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Ulster Bank customers to be given six months' notice to close accounts from early 2022
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# Winding Down

Ulster Bank customers to be given six months' notice to close accounts from early 2022

Oct 29th 2021, 9:04 AM 44,231 Views 56 Comments

The bank said it is continuing to serve existing customers, so no action is required by customers yet.

'He’s a hell of a player' - Furlong excited by Porter's move across the front row
# Dynamic Duo
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# Dynamic Duo

'He’s a hell of a player' - Furlong excited by Porter's move across the front row

Nov 3rd 2021, 6:30 AM 8,505 Views 11 Comments

The Leinster pair could both start for Ireland against Japan on Saturday.

Competition watchdog launches full probe of Bank of Ireland proposal to buy KBC Bank loans
# The Banks
# The Banks

Competition watchdog launches full probe of Bank of Ireland proposal to buy KBC Bank loans

Oct 20th 2021, 3:50 PM 14,936 Views 13 Comments

The CCPC said an in-depth investigation was required to determine whether the deal would weaken competition.

'I was probably the worst electrician in Canberra... I said I would give footy a go'
# Canberra To Connacht
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# Canberra To Connacht

'I was probably the worst electrician in Canberra... I said I would give footy a go'

Oct 21st 2021, 7:30 PM 15,793 Views 11 Comments

Irish-qualified back Mack Hansen has made a strong start to life with Connacht.

A dull and rainy day ... but sunny spells are on the way before unsettled Bank Holiday weekend
# Mixed Bag
# Mixed Bag

A dull and rainy day ... but sunny spells are on the way before unsettled Bank Holiday weekend

Oct 20th 2021, 8:46 AM 12,436 Views 3 Comments

There’s a risk of localised flooding across Munster and Leinster today.

The red hand of history: how the struggle for triumph in the face of adversity defines Tyrone
# Pathfinders
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# Pathfinders

The red hand of history: how the struggle for triumph in the face of adversity defines Tyrone

Sep 11th 2021, 7:00 AM 16,724 Views 6 Comments

Tyrone were once day-trippers to Gaelic football’s biggest stage but a committed plan saw them join the sport’s elite.

'There are a few things in my football career that I am not over' - Tyrone 2021 hope after past pain
# Feargal Logan
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# Feargal Logan

'There are a few things in my football career that I am not over' - Tyrone 2021 hope after past pain

Sep 10th 2021, 6:15 AM 4,491 Views 1 Comment

Feargal Logan gets the chance on Saturday to achieve All-Ireland glory as a manager.

'Hi Leo, from the Piglet': The week in quotes
# Say That Again
# Say That Again

'Hi Leo, from the Piglet': The week in quotes

Sep 5th 2021, 6:30 PM 27,665 Views 8 Comments

Here’s what was said and who said what this week

Permanent TSB plans to take over €7.6 billion of Ulster Bank loans and 25 branches
# Banking
# Banking

Permanent TSB plans to take over €7.6 billion of Ulster Bank loans and 25 branches

Jul 23rd 2021, 8:48 AM 16,519 Views 40 Comments

Ulster Bank has over one million customers, along with 2,800 staff and 88 branches across the country.

Senior Kinahan lieutenant 'Mr Nobody' jailed for seven years for laundering cash
# Courts
# Courts

Senior Kinahan lieutenant 'Mr Nobody' jailed for seven years for laundering cash

Jul 30th 2021, 11:21 PM 21,563 Views 0 Comments

His wife and former “mistress” also received suspended sentences.

'I love what I do' - Armagh's long-serving dual star doctor excelling both sides of the Irish Sea
# Wonder Woman
From The42
# Wonder Woman

'I love what I do' - Armagh's long-serving dual star doctor excelling both sides of the Irish Sea

Updated Aug 18th 2021, 8:37 AM 32,831 Views 1 Comment

Caroline O’Hanlon has an international netball clash in Glasgow on Friday, before Saturday’s Ulster final against Donegal.

Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil voters among least likely to support a congestion charge
# Driving The Price
# Driving The Price

Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil voters among least likely to support a congestion charge

Aug 17th 2021, 6:03 PM 17,913 Views 53 Comments

Polling by Ireland Thinks and TGIP found that Green Party voters are the highest supporters of a congestion charge in Irish cities.

