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# 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 6,876 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 25,953 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 16,400 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 7,451 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 7,803 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 5,537 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 5,812 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 7,945 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 5,334 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 10,684 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 9,392 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 25,139 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 3,311 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 6,460 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 3,783 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 10,309 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 4,215 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 5,070 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.

# ulster-bank - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

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

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Jul 16th 2013, 10:09 PM 16,534 Views 22 Comments

Everyone’s talking about the abortion legislation passing the Seanad, Magdalene laundries, and Katy French’s inquest.

Ulster Bank introduces new overdraft fees
# Banking
# Banking

Ulster Bank introduces new overdraft fees

Jul 16th 2013, 11:47 AM 9,064 Views 28 Comments

The bank has announced a €25 annual fee for certain customers.

# ulster-bank - Thursday 4 July, 2013

Developer being pursued by Ulster Bank among protest group that halted Allsop auction
# Distressed Property
# Distressed Property

Developer being pursued by Ulster Bank among protest group that halted Allsop auction

Jul 4th 2013, 1:18 PM 19,742 Views 75 Comments

A group of protesters forced the cancellation of the distressed property sale at Dublin’s Shelbourne Hotel, after gaining access to the auction room.

# ulster-bank - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Jul 3rd 2013, 8:53 AM 8,501 Views 7 Comments

Good morning! Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

Ulster Bank to close 39 branches
# Banking
# Banking

Ulster Bank to close 39 branches

Jul 3rd 2013, 7:54 AM 11,915 Views 38 Comments

Workers described the announcement as a “bolt from the blue” but the bank has insisted there will be no new job losses.

# ulster-bank - Monday 1 July, 2013

Seán Dunne bankruptcy case adjourned for three weeks
# Broke In The USA
# Broke In The USA

Seán Dunne bankruptcy case adjourned for three weeks

Jul 1st 2013, 12:19 PM 5,768 Views 22 Comments

Ulster Bank is awaiting the outcome of an appeal on a US court ruling before it can serve the property developer in Ireland.

# ulster-bank - Thursday 20 June, 2013

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Jun 20th 2013, 8:40 AM 6,230 Views 2 Comments

Good morning! Here are nine things to know before you start your day…

British chancellor hints at Ulster Bank sell-off
# Ulster Bank
# Ulster Bank

British chancellor hints at Ulster Bank sell-off

Jun 20th 2013, 7:36 AM 4,865 Views 12 Comments

George Osborne told bankers last night that a review is to be carried out into breaking up Royal Bank of Scotland, Ulster Bank’s parent company.

# ulster-bank - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Senior bankers who put taxpayers' money at risk should be jailed
# Bankers
# Bankers

Senior bankers who put taxpayers' money at risk should be jailed

Jun 19th 2013, 10:07 AM 5,426 Views 35 Comments

A report by a parliamentary commission on banking in the UK has recommended widespread reform to the sector.

# ulster-bank - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Back for good? Irish lenders promoting 90 per cent mortgages
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Back for good? Irish lenders promoting 90 per cent mortgages

Jun 13th 2013, 10:00 PM 19,433 Views 74 Comments

KBC Bank is now actively seeking candidates for 90 per cent loans, but did you know other lenders are making similar offers?

# ulster-bank - Monday 10 June, 2013

A British newspaper claims Ireland got a £10bn 'back-door bailout' from the UK
# Bailout
# Bailout

A British newspaper claims Ireland got a £10bn 'back-door bailout' from the UK

Jun 10th 2013, 7:37 AM 20,497 Views 64 Comments

The Times reports that the UK’s £45 billion bailout of Ulster Bank’s parent Royal Bank of Scotland five years ago amounts to an ‘injection into the Republic’.

# ulster-bank - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

How Sean Dunne could be declared bankrupt in Ireland... and in the US
# Bankruptcy
# Bankruptcy

How Sean Dunne could be declared bankrupt in Ireland... and in the US

Jun 5th 2013, 7:20 AM 7,855 Views 33 Comments

A court ruling in the US is a blow to the former property developer who owes millions to Ulster Bank.

