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Farming Life
Pointhouse and Rahoney herds top the Limousin sale at DungannonIt was a head to head for top price of 3,800gns between two local breeders at t
Pointhouse and Rahoney herds top the Limousin sale at Dungannon
Farming Life / Posted 12 hours ago
It was a head to head for top price of 3,800gns between two local breeders at the British Limousin Cattle Society’s (BLCS) bull and female sale held at Dungannon Mart on Monday 8th February. The sale saw a solid trade with a clearance rate of 76%... Read more
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Farming Life
2016 Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank, set for significant growthThis year’s Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank is set to be 10 per c
2016 Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank, set for significant growth
Farming Life / Posted 15 hours ago
This year’s Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank is set to be 10 per cent bigger, and a major part of Northern Ireland’s Year of Food & Drink, it has been announced. Getting the countdown to this year’s show underway this morning, RUAS and... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
House price rise for 2016 expected to be moderate 5% Northern Ireland house prices will rise moderately in 2016, industry experts
House price rise for 2016 expected to be moderate 5%
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 16 hours ago
Northern Ireland house prices will rise moderately in 2016, industry experts have said Northern Ireland house prices will rise moderately in 2016, industry experts have said. The latest... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Ulster Bank's £3m PR drive aims to win back client trust Ulster Bank’s Maeve McMahon Ulster Bank has said it has invested more than £
Ulster Bank's £3m PR drive aims to win back client trust
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 18 hours ago
Ulster Bank’s Maeve McMahon Ulster Bank has said it has invested more than £3m in a major marketing campaign. The bank said it wanted to "pave the way" towards rebuilding the trust of its... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Belfast's best bites a walk on the wild sideClarissa Hyman has a fine time in Belfast, to be sure. The wee city of Belfast
Belfast's best bites a walk on the wild side
Otago Daily Times / Posted yesterday
Clarissa Hyman has a fine time in Belfast, to be sure. The wee city of Belfast in Northern Ireland, as its feisty residents describe their capital city, punches above its size. The Titanic was built here; Van Morrison was born here; Game of Thrones... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Stephen Ferris: Stuart McCloskey can stand heat in Ireland's Six Nations big battles Cool customer: Ulster’s Stuart McCloskey at Ireland’s training session at Car
Stephen Ferris: Stuart McCloskey can stand heat in Ireland's Six Nations big battles
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Cool customer: Ulster’s Stuart McCloskey at Ireland’s training session at Carton House, Co Kildare yesterday ahead of the clash against France Former Ulster,... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Northern Ireland businesses off to a promising start but concern over manufacturing Export orders are declining for the first time since August 2015 Northern Ir
Northern Ireland businesses off to a promising start but concern over manufacturing
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Export orders are declining for the first time since August 2015 Northern Ireland companies are off to a strong new year with business activity rising at its... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Year off to a promising start but concern over poor export orders Export orders are declining for the first time since August 2015 Northern Ir
Year off to a promising start but concern over poor export orders
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Export orders are declining for the first time since August 2015 Northern Ireland companies are off to a strong new year with business activity rising at its fastest rate in almost a... Read more
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The Irish Times
Construction activity growth seen as employment levels riseConstruction sector activity was at its strongest in seven months in January wi
Construction activity growth seen as employment levels rise
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
Construction sector activity was at its strongest in seven months in January with job creation levels also rising for the third month running. The latest Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index shows activity rose to 63.6 last month from... Read more
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RTE News
Construction industry sees more strong expansionThe construction industry recorded a strong pick up in activity in January, acc
Construction industry sees more strong expansion
RTE News / Posted 3 days ago
The construction industry recorded a strong pick up in activity in January, according to the latest Purchasing Managers Index from Ulster Bank. Ulster Bank's Construction PMI - which tracks changes in total construction activity - jumped to 63.6 in... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Construction firms report seven-month highs in new orders and employment levels It is the second successive acceleration in the rate of growth of constructio
Construction firms report seven-month highs in new orders and employment levels
