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# banking - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Four Irish banks want to set up an industry-wide quick payment app
# Banking
# Banking

Four Irish banks want to set up an industry-wide quick payment app

Jan 12th 2021, 2:55 PM 20,257 Views 37 Comments

The CCPC was notified of the proposal from AIB, BOI, KBC and Permanent TSB last Friday.

# banking - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

AIB to cut 1,500 jobs and merge branches in bid to save costs
# AIB
# AIB

AIB to cut 1,500 jobs and merge branches in bid to save costs

Dec 2nd 2020, 11:15 AM 37,359 Views 36 Comments

The bank said it aims to achieve over 10% reduction in costs by 2023.

# banking - Friday 27 November, 2020

Eoin McGee: Be warned, your Covid-19 mortgage break could affect your ability to borrow
# Finances
# Finances

Eoin McGee: Be warned, your Covid-19 mortgage break could affect your ability to borrow

Nov 27th 2020, 7:00 AM 16,453 Views 16 Comments

Eoin McGee says he’s suspicious of the motives of Ireland’s banks who agreed to offer mortgage payment breaks to customers in March.

# banking - Monday 21 September, 2020

Majority of bank accounts used for money mule transactions belong to people aged 18-24
# Fraud
# Fraud

Majority of bank accounts used for money mule transactions belong to people aged 18-24

Sep 21st 2020, 6:30 AM 17,524 Views 6 Comments

A new campaign aims to highlight the dangers for teens and encourage their parents to look out for red flags.

# banking - Friday 18 September, 2020

Union concerned at reports of threat to jobs at Ulster Bank
# Banking
# Banking

Union concerned at reports of threat to jobs at Ulster Bank

Sep 18th 2020, 8:40 AM 21,336 Views 18 Comments

The Financial Services Union has responded to reports that UK parent company NatWest is considering closing Ulster Bank in the Republic.

# banking - Monday 10 August, 2020

Bank of Ireland to reimburse victims of smishing scam
# Smishing
# Smishing

Bank of Ireland to reimburse victims of smishing scam

Aug 10th 2020, 1:07 PM 32,883 Views 42 Comments

The bank will also launch a campaign to raise awareness of smishing.

# banking - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Bank of Ireland to conduct review after customers lose thousands of euro in text scam
# Smishing
# Smishing

Bank of Ireland to conduct review after customers lose thousands of euro in text scam

Aug 6th 2020, 4:30 PM 64,880 Views 86 Comments

Fraudsters have targeted people via texts that appear to be from the bank.

# banking - Thursday 23 July, 2020

Departments warn of scams asking people for bank details
# Stay Alert
# Stay Alert

Departments warn of scams asking people for bank details

Jul 23rd 2020, 3:15 PM 16,721 Views 5 Comments

One person claiming to represent the Department of Agriculture has been phoning farmers asking for bank details.

# banking - Monday 15 June, 2020

'We've heard of moneylenders meeting customers at the post office as they collect their social welfare'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'We've heard of moneylenders meeting customers at the post office as they collect their social welfare'

Jun 15th 2020, 7:00 AM 32,296 Views 22 Comments

Dr Olive McCarthy and Dr Noreen Byrne of UCC say while new Central Bank rules for moneylenders are welcome, they don’t go far enough.

# banking - Monday 11 May, 2020

Taoiseach meets with five major banks to discuss Covid-19
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Taoiseach meets with five major banks to discuss Covid-19

May 11th 2020, 7:06 PM 62,730 Views 50 Comments

The government says that the banks have agreed that anyone availing of a mortgage break can now extend the loan term.

# banking - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Banking institutes warn customers to be 'extra vigilant' of Covid-19 online scams
# Banking
# Banking

Banking institutes warn customers to be 'extra vigilant' of Covid-19 online scams

Mar 31st 2020, 2:18 PM 20,246 Views 21 Comments

Figures from the BPFI show €12m was scammed through card fraud alone last year.

# banking - Friday 27 March, 2020

Internal bank documents reveal AIB mortgage break did require savings before meeting with minister
# Payment Deferral
# Payment Deferral

Internal bank documents reveal AIB mortgage break did require savings before meeting with minister

Mar 27th 2020, 12:05 AM 74,290 Views 95 Comments

At the end of last week and over the weekend customers complained of issues they had accessing this payment deferral.

# banking - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

1 cent contactless fee and more maintenance charges in store for AIB customers from May
# Banking
# Banking

1 cent contactless fee and more maintenance charges in store for AIB customers from May

Mar 10th 2020, 10:03 AM 69,980 Views 117 Comments

Customers can expect to pay an average of €2.20 per year in contactless fees.

# banking - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

UK banking group Lloyds to cut around 780 branch jobs
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

UK banking group Lloyds to cut around 780 branch jobs

Feb 26th 2020, 12:13 PM 10,951 Views 13 Comments

The jobs will be cut between June and October.

