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#Ulster Bank

# ulster-bank - Friday 31 October, 2014

Ulster Bank is planning more 'cost-saving initiatives' after closing a bunch of branches
# Keepsies No Backsies
# Keepsies No Backsies

Ulster Bank is planning more 'cost-saving initiatives' after closing a bunch of branches

Oct 31st 2014, 5:12 PM 11,541 Views 11 Comments

But parent company RBS doesn’t want to sell its Irish arm any more now it’s making a profit.

# ulster-bank - Monday 20 October, 2014

Ireland's first real estate trust is now making nearly €53m a year in rent
# Big Landlord
# Big Landlord

Ireland's first real estate trust is now making nearly €53m a year in rent

Oct 20th 2014, 4:10 PM 11,779 Views 15 Comments

Green REIT has finished a €375 million office and shopping-centre buyout as property trusts keep on spending big.

# ulster-bank - Monday 8 September, 2014

Been noticing more cranes about? Construction has increased for 12 straight months
# New Build
# New Build

Been noticing more cranes about? Construction has increased for 12 straight months

Sep 8th 2014, 7:30 AM 5,796 Views 8 Comments

A new survey says that there is more work and jobs are on the up.

# ulster-bank - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Ulster Bank is selling a massive €1.7 billion Irish loan book
# Sell Off
# Sell Off

Ulster Bank is selling a massive €1.7 billion Irish loan book

Sep 3rd 2014, 6:10 PM 12,069 Views 17 Comments

The bank is hoping to sell its non-performing loans while interest in the Irish market is strong, experts said.

# ulster-bank - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Nama and Ulster Bank block Sean Dunne's bid to dismiss bankruptcy
# This Ain't Over
# This Ain't Over

Nama and Ulster Bank block Sean Dunne's bid to dismiss bankruptcy

Aug 28th 2014, 8:40 AM 9,175 Views 29 Comments

Showdown…

# ulster-bank - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Delay in wage payments to Ulster Bank customers
# Pay Day
# Pay Day

Delay in wage payments to Ulster Bank customers

Aug 26th 2014, 11:02 AM 13,050 Views 37 Comments

A number of customers said they had not been paid this morning but the issue has now been resolved.

# ulster-bank - Monday 25 August, 2014

Ulster Bank is feeling good about the economy - and predicting 3.1% growth this year
# Looking Up
# Looking Up

Ulster Bank is feeling good about the economy - and predicting 3.1% growth this year

Aug 25th 2014, 11:04 AM 4,762 Views 18 Comments

The bank is predicting a broader based recovery, with jobs outside Dublin on the cards.

# ulster-bank - Friday 1 August, 2014

Ulster Bank is having some issues with its mobile banking this morning...
# Error
# Error

Ulster Bank is having some issues with its mobile banking this morning...

Aug 1st 2014, 11:25 AM 9,296 Views 28 Comments

The bank said it is working hard to fix the problem.

# ulster-bank - Monday 14 July, 2014

Construction activity remains "robust" in tenth month of growth
# Residential
# Residential

Construction activity remains "robust" in tenth month of growth

Jul 14th 2014, 10:24 AM 5,739 Views 4 Comments

The rate has slowed slightly in the past couple of months but remains strong according to an index by Ulster Bank.

# ulster-bank - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Ulster Bank is shutting down another ten branches
# Branched Out
# Branched Out

Ulster Bank is shutting down another ten branches

Jul 1st 2014, 5:13 PM 28,887 Views 31 Comments

The bank blamed shifting consumer habits for the closures, but still attracted flak from the bankers union.

# ulster-bank - Monday 9 June, 2014

Construction activity eases slightly, but suppliers are now hiking their prices
# Recovery
# Recovery

Construction activity eases slightly, but suppliers are now hiking their prices

Jun 9th 2014, 6:30 AM 9,585 Views 16 Comments

The recovery continued to be centred on housing and commercial activity.

# ulster-bank - Thursday 1 May, 2014

European Bank Holiday leaves employees without wages despite early warnings
# Transactions
# Transactions

European Bank Holiday leaves employees without wages despite early warnings

May 1st 2014, 1:33 PM 33,512 Views 42 Comments

No interbank transaction can take place across the EU today.