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
It is the second successive acceleration in the rate of growth of construction activity Construction firms have reported seven-month highs in new orders and employment... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Sharp increase reported in business activity Ulster Bank research showed increased business activity Business activity in
Sharp increase reported in business activity
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
Ulster Bank research showed increased business activity Business activity in Northern Ireland has experienced its sharpest increase for more than a year, according to new figures. Faster rates of growth... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Northern Ireland top 10 car sales for January 2016: Ford, VW and Vauxhall among top sellers 91 Vauxhall Astra's were sold in January 2016.102 Nissan Qashqai's were sold
Northern Ireland top 10 car sales for January 2016: Ford, VW and Vauxhall among top sellers
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
91 Vauxhall Astra's were sold in January 2016.102 Nissan Qashqai's were sold in January 2016.Vauxhall's Mokka sold 102 models in January 2016.The Renault... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Sales of new cars in Northern Ireland down 2.6% as the rest of the UK powers ahead Northern Ireland is once again the only region in the UK which is seeing new
Sales of new cars in Northern Ireland down 2.6% as the rest of the UK powers ahead
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
Northern Ireland is once again the only region in the UK which is seeing new car sales fall, the latest figures have shown. While the UK as a whole saw sales up... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Alleged 'Tyrone bank robber caught red-handed' after dye explodes among pile of fake cash Man entered bank pretending hand in his pocket was a gun, court hears Franci
Alleged 'Tyrone bank robber caught red-handed' after dye explodes among pile of fake cash
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
Man entered bank pretending hand in his pocket was a gun, court hears Francis Devine faces a charge of robbery. An alleged bank robber was caught literally... Read more
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RTE News
Bank of Ireland employees to receive pay risesBank of Ireland employees will receive average pay rises of 2.2% this year and
Bank of Ireland employees to receive pay rises
RTE News / Posted 8 days ago
Bank of Ireland employees will receive average pay rises of 2.2% this year and 2.61% next year after voting to accept a new pay deal. 0.9% of the rise is based on the cost of living. However, the remaining element of the pay rise is linked to... Read more
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The Irish Times
Bank of Ireland staff vote to accept new pay dealWorkers at Bank of Ireland have voted in favour of a new pay deal which will se
Bank of Ireland staff vote to accept new pay deal
The Irish Times / Posted 8 days ago
Workers at Bank of Ireland have voted in favour of a new pay deal which will see the majority of staff receiving a 2.2 per cent rise this year and a further 2.6 per cent in 2017. Members of the finance union IBOA in Bank Of Ireland backed the new... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Insurance giant created after Abbey buys rival Open + Direct Trevor Shaw, chief executive of Abbey Insurance Brokers Northern Ireland's b
Insurance giant created after Abbey buys rival Open + Direct
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
Trevor Shaw, chief executive of Abbey Insurance Brokers Northern Ireland's biggest homegrown insurance broker Abbey has snapped up rival Open + Direct in a multi-million pound deal. The... Read more
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The Irish Times
Young Social Innovators change the world, one locality at a timeOver 20, 000 students have created projects with the support of Young Social In
Young Social Innovators change the world, one locality at a time
The Irish Times / Posted 10 days ago
Over 20, 000 students have created projects with the support of Young Social Innovators (YSI) since it was founded 15 years ago. At the launch of a new partnership between YSI and Ulster Bank, co-founder Sr Stan Kennedy said the programme was now... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Abbey Insurance completes acquisition of rival Open and Direct Abbey Insurance has completed a deal for Open and Direct Abbey Insurance has
Abbey Insurance completes acquisition of rival Open and Direct
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
Abbey Insurance has completed a deal for Open and Direct Abbey Insurance has bought rival firm Open and Direct. It nearly doubles the size of the Carrickfergus-based broker from more... Read more
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The Irish Times
Market ‘shock’ at election results unlikely, say analystsInternational banks are turning their attention to the Irish election and direc
Market ‘shock’ at election results unlikely, say analysts
The Irish Times / Posted 10 days ago
International banks are turning their attention to the Irish election and directing investors to the uncertain outlook for the poll. Taoiseach Enda Kenny is widely expected to call a February election this week, with polling day on Thursday the 25th... Read more
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The Irish Times
Newry company to demolish Berkeley Court hotelChartered Land, the property group run by Irish developer Joe O’Reilly, has app
