Ulster Bank CEO Jim Brown. Photograph: Frank Miller

It might have been the wet weather outside but yesterday’s proceedings at the Oireachtas finance committee were something of a damp squib compared wit(...)

  AIB chief executive officer David Duffy: made the comments to  an Oireachtas committee on finance yesterday. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

AIB could pay back its €21 billion in bailout funds within 10 years, its chief executive David Duffy told an Oireachtas committee on finance yester(...)

The fine is in addition to a redress scheme required by the Central Bank under which Ulster Bank paid about €59 million to affected customers. Photograph: Alan Betson

Ulster Bank has been fined a record €3.5 million by the Central Bank of Ireland and reprimanded over the serious failings of its IT systems in June a(...)

Ulster Bank headquarters in Dublin: its lending plans bode well for retailers. Photograph: Frank Miller

The news yesterday from Ulster Bank chief executive Jim Brown that the bank plans to do more consumer lending bodes well for retailers in the run-up t(...)

Royal Bank of Scotland is to retain full ownership of Ulster Bank following a strategic review of its operations in Ireland. The move ends more(...)

Ross McEwan: RBS chief executive is likely to affirm his desire to stay in the Irish market and retain Ulster Bank, having previously explored the possibility of selling it. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Royal Bank of Scotland is expected to signal on Friday that it intends to commit to its Irish division, Ulster Bank, in a bid to benefit from a recov(...)

Irish Water managing director John Tierney:  the Sunday Business Post  reports that senior Coalition figures have discussed the need to replace him and the company’s board if the Government is to neutralise the political fallout from the water charges controversy.   Photograph:  Michael MacSweeney/Provision

Glass sale The Sunday Times reported that the group of lenders that owns Aventas, the former Quinn manufacturing group, are moving ahead with the €40(...)

Ulster Bank, with its  headquarters on George’s Quay, Dublin, is  not joining the exodus of foreign banks from these shores.

Royal Bank of Scotland published a trading update yesterday for the third quarter of its financial year, and it included some interesting commentary o(...)

Ulster Bank’s chief executive Jim Brown: at the time of the half-year results, Ulster Bank’s chief executive Jim Brown said:
“Impairment losses have improved by 89 per cent.   Photograph: Dave Meehan

Royal Bank of Scotland is expected to commit itself to Ulster Bank’s business in the Republic when it publishes its third quarter results at the end o(...)

Jim Brown CEO Ulster Bank said that the bank’s return to profitability is down to “the success of our existing strategy and sustained progress across all areas of the bank”. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Ulster Bank made an operating profit of £55 million (€ 67 million) in the first half of 2014, a first profit for the bank since the financial crisis b(...)