# ulster-bank - Friday 25 April, 2014

Customers refunded after Ulster Bank ATM glitch
# Ulster Bank
# Ulster Bank

Customers refunded after Ulster Bank ATM glitch

Apr 25th 2014, 9:10 AM 10,052 Views 13 Comments

ATM withdrawals earlier in the week had been duplicated but the bank said this issue has now been resolved.

# ulster-bank - Monday 14 April, 2014

Construction sector growth scales 2006 peaks
# Back To Bricks
# Back To Bricks

Construction sector growth scales 2006 peaks

Apr 14th 2014, 9:52 AM 9,594 Views 38 Comments

Employment and growth back on the menu for builders, albeit from a low base.

# ulster-bank - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

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

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Apr 8th 2014, 11:56 PM 20,572 Views 13 Comments

Everyone’s been talking about President Higgins’ State visit to the UK, Peaches Geldof and Oscar Pistorius wailing in the witness box.

# ulster-bank - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

They're back: Bank executives to face TDs on mortgage restructuring
# Questions And Answers
# Questions And Answers

They're back: Bank executives to face TDs on mortgage restructuring

Apr 1st 2014, 11:45 AM 5,404 Views 29 Comments

The last time bank executives provided updates to the Finance Committee they were criticised for not being direct enough.

# ulster-bank - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Ireland needs more banks, says ESRI
# Competition Time
# Competition Time

Ireland needs more banks, says ESRI

Mar 12th 2014, 12:10 PM 4,950 Views 10 Comments

Exodus of non-Irish banks during crisis hit the SME sector hard.

# ulster-bank - Monday 10 March, 2014

Irish construction sector rose again during February
# Boost
# Boost

Irish construction sector rose again during February

Mar 10th 2014, 8:15 AM 6,757 Views 21 Comments

The sharpest expansion in activity was again recorded on residential projects.

# ulster-bank - Friday 7 March, 2014

6 times in life when "yes" is all anyone wants to hear
# Sponsored By Ulster Bank
From The Daily Edge
# Sponsored By Ulster Bank

6 times in life when "yes" is all anyone wants to hear

Mar 7th 2014, 3:07 PM 57,082 Views 0 Comments

No buts or maybes, now – it has to be “yes”.

# ulster-bank - Thursday 16 January, 2014

Former Dáil hunger striker ends sit-in at Dublin bank
# Tony Rochford
# Tony Rochford

Former Dáil hunger striker ends sit-in at Dublin bank

Jan 16th 2014, 7:39 PM 16,289 Views 107 Comments

Tony Rochford had chained himself to a counter at the Blanchardstown Ulster Bank.

# ulster-bank - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Ulster Bank hit by another technical problem
# Lifes A Glitch
# Lifes A Glitch

Ulster Bank hit by another technical problem

Dec 12th 2013, 11:09 AM 11,056 Views 54 Comments

Just a week after resolving issues that left people unable to access their accounts, Ulster Bank has been hit by a delay in credit transfer files.

# ulster-bank - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

Ulster Bank says problems have been resolved
# Ulster Says Sorry
# Ulster Says Sorry

Ulster Bank says problems have been resolved

Dec 3rd 2013, 8:09 AM 6,887 Views 38 Comments

The company says that the issues stemmed from an IT problem at their parent company.

Ulster Bank apologises as customers unable to withdraw cash from ATMs
# Ulster Bank
# Ulster Bank

Ulster Bank apologises as customers unable to withdraw cash from ATMs

Dec 3rd 2013, 12:01 AM 25,981 Views 52 Comments

The bank is saying tonight that if customers have been left out of pocket as a result, the issue will be “put right”.

# ulster-bank - Monday 2 December, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Dec 2nd 2013, 11:34 PM 16,418 Views 8 Comments

Everyone’s talking about the sentencing of Thomas Byrne, arrests over the Phoenix Park murder and more ‘top up’ revelations.