Newry company to demolish Berkeley Court hotel
The Irish Times / Posted 10 days ago
Chartered Land, the property group run by Irish developer Joe O’Reilly, has appointed contractors to demolish the former Berkeley Court hotel site in Ballsbridge to make way for 200 high-end apartments. Newry-based John Tinnelly & Sons has been... Read more
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Herald.ie
Wallace faces €2m bill to vulture fund at centre of Dail claimsCourts Tim Healy and Shane Phelan – 30 January 2016 02:30 AM A judgment for €
Wallace faces €2m bill to vulture fund at centre of Dail claims
Herald.ie / Posted 13 days ago
Courts Tim Healy and Shane Phelan – 30 January 2016 02:30 AM A judgment for €2m was granted against Mr Wallace over his guarantee of a loan given by Ulster Bank to a company of... Read more
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The Irish Times
Ulster Bank succeeds in stopping Tallaght ‘ransom strip’ caseUlster Bank has won a High Court order preventing the developers of a Dublin re
Ulster Bank succeeds in stopping Tallaght ‘ransom strip’ case
The Irish Times / Posted 13 days ago
Ulster Bank has won a High Court order preventing the developers of a Dublin retail park proceeding with an action alleging the bank had contrived a situation in order to call in €24 million in loans. Ulster Bank then applied to have the entire... Read more
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The Irish Times
Court grants €2 million judgment against Mick WallaceA fund has won its application for €2 million summary judgment orders against I
Court grants €2 million judgment against Mick Wallace
The Irish Times / Posted 13 days ago
A fund has won its application for €2 million summary judgment orders against Independent TD Mick Wallace over his guarantee of a loan given by Ulster Bank to a company of his. A three month stay applies on execution of the judgment order. At the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Court makes €2m judgement against TD Mick Wallace | Irish Examiner Friday, January 29, 2016 - 11:58 am The High Court has to
Court makes €2m judgement against TD Mick Wallace
Irish Examiner / Posted 13 days ago
| Irish Examiner Friday, January 29, 2016 - 11:58 am The High Court has today made a €2m judgement against Independent TD Mick Wallace in respect... Read more
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RTE News
Court grants €2m judgement against Mick WallaceThe Commercial Court has granted summary judgment for €2 million against Indepe
Court grants €2m judgement against Mick Wallace
RTE News / Posted 13 days ago
The Commercial Court has granted summary judgment for €2 million against Independent TD Mick Wallace. The money was due under a guarantee and indemnity dated 30 March 2009 from Mr Wallace who was a director of M&J Wallace. At a hearing earlier this... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
TSB profits tumble as merger charges take toll Challenger bank TSB saw profits drop by more than a fifth last year as it was
TSB profits tumble as merger charges take toll
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
Challenger bank TSB saw profits drop by more than a fifth last year as it was impacted by merger charges and investments to grow its mortgage book. TSB - spun out from Lloyds Banking Group and then... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Ulster Bank's owner RBS to post loss after £2.5bn hit Ulster Bank owner Royal Bank of Scotland has confirmed it will post a loss fo
Ulster Bank's owner RBS to post loss after £2.5bn hit
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
Ulster Bank owner Royal Bank of Scotland has confirmed it will post a loss for 2015 Ulster Bank owner Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has confirmed it will post a loss for 2015 after taking a... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Northern Ireland sees sharpest rise in building of new houses in UK Northern Ireland had the highest percentage increase in new home starts of an
Northern Ireland sees sharpest rise in building of new houses in UK
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
Northern Ireland had the highest percentage increase in new home starts of any UK region during 2015, according to fresh figures Northern Ireland had the highest percentage... Read more
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The Irish Times
Banking Inquiry report: Word ‘Solvent’ removed from statement announcing guaranteeGovernment ministers were assured by the Central Bank and the financial regulat
Banking Inquiry report: Word ‘Solvent’ removed from statement announcing guarantee
The Irish Times / Posted 15 days ago
Government ministers were assured by the Central Bank and the financial regulator that all six lenders covered by bank guarantee were solvent on September 29th, 2008, the night before the measure was announced. However, according to the banking... Read more
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The Irish Times
The word ‘solvent’ removed from statement announcing guaranteeGovernment ministers were assured by the Central Bank and the financial regulat
The word ‘solvent’ removed from statement announcing guarantee
The Irish Times / Posted 15 days ago
Government ministers were assured by the Central Bank and the financial regulator that all six lenders covered by bank guarantee were solvent on September 29th, 2009, the night before the measure was announced. However, according to the banking... Read more
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RTE News
