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# Ulster Bank

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# The Banks
Central Bank to ensure Ulster Bank customers are treated fairly, as it moves to pull out of Ireland
The bank is already in discussions with PTSB over the sale of Irish assets.
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
# The Banks
Ulster Bank exit is 'not good news for Ireland', says Taoiseach
The Government’s priority is to protect the 2,800 workers affected by the decision, Micheál Martin said.
# Banking
'No need to panic': How will the Ulster Bank wind down affect customers?
The bank will be wound down gradually over the next few years.
# Ulster Bank
Ulster says go: Bank's decision to exit was in the wind — but why is it happening now?
Ulster Bank’s long goodbye creates major headaches for policymakers.
# The Banks
Government to explore creating a 'third force' in Irish banking if Ulster Bank exits Irish market, says Varadkar
A formal announcement is expected on Ulster Bank’s operations in the Republic of Ireland tomorrow.
# Ulster Bank
Union says meeting with Ulster Bank chief 'provided no reassurance for staff or for customers'
The threat of the bank closing “is growing”, the Financial Services Union said.
# The Banks
Ulster Bank tells Donohoe 'no decision' yet taken on its future amid reports it could be wound down
The Minister for Finance met with representatives from Ulster Bank today.
# Banking
Union concerned at reports of threat to jobs at Ulster Bank
The Financial Services Union has responded to reports that UK parent company NatWest is considering closing Ulster Bank in the Republic.
# The Banks
Ulster Bank plans to cut 266 jobs to reduce costs
The bank suffered a loss of €276 million in the first six months of the year.
# The Banks
'There are people working in their bedrooms keeping the banking system going and this is their reward'
Bank of Ireland redundancies ‘surprised’ the general secretary of the Financial Services Union.
# The Banks
Explainer: Why Irish banks are being accused of 'profiteering from the pandemic'
Developments in recent days have undermined the banks’ positions.
# Money Problems
Three month mortgage and loan deferrals among Ulster Bank coronavirus customer support measures
Italy announced plans to suspend mortgage payments across the country earlier today.
# Banking
AIB joins rival bank in cutting three and five year fixed mortgage rates
Last week, KBC dropped its fixed mortgage rates from 2.85% to 2.55%.
# it issue
Ulster Bank says an issue with its online and mobile banking services has now been resolved
The problem did not affect ATM, debit/credit cards or in-person purchases.
# Ulster Bank
Ulster Bank says it has resolved the glitch which meant many of its customers didn't get their wages
The bank said today it had fixed the problem and that all outstanding credits had been processed.
# Sold
Ulster Bank sells portfolio of 3,175 mortgages to Pepper
There are 2,800 home loans and 375 buy-to-let loans included in the portfolio.
# mortgage sale
Ulster Bank sells off nearly 4,000 of its customers in massive family home loan book sale
90% of the loans due to be sold are family homes – about 3,200 accounts.
# First Holy Communion
Parents spending over €900 on average for their child's Communion
A quarter of children make over €800 on their Communion day.
# Cabot Financial
Taoiseach asks for details about letters sent to mortgage-holders demanding full payment of arrears within 30 days
Taoiseach has said it is now time for to review the tax treatment of vulture funds.
# Cabot Financial
Ulster Bank says it's 'unacceptable' a data breach resulted in its former customers' details being compromised
The breach resulted in names, contact information, and financial details being compromised.
# irish banking culture board
'It won't happen overnight': Launch of new body to improve culture in Irish banks
The board is funded by the five pillar banks and chaired by a retired Court of Appeal judge.
# Vulture funds
Concerns over letters sent to mortgage-holders demanding full payment of arrears within 30 days
The Central Bank is aware that a regulated entity has written to a number of buy-to-let borrowers in arrears.
# Cabot Financial
Debt collector data breach results in some mortgage-holders' details being compromised
The breach resulted in names, contact information, and financial details being compromised.
# Job Done
McCloskey shines and Henderson returns to help Ulster grind out valuable away win over Ospreys
Man-of-the-match McCloskey’s try and John Cooney’s penalty got them over the line in Wales.
# Courts
Ulster Bank initiates High Court action against Minister for Culture Josepha Madigan
The bank has has launched court proceedings against the Fine Gael TD and her brother.
# Concrete
Mica scandal: Family living in 'falling down house' finds out mortgage has been sold to vulture fund
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.
# delayed payment
Problem over payment of child benefit to Irish parents 'resolved' following industry-wide banking issue
Customers with An Post, Ulster Bank and PTSB have been affected.
# Arrears
Ulster Bank sold mortgages to vulture fund despite offer to buy loans for mortgage to rent
The vulture fund that bought the loans has confirmed it is not currently putting forward cases for this scheme.
# sell off
'Mary' is recovering from cancer and her mortgage - in €29k arrears - has been sold to a vulture fund
‘Mary’ has been out of work since her cancer diagnosis. She had no idea her mortgage was to be sold to a vulture fund.
# 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
Questions have been mounting as to where Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe is in the midst of this summer’s vulture fund sell off.
# Arrears
Ulster Bank to sell 5,200 'non-performing' mortgages to vulture fund
The portfolio, worth €1.4 billion, is to be sold to Cerberus Capital Management LP.
# Overcharging
18,000 overcharged business accounts: Ulster Bank admits some customers complained five years ago
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.
# sell off
A 'difficult decision': Ulster Bank confirms it will sell 6,500 mortgages in arrears
Around 3,600 of the mortgages are private dwellings that have fallen in arrears.
# us mortgage crisis
RBS, which owns Ulster Bank, agrees to pay €4.1 billion fine
The bank has been fined by the US Justice Department over its role in the subprime mortgage crisis.
# european bank holiday
Mobile app transfers not appearing in some Ulster Bank customers' accounts
Yesterday was a European bank holiday, which affected the situation.
# Human Error
Ulster Bank says no customer will be 'out of pocket' after money disappeared from accounts
The issue was the result of human error.
# gone
Ulster Bank: 'Human error' caused cash to disappear from some accounts
Some customers said their bank cards have been declined, even though they recently got paid.
# wrong side of the tracks
'It's a bit scary' - in the buildup to Brexit, cross-border mortgages are looking increasingly hard to come by
Those working in the North and living in the Republic have limited options at present when it comes to mortgage finance.
# vulture fears
Mortgages sell-off will disrupt already-volatile housing market, charities warn
Ulster Bank said today that it would be looking to offload around 7,000 mortgages on top of PTSB’s proposed 18,000.
# Bill Cullen
Bill Cullen is suing Ulster Bank for €120 million over takeover strategy
The suit was filed in the High Court on Monday 19 February.