Buy now, pay later services are on their way on Ireland - what should consumers know?
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Buy now, pay later services are on their way on Ireland - what should consumers know?

Aug 16th 2021, 6:30 AM 64,475 Views 33 Comments

Buy now, pay later service Klarna is currently hiring for its Dublin office.

Munster unveil new home jersey for the next two seasons
# Fresh Look
From The42
# Fresh Look

Munster unveil new home jersey for the next two seasons

Aug 4th 2021, 10:55 AM 17,101 Views 30 Comments

The kit will be worn by a senior team for the first time when Munster’s women face Ulster on Saturday, 28 August.

'Chronic and worsening' supply crisis heaps pressure on renters as prices climb sharply
# Daft Report
# Daft Report

'Chronic and worsening' supply crisis heaps pressure on renters as prices climb sharply

Aug 10th 2021, 12:05 AM 30,738 Views 49 Comments
  • Average rental prices increased by 5.6% in the year to the end of June.
  • The average national monthly rent was up 2.4% from the first quarter, the largest quarterly gain since mid-2018.
  • The situation is more acute outside of Dublin with rents increasing typically at double-digit rates.
Sligo's poor form continues as Finn Harps win at the Showgrounds
# LOI
From The42
# LOI

Sligo's poor form continues as Finn Harps win at the Showgrounds

Aug 7th 2021, 10:05 PM 4,143 Views 4 Comments

Karl O’Sullivan provided the only goal of the game.

AIB to take on €4.2 billion worth of Ulster Bank's corporate and commercial loan book
# Banking
# Banking

AIB to take on €4.2 billion worth of Ulster Bank's corporate and commercial loan book

Jun 28th 2021, 10:10 AM 12,925 Views 17 Comments

The move will see 280 Ulster Bank employees move over to AIB as part of the deal.

Ulster football final to return to Croke Park for first time since 2006
# Hq
From The42
# Hq

Ulster football final to return to Croke Park for first time since 2006

Updated Jul 19th 2021, 8:00 PM 8,315 Views 3 Comments

Meanwhile, the Ulster U20 football final has been pushed back by six days following the tragic death of Monaghan captain Brendan Óg Duffy.

The cost of building materials is on the rise - what does that mean for Ireland's housing crisis?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

The cost of building materials is on the rise - what does that mean for Ireland's housing crisis?

Jul 11th 2021, 6:30 AM 35,769 Views 52 Comments

The price of materials used in construction has risen by 5% in the year to June.

'It's always buzzing': Beer gardens are back, and we asked pubgoers to share their favourites
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# Sponsored By N26

'It's always buzzing': Beer gardens are back, and we asked pubgoers to share their favourites

Jul 21st 2021, 2:10 PM 30,897 Views 5 Comments

Plus, your chance to vote for your pick of the lot.

Selfie areas and pop-up clinics used in bid to boost the North's youth vaccination rates
# Vaccination Uptake
# Vaccination Uptake

Selfie areas and pop-up clinics used in bid to boost the North's youth vaccination rates

Jul 30th 2021, 6:00 AM 9,821 Views 23 Comments

Regional mass vaccination centres in Northern Ireland are closing for first doses 31st July

Banking on the short-term — The government is selling 'part' of its 13.9% stake in Bank of Ireland. But why now?
# The Banks
# The Banks

Banking on the short-term — The government is selling 'part' of its 13.9% stake in Bank of Ireland. But why now?

Jun 24th 2021, 6:45 AM 16,338 Views 15 Comments

Finance minister Paschal Donohoe announced the six-month sale process yesterday.

House prices, debt and uneven recovery: What are the biggest risks to the Irish economy according to the Central Bank?
# Road To Recovery
# Road To Recovery

House prices, debt and uneven recovery: What are the biggest risks to the Irish economy according to the Central Bank?

Jun 16th 2021, 5:29 PM 11,093 Views 3 Comments

“A clearer path to recovery” has become visible in recent months.

Clongowes and Clontarf man McFarland selected for Great Britain Sevens Olympic squad
# To The Max
From The42
# To The Max

Clongowes and Clontarf man McFarland selected for Great Britain Sevens Olympic squad

Jun 18th 2021, 11:21 AM 6,762 Views 3 Comments

Max McFarland has excelled for Scotland on the Sevens Series, having qualified through his Glasgow-born grandfather.

