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The Irish Times
Ulster Bank announces appointment of new chairmanleave the board of directors following eleven years of service, including four
The Irish Times / Posted 5 hours ago
leave the board of directors following eleven years of service, including four years as chairman. “On behalf of RBS and Ulster Bank, I would like to thank Phil for his unwavering professional drive and personal commitment to Ulster Bank and its... Read more
23h
The Irish Times
Sean Dunne appeals cross-examination refusalMs Justice Mary Finlay Geoghegan, Mr Justice Michael Peart and Mr Justice Gerar
The Irish Times / Posted 23 hours ago
Ms Justice Mary Finlay Geoghegan, Mr Justice Michael Peart and Mr Justice Gerard Hogan, reserved judgment to a later date. Ulster Bank had petitioned the High Court in February 2013 to have Mr Dunne adjudicated bankrupt here over default on some... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Sean Dunne appeals judge's refusal over cross-examination of bankruptcy officialMs Justice Mary Finlay Geoghegan, Mr Justice Michael Peart and Mr Justice Gerar
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
Ms Justice Mary Finlay Geoghegan, Mr Justice Michael Peart and Mr Justice Gerard Hogan, reserved judgment to a later date. Ulster Bank had petitioned the High Court in February 2013 to have Mr Dunne adjudicated bankrupt here over default on some... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Interest rate rise 'unlikely' as UK inflation fallssaid the Consumer Price Index (CPI) measure of inflation fell to 2.6% growth in
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
said the Consumer Price Index (CPI) measure of inflation fell to 2.6% growth in June, down from 2.9% the month before. Ulster Bank chief economist Richard Ramsey said: "This unexpected easing marked the first fall in the annual inflation rate... Read more
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2d
The Irish Times
How to turn rising house prices into a cheaper mortgagetry. You may well find that the cost of doing so will be minimal, as many bank
The Irish Times / Posted 2 days ago
try. You may well find that the cost of doing so will be minimal, as many banks offer a cash sum to those switching. Ulster Bank, for example, offers €1,500 towards the cost of legal fees, while AIB will give you €2,000, and KBC Bank is... Read more
3d
The Irish Times
BOI dividend hopes ‘boosted’ by narrowing pension gapfor the first time since 2008, due to vulnerability of its pension scheme to vo
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
for the first time since 2008, due to vulnerability of its pension scheme to volatility in the bond markets. AIB and Ulster Bank each resumed dividends last year. The deficit of the defined benefit schemes, where pension payments are linked... Read more
5d
Herald.ie
€10k award to brother of developer intimidated by Viper's debt collectorsbusiness in Kilkenny, by a woman and two men.Receiver By then, the judge said,
Herald.ie / Posted 5 days ago
business in Kilkenny, by a woman and two men.Receiver By then, the judge said, the property market had collapsed and Ulster Bank, which had provided funding to the two businessmen for the acquisition of the Ballyroan lands, appointed a... Read more
6d
Irish Examiner
Sean Dunne's brother awarded €10k for intimidation by the Viper's debt collection agencywith large red letters on its side including the word "Viper". By then, the ju
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
with large red letters on its side including the word "Viper". By then, the judge said, the property market collapsed and Ulster Bank, which had provided funding to the two businessmen for the acquisition of the Ballyroan lands, appointed a... Read more
6d
Belfast Telegraph
£20m Northern Ireland housing development could create 60 jobswith brick Georgian exteriors. Meanwhile, according to the latest Royal Instit
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
with brick Georgian exteriors. Meanwhile, according to the latest Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and Ulster Bank residential market survey, indicators for house enquiries, prices, and expectations had all been positive in... Read more
6d
Belfast Telegraph
£20m Northern Ireland housing development could create 60 jobswith brick Georgian exteriors. Meanwhile, according to the latest Royal Instit
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
