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#KBC

# kbc - Friday 5 August, 2022

Almost 300,000 new current accounts have been opened this year, figures show
# Irish Banking
# Irish Banking

Almost 300,000 new current accounts have been opened this year, figures show

Fri 7:16 AM 13,907 Views 15 Comments

The figures indicated that Ulster Bank and KBC current account customers are heeding advice to switch banks.

# kbc - Wednesday 20 July, 2022

Under half of polled customers have moved KBC and Ulster Bank accounts ahead of closures
# Withdraw
# Withdraw

Under half of polled customers have moved KBC and Ulster Bank accounts ahead of closures

Jul 20th 2022, 8:52 AM 14,790 Views 18 Comments

Ulster Bank and KBC are leaving the Irish market.

# kbc - Wednesday 1 June, 2022

KBC writes to customers giving them six months to close their accounts
# Time To Switch
# Time To Switch

KBC writes to customers giving them six months to close their accounts

Jun 1st 2022, 8:58 AM 8,933 Views 8 Comments

The bank has 130,000 current accounts that are active or have a balance.

# kbc - Friday 29 April, 2022

KBC Bank extends its account closure notice to six months
# KBC Bank
# KBC Bank

KBC Bank extends its account closure notice to six months

Apr 29th 2022, 7:46 AM 15,971 Views 11 Comments

The original timeframe was 90 days.

# kbc - Friday 22 October, 2021

KBC to sell most of its loans to Bank of Ireland in €5 billion deal
# KBC
# KBC

KBC to sell most of its loans to Bank of Ireland in €5 billion deal

Oct 22nd 2021, 7:44 AM 16,918 Views 20 Comments

KBC Bank Ireland said the transaction would ultimately result in KBC Group’s withdrawal from the Irish market.

# kbc - Friday 16 April, 2021

Pearse Doherty: KBC exit is body blow to customers and staff that will reduce competition
# Opinion
# Opinion

Pearse Doherty: KBC exit is body blow to customers and staff that will reduce competition

Apr 16th 2021, 4:39 PM 16,350 Views 39 Comments

The Sinn Féin TD says the move leaves the future of the Irish banking sector uncertain.

'Deeply worrying development': Union raises concerns over KBC's potential exit from Irish market
# BOI Talks
# BOI Talks

'Deeply worrying development': Union raises concerns over KBC's potential exit from Irish market

Updated Apr 16th 2021, 1:23 PM 95,957 Views 183 Comments

The Financial Services Union will request an “urgent meeting” with the banks.

# kbc - Thursday 15 April, 2021

Men jailed over failure to stay away from Roscommon farm seek release from prison
# Courts
# Courts

Men jailed over failure to stay away from Roscommon farm seek release from prison

Apr 15th 2021, 10:00 PM 31,273 Views 0 Comments

The case has been heard before the High Court.

# kbc - Sunday 24 January, 2021

Irish banks want to take on Revolut together — but why has the competition watchdog 'rejected' them?
# The Banks
# The Banks

Irish banks want to take on Revolut together — but why has the competition watchdog 'rejected' them?

Jan 24th 2021, 6:30 AM 78,482 Views 37 Comments

Why has it taken so long for Irish banks to address competition from fresh-faced fintech companies?

# kbc - Tuesday 3 November, 2020

Controversial Roscommon farm still occupied by several persons, bank claims
# Strokestown
# Strokestown

Controversial Roscommon farm still occupied by several persons, bank claims

Nov 3rd 2020, 4:41 PM 24,307 Views 0 Comments

The occupation of the property is in direct defiance of orders previously granted by the High Court in favour of KBC.

# kbc - Friday 24 April, 2020

Over half of Irish consumers say Covid-19 crisis will affect their household finances
# Economy
# Economy

Over half of Irish consumers say Covid-19 crisis will affect their household finances

Apr 24th 2020, 6:05 AM 17,132 Views 28 Comments

That’s according to the latest KBC Consumer Index published today.

# kbc - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Court orders arrest of siblings over alleged failure to leave controversial Roscommon farm
# Strokestown
# Strokestown

Court orders arrest of siblings over alleged failure to leave controversial Roscommon farm

Mar 10th 2020, 2:02 PM 27,743 Views 0 Comments

Private security operatives were forced from the property by a group of masked men in 2018.

# kbc - 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 36,839 Views 38 Comments

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

# kbc - Friday 14 February, 2020

KBC claims siblings are in contempt of court after failing to leave property at centre of controversial eviction
# Strokestown
# Strokestown

KBC claims siblings are in contempt of court after failing to leave property at centre of controversial eviction

Feb 14th 2020, 2:30 PM 22,421 Views 0 Comments

The High Court today heard the McGann family has not complied with a court order.