'I would love to see young and experienced players go back into a boosted AIL'
# Domestic
From The42
# Domestic

'I would love to see young and experienced players go back into a boosted AIL'

Jun 17th 2021, 7:30 PM 11,882 Views 12 Comments

The latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly included discussion of domestic rugby’s place in the pyramid.

Senior Kinahan gang member, his wife and mistress laundered cash through Spanish property and a wedding
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Senior Kinahan gang member, his wife and mistress laundered cash through Spanish property and a wedding

Jun 14th 2021, 4:14 PM 25,309 Views 0 Comments

Declan ‘Mr Nobody’ Brady, his wife Deirdre Brady and his mistress Erika Lukacs appeared at the Special Criminal Court today.

'Lingering resentment': Public trust in Irish banks remains low after 2008
# The Banks
# The Banks

'Lingering resentment': Public trust in Irish banks remains low after 2008

May 17th 2021, 2:19 PM 12,446 Views 17 Comments

But trust levels have improved substantially among younger customers since the crash.

Poll: Should closed bank branches in Ireland be converted to digital hubs?
# Remote Working
# Remote Working

Poll: Should closed bank branches in Ireland be converted to digital hubs?

May 2nd 2021, 10:27 AM 25,005 Views 51 Comments

In order to facilitate remote working, should Ulster Bank and Bank of Ireland turn closed branches into digital hubs?

Judge approves PIA that will see woman (54) making mortgage repayments until she is 90
# High Court
# High Court

Judge approves PIA that will see woman (54) making mortgage repayments until she is 90

May 13th 2021, 6:33 PM 39,382 Views 0 Comments

It is being regarded as an important test case in the area of personal insolvency.

Almost €10 billion worth of contactless payments made over the past year
# Contactless Payments
# Contactless Payments

Almost €10 billion worth of contactless payments made over the past year

May 8th 2021, 12:30 PM 10,850 Views 24 Comments

A total of €9.745 billion was spent via contactless payments from March 2020 to March 2021.

The tale of the 'team of 40-year-olds' from Cork who rattled Bayern Munich
# Dowcha Davey
From The42
# Dowcha Davey

The tale of the 'team of 40-year-olds' from Cork who rattled Bayern Munich

May 8th 2021, 8:00 AM 34,498 Views 21 Comments

Thirty years ago, the draw for the first round of the Uefa Cup paired the Bundesliga giants with Cork City.

Bank Holiday Monday to bring bright start to a warm week
# Forecast
# Forecast

Bank Holiday Monday to bring bright start to a warm week

Jun 7th 2021, 10:24 AM 17,447 Views 2 Comments

The grass pollen count will be high in most of the country tomorrow.

All-Ireland champions Dublin to open five-in-a-row bid against Tyrone as fixtures confirmed
# Summer Ball
From The42
# Summer Ball

All-Ireland champions Dublin to open five-in-a-row bid against Tyrone as fixtures confirmed

Jun 3rd 2021, 4:23 PM 5,662 Views 0 Comments

The TG4 All-Ireland ladies football championships kick off on 10 July.

Ulster Bank fined €37.8 million for its 'unacceptable' handling of tracker mortgage scandal
# The Banks
# The Banks

Ulster Bank fined €37.8 million for its 'unacceptable' handling of tracker mortgage scandal

Mar 25th 2021, 12:01 PM 50,744 Views 80 Comments

It’s the largest fine the Central Bank of Ireland has ever handed out.

Senior cartel lieutenant 'Mr Nobody' admits to stashing €268,000 in Kildare attic
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Senior cartel lieutenant 'Mr Nobody' admits to stashing €268,000 in Kildare attic

Apr 23rd 2021, 6:46 PM 21,605 Views 0 Comments

This afternoon, Declan Brady pleaded guilty at a brief hearing to possessing €268,000 concealed in a loft in Naas.

'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 95,803 Views 183 Comments

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

Ulster Bank topped the Financial Ombudsman's complaints table in 2020 for the second year in a row
# The Banks
# The Banks

Ulster Bank topped the Financial Ombudsman's complaints table in 2020 for the second year in a row

Mar 30th 2021, 11:40 AM 6,343 Views 5 Comments

The watchdog also received 492 new complaints about tracker mortgages in 2020.

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