with brick Georgian exteriors. Meanwhile, according to the latest Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and Ulster Bank residential market survey, indicators for house enquiries, prices, and expectations had all been positive in... Read more
7d
The Irish Times
New house price survey shows NI prices holding upin the UK with rising prices and healthy sales expectations. Its Northern Irel
The Irish Times / Posted 7 days ago
in the UK with rising prices and healthy sales expectations. Its Northern Ireland survey, carried out in conjunction with Ulster Bank shows that across a range of measures - enquiries, prices, and expectations - Northern Ireland is ahead of the UK... Read more
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7d
Belfast Telegraph
Dole queues in Northern Ireland shorten but pay squeeze hits home30% decrease in the number of confirmed redundancies. That's down from 3,217 i
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
30% decrease in the number of confirmed redundancies. That's down from 3,217 in the previous year to 2,267. According to Ulster Bank chief economist Richard Ramsey the "labour market is relatively strong but weakening". "The consumer squeeze... Read more
7d
Belfast Telegraph
Northern Ireland's housing market 'most buoyant in the UK' for surveyors, says RICSagents reporting a surge in business, research said today. The latest Royal In
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
agents reporting a surge in business, research said today. The latest Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and Ulster Bank residential market survey said indicators for inquiries, prices, and expectations had all been positive in... Read more
7d
The Irish Times
Cerberus subsidiary secures €8m in judgments against ex-bankersmade for property and development purposes. The claim for €3.5 million against
The Irish Times / Posted 7 days ago
made for property and development purposes. The claim for €3.5 million against Mr Hughes arose from loans purchased from Ulster Bank in 2015, linked to properties in Galway and Dublin. The claim for €3.3 million against Mr Hughes and Mr Browne... Read more
8d
The Irish Times
Cerberus subsidiary secures €8m judgments against former bankersloans made for property and development purposes. The claim for €3.5m against M
The Irish Times / Posted 8 days ago
loans made for property and development purposes. The claim for €3.5m against Mr Hughes arose from loans purchased from Ulster Bank in 2015, linked to properties in Galway and Dublin. The claim for €3.3m against Mr Hughes and Mr Browne was... Read more
8d
The Irish Times
Ulster Bank cautious about commercial property marketUlster Bank, which required a £15 billion (€17 billion) bailout from its UK par
The Irish Times / Posted 8 days ago
Ulster Bank, which required a £15 billion (€17 billion) bailout from its UK parent during the financial crisis, has cautioned about the “downside risks” to the Irish commercial property market amid a surge in office development in Dublin and hopes of... Read more
10d
Belfast Telegraph
Northern Ireland economy growing with hopes boosted further by DUP's £1bn deal Ulster Bank chief economist Richard Ramsey Northern Ireland's economy ente
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
Ulster Bank chief economist Richard Ramsey Northern Ireland's economy enters the second... Read more
10d
Belfast Telegraph
Co Down wine merchant collects award for 25th timeis celebrating 20 years in business. Mr Nicholson started out selling wine fro
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
is celebrating 20 years in business. Mr Nicholson started out selling wine from his car after borrowing £12,000 from Ulster Bank. He souped-up the big green Cortina, adding springs so that the boot could carry 60 units of wine. He later... Read more
10d
The Irish Times
Brexit worries playing on minds of businesses in Northbecause of reduced consumer confidence, political instability and Brexit worrie
The Irish Times / Posted 10 days ago
because of reduced consumer confidence, political instability and Brexit worries, latest indicators show. Despite this, Ulster Bank’s Northern Ireland PMI also suggests business activity in Northern Ireland continued to increase last... Read more
10d
The Irish Times
Pace of growth in Irish construction sector slowed in June, survey findsto experience rapid growth in their activity levels,” said Simon Barry, chief e
The Irish Times / Posted 10 days ago
