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#Ulster Bank

# ulster-bank - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Ulster Bank tells Donohoe 'no decision' yet taken on its future amid reports it could be wound down

The Minister for Finance met with representatives from Ulster Bank today.

# ulster-bank - Friday 18 September, 2020

Union concerned at reports of threat to jobs at Ulster Bank

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

# ulster-bank - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Ulster Bank plans to cut 266 jobs to reduce costs

The bank suffered a loss of €276 million in the first six months of the year.

# ulster-bank - Sunday 9 August, 2020

'There are people working in their bedrooms keeping the banking system going and this is their reward'

Bank of Ireland redundancies ‘surprised’ the general secretary of the Financial Services Union.

# ulster-bank - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Explainer: Why Irish banks are being accused of 'profiteering from the pandemic'

Developments in recent days have undermined the banks’ positions.

# ulster-bank - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Three month mortgage and loan deferrals among Ulster Bank coronavirus customer support measures

Italy announced plans to suspend mortgage payments across the country earlier today.

# ulster-bank - Monday 24 February, 2020

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

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

# ulster-bank - Friday 29 November, 2019

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

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

# ulster-bank - Friday 25 October, 2019

Ulster Bank says it has resolved the glitch which meant many of its customers didn't get their wages

The bank said today it had fixed the problem and that all outstanding credits had been processed.

# ulster-bank - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Ulster Bank sells portfolio of 3,175 mortgages to Pepper

There are 2,800 home loans and 375 buy-to-let loans included in the portfolio.

# ulster-bank - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Ulster Bank sells off nearly 4,000 of its customers in massive family home loan book sale

90% of the loans due to be sold are family homes – about 3,200 accounts.

# ulster-bank - Monday 24 June, 2019

Parents spending over €900 on average for their child's Communion

A quarter of children make over €800 on their Communion day.

# ulster-bank - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Taoiseach asks for details about letters sent to mortgage-holders demanding full payment of arrears within 30 days

Taoiseach has said it is now time for to review the tax treatment of vulture funds.

# ulster-bank - Friday 10 May, 2019

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

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

# ulster-bank - Monday 15 April, 2019

'It won't happen overnight': Launch of new body to improve culture in Irish banks

The board is funded by the five pillar banks and chaired by a retired Court of Appeal judge.

# ulster-bank - Saturday 13 April, 2019

Concerns over letters sent to mortgage-holders demanding full payment of arrears within 30 days

The Central Bank is aware that a regulated entity has written to a number of buy-to-let borrowers in arrears.

# ulster-bank - Thursday 11 April, 2019

Debt collector data breach results in some mortgage-holders' details being compromised

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

# ulster-bank - Friday 15 February, 2019

From The42 McCloskey shines and Henderson returns to help Ulster grind out valuable away win over Ospreys Job Done

McCloskey shines and Henderson returns to help Ulster grind out valuable away win over Ospreys

Man-of-the-match McCloskey’s try and John Cooney’s penalty got them over the line in Wales.

# ulster-bank - Friday 18 January, 2019

Ulster Bank initiates High Court action against Minister for Culture Josepha Madigan

The bank has has launched court proceedings against the Fine Gael TD and her brother.

# ulster-bank - Monday 29 October, 2018

Mica scandal: Family living in 'falling down house' finds out mortgage has been sold to vulture fund

Just a month before the government announced a redress scheme for the thousands of impacted homeowners, Karl Murtagh was told his mortgage had been sold.

# ulster-bank - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

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

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

# ulster-bank - Friday 31 August, 2018

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.

# ulster-bank - Saturday 18 August, 2018

'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.

# ulster-bank - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

'We own some of the banks, but we don't run the banks': Minister says government can't stop vulture fund sales

Questions have been mounting as to where Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe is in the midst of this summer’s vulture fund sell off.

# ulster-bank - Monday 13 August, 2018

Ulster Bank to sell 5,200 'non-performing' mortgages to vulture fund

The portfolio, worth €1.4 billion, is to be sold to Cerberus Capital Management LP.

# ulster-bank - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

18,000 overcharged business accounts: Ulster Bank admits some customers complained five years ago

In a recent review the bank found it did not have the right five years ago to raise the rate of interest for for these customers.

# ulster-bank - Thursday 10 May, 2018

A 'difficult decision': Ulster Bank confirms it will sell 6,500 mortgages in arrears

Around 3,600 of the mortgages are private dwellings that have fallen in arrears.

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

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

# ulster-bank - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

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

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

# ulster-bank - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

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 - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

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.

# ulster-bank - Monday 2 April, 2018

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

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

# ulster-bank - Friday 23 February, 2018

Mortgages sell-off will disrupt already-volatile housing market, charities warn

Ulster Bank said today that it would be looking to offload around 7,000 mortgages on top of PTSB’s proposed 18,000.

# ulster-bank - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Bill Cullen is suing Ulster Bank for €120 million over takeover strategy

The suit was filed in the High Court on Monday 19 February.

# ulster-bank - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Tracker mortgage scandal: Ulster Bank made €100 million by overcharging customers

The bank said it is working to pay back all of this money, but TDs and senators were critical of the progress it has made so far.

# ulster-bank - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

The head of Ulster Bank has been poached by supermarket giant Tesco

Gerry Mallon has handed in his resignation to the lender.

# ulster-bank - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

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

Some of the banks have increased their numbers significantly.

# ulster-bank - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

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

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

# ulster-bank - Friday 13 October, 2017

More than 30,000 people may be affected by tracker scandal - double the Central Bank's estimate

Financial advisor Padraig Kissane said many people who should be included in the current redress process have been told they are not impacted.

# ulster-bank - Thursday 12 October, 2017

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.

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