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#Ulster Bank

# ulster-bank - Monday 28 June, 2021

AIB to take on €4.2 billion worth of Ulster Bank's corporate and commercial loan book
# Banking
# Banking

AIB to take on €4.2 billion worth of Ulster Bank's corporate and commercial loan book

Jun 28th 2021, 10:10 AM 12,896 Views 17 Comments

The move will see 280 Ulster Bank employees move over to AIB as part of the deal.

# ulster-bank - Thursday 24 June, 2021

Banking on the short-term — The government is selling 'part' of its 13.9% stake in Bank of Ireland. But why now?
# The Banks
# The Banks

Banking on the short-term — The government is selling 'part' of its 13.9% stake in Bank of Ireland. But why now?

Jun 24th 2021, 6:45 AM 16,309 Views 15 Comments

Finance minister Paschal Donohoe announced the six-month sale process yesterday.

# ulster-bank - 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 6,332 Views 5 Comments

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

# ulster-bank - Thursday 25 March, 2021

Ulster Bank fined €37.8 million for its 'unacceptable' handling of tracker mortgage scandal
# The Banks
# The Banks

Ulster Bank fined €37.8 million for its 'unacceptable' handling of tracker mortgage scandal

Mar 25th 2021, 12:01 PM 50,627 Views 80 Comments

It’s the largest fine the Central Bank of Ireland has ever handed out.

# ulster-bank - 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 10,455 Views 18 Comments

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

# ulster-bank - Tuesday 23 February, 2021

Ulster Bank boss apologises to staff following months of uncertainty about future of jobs
# Ulster Bank
# Ulster Bank

Ulster Bank boss apologises to staff following months of uncertainty about future of jobs

Feb 23rd 2021, 7:26 PM 15,041 Views 5 Comments

Ulster Bank and NatWest were heavily criticised by TDs for its treatment of staff.

# ulster-bank - Friday 19 February, 2021

Central Bank to ensure Ulster Bank customers are treated fairly, as it moves to pull out of Ireland
# The Banks
# The Banks

Central Bank to ensure Ulster Bank customers are treated fairly, as it moves to pull out of Ireland

Updated Feb 19th 2021, 7:22 PM 81,958 Views 81 Comments
  • Ulster Bank said this morning that the move won’t mean an immediate change for customers
  • Staff are "deeply disappointed" by the decision to wind down Ulster Bank in Ireland
  • Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe called it a "difficult day" from an Irish banking perspective and for Ulster Bank staff
Ulster Bank exit is 'not good news for Ireland', says Taoiseach
# The Banks
# The Banks

Ulster Bank exit is 'not good news for Ireland', says Taoiseach

Feb 19th 2021, 4:11 PM 18,926 Views 44 Comments

The Government’s priority is to protect the 2,800 workers affected by the decision, Micheál Martin said.

'No need to panic': How will the Ulster Bank wind down affect customers?
# Banking
# Banking

'No need to panic': How will the Ulster Bank wind down affect customers?

Feb 19th 2021, 10:49 AM 21,417 Views 15 Comments

The bank will be wound down gradually over the next few years.

Ulster says go: Bank's decision to exit was in the wind — but why is it happening now?
# Ulster Bank
# Ulster Bank

Ulster says go: Bank's decision to exit was in the wind — but why is it happening now?

Feb 19th 2021, 8:50 AM 33,420 Views 31 Comments

Ulster Bank’s long goodbye creates major headaches for policymakers.

# ulster-bank - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Government to explore creating a 'third force' in Irish banking if Ulster Bank exits Irish market, says Varadkar
# The Banks
# The Banks

Government to explore creating a 'third force' in Irish banking if Ulster Bank exits Irish market, says Varadkar

Updated Feb 18th 2021, 12:53 PM 75,673 Views 89 Comments

A formal announcement is expected on Ulster Bank’s operations in the Republic of Ireland tomorrow.

# ulster-bank - Thursday 4 February, 2021

Union says meeting with Ulster Bank chief 'provided no reassurance for staff or for customers'
# Ulster Bank
# Ulster Bank

Union says meeting with Ulster Bank chief 'provided no reassurance for staff or for customers'

Feb 4th 2021, 9:59 PM 29,950 Views 30 Comments

The threat of the bank closing “is growing”, the Financial Services Union said.

# ulster-bank - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Ulster Bank tells Donohoe 'no decision' yet taken on its future amid reports it could be wound down
# The Banks
# The Banks

Ulster Bank tells Donohoe 'no decision' yet taken on its future amid reports it could be wound down

Updated Oct 21st 2020, 1:24 PM 65,057 Views 35 Comments

The Minister for Finance met with representatives from Ulster Bank today.