Banking Inquiry: Final report breakdownThe Banking Inquiry's final report says the European Central Bank threatened to
Banking Inquiry: Final report breakdown
RTE News / Posted 15 days ago
The Banking Inquiry's final report says the European Central Bank threatened to cut off funding for Irish banks if the country did not apply for a bailout. The report focuses on a letter from ECB President Jean Claude Trichet in November 2010 which... Read more
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RTE News
RBS earmarks another £2 billion for past mistakesRoyal Bank of Scotland has set aside another £2 billion to cover past mistakes
RBS earmarks another £2 billion for past mistakes
RTE News / Posted 15 days ago
Royal Bank of Scotland has set aside another £2 billion to cover past mistakes as part of a raft of mammoth financial provisions. The bank, which owns Ulster Bank here, said it was putting by £1.5 billion to cover expected legal action on US... Read more
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RTE News
Roux concerned about Brexit impact on Irish banksThe Financial Regulator has hinted that he would not ask for a second term at t
Roux concerned about Brexit impact on Irish banks
RTE News / Posted 15 days ago
The Financial Regulator has hinted that he would not ask for a second term at the Central Bank when his contract expires in 2018. In an interview with the Financial Times, Frenchman Cyril Roux said that the longer term repercussions of a possible... Read more
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The Irish Times
Credit Suisse bank to open trading floor in DublinThese roles, located in Spencer Dock in the IFSC, have been transferred from Lo
Credit Suisse bank to open trading floor in Dublin
The Irish Times / Posted 15 days ago
These roles, located in Spencer Dock in the IFSC, have been transferred from London and will include 40 trading, risk and capital professionals and 60 middle office and support roles. The Dublin operation will offer prime brokerage, prime financing... Read more
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The Irish Times
Wallace in legal challenge to €2m orders against himIndependent TD Mick Wallace is resisting an “unfair and premature” application
Wallace in legal challenge to €2m orders against him
The Irish Times / Posted 16 days ago
Independent TD Mick Wallace is resisting an “unfair and premature” application in the Commercial Court for €2m summary judgment orders against him over his guarantee of loans to a company of his. Mr Justice Brian McGovern heard arguments from both... Read more
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The Irish Times
Mick Wallace’s €2m dispute with US equity fund due in courtCerberus is bidding to enforce a €2 million debt against Mr Wallace that is lin
Mick Wallace’s €2m dispute with US equity fund due in court
The Irish Times / Posted 17 days ago
Cerberus is bidding to enforce a €2 million debt against Mr Wallace that is linked to his Italian Quarter development close to the Ha’penny Bridge in Dublin’s city centre. The US company bought the debt, giving it the right to demand its repayment,... Read more
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Farming Life
Rahoney Joyful tops 2,000gnsThe first British Limousin Cattle Society (BLCS) sale of 2016 was held at Bally
Rahoney Joyful tops 2,000gns
Farming Life / Posted 18 days ago
The first British Limousin Cattle Society (BLCS) sale of 2016 was held at Ballymena Mart on Saturday 16th January for haltered and unhaltered females with a top price of 2,000gns for a maiden heifer. Averages and clearance rates were down on the... Read more
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International Business Times
UK banks need to invest in IT to withstand failures, says lawmaker Banks in the UK need to invest more resources on their information technology a
UK banks need to invest in IT to withstand failures, says lawmaker
International Business Times / Posted 18 days ago
Banks in the UK need to invest more resources on their information technology and have a dedicated board overseeing these issues, a lawmaker has urged, in the wake of a number of technical failures affecting them. The banks have experienced several... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
More than 4,000 make switch from Northern Ireland banks to UK rivals Several leading banks offer savers incentives to switch accounts More than 4
More than 4,000 make switch from Northern Ireland banks to UK rivals
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 19 days ago
Several leading banks offer savers incentives to switch accounts More than 4,000 people have moved their current accounts from Northern Ireland's four big banks to larger UK... Read more
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The Irish Times
Coillte and Bord na Móna agree deal for €90m wind farmThe two semi-State companies are also understood to have struck a funding deal
Coillte and Bord na Móna agree deal for €90m wind farm
The Irish Times / Posted 20 days ago
The two semi-State companies are also understood to have struck a funding deal with Bank of Ireland and Ulster Bank to finish the project, which comprises 20 turbines at Sliabh Bawn in Roscommon that will produce enough power for 40,000 homes. The... Read more
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The Irish Times
Analysis: How low will deposit rates go in Ireland?Europe’s monetary authority may be keeping its dovish tone on the outlook for i
Analysis: How low will deposit rates go in Ireland?
