Todd Marinovich bonded with his father Marv after he swapped Ameircan Football for art. Photograph: Getty

1) Marv Marinovich There are many stories of pushy, obsessive, overbearing sports parents who manipulate their child’s athletic lives and then there (...)

In the Bill, the discharge term for bankruptcy is reduced from three years to one year. Photograph: Getty Images

Legislation before Cabinet on Tuesday to reduce the term of bankruptcy to one year would be “the single most positive thing” the Government h(...)

Group chief executive Ross McEwan wants the southern arm of Ulster Bank to be a ‘challenger bank’ to AIB and BoI. Photograph: Frank Miller

Ulster Bank’s operation in Ireland has been formally split into separate businesses, north and south of the Border, by its UK parent company Royal Ba(...)

Operating profit at Ulster Bank rose by 74 per cent to £80m (€113m)in its second quarter, compared with the prior year, as the bank said on Thursday that it continues to maintain a strong capital and funding position. (Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times)

Operating profit at Ulster Bank rose by 74 per cent to £80m (€109m)in its second quarter, compared with the prior year, as the bank said on Thursday t(...)

Ulster Bank staff were told of Stephen Bell’s  departure.

Ulster Bank senior executive Stephen Bell has left his role as chief risk officer. Staff were informed yesterday that his secondment from Royal Bank o(...)

   Ulster Bank CEO Jim Brown photographed in 2014. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Both Ulster Bank and Bank of Ireland have ruled out any imminent rate cuts for customers with Standard Variable Rate mortgages and set the banks on a (...)

Ulster Bank chief executive Jim Brown said the results were a “clear signal” that its strategy was working and “evidence of sustained progress across all areas of the bank”.

Ulster Bank made an operating profit of £606 million (€752 million) in 2014. This compared with a loss in the previous year of £1.6 billion and was it(...)

Ms McMahon has previously held roles with GE Capital, MasterCard and Lombard Finance  Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Ulster Bank has appointed Maeve McMahon as its first director of customer experience and products. She will report directly to chief executive Jim Bro(...)

Banking & Payments Federation Ireland says the measures may have impact on house building.

The main representative body for Irish banks has welcomed the Central Bank’s decision to ease its proposals on loan-to- value (LTV) mortgage limits f(...)

Ulster Bank’s headquarters in Dublin. Photograph: Frank Miller

A report into Ulster Bank’s treatment of SME debtors during the recession has cleared it of allegations that it was involved in “systematic and instit(...)