# ulster-bank - Friday 18 September, 2020

Union concerned at reports of threat to jobs at Ulster Bank
# Banking
# Banking

Union concerned at reports of threat to jobs at Ulster Bank

Sep 18th 2020, 8:40 AM 21,484 Views 18 Comments

The Financial Services Union has responded to reports that UK parent company NatWest is considering closing Ulster Bank in the Republic.

# ulster-bank - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Ulster Bank plans to cut 266 jobs to reduce costs
# The Banks
# The Banks

Ulster Bank plans to cut 266 jobs to reduce costs

Sep 10th 2020, 1:34 PM 23,992 Views 11 Comments

The bank suffered a loss of €276 million in the first six months of the year.

# ulster-bank - 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 109,348 Views 33 Comments

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

# ulster-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 20,722 Views 46 Comments

Developments in recent days have undermined the banks’ positions.

# ulster-bank - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Three month mortgage and loan deferrals among Ulster Bank coronavirus customer support measures
# Money Problems
# Money Problems

Three month mortgage and loan deferrals among Ulster Bank coronavirus customer support measures

Mar 10th 2020, 5:54 PM 35,910 Views 30 Comments

Italy announced plans to suspend mortgage payments across the country earlier today.

# ulster-bank - Monday 24 February, 2020

AIB joins rival bank in cutting three and five year fixed mortgage rates
# Banking
# Banking

AIB joins rival bank in cutting three and five year fixed mortgage rates

Feb 24th 2020, 8:40 AM 36,820 Views 38 Comments

Last week, KBC dropped its fixed mortgage rates from 2.85% to 2.55%.

# ulster-bank - Friday 29 November, 2019

Ulster Bank says an issue with its online and mobile banking services has now been resolved
# It Issue
# It Issue

Ulster Bank says an issue with its online and mobile banking services has now been resolved

Updated Nov 29th 2019, 6:33 PM 9,229 Views 13 Comments

The problem did not affect ATM, debit/credit cards or in-person purchases.

# ulster-bank - Friday 25 October, 2019

Ulster Bank says it has resolved the glitch which meant many of its customers didn't get their wages
# Ulster Bank
# Ulster Bank

Ulster Bank says it has resolved the glitch which meant many of its customers didn't get their wages

Updated Oct 25th 2019, 2:00 PM 13,010 Views 31 Comments

The bank said today it had fixed the problem and that all outstanding credits had been processed.

# ulster-bank - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Ulster Bank sells portfolio of 3,175 mortgages to Pepper
# Sold
# Sold

Ulster Bank sells portfolio of 3,175 mortgages to Pepper

Oct 8th 2019, 6:42 PM 31,907 Views 50 Comments

There are 2,800 home loans and 375 buy-to-let loans included in the portfolio.

# ulster-bank - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Ulster Bank sells off nearly 4,000 of its customers in massive family home loan book sale
# Mortgage Sale
# Mortgage Sale

Ulster Bank sells off nearly 4,000 of its customers in massive family home loan book sale

Jul 2nd 2019, 7:12 PM 28,382 Views 92 Comments

90% of the loans due to be sold are family homes – about 3,200 accounts.

# ulster-bank - Monday 24 June, 2019

Parents spending over €900 on average for their child's Communion
# First Holy Communion
# First Holy Communion

Parents spending over €900 on average for their child's Communion

Jun 24th 2019, 6:30 AM 12,733 Views 81 Comments

A quarter of children make over €800 on their Communion day.

# ulster-bank - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Taoiseach asks for details about letters sent to mortgage-holders demanding full payment of arrears within 30 days
# Cabot Financial
# Cabot Financial

Taoiseach asks for details about letters sent to mortgage-holders demanding full payment of arrears within 30 days

May 21st 2019, 8:41 PM 32,983 Views 50 Comments

Taoiseach has said it is now time for to review the tax treatment of vulture funds.

# ulster-bank - Friday 10 May, 2019

Ulster Bank says it's 'unacceptable' a data breach resulted in its former customers' details being compromised
# Cabot Financial
# Cabot Financial

Ulster Bank says it's 'unacceptable' a data breach resulted in its former customers' details being compromised

May 10th 2019, 12:05 AM 22,544 Views 28 Comments

The breach resulted in names, contact information, and financial details being compromised.