# kbc - Friday 15 November, 2019

Banks given 'free pass' by this government, SF Ard Fheis told
# Derry
# Derry

Banks given 'free pass' by this government, SF Ard Fheis told

Nov 15th 2019, 9:33 PM 12,582 Views 76 Comments

The Sinn Féin Ard Fheis kicked off in Derry today.

KBC boss apologises to the Irish public after he called the tracker mortgage scandal 'annoying'
# Sorry
# Sorry

KBC boss apologises to the Irish public after he called the tracker mortgage scandal 'annoying'

Nov 15th 2019, 5:44 PM 19,599 Views 46 Comments

“I would like to personally apologise to the Irish people.”

# kbc - Friday 11 October, 2019

Roscommon family in controversial eviction case given one month to leave home
# Strokestown
# Strokestown

Roscommon family in controversial eviction case given one month to leave home

Oct 11th 2019, 12:50 PM 22,667 Views 0 Comments

The eviction gained national media attention last December.

# kbc - Thursday 10 October, 2019

KBC seeks fresh injunction to force family at centre of controversial Strokestown eviction to leave property
# Falsk
# Falsk

KBC seeks fresh injunction to force family at centre of controversial Strokestown eviction to leave property

Oct 10th 2019, 6:49 PM 21,414 Views 0 Comments

The eviction gained national media attention last December.

# kbc - Monday 7 October, 2019

Consumer sentiment drops to lowest level in almost 6 years as Brexit deadline looms
# KBC
# KBC

Consumer sentiment drops to lowest level in almost 6 years as Brexit deadline looms

Oct 7th 2019, 6:15 AM 7,318 Views 3 Comments

The KBC Consumer Sentiment Index has fallen to 75.3% in September from 77.2% in August.

# kbc - Saturday 14 September, 2019

KBC Bank admits it used time limit clause in 27 tracker complaints to Ombudsman
# Tracker Mortgage Scandal
# Tracker Mortgage Scandal

KBC Bank admits it used time limit clause in 27 tracker complaints to Ombudsman

Sep 14th 2019, 6:00 AM 11,261 Views 8 Comments

A number of banks, including KBC, reversed their decision to challenge the investigation of these complaints after a public rebuke by the ombudsman.

# kbc - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Paschal Donohoe met KBC to 'reassure' the bank of support after the Strokestown eviction
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

Paschal Donohoe met KBC to 'reassure' the bank of support after the Strokestown eviction

Mar 12th 2019, 12:05 AM 31,936 Views 0 Comments

The bank was criticised for using private security agents to forcibly remove three siblings from their Roscommon home.

# kbc - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Salaries predicted to rise by 5% on average this year as employers forecast Irish jobs Brexit boost
# It's The Economy Stupid
# It's The Economy Stupid

Salaries predicted to rise by 5% on average this year as employers forecast Irish jobs Brexit boost

Feb 7th 2019, 6:01 AM 20,947 Views 26 Comments

Consumer sentiment was strong in January as spenders wait to see how Brexit will affect their pockets.

# kbc - Sunday 13 January, 2019

'History will judge this': Experts see little change in bank culture after scandals and protests
# Dragging Their Heels
# Dragging Their Heels

'History will judge this': Experts see little change in bank culture after scandals and protests

Jan 13th 2019, 7:30 PM 12,243 Views 33 Comments

People who are working every day with customers in arrears say lenders are still refusing to cooperate in any significant way.

# kbc - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Union says KBC staff 'extremely upset and stressed' by recent incidents
# Security
# Security

Union says KBC staff 'extremely upset and stressed' by recent incidents

Dec 23rd 2018, 3:22 PM 25,778 Views 91 Comments

KBC Ireland said it is taking additional measures to ensure the safety of its staff.

# kbc - Thursday 6 December, 2018

Christmas spending: We're not in 'panic mode' but Brexit is putting the brakes on plans to splash the cash
# Hitting Home
# Hitting Home

Christmas spending: We're not in 'panic mode' but Brexit is putting the brakes on plans to splash the cash

Dec 6th 2018, 6:15 AM 8,446 Views 10 Comments

In the UK, consumer confidence registered the largest monthly decline in seventeen months in November.

# kbc - Monday 1 October, 2018

Irish consumer confidence falls sharply amid Brexit fears and increase in cost of bills
# Clouds On The Horizon
# Clouds On The Horizon

Irish consumer confidence falls sharply amid Brexit fears and increase in cost of bills

Oct 1st 2018, 6:15 AM 13,938 Views 28 Comments

Consumer sentiment is at its lowest level since December 2016.

# kbc - Thursday 13 September, 2018

KBC says banks only have themselves to blame for losing business to digital upstarts
# Startups And Tech
# Startups And Tech

KBC says banks only have themselves to blame for losing business to digital upstarts

Sep 13th 2018, 3:16 PM 573 Views 0 Comments

Well-funded fintech startups are lining up to poach customers from traditional banking firms.

