mortgage interest rates

Aug 10th 2011, 5:25 PM 254 Views 3 Comments

Richie Boucher says his bank can’t keep absorbing ECB hikes – and that it’ll have to pass on any future increases.

Bank of Ireland losses narrow to €723m
# Bad Loans
# Bad Loans

Bank of Ireland losses narrow to €723m

Aug 10th 2011, 9:35 AM 394 Views 2 Comments

So far in 2011, Ireland’s only domestic lender outside State control has almost halved its pre-tax losses.

# richie-boucher - Thursday 14 April, 2011

Bank of Ireland posts losses of €950 million from last year
Live Apr 14th 2011, 9:16 AM

Bank of Ireland posts losses of €950 million from last year

The 9 at 9: Thursday
Live Apr 14th 2011, 8:30 AM

The 9 at 9: Thursday

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