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(...)

IBOA general secretary Larry Broderick urged Ulster Bank management to suspend its latest round of branch closures until the questions around the bank’s future were resolved. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The union representing Ulster Bank staff wants its owner and management to clarify their plans for the lender’s future following reports that a US pri(...)

Ulster Bank said earlier this year that it is winding down £9 billion (€11.3 billion) of loans, excluding bad-debt provisions, that had been placed in an internal bad bank. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Royal Bank of Scotland hired real estate investment bank Eastdil Secured LLC to advise on the sale of Irish property loans, according to three people (...)

Ulster Bank will be closing branches

A report by stockbroker Davy yesterday captured the challenge facing Royal Bank of Scotland to find a solution for its Ulster Bank subsidiary in the R(...)

 Jim Brown:  CEO Ulster Bank.Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Judging by the latest accounts for the Institute of Bankers in Ireland, there is no shortage of interest in careers in the financial sector, in spite (...)

Loan losses at Ulster Bank fell by 80 per cent in the first quarter of this year helped by the transfer of risky assets to an internal bad bank. Accor(...)

Bank of Ireland chief executive Richie Boucher: “We see opportunities in construction and we would like to look at that.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Bank of Ireland is prepared to consider different models of facilitating investment in the construction secto(...)