# ulster-bank - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

British government 'wants Ireland to buy Ulster Bank' - report
# Banking
# Banking

British government 'wants Ireland to buy Ulster Bank' - report

Jun 4th 2013, 2:45 PM 15,107 Views 63 Comments

The BBC says the Treasury will give up ownership of Ulster Bank in exchange for the British loans currently held by NAMA.

# ulster-bank - Saturday 4 May, 2013

Bankrupt developer Sean Dunne reveals liabilities of €718 million
# Bankrupt
# Bankrupt

Bankrupt developer Sean Dunne reveals liabilities of €718 million

May 4th 2013, 11:21 AM 12,495 Views 103 Comments

The bankruptcy filing also reveals that he has an average monthly income of €17,000 per month.

# ulster-bank - Friday 3 May, 2013

Ulster Bank lost €1,500 a minute in the first three months of 2013
# Turning A Corner?
# Turning A Corner?

Ulster Bank lost €1,500 a minute in the first three months of 2013

May 3rd 2013, 8:01 AM 6,342 Views 32 Comments

The British-owned bank continued to post an operating profit – but saw its gains worn away as it wrote off €285m of debts.

# ulster-bank - Monday 22 April, 2013

Ulster Bank drops free banking with €4 monthly charge for current accounts
# Bank Charges
# Bank Charges

Ulster Bank drops free banking with €4 monthly charge for current accounts

Apr 22nd 2013, 8:30 AM 18,836 Views 115 Comments

Ulster Bank will charge €4 a month for current accounts from July – unless customers keep minimum balances or lodge certain amounts.

# ulster-bank - Sunday 31 March, 2013

Sean Dunne declares bankruptcy in US
# Sean Dunne
# Sean Dunne

Sean Dunne declares bankruptcy in US

Mar 31st 2013, 11:34 AM 15,531 Views 98 Comments

The former property devleoper filed for bankruptcy at a Connecticut court on Friday, citing assets of between $1 – 10 million and debts in the region of $500 million – $1 billion.

# ulster-bank - Thursday 14 March, 2013

Column: New restructuring targets for banks don't go far enough to help distressed borrowers
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: New restructuring targets for banks don't go far enough to help distressed borrowers

Mar 14th 2013, 7:00 AM 18 Views 54 Comments

Banks need strict supervision – they have crippled us and can’t be allowed run free, writes David Hall.

# ulster-bank - Monday 11 March, 2013

Construction activity continues to fall as decline in unemployment eases
# Construction
# Construction

Construction activity continues to fall as decline in unemployment eases

Mar 11th 2013, 6:50 AM 5,154 Views 20 Comments

The weakest fall in activity was seen on housing projects and commercial and civil engineering each saw a slightly quicker reduction in activity.

# ulster-bank - Thursday 7 March, 2013

Ulster Bank ATM services 'running as normal'
# Technical Glitch
# Technical Glitch

Ulster Bank ATM services 'running as normal'

Mar 7th 2013, 7:23 AM 4,679 Views 16 Comments

The bank has apologised to customers impacted by a glitch that also affected RBS and NatWest in the UK.

# ulster-bank - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Ulster Bank apologises for customer problems
# Ulster Bank
# Ulster Bank

Ulster Bank apologises for customer problems

Mar 6th 2013, 10:48 PM 17,982 Views 62 Comments

The bank took to Twitter to apologise after customers reported they could not access their accounts using ATMs.

# ulster-bank - Thursday 28 February, 2013

Ulster Bank parent company lost nearly €6bn in 2012
# Ulster Bank
# Ulster Bank

Ulster Bank parent company lost nearly €6bn in 2012

Feb 28th 2013, 10:00 AM 2,797 Views 3 Comments

Royal Bank of Scotland, which is majority owned by the British government, took a £5 billion charge for loan impairments last year.