# banking - Monday 24 February, 2020

AIB joins rival bank in cutting three and five year fixed mortgage rates
# Banking
# Banking

AIB joins rival bank in cutting three and five year fixed mortgage rates

Feb 24th 2020, 8:40 AM 36,742 Views 38 Comments

Last week, KBC dropped its fixed mortgage rates from 2.85% to 2.55%.

# banking - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Capital power: why fintech companies are looking to Dublin in the e-money licence quest
# Future Of Finance
# Future Of Finance

Capital power: why fintech companies are looking to Dublin in the e-money licence quest

Jan 29th 2020, 8:19 PM 370 Views 0 Comments

US company Payoneer is the latest to get approval as Ireland is at the centre of a fintech revolution.

# banking - Friday 29 November, 2019

Ulster Bank says an issue with its online and mobile banking services has now been resolved
# It Issue
# It Issue

Ulster Bank says an issue with its online and mobile banking services has now been resolved

Updated Nov 29th 2019, 6:33 PM 9,121 Views 13 Comments

The problem did not affect ATM, debit/credit cards or in-person purchases.

# banking - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Bank of Ireland services are working again after earlier issues
# Sorted
# Sorted

Bank of Ireland services are working again after earlier issues

Nov 28th 2019, 6:55 PM 12,339 Views 23 Comments

Some branches will remain open until 8pm this evening.

# banking - Friday 15 November, 2019

Calls for head of KBC group to apologise after comments about 'annoying' tracker mortgage scandal
# Johan Thijs
# Johan Thijs

Calls for head of KBC group to apologise after comments about 'annoying' tracker mortgage scandal

Updated Nov 15th 2019, 11:14 AM 26,126 Views 88 Comments

More than 40,000 people were affected by the scandal.

# banking - Thursday 17 October, 2019

Credit unions across Ireland roll out new current account service
# Credit Union
# Credit Union

Credit unions across Ireland roll out new current account service

Oct 17th 2019, 7:28 PM 45,710 Views 29 Comments

115 branches have begun rolling out the service today under the currentaccount.ie brand.

# banking - Sunday 6 October, 2019

Explainer: Why were some customers locked out of their mobile banking app?
# Banking
# Banking

Explainer: Why were some customers locked out of their mobile banking app?

Oct 6th 2019, 4:00 PM 55,874 Views 28 Comments

Many AIB customers complained to the bank after being told their device was ‘rooted’.

# banking - Thursday 30 May, 2019

'Unacceptable harm': The scandal that led to a record fine for one of Ireland's pillar banks
# Tracker Scandal
# Tracker Scandal

'Unacceptable harm': The scandal that led to a record fine for one of Ireland's pillar banks

May 30th 2019, 8:57 PM 15,039 Views 55 Comments

Permanent TSB has been fined €21 million for regulatory breaches affecting tracker mortgage customers.

# banking - Friday 10 May, 2019

Ulster Bank says it's 'unacceptable' a data breach resulted in its former customers' details being compromised
# Cabot Financial
# Cabot Financial

Ulster Bank says it's 'unacceptable' a data breach resulted in its former customers' details being compromised

May 10th 2019, 12:05 AM 22,286 Views 28 Comments

The breach resulted in names, contact information, and financial details being compromised.

# banking - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

Opinion: 'Mortgage rules are massively unfair on people who can't rely on their parents for a sizeable deposit'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'Mortgage rules are massively unfair on people who can't rely on their parents for a sizeable deposit'

May 1st 2019, 7:00 AM 63,442 Views 123 Comments

Since the banks no longer require you to prove that you saved the deposit – having one says nothing about your ability to repay the loan, writes Fiona Cassim.

# banking - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

SF proposes new law to prevent mortgages being sold to a vulture fund without the borrower's consent
# Great Sell Off
# Great Sell Off

SF proposes new law to prevent mortgages being sold to a vulture fund without the borrower's consent

Dec 19th 2018, 10:44 PM 22,517 Views 64 Comments

Doherty said his proposed Bill will ensure the code is put into primary legislation.

# banking - Thursday 6 December, 2018

It took 9 consecutive questions for bank execs to admit €1.3bn mortgage 'vehicle' won't pay tax
# Mortgage Arrears
# Mortgage Arrears

It took 9 consecutive questions for bank execs to admit €1.3bn mortgage 'vehicle' won't pay tax

Dec 6th 2018, 7:04 PM 64,492 Views 65 Comments

Last week the bank confirmed it was transferring more than 6,000 home loans into a special purpose vehicle.

# banking - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Banking industry asks Irish public for its say on new culture board to help 'rebuild trust' in sector
# Banking Culture
# Banking Culture

Banking industry asks Irish public for its say on new culture board to help 'rebuild trust' in sector

Oct 30th 2018, 7:14 AM 14,008 Views 56 Comments

The banks have said they know their reputation has been damaged, and they want to take steps to address that.

