Ulster Bank’s new chief executive Gerry Mallon told the “Belfast Telegraph” in September: “I need the buzz: the livelier the city, the better.” Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Ulster Bank’s new chief executive Gerry Mallon will be a busy man next June. That’s when he takes up the reins at Ulster Bank’s business in the Republ(...)

Ballyturk, playwright Enda Walsh’s latest collaboration with actors Cillian Murphy (above), Mikel Murfi and Stephen Rea, has been sold out for weeks. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Acrobatics as a flight of fantasy and mythology as a map of the human psyche are themes of this year’s Galway International Arts Festival which open(...)

Ulster Bank’s parent, RBS, has been accused of effectively closing “viable” businesses in Northern Ireland and the Republic. Photograph: Peter Muhly/AFP

There will be no red carpet and not a single A-list celebrity present, but tomorrow 14 Northern Irish and British politicians will host what promises (...)

Dankse Bank said it would be in touch with customers in the coming weeks to inform them of necessary changes

Danske Bank Ireland is to close its business and personal banking operations with the loss of 150 jobs.The group announced plans to discontinue the sa(...)