The landscape of Irish banking continues to change, with Ulster Bank reducing its financial presence, scaling back its activities and no longer(...)

It is understood that RBS has set up a team internally to look at its strategic options for Ulster Bank, which has received a £15 billion bailout from its parent company since 2008 and made an operating loss of £1.5 billion last year.

The Government and Royal Bank of Scotland have held talks about Ulster Bank having a role in a third banking force here, (...)

The Central Bank paid €11 million to three consultants for the balance sheet assessments that were carried out on AIB, Bank of Ireland and Permanent TSB in the second half of last year

The Central Bank paid €11 million to three consultants for the balance sheet assessments that were carried out on AIB, Bank of Ireland and Perm(...)

Houses under construction at Hamilton Place, Trim, Co Meath. New figures from the Department of Finance show the number of mortgage accounts in arrears of more than 90 days has fallen to 79,782.

Nearly three-quarters of mortgages in long-term arrears have not yet been restructured, according to new figures from the Department of Finance(...)

Sir Anthony O’Reilly: investment vehicle Indexia and other firms owed the bank about €35 million.

Lonestar, the Dallas-based private equity firm led by John Grayken that bought an IBRC loan portfolio with a face value of €1 billion, has started to (...)

The most popular mortgage restructure methods for lenders in difficulty include  a term extension of a mortgage, going  interest only, and arrears capitalisation.

An additional 3,855 residential mortgage accounts were restructured in October, while the number of mortgages in arrears of more than 90 days fell (...)

The dominance of AIB and Bank of Ireland is returning to levels last seen in the 1980s, said Dara Calleary

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has acknowledged the withdrawal of ACC and Danske Bank will have a negative impact on competition in the Irish ban(...)

Permanent TSB chief executive Jeremy Masding. Photograph: Frank Miller/Irish Times

Permanent TSB, which is 99.2 per cent owned by the State, has promised to increase the number of products and services it offers to banking customers (...)

Danske, which has 100,000 personal and 10,000 business customers, is the second bank to announce plans to close this week after ACCBank said it was to hand back its banking licence next year with the loss of about 180 jobs.

Three-quarters of mortgages over three months in arrears at Ireland’s six main lenders have yet to be restructured, figures from the Department of F(...)

The Central Bank has set targets for the end of March 2014 for banks to offer sustainable solutions to 70 per cent of customers in arrears of more than 90 days. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

An extension to the mortgage term is the most frequent permanent solution agreed between Irish banks and mortgage holders in trouble, new figures from(...)

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