to experience rapid growth in their activity levels,” said Simon Barry, chief economist for the Republic of Ireland with Ulster Bank. While the PMI index dipped in June, “this follows a particularly strong May performance and the still... Read more
11d
Farming Life
YFCU stock judging finals 20171,000 members from across Northern Ireland took part in all the heats of the co
Farming Life / Posted 11 days ago
1,000 members from across Northern Ireland took part in all the heats of the competition, which is run in association with Ulster Bank, earlier this year. From these, the top four competitors from each age group and each county made it through to... Read more
14d
Belfast Telegraph
'Warning light flashing' for Northern Ireland consumer spending as new car sales stuck in reverse gear Ulster Bank chief economist Richard Ramsey 'Warning light flashing' for Nort
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
Ulster Bank chief economist Richard Ramsey 'Warning light flashing' for Northern Ireland consumer spending as new car sales stuck in reverse... Read more
15d
Farming Life
Beef and sheep stock judging heats resultsthank the judges for their time and expertise and thank Ballymena Mart for host
Farming Life / Posted 15 days ago
thank the judges for their time and expertise and thank Ballymena Mart for hosting this event. Thanks also go to sponsor Ulster Bank and the representative from Ulster Bank, Sarah McCoy who attended on the night. The top four competitors from... Read more
16d
Belfast Telegraph
Man due in court over Ulster Bank robbery Police have charged the man with a number of offences. A 26-year-old man is
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
Police have charged the man with a number of offences. A 26-year-old man is due to appear at Omagh Magistrates' Court on Tuesday in connection with a robbery at the Ulster Bank in... Read more
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17d
Farming Life
Co Londonderry beef and sheep stock judging heats resultsto thank the judges for their time and expertise and thank Tom Topping for host
Farming Life / Posted 17 days ago
to thank the judges for their time and expertise and thank Tom Topping for hosting this event. Thanks also go to sponsor Ulster Bank and the representative from Ulster Bank, Lynda Esler who attended on the night. The top competitors placed from... Read more
17d
Farming Life
Co Down beef and sheep stock judging heats resultsthank the judges for their time and expertise and thank Downpatrick Mart for ho
Farming Life / Posted 17 days ago
thank the judges for their time and expertise and thank Downpatrick Mart for hosting this event. Thanks also go to sponsor Ulster Bank and the representative from Ulster Bank, Fintan Murray who attended on the night. The top four competitors from... Read more
19d
Farming Life
Stock judging heats take place across the countrythank the judges for their time and expertise and thank Enniskillen Mart for ho
Farming Life / Posted 19 days ago
thank the judges for their time and expertise and thank Enniskillen Mart for hosting this event. Thanks also go to sponsor Ulster Bank and the representative from Ulster Bank, Ciaran Cassidy who attended on the night. The top competitors from each... Read more
19d
Herald.ie
Two men held after OAP couple have €9,000 they took from bank stolenany crime." Objecting to bail, Garda Manus Keane said an alleged victim was se
Herald.ie / Posted 19 days ago
any crime." Objecting to bail, Garda Manus Keane said an alleged victim was seen on CCTV withdrawing a sum of money from Ulster Bank, Old Airport Road. According to gardai, a witness saw a vehicle at the home of the alleged victims. It was... Read more
21d
West Moreland Gazette
CCTV appeal in counterfeit notes investigationPOLICE are investigating an incident where a man has used counterfeit notes acr
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
POLICE are investigating an incident where a man has used counterfeit notes across Cumbria. The man has used fake Ulster Bank £50 notes to pay for items of food at Burton Services on the M6, Boyes in Kendal and Cranstons Food Hall in Penrith. The... Read more
22d
4NI
FSU Hits Out Over Ulster Bank Proposals The Financial Services Union (FSU) has described Ulster Bank's plans to close
4NI / Posted 22 days ago
The Financial Services Union (FSU) has described Ulster Bank's plans to close its debt management service in Belfast as a "bad proposal". The bank is proposing to move over 50 roles to Birmingham and... Read more
22d
The Irish Times
Ulster Bank plans to cut 64 jobs in NorthUlster Bank wants to cut 51 jobs at its debt management operations team and 13
