# irish-banks - Today’s News
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# irish-banks - Sunday 19 May, 2013
Many sensible individuals are now rightly worried about the security of their savings and investments, writes David Quinn who says diversification is key.
# irish-banks - Thursday 31 January, 2013
The latest figures show usage of the ECB’s refinancing facilities by the Irish covered banks dropped €13 billion in December.
# irish-banks - Wednesday 28 November, 2012
The almost entirely State-owned bank raises €500 million by selling a bond which is not guaranteed by the government.
# irish-banks - Tuesday 9 October, 2012
New figures show the seven banks covered by the State’s guarantees have returned €3.36 billion so far.
# irish-banks - Monday 10 September, 2012
The latest IMF quarterly review says having the ESM take a direct stake in Irish banks is the best way back to the markets.
# irish-banks - Tuesday 4 September, 2012
As this image reveals, quite a bit.
# irish-banks - Friday 24 August, 2012
The Department of Finance says increases in deposits at Ireland’s covered banks demonstrate “depositor confidence”.
# irish-banks - Sunday 12 August, 2012
Historian’s presentation at Glasnevin Cemetery will question how the former Minister for Finance might view the current state of affairs.
# irish-banks - Friday 10 August, 2012
Bank CEO says H1 2012 has been a difficult environment to operate in, given ongoing eurozone difficulties and challenges to the Irish economy.
# irish-banks - Thursday 26 July, 2012
Economic commentator Anthony Phillips paid a visit to the Department of Finance. This is what happened…
# irish-banks - Friday 20 July, 2012
In the UK, a banking scandal has prompted high-level resignations and heavy fines. In Ireland our reaction is very different, writes William Campbell.
# irish-banks - Monday 16 July, 2012
CEO Jim Brown has written to all customers to say that reconciliations to accounts will continue over the coming weeks.
A report in the Wall Street Journal about talks on the Spanish bailout has sparked a renewed debate.
But they may not be accurate yet.
# irish-banks - Tuesday 10 July, 2012
Meanwhile, the bank has said it will open some branches on Saturday and Sunday this week.
The bank has said the “vast majority” of accounts will be back to normal by Monday.
# irish-banks - Monday 9 July, 2012
The disruption is expected to last several more days, with branches continuing to open late today and tomorrow.
# irish-banks - Thursday 5 July, 2012
Two people contacted TheJournal.ie yesterday after receiving warnings about missed loan payments and failed direct debits.
# irish-banks - Wednesday 4 July, 2012
Ulster Bank’s parent group believes the technical issues will be fixed for the vast majority of customers by July 16.
The delay to payments enters its third week today, as the bank insisted no customer data had been lost.
# irish-banks - Tuesday 3 July, 2012
The bank said faster resolution of problems in the UK was simply a technological issue.
# irish-banks - Wednesday 27 June, 2012
The bank CEOs were briefed on personal insolvency legislation, details of which have not been released to the public.
# irish-banks - Wednesday 13 June, 2012
The €200m sale will not lead to job losses.
# irish-banks - Tuesday 5 June, 2012
The justice minister rejected suggestions that comments from Berlin were a rebuff to Irish hopes of a debt reduction.
# irish-banks - Wednesday 30 May, 2012
Matthew Elderfield has said in an interview that the banks are likely to need a further €3-4 billion in order to meet stiff capital requirements.
# irish-banks - Sunday 27 May, 2012
The Minister for Finance says it’ll take some time for AIB to appear solid enough to find a buyer for the State’s shares.
# irish-banks - Friday 18 May, 2012
The number of redundancies could be as high as 1,000, according to reports.
# irish-banks - Sunday 6 May, 2012
Michael Noonan said wage reductions could make it difficult to hold on to staff at the IBRC.
# irish-banks - Thursday 26 April, 2012
Bank welcomes Troika and government approval
# irish-banks - Tuesday 24 April, 2012
Bank report for first quarter of 2012 says that residential property prices don’t appear to have “fully stabilised”.
# irish-banks - Wednesday 11 April, 2012
Independent TD Stephen Donnelly has described the payment as “criminal”.
# irish-banks - Wednesday 4 April, 2012
The president of the garda sergeants’ group said questions were being asked about why no prosecutions have been brought.
# irish-banks - Monday 2 April, 2012
The bank warned of a “significant deterioration” in the number of borrowers in arrears.
# irish-banks - Thursday 8 March, 2012
The 99.8 per cent state-owned bank will seek the redundancies as part of plans to reduce its staff costs by €170 million per year.
# irish-banks - Saturday 3 March, 2012
# irish-banks - Wednesday 22 February, 2012
The lender said it was showing “support and commitment to the Irish mortgage market”.
The bank will also make almost one thousand pieces of art available to be used for public exhibition.
# irish-banks - Wednesday 18 January, 2012
Michael Noonan tells an audience in Berlin that senior bondholders in banks, or in the Irish state itself, will be repaid in full.
# irish-banks - Thursday 1 December, 2011
TDs and Senators will today vote on extending the guarantee by 12 months. Today we’re asking you: how would you vote?
Asian stocks and shares rose overnight, in a sign that markets are welcoming yesterdays intervention by six central banks.