# ulster-bank - Monday 25 November, 2013

Ulster Bank parent company 'forced small firms to default'
# RBS
# RBS

Ulster Bank parent company 'forced small firms to default'

Nov 25th 2013, 9:00 PM 7,469 Views 25 Comments

A report by the British government has alleged that Royal Bank of Scotland hit healthy businesses with charges and rates that forced them to close allowing bank to seize their assets at a lower price.

# ulster-bank - Friday 1 November, 2013

Ulster Bank assets to be transferred to RBS 'bad bank'
# Bad Bank
# Bad Bank

Ulster Bank assets to be transferred to RBS 'bad bank'

Nov 1st 2013, 8:24 AM 7,823 Views 34 Comments

The UK taxpayer rescued RBS says it will conduct a review of Ulster Bank “for supporting the Northern Irish and Irish economies”.

# ulster-bank - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Five Irish banks included in ECB stress-test plans
# Banking Sector
# Banking Sector

Five Irish banks included in ECB stress-test plans

Oct 23rd 2013, 9:55 AM 5,555 Views 13 Comments

Bank of Ireland, AIB, Merrill Lynch International Bank, Ulster Bank and Permanent TSB have all been named on a list of 128 banks to take part in the process.

# ulster-bank - Monday 14 October, 2013

First rise in construction sector since 2007
# Construction
# Construction

First rise in construction sector since 2007

Oct 14th 2013, 9:37 AM 5,831 Views 23 Comments

The survey finds that employment stabilised in the Irish construction sector.

# ulster-bank - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

169 jobs on the line as liquidator appointed to Limerick jewellery company
# Liquidator
# Liquidator

169 jobs on the line as liquidator appointed to Limerick jewellery company

Sep 18th 2013, 10:11 PM 7,982 Views 9 Comments

A liquidator has been appointed to Andersen Ireland after financial losses at the company.

# ulster-bank - Monday 9 September, 2013

The construction industry is moving closer to stabilisation
# Construction
# Construction

The construction industry is moving closer to stabilisation

Sep 9th 2013, 6:15 AM 5,343 Views 17 Comments

That is according to the latest Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index.

# ulster-bank - 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 10,706 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.

# ulster-bank - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Sep 4th 2013, 11:00 PM 9,406 Views 6 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Enda Kenny promising to act on Priory Hall and the death of Ariel Castro.

Ulster Bank CEO: ‘It costs money to live in a house’… TDs: ‘We know’…
# Finance Committee
# Finance Committee

Ulster Bank CEO: ‘It costs money to live in a house’… TDs: ‘We know’…

Sep 4th 2013, 10:59 PM 25,190 Views 94 Comments

Members of the Oireachtas Finance Committee took exception to Jim Brown’s repeated assertion this afternoon that “there is a cost to living in a home”.

Ulster Bank says its customer deposits are up 12 per cent since IT meltdown
# Bouncing Back
# Bouncing Back

Ulster Bank says its customer deposits are up 12 per cent since IT meltdown

Sep 4th 2013, 7:30 PM 3,330 Views 12 Comments

The bank’s CEO is insisting such a problem won’t happen again as the “root causes” have been fixed.

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 6,479 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.

# ulster-bank - 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 3,808 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.

# ulster-bank - Sunday 1 September, 2013

Some Ulster Bank customers 'unrealistic' about technical glitch compensation
# Banking
# Banking

Some Ulster Bank customers 'unrealistic' about technical glitch compensation

Sep 1st 2013, 7:30 AM 10,319 Views 15 Comments

The Financial Services Ombudsman has said other institutions could learn from Ulster Bank’s handling of its ‘technical glitch’ last year.

# ulster-bank - 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 4,239 Views 37 Comments

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

# ulster-bank - Friday 2 August, 2013

Ulster Bank has lost €387 million so far this year
# Ulster Bank
# Ulster Bank

Ulster Bank has lost €387 million so far this year

Aug 2nd 2013, 10:20 AM 5,079 Views 35 Comments

Mortgage arrears of over 90 days have fallen quarter-on-quarter for the first time since June 2008 at Ulster Bank, but the bank’s chief executive warned customers not to ignore their problems.