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Monday 20 March 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Withdrawal

This year
# Withdrawal
Ulster Bank announces final closure dates for 63 branches across Ireland
Ulster Bank Chief Executive Jane Howard described the withdrawal of their services from communities as “poignant”.
Last year
# Banking
Ulster Bank to begin freezing current and deposit accounts from today
The bank announced its withdrawal from the Irish market in February.
# Withdrawal
Russia orders military to withdraw from Ukraine's Kherson city
Moscow announced the move this afternoon.
# Banking
Ulster Bank and KBC customers urged to update insurance before banks withdraw
Insurance Ireland has said that policies could lapse if customers don’t update their direct debits.
Irish building supplies firm withdraws from Russian market
CRH management said the withdrawal had been in the works for some time but was accelerated over the weekend.
All time
# Withdrawal
Ulster Bank customers will be given six months notice to close their accounts
The bank’s CEO said today that none of its 88 branches will close during the first half of next year.
# Withdrawal
Ulster Bank urges customers not to switch banks 'at last minute'
The bank has committed to giving up to six months notice of its departure in 2022.
# Withdrawal
John Rahm and Bryson DeChambeau test positive for Covid-19, out of the Olympic Games
Patrick Reed has been called up as a replacement for DeChambeau.
# Worry
Defending champion hints at UK Championship withdrawal if fans allowed back in
Ding Junhui believes the idea is ‘too risky’
# Withdrawal
Goalkeeper coach Alan Kelly opts out of Irish camp over Covid concerns
Kelly has chosen to leave camp as he is asthmatic.
Trump administration formally begins withdrawal from World Health Organization
The withdrawal is effective in one year – 6 July 2021.
# Crucible
'Several players' pull out of this year's World Snooker Championship over health concerns
None of those who have opted against travelling to the UK are understood to be in the current world top 16, however.
# Withdrawal
Late change for Leinster as Henshaw drops out for O'Brien
The Ireland centre misses out at the Sportsground tonight due to illness.
# Surprise Move
'If you're the Taliban, Christmas has come early': Trump under fire as he orders major military withdrawal from Afghanistan
The move stunned officials in Kabul who are involved in an intensifying push to end the 17-year conflict.
# Brexit
UK and EU agree on Brexit 'backstop' solution for the Irish border
According to the draft treaty agreed for the ‘ordered withdrawal’ of the UK from the EU, the backstop will apply unless or until another solution is found.
# Withdrawal
Putin orders the removal of Russian troops from Syria
Putin has been a supporter of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad throughout the civil war.
# Family Planning
Almost a third of Irish couples have used the 'withdrawal method' as contraception
38% of Irish couples report using no method of contraception in their relationship.
# Withdrawal
Italian Rugby Federation take control of Zebre after attempted Pro12 withdrawal
The club announced Zebre would retain its name and play next season in Parma.
# arconic
Company withdraws sales of cladding linked to Grenfell Tower blaze
Arconic said it was discontinuing the product due to “the inconsistency of building codes across the world”.
# Setback
Rory McIlroy rib injury forces Abu Dhabi withdrawal
After getting injured in South Africa last week, the star has been ruled out of the tournament.
# Withdrawal
Russia says it has begun scaling down its forces in Syria
It comes as the Assad regime intensifies its bombardment of a rebel district home to the capital’s main water source.
# Drug Addiction
There's been a surge in the number of US babies born with heroin withdrawal symptoms
The problem is particularly bad in rural areas.
# putin's orders
Russia gets ready to pull its planes from Syria
The Russian airbase in the country is preparing after an order from Putin.
# Withdrawal
Another injury blow for Ireland as David Meyler is latest to be ruled out of play-off games
The Hull midfielder could be out for eight weeks due to a knee injury.
# Withdrawal
One of the biggest stars on the UFC Dublin card has been forced to pull out
This is a big blow to next week’s event.
# I'm out
Blow for Dublin as Carton quits the senior hurling panel
The 30-year-old defender has withdrawn from Ger Cunningham’s squad.
# Withdrawal
Late blow for Ireland as Chris Henry ruled out of Springboks clash
The openside flanker has been replaced by Rhys Ruddock, with Tommy O’Donnell coming onto the bench.
# He's out
GONE: John McNulty has withdrawn from the Seanad by-election
The Fine Gael nominee for the upper house has said contesting the election would distract from the “critical work of government”.
# Withdrawal
Rebels in Ukraine ready to carry out their side of peace deal, but "with great difficulty"
While Ukrainian military units are appearing to pull back, rebels have said they are willing to carry out their side of the deal.
# Withdrawal
Rafael Nadal rules himself out of the US Open due to injury
The 2013 champion has been forced to miss two tournaments in recent weeks.
# Injury
Back spasms force Woods to withdraw from WGC Bridgestone after fall
Tiger is almost certainly out of next week’s PGA Championship after his latest fitness problem.
# Withdrawal
Safety deposit boxes are no more at Bank of Ireland
The bank said that safekeeping service is causing an “unacceptable risk” in the branch network.
# crisis
Are Russian troops withdrawing from the Ukrainian border? Not as far as NATO can see
Ukraine reported yesterday that troops had started leaving the area.
# Bailout
Cyprus was still imposing post-bailout cash withdrawal limits until today
The €300 limit was intended to prevent a run on the country’s banks.
# Whistleblowers
Shatter officials deny telling Callinan that he could not withdraw ‘disgusting’ remark
The Department of Justice has responded to claims that ex-Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan’s withdrawal of the infamous ‘disgusting’ remark was delayed on the advice of Alan Shatter’s officials.
# Withdrawal
Woods pulls out of Arnold Palmer Invitational, may miss The Masters
Persistent back trouble means he won’t compete in Orlando this week.
# Withdrawal
'Rested' Richard Dunne out of Ireland squad ahead of Serbia clash
Martin O’Neill will have to plan without the QPR defender ahead of this week’s friendly at the Aviva Stadium.
Robbie Brady withdraws from Ireland squad to undergo groin operation
The Hull midfielder will miss the upcoming games against Germany and Kazakhstan.
# quips
10 of the funniest reactions to Rory McIlroy and toothgate
Twitter was, for the most part, unimpressed with the Irish golfer’s decision to withdraw today.
# Withdrawal
Illness puts Wiggins out of Tour of Britain
The Tour de France champion pulled out of the sixth stage today.