# kbc - Thursday 6 September, 2018

No 'feel-good factor' as cautious Irish consumers feeling gloomier
# Sentiment Index
# Sentiment Index

No 'feel-good factor' as cautious Irish consumers feeling gloomier

Sep 6th 2018, 6:10 AM 10,669 Views 13 Comments

Instead of consumers spending more, it’s more a matter of more consumers spending according to the KBC/ESRI sentiment index.

# kbc - Friday 10 August, 2018

KBC labelled 'sloppy' for hiring worker with prior conviction
# Workplace Relations
# Workplace Relations

KBC labelled 'sloppy' for hiring worker with prior conviction

Aug 10th 2018, 6:00 PM 22,377 Views 0 Comments

The bank said that the case was an “isolated occurrence”.

# kbc - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Couple released from Garda custody after apologising for refusing to leave their Dublin home
# Contempt Of Court
# Contempt Of Court

Couple released from Garda custody after apologising for refusing to leave their Dublin home

May 1st 2018, 9:38 PM 42,118 Views 66 Comments

KBC Bank obtained an order directing the couple to vacate their home in Balbriggan, Co Dublin.

# kbc - Monday 2 April, 2018

'It's a bit scary' - in the buildup to Brexit, cross-border mortgages are looking increasingly hard to come by
# Wrong Side Of The Tracks
# Wrong Side Of The Tracks

'It's a bit scary' - in the buildup to Brexit, cross-border mortgages are looking increasingly hard to come by

Apr 2nd 2018, 7:00 PM 20,153 Views 13 Comments

Those working in the North and living in the Republic have limited options at present when it comes to mortgage finance.

# kbc - Monday 26 February, 2018

Galway couple overcharged €1.23 million by KBC Bank on their mortgage
# Compensation
# Compensation

Galway couple overcharged €1.23 million by KBC Bank on their mortgage

Feb 26th 2018, 10:41 AM 49,039 Views 58 Comments

The couple were overcharged on mortgages for a number of investment properties.

# kbc - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Here's how many customers each of the main banks say they overcharged
# Tracker Mortgage Scandal
# Tracker Mortgage Scandal

Here's how many customers each of the main banks say they overcharged

Dec 20th 2017, 3:58 PM 22,491 Views 26 Comments

Some of the banks have increased their numbers significantly.

# kbc - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

'We are crying out for help': A father's letter to the Taoiseach as he battles to keep family home
# Mortgage To Rent
# Mortgage To Rent

'We are crying out for help': A father's letter to the Taoiseach as he battles to keep family home

Nov 29th 2017, 12:02 AM 35,263 Views 0 Comments

Karl O’Doherty had been advised by the Master of the High Court to write to Leo Varadkar.

# kbc - Thursday 16 November, 2017

After putting aside €4m last year to cover tracker scandal, KBC now says it'll cost €59m
# Compensation
# Compensation

After putting aside €4m last year to cover tracker scandal, KBC now says it'll cost €59m

Nov 16th 2017, 10:14 AM 10,304 Views 22 Comments

KBC estimates up to 1,661 of its customers may have been impacted.

# kbc - Saturday 11 November, 2017

High Court Master lashes KBC and tells father in arrears to write to Taoiseach
# Dear Leo
# Dear Leo

High Court Master lashes KBC and tells father in arrears to write to Taoiseach

Nov 11th 2017, 6:15 AM 23,443 Views 0 Comments

Edmund Honohan: ‘What kind of a way is that for a bank to approach its customers?’

# kbc - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Tracker mortgage motion which will ban bonuses for bankers to be backed by government
# Tracker Scandal
# Tracker Scandal

Tracker mortgage motion which will ban bonuses for bankers to be backed by government

Oct 24th 2017, 1:40 PM 13,884 Views 57 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Michael McGrath said the minister should give no approval for salary increases until redress is given.

# kbc - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Irish banks are at war over mortgage rates - which could be good for consumers
# Hotting Up
# Hotting Up

Irish banks are at war over mortgage rates - which could be good for consumers

Sep 21st 2017, 6:00 AM 22,397 Views 29 Comments

KBC has announced a new fixed mortgage rate offering.

# kbc - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Got a question about the CAO? We'll have the experts in tomorrow morning to answer all your queries
# Sorted
# Sorted

Got a question about the CAO? We'll have the experts in tomorrow morning to answer all your queries

Aug 20th 2017, 7:00 PM 9,351 Views 5 Comments

Let us know the questions you want answered.

# kbc - Saturday 18 February, 2017

"We're paying more in rent to a landlord than we would in a mortgage - that's just pointless"
# Rental Trap
# Rental Trap

"We're paying more in rent to a landlord than we would in a mortgage - that's just pointless"

Feb 18th 2017, 7:10 AM 20,852 Views 78 Comments

Attendees at KBC’s ‘mortgage lounge’ in midweek don’t see any future in staying in Ireland’s rental market.

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