# ulster-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 17,576 Views 47 Comments

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

# ulster-bank - Saturday 13 April, 2019

Concerns over letters sent to mortgage-holders demanding full payment of arrears within 30 days
# Vulture Funds
# Vulture Funds

Concerns over letters sent to mortgage-holders demanding full payment of arrears within 30 days

Apr 13th 2019, 8:30 AM 116,272 Views 110 Comments

The Central Bank is aware that a regulated entity has written to a number of buy-to-let borrowers in arrears.

# ulster-bank - Thursday 11 April, 2019

Debt collector data breach results in some mortgage-holders' details being compromised
# Cabot Financial
# Cabot Financial

Debt collector data breach results in some mortgage-holders' details being compromised

Apr 11th 2019, 9:00 PM 26,029 Views 9 Comments

The breach resulted in names, contact information, and financial details being compromised.

# ulster-bank - Friday 15 February, 2019

McCloskey shines and Henderson returns to help Ulster grind out valuable away win over Ospreys
# Job Done
From The42
# Job Done

McCloskey shines and Henderson returns to help Ulster grind out valuable away win over Ospreys

Feb 15th 2019, 10:06 PM 8,454 Views 8 Comments

Man-of-the-match McCloskey’s try and John Cooney’s penalty got them over the line in Wales.

# ulster-bank - Friday 18 January, 2019

Ulster Bank initiates High Court action against Minister for Culture Josepha Madigan
# Courts
# Courts

Ulster Bank initiates High Court action against Minister for Culture Josepha Madigan

Jan 18th 2019, 6:05 AM 93,530 Views 0 Comments

The bank has has launched court proceedings against the Fine Gael TD and her brother.

# ulster-bank - Monday 29 October, 2018

Mica scandal: Family living in 'falling down house' finds out mortgage has been sold to vulture fund
# Concrete
# Concrete

Mica scandal: Family living in 'falling down house' finds out mortgage has been sold to vulture fund

Oct 29th 2018, 12:05 AM 58,965 Views 39 Comments

Just a month before the government announced a redress scheme for the thousands of impacted homeowners, Karl Murtagh was told his mortgage had been sold.

# ulster-bank - 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 39,044 Views 71 Comments

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

# ulster-bank - Friday 31 August, 2018

Ulster Bank sold mortgages to vulture fund despite offer to buy loans for mortgage to rent
# Arrears
# Arrears

Ulster Bank sold mortgages to vulture fund despite offer to buy loans for mortgage to rent

Aug 31st 2018, 12:05 AM 24,155 Views 38 Comments

The vulture fund that bought the loans has confirmed it is not currently putting forward cases for this scheme.

# ulster-bank - 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 43,993 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.

# ulster-bank - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

'We own some of the banks, but we don't run the banks': Minister says government can't stop vulture fund sales
# Where's Paschal?
# Where's Paschal?

'We own some of the banks, but we don't run the banks': Minister says government can't stop vulture fund sales

Aug 14th 2018, 7:31 PM 16,505 Views 102 Comments

Questions have been mounting as to where Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe is in the midst of this summer’s vulture fund sell off.

# ulster-bank - Monday 13 August, 2018

Ulster Bank to sell 5,200 'non-performing' mortgages to vulture fund
# Arrears
# Arrears

Ulster Bank to sell 5,200 'non-performing' mortgages to vulture fund

Aug 13th 2018, 3:39 PM 22,021 Views 136 Comments

The portfolio, worth €1.4 billion, is to be sold to Cerberus Capital Management LP.

# ulster-bank - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

18,000 overcharged business accounts: Ulster Bank admits some customers complained five years ago
# Overcharging
# Overcharging

18,000 overcharged business accounts: Ulster Bank admits some customers complained five years ago

Jun 19th 2018, 4:32 PM 9,331 Views 10 Comments

In a recent review the bank found it did not have the right five years ago to raise the rate of interest for for these customers.

# ulster-bank - Thursday 10 May, 2018

A 'difficult decision': Ulster Bank confirms it will sell 6,500 mortgages in arrears
# Sell Off
# Sell Off

A 'difficult decision': Ulster Bank confirms it will sell 6,500 mortgages in arrears

May 10th 2018, 8:47 PM 21,924 Views 83 Comments

Around 3,600 of the mortgages are private dwellings that have fallen in arrears.

RBS, which owns Ulster Bank, agrees to pay €4.1 billion fine
# Us Mortgage Crisis
# Us Mortgage Crisis

RBS, which owns Ulster Bank, agrees to pay €4.1 billion fine

May 10th 2018, 8:07 AM 12,070 Views 13 Comments

The bank has been fined by the US Justice Department over its role in the subprime mortgage crisis.

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