The Irish Times / Posted 22 days ago
Ulster Bank wants to cut 51 jobs at its debt management operations team and 13 from its call centre in Belfast. But it will also offset the proposed call centre job losses with plans to create 10 new roles in the centre. The bank, which is part of... Read more
22d
Investors Chronicle
Irish banks: a long road backIrish Bank, which was at the very heart of the property development finance boo
Investors Chronicle / Posted 22 days ago
Irish Bank, which was at the very heart of the property development finance boom, did not make it through the crisis, while Ulster Bank was effectively bailed out by the UK government via its parent Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS). This tale of woe... Read more
22d
Belfast Telegraph
Ulster Bank cutting 64 staff in Belfast Ulster Bank is cutting jobs More than 60 jobs are set to go at Ulster Bank,
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 22 days ago
Ulster Bank is cutting jobs More than 60 jobs are set to go at Ulster Bank, it has... Read more
22d
Farming Life
Co Armagh beef and sheep stock judging heats resultsthank the judges for their time and expertise and thank Markethill Mart for hos
Farming Life / Posted 22 days ago
thank the judges for their time and expertise and thank Markethill Mart for hosting this event. Thanks also go to sponsor Ulster Bank and the representative from Ulster Bank James Fox, who attended on the night. The top four competitors from each... Read more
23d
Belfast Telegraph
Novosco seals £10m deal with London housing associationScience Park. Novosco was named IT Team of the Year at this year's Belfast Tel
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 23 days ago
Science Park. Novosco was named IT Team of the Year at this year's Belfast Telegraph Business Awards in partnership with Ulster Bank. Mr McAliskey said he was "thrilled that the work, dedication and skills of our team" had been recognised at the... Read more
23d
Belfast Telegraph
Business hails windfall deal but 'Executive must return'pre-requisites", such as a balanced Budget and restoring devolution, remain. R
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 23 days ago
pre-requisites", such as a balanced Budget and restoring devolution, remain. Richard Ramsey, chief economist with Ulster Bank, said: "It is a windfall because if you think before the General Election, no one anticipated something of this... Read more
24d
Irish Examiner
Survey reveals how much is spent on first holy Communions2017 - 07:10 am Children receive an average of €570 in gifts for their first h
Irish Examiner / Posted 24 days ago
2017 - 07:10 am Children receive an average of €570 in gifts for their first holy Communion. New research carried out by Ulster Bank also shows parents spend an average of €845 on the occasion. The breakdown of spending is as follows: The... Read more
24d
The Irish Times
Investec plans new €75m venture capital fund for high-growth Irish companiesnew €75 million venture capital fund to support early-stage, high-growth Irish
The Irish Times / Posted 24 days ago
new €75 million venture capital fund to support early-stage, high-growth Irish companies. This would be a successor to the Ulster Bank Diageo Venture Fund Limited Partnership, which it set up in October 2008 and is due to wind down its activities... Read more
26d
Belfast Telegraph
Furniture firm Fultons back in Northern Ireland with £1m storeto mass-market furniture company Harvey Norman. But Fultons is now back sellin
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
to mass-market furniture company Harvey Norman. But Fultons is now back selling furniture in an investment supported by Ulster Bank which has enabled the company to buy back the Lurgan premises. The new business is headed by Paul Fulton, the... Read more
27d
The Irish Times
Top 1000: the winners, the losers, and the fastest growing companiesthe financial institutions in the red. Back in the black are formerly troubled
The Irish Times / Posted 27 days ago
the financial institutions in the red. Back in the black are formerly troubled institutions including Bank of Ireland, AIB, Ulster Bank and Depfa Bank, while leading the charge is the Central Bank Who’s at the top in this year’s survey? CRH... Read more
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27d
The Irish Times
Moody’s upgrades Ulster Bank Ireland deposit ratingIreland DAC’s deposit rating to ‘Baa2’, an upgrade of one notch from ‘Baa3’. Th
The Irish Times / Posted 27 days ago