# banking - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Problem over payment of child benefit to Irish parents 'resolved' following industry-wide banking issue
# Delayed Payment
# Delayed Payment

Problem over payment of child benefit to Irish parents 'resolved' following industry-wide banking issue

Oct 2nd 2018, 2:28 PM 38,915 Views 71 Comments

Customers with An Post, Ulster Bank and PTSB have been affected.

# banking - Sunday 2 September, 2018

Are post offices even viable? An increase in financial services could have been the game changer
# Shut Down
# Shut Down

Are post offices even viable? An increase in financial services could have been the game changer

Sep 2nd 2018, 7:45 AM 8,566 Views 17 Comments

The Bobby Kerry report stated that the expansion of financial services in post offices was essential to their survival.

# banking - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

The aggravating and mitigating factors: How the judge in the Drumm case arrived at six years
# Former Ceo
# Former Ceo

The aggravating and mitigating factors: How the judge in the Drumm case arrived at six years

Jun 20th 2018, 5:36 PM 19,104 Views 55 Comments

Judge Karen O’Connor noted that the most significant form of mitigation would have been a result of a guilty plea but that was not available in this case.

# banking - Friday 15 June, 2018

Irish economy is growing substantially but Brexit 'poses major threat'
# Warning
# Warning

Irish economy is growing substantially but Brexit 'poses major threat'

Jun 15th 2018, 12:10 AM 16,838 Views 55 Comments

High levels of household and public debt are also concerning, the Central Bank has said.

# banking - Sunday 20 May, 2018

'Bizarre carry-on': Criticism of consumer expert who said tracker victims should have faced tougher questioning
# Mortgage Scandal
# Mortgage Scandal

'Bizarre carry-on': Criticism of consumer expert who said tracker victims should have faced tougher questioning

May 20th 2018, 10:30 AM 23,844 Views 32 Comments

Brendan Burgess said people’s lives may have been destroyed, but that may not have been because of the overcharging.

# banking - Thursday 10 May, 2018

RBS, which owns Ulster Bank, agrees to pay €4.1 billion fine
# Us Mortgage Crisis
# Us Mortgage Crisis

RBS, which owns Ulster Bank, agrees to pay €4.1 billion fine

May 10th 2018, 8:07 AM 12,035 Views 13 Comments

The bank has been fined by the US Justice Department over its role in the subprime mortgage crisis.

# banking - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Mobile app transfers not appearing in some Ulster Bank customers' accounts
# European Bank Holiday
# European Bank Holiday

Mobile app transfers not appearing in some Ulster Bank customers' accounts

May 2nd 2018, 12:08 PM 12,315 Views 24 Comments

Yesterday was a European bank holiday, which affected the situation.

# banking - Sunday 25 February, 2018

In rural Germany, mobile banking means a bank in the back of a truck visiting different towns
# Mobile Banking
# Mobile Banking

In rural Germany, mobile banking means a bank in the back of a truck visiting different towns

Feb 25th 2018, 10:00 AM 12,246 Views 29 Comments

The closure of branches in rural Germany has led to mobile banking services that visit small towns.

# banking - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

After more than 10 years, RaboDirect is closing down in Ireland
# Shut Down
From Business ETC
# Shut Down

After more than 10 years, RaboDirect is closing down in Ireland

Feb 21st 2018, 12:23 PM 491 Views 0 Comments

The lender holds deposits from 90,000 Irish customers.

RaboDirect announces that it is closing down its Irish operations in May
# Shut Down
# Shut Down

RaboDirect announces that it is closing down its Irish operations in May

Feb 21st 2018, 12:21 PM 36,076 Views 48 Comments

The bank holds over €3 billion in deposits from its Irish customers, who will now have to move their money elsewhere.

# banking - Thursday 18 January, 2018

'Take a look in the mirror': Why didn't the Central Bank act earlier on the tracker mortgage scandal?
# Tracker Scandal
# Tracker Scandal

'Take a look in the mirror': Why didn't the Central Bank act earlier on the tracker mortgage scandal?

Jan 18th 2018, 1:41 PM 11,211 Views 31 Comments

The Central Bank’s governor Philip Lane confirmed 13,000 impacted customers are still waiting to get their money back.

# banking - Monday 1 January, 2018

Irish people warned they are being 'ripped off' by ATMs in foreign countries
# Cash
# Cash

Irish people warned they are being 'ripped off' by ATMs in foreign countries

Jan 1st 2018, 6:00 AM 38,540 Views 34 Comments

People are advised not to withdraw money in their own currency rate as it is more expensive.

# banking - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Here's how banks plan to 'rebuild trust' after the tracker mortgage scandal
# Banking Standards Board
# Banking Standards Board

Here's how banks plan to 'rebuild trust' after the tracker mortgage scandal

Dec 31st 2017, 1:41 PM 22,450 Views 83 Comments

The initiative has been welcomed by Minister Paschal Donohoe today.

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