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# Bank

This year
Bank of Ireland to open some branches tomorrow after online banking services crash
Many customers took to social media upset that they couldn’t check their bank balance and salaries on the last Friday of the month.
Bank issues €120,000 settlement after placing woman's house for sale without her knowledge
The Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman (FSPO) today published its overview of complaints that it received last year.
AIB says technical issue resolved after customers report difficulties accessing online banking
The bank had said some customers were “experiencing intermittent technical issues with our mobile app and internet banking”.
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
Bank of England raises interest rates to 3% in biggest single hike since 1989
The Bank warned that the UK could be on course for two years of uninterrupted recession.
Bank of Ireland sees 40% increase in fraudulent text and call cases compared with last month
Consumers are being warned about a combined fake text and phone call fraud tactic.
Woman jailed for 18 months for stealing from elderly lady she cared for during lockdown
O’Connor was stealing from the elderly woman, who had dementia, for the first four months of the pandemic.
All time
Bank of Ireland warns customers not to fall for investment scams
The bank issued a fraud alert today following an increase in reports of incidence of investment fraud.
Bank of Ireland says customers have received payments after earlier delay
The bank has apologised for any inconvenience caused.
Card spend increase last month in pubs, restaurants and hotels compared to 2019, AIB says
The average card transaction in pubs has increased by 50% since last year.
Bank of Ireland to conduct review after customers lose thousands of euro in text scam
Fraudsters have targeted people via texts that appear to be from the bank.
KBC claims siblings are in contempt of court after failing to leave property at centre of controversial eviction
The High Court today heard the McGann family has not complied with a court order.
'Significant' damage to Louth bank after attempt to remove ATM with digger
A car believed to be connected to the incident was found burnt out this morning.
Mick Wallace agrees to give bank keys to Clontarf home after Christmas
The court earlier heard that Wallace threatened to burn down the property.
Judge rules that Ronan Ryan and Pamela Flood's €900k Dublin home may be repossessed
The judge said Pamela Flood’s husband Ronan Ryan attempted to “frustrate and obstruct” the implementation of a court order.
'I left feeling like s**t': AIB criticised for 'presuming' Irish woman was international student
Sarah* (20) was born in Ireland to Chinese parents. She now attends the National College of Ireland (NCI).
Union says KBC staff 'extremely upset and stressed' by recent incidents
KBC Ireland said it is taking additional measures to ensure the safety of its staff.
How I Spend My Money: A bank employee on €30,000 saving to buy her first home
She has moved back home to squeeze every penny.
Donohoe says bankers' pay cap of €500k is 'worth reviewing' as State-owned banks can't keep staff
The finance minister said State-owned banks are finding it difficult to retain staff due to wage competition.
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.
'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.
Employee awarded €6,600 from bank, who sacked him, after he claimed they promoted him beyond his ability
The man has since gone on to secure alternative employment with a significantly higher salary than that which he he earned in the bank.
Two men arrested over use of skimming device on ATM
The men are thought to form part of an eastern European criminal organisation.
Mobile app transfers not appearing in some Ulster Bank customers' accounts
Yesterday was a European bank holiday, which affected the situation.
Ulster Bank says no customer will be 'out of pocket' after money disappeared from accounts
The issue was the result of human error.
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.
'More needs to be done': Just 16% of CEO jobs in Ireland last year went to women
The Central Bank said it remained concerned at the lack of diversity among senior roles in the Irish financial sector.
In rural Germany, mobile banking means a bank in the back of a truck visiting different towns
The closure of branches in rural Germany has led to mobile banking services that visit small towns.
Here's how banks plan to 'rebuild trust' after the tracker mortgage scandal
The initiative has been welcomed by Minister Paschal Donohoe today.
Couple affected by tracker mortgage scandal suffered stroke and nervous breakdown
A number of customers affected by the error shared stories today of the hardship it caused.
'They've gone without food, without heat in their home': Ulster Bank execs grilled over tracker scandal
The bank’s CEO revealed almost 3,500 customers were overcharged.
Broadcaster Ivan Yates to sue AIB
Yates and his wife have initiated High Court proceedings against the bank.
AIB cuts its standard variable mortgage rates
The bank said that it was cutting its standard variable rate (SVR) by 0.25%.
Details of 550 customer accounts 'mislaid' by AIB
The details include customers’ full names, their bank balances and loan information.
US man who barricaded himself in bank and claimed to have a bomb dies after police stand-off
The man claimed to be an Iraq war veteran.
Victim of tracker mortgage scandal: 'If I was six months in arrears they'd be ringing me every day'
The Bank of Ireland customer was first told she was affected in December last year – but has received no additional information since then.
Central Bank to pay €30k for extra parking spaces beside new 'fit-for-purpose' HQ
The spaces will be phased out over the next two years as the bank tries to encourage staff to use more sustainable forms of transport.
'Official Ireland has destroyed the lives of every person who's come forward' - Banking whistleblower testifies to Oireachtas
Banking whistleblower Jonathan Sugarman is before the Oireachtas Finance Committee today.
Over €40k raised in one day for Kerryman in battle with Bank of Ireland to keep family home
More than 1,000 people have already donated to the fund, which will be used to help pay off his arrears.
Bank of China applies to set up Irish branch
Further opportunities to boost Ireland’s business relationship with China are expected post-Brexit.