Ireland DAC’s deposit rating to ‘Baa2’, an upgrade of one notch from ‘Baa3’. The ratings agency also changed its outlook on Ulster Bank Ireland’s long-term issuer rating and long-term deposit rating from ‘positive’ to ‘stable’. The overall ratings... Read more
27d
Belfast Telegraph
Northern Ireland 'still in limbo' one year after Brexit voteit is very difficult for businesses to make plans for the future and grow." Ri
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 27 days ago
it is very difficult for businesses to make plans for the future and grow." Richard Ramsey, chief economist with Ulster Bank, said that "one of the positive changes is that stock markets are now in a much better place than they were this... Read more
27d
Belfast Telegraph
Furniture firm Fultons back in Northern Ireland with £1m storeto mass-market furniture company Harvey Norman. But Fultons is now back sellin
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 27 days ago
to mass-market furniture company Harvey Norman. But Fultons is now back selling furniture in an investment supported by Ulster Bank which has enabled the company to buy back the Lurgan premises. The new business is headed by Paul Fulton, the... Read more
27d
The Irish Times
The winners, the losers, and the fastest growing companiesthe financial institutions in the red. Back in the black are formerly troubled
The Irish Times / Posted 27 days ago
the financial institutions in the red. Back in the black are formerly troubled institutions including Bank of Ireland, AIB, Ulster Bank and Depfa Bank, while leading the charge is the Central Bank Who’s at the top in this year’s survey? CRH... Read more
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28d
Farming Life
Great turnout for YFCU golf daygoes to: The Thatch Inn, Broughshane, Walter Young Mazda, James McNeill Hardwar
Farming Life / Posted 28 days ago
goes to: The Thatch Inn, Broughshane, Walter Young Mazda, James McNeill Hardware, Pollyanna, Templepatrick, Danske Bank, Ulster Bank, William Kennedy and Autobody Repair. Second in the ladies competition, Lynda Esler from Lisnamurrican YFC The... Read more
28d
The Irish Times
Taggart brothers dispute owing money, court toldloan book. The Taggarts, said to have total debts of up to £213 million, are f
The Irish Times / Posted 28 days ago
loan book. The Taggarts, said to have total debts of up to £213 million, are facing bankruptcy petitions brought by Ulster Bank. Proceedings were issued after the house builders lost a legal battle over their liability for millions of... Read more
28d
The Irish Times
Taggarts dispute owing money, court hearsloan book. The Taggarts, said to have total debts of up to £213 million, are f
The Irish Times / Posted 28 days ago
loan book. The Taggarts, said to have total debts of up to £213 million, are facing bankruptcy petitions brought by Ulster Bank. Proceedings were issued after the house builders lost a legal battle over their liability for millions of... Read more
29d
Belfast Telegraph
Moy Park sell-off 'worrying' with Brexit around corner— delivering outstanding quality, innovation and service to our customers and c
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 29 days ago
— delivering outstanding quality, innovation and service to our customers and consumers.” Last month Ms McCollum received the lifetime achievement award in the Belfast Telegraph Business Awards in partnership with Ulster Bank. Belfast T... Read more
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30d
Belfast Telegraph
Moy Park for sale: Northern Ireland poultry giant put on market by Brazilian owner JBSits chief executive, received the Lifetime Achievement Award in the Belfast Tel
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 30 days ago
its chief executive, received the Lifetime Achievement Award in the Belfast Telegraph Business Awards in partnership with Ulster Bank. Janet McCollum was honoured for making a hugely positive impact in the business community here as well as... Read more
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30d
The Irish Times
Mick Wallace to defend disqualification bidappointed Mr Leyden to M&J Wallace on foot of a €2 million judgement against th
The Irish Times / Posted 30 days ago
appointed Mr Leyden to M&J Wallace on foot of a €2 million judgement against the company. It acquired the firm’s debt from Ulster Bank. Mr Wallace has always maintained that he did not know that the US investor had bought his debt until after he... Read more
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