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# bank - Thursday 19 December, 2013

AIB fined €490,000 by Central Bank

Allied Irish Bank contravened four regulations between 2007 and 2013.

# bank - Saturday 14 December, 2013

Council rejects ‘premature’ motion to accept Bitcoin payments

Fianna Fáil’s Trevor Gilligan said he can see people paying their property tax and water charges in digital currencies in the future.

# bank - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

NAMA meets 'major milestone' with redemption of €500m in senior bonds

The bonds redemmed were issued as consideration for loans acquired from financial institutions in 2010 and 2011.

# bank - Sunday 24 November, 2013

Despite reports, Musgrave has 'no plans to launch a bank'

A Sunday Independent article today suggested that the Cork-based retail company was planning on setting up its own bank.

# bank - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

One arrested after armed robbery at bank in Montrose

The suspect was detained after falling off his getaway vehicle.

# bank - Thursday 14 November, 2013

JP Morgan cancels Twitter Q&A after negative tweet blitz

Vice Chairman Jimmy Lee was due to answer questions for an hour today.

# bank - Monday 11 November, 2013

Central Bank warns of unauthorised financial firm

The bank said it is a criminal offence for companies such as this to provide financial services that require authorisation from the bank.

# bank - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Central Bank: Short sale selling not banned for AIB shares

The bank made the comment as Aillied Irish Banks’ stock price rocketed and it became a hugely valuable bank in Europe.

# bank - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

US court hears IBRC overcharged some customers for 14 years

The IBRC’s special liquidator said that affected customers had been refunded.

# bank - Thursday 26 September, 2013

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

300 jobs to be created at new Dell bank

The headquarters of computer giant’s latest venture into financial services will be located in Cherrywood.

# bank - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

From The42 Watson banks on five-time Ryder Cup loser Tiger Woods RISKY BUSINESS

Watson banks on five-time Ryder Cup loser Tiger Woods

With a year to go until the next Ryder Cup, the US Captain has backed the world number one.

# bank - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Over 15 per cent of Permanent TSB's home loan customers are in arrears

Pre-tax losses for the bank have fallen from €587 million in the first half of 2012 to €131 million in the first six months of this year.

# bank - Friday 9 August, 2013

Noel Brett to leave Road Safety Authority for Banking Federation

After eight years at the helm of the authority, including being part of its establishment, Noel Brett is to leave his role in the RSA.

# bank - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

Court refuses to lift freezing orders on Quinn family bank accounts

The orders were put in place in 2011 as the bank alleged the family were trying to put assets out of its reach.

# bank - Friday 2 August, 2013

Ulster Bank has lost €387 million so far this year

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.

# bank - Thursday 1 August, 2013

AIB posts half-year loss of €572 million AIB

AIB posts half-year loss of €572 million

The chief executive of AIB says that the half-year interim results are “encouraging”, as the bank increases income.

# bank - Thursday 25 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge Bank breaks into wrong house, repossesses it, sells owner's belongings Foreclosure Fail This post contains videos

# bank - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Bank of Ireland launches another €2 billion fund for first time buyers

The bank said that the fund is being rolled out in response to existing and anticipated demand for mortgages.

# bank - Monday 8 July, 2013

Anglo tapes: Central Bank 'were effectively egging us on'

The latest conversations will raise questions about how much Anglo executives knew about the sinking bank.

# bank - Thursday 4 July, 2013

In pictures: The 8 men Drumm thinks should be involved in a banking inquiry Anglo Tapes This post contains images

In pictures: The 8 men Drumm thinks should be involved in a banking inquiry

The former CEO of Anglo Irish Bank believes the Anglo tapes were “edited” to make it look like he and others mislead the Central Bank.

# bank - Friday 28 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge Newlyweds take photos at Anglo protest Anglo Irish Bride

Newlyweds take photos at Anglo protest

Did someone tape it?

# bank - Saturday 22 June, 2013

Column: For bankers, summary justice is no justice at all

Just like the UK, Ireland needs to hold a major investigation into the banking sector, writes Aaron McKenna, who says while we all want to see justice, it is not going to be that easy.

# bank - Monday 10 June, 2013

Loan refusals for businesses at the lowest in four years

The ISME survey found that delays in decision making by banks has improved with the average wait down to four weeks from the five.

# bank - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

AIB 'on track' to achieve target pre-provision operating profit

The bank says that, after setting funds aside to provide for bad debts, it should return to operating profit for the full year 2013.

# bank - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

Two Cork City Councillors arrested during bank protest

They were among five people arrested after refusing to leave a Bank of Ireland when asked by gardaí.

# bank - Friday 26 April, 2013

Consumers and firms ordered to pay over €44m to creditors last month

Vision-net figures show that banks accounted for over half the value of all court judgments awarded against consumers last month.

# bank - Sunday 14 April, 2013

Call for BOI to introduce bank accounts with An Post

The Irish Postmasters’ Union has called on the Bank of Ireland to roll out bank accounts with An Post in line with a recent UK decision.

# bank - Friday 12 April, 2013

Cyprus eases controls on stricken banks - but keeps €300 withdrawal limit

The restrictions were imposed to prevent a run on the banks during the dramatic Cyprus bailout.

# bank - Thursday 28 March, 2013

Public interest directors at Permanent TSB step down

Margaret Hayes and Ray MacSharry were asked by the government in 2009 to fill the roles to ensure that the bank was acting in the public interest.

# bank - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

AIB recorded pre-tax loss of €3.8 billion in 2012

AIB’s chief executive David Duffy – who the report shows was paid €546,000 last year – said that assisting mortgage customers in difficulty would be a “major priority for this year”.

# bank - Saturday 23 March, 2013

How the Cyprus bank closure is crippling business on the island

“We cannot buy, we cannot sell.”

# bank - Thursday 21 March, 2013

Bank of Cyprus urges bailout deal to save island from ruin

The bank said in a statement that the next move “may prove its salvation or destruction”.

# bank - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Government expects "detailed proposals" from banks on salary reduction

Simon Coveney said today that the pillar banks had been contacted by the government about proposals to reduce salary levels.

# bank - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Cyprus to exempt small savers from deposit tax ahead of crucial vote

Accounts with balances under €20,000 will be exempted from a controversial levy if it is approved by MPs today.

# bank - Monday 18 March, 2013

Poll: Is Cyprus right to tax people's savings? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is Cyprus right to tax people's savings?

Cyprus is trying to push ahead with the EU bailout deal which will see people’s savings taxed – but is this fair?

Cyprus postpones crucial vote on unpopular bailout until Tuesday

The president is trying to get parliamentarians to back the bailout deal that slaps a hugely unpopular levy on bank savings.

# bank - Saturday 9 March, 2013

IBRC liquidators to meet IBOA union on Monday

The staff want a 2011 redundancy package to be honoured, and have threatened industrial action if they don’t receive “just severance”.

# bank - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Cork: Man arrested following armed robbery of bank

The man threatened staff with a handgun before escaping on foot with an amount of cash.

# bank - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

Noonan announces end of the Bank Guarantee

The Minister said that this marks a significant step in the normalisation of the Irish banking system.