The Irish Times / Posted 21 days ago
Europe’s monetary authority may be keeping its dovish tone on the outlook for inflation in the euro zone, as per yesterday’s pronouncement, but no changes to interest rates doesn’t necessarily mean deposit rates in Ireland won’t slide any... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Housing market to heat up before stamp duty hike, surveyors forecast Stamp duty will be 3% higher for buy-to-let investors than residential buyers
Housing market to heat up before stamp duty hike, surveyors forecast
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 22 days ago
Stamp duty will be 3% higher for buy-to-let investors than residential buyers from April Northern Ireland's housing market is likely to heat up ahead of April's stamp duty hike,... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Belfast's Titanic Quarter office building on market for £29m The Gateway office building in Belfast for sale at £29 million Strong biddin
Belfast's Titanic Quarter office building on market for £29m
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 22 days ago
The Gateway office building in Belfast for sale at £29 million Strong bidding is expected on a landmark office building in Belfast's Titanic Quarter, which has gone on sale with a guide... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
New Porsche showroom for Belfast as sales motor on in Northern Ireland Luxury car maker Porsche is planning a new multi-million-pound showroom in Be
New Porsche showroom for Belfast as sales motor on in Northern Ireland
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 22 days ago
Luxury car maker Porsche is planning a new multi-million-pound showroom in Belfast as Northern Ireland sales of the marque increased by more than half in the space of a... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Is this Northern Ireland's most luxurious nursery? iKids daycare has underfloor heating, laundry service and home drop-off Is this Northern Ireland's most luxurious nursery? It's a high-end daycare i
Is this Northern Ireland's most luxurious nursery? iKids daycare has underfloor heating, laundry service and home drop-off
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 24 days ago
Is this Northern Ireland's most luxurious nursery? It's a high-end daycare in Newtownards which comes complete with an IT... Read more
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Finextra
Unity Trust Bank completes transition of clearing services from The Co-op Bank to NatWestFormerly with The Co-operative Bank, which announced its exit from the agency b
Unity Trust Bank completes transition of clearing services from The Co-op Bank to NatWest
Finextra / Posted 27 days ago
Formerly with The Co-operative Bank, which announced its exit from the agency banking market in January 2014, Unity sought a provider that could offer a like for like service that meant minimal disruption for its customers. Payment services... Read more
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The Irish Times
AIB bolsters its executive ranksBergin will start work in AIB on March 1st, just two days in advance of the pub
AIB bolsters its executive ranks
The Irish Times / Posted 27 days ago
Bergin will start work in AIB on March 1st, just two days in advance of the publication of the bank’s full-year results. After years of bad news stories at Ulster Bank following the 2008 crash, Bergin will no doubt welcome the opportunity to work on... Read more
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The Irish Times
Celtic Tiger purrs again as Finance Ireland seeks investorsIt seems as though everybody is trying to get back into the commercial property
Celtic Tiger purrs again as Finance Ireland seeks investors
The Irish Times / Posted 27 days ago
It seems as though everybody is trying to get back into the commercial property racket these days. One company that has been keeping a keen eye on activity in the sector is specialist lender Finance Ireland, which believes it has spotted a gap in the... Read more
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