Bank of Ireland gained 1.35 per cent to close the day at 37.5 cents. Its chief executive, Richie Boucher, said the bank would in future look to grow in the UK through bolt-on acquisitions, though he indicated there were no immediate plans. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

European stocks rose yesterday, trimming their worst weekly loss of the year, as the Stoxx Europe 600 Index added 0.3 per cent. The market in Dubli(...)

Bank of Ireland may consider “bolt-on” acquisitions in the UK as part of a market consolidation, chief executive officer Richie Boucher said. Photo: Aidan Crawley

Bank of Ireland may consider “bolt-on” acquisitions in the UK as part of a market consolidation, chief executive Richie Boucher said. “We’(...)

 Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin with  finance spokesman Michael McGrath. The party would be prepared to support the payment of a long-term bonus to the new chief executive of AIB. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Earlier this month, I reported that Fianna Fáil would be prepared to support the payment of a long-term bonus to the new chief executive of AIB to hel(...)

Bank of Ireland chief executive Richie Boucher. His pay has remained unchanged since 2013.

Bank of Ireland chief executive Richie Boucher waived an additional €51,000 from his remuneration last year as his total pay package remained unchange(...)

 David Duffy, AIB’s outgoing chief executive: Fianna Fáil’s finance spokesman Michael McGrath said AIB needed to “cast the net far and wide in the search for a top calibre candidate” to replace him. Photograph: Eric Luke

Fianna Fáil is prepared to support the payment of a long-term bonus to the new chief executive of AIB if the candidate commits to a minimum five-yea(...)

Fyffes, the banana distributor, slipped more than 1.5 per cent to close the day at €1.17 per share. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

The Dublin stock exchange reached its highest level since 2008, climbing 1.1 per cent.Shares rose across most of Europe, building on their best start(...)

27/02/2015...Business...Richie Boucher (left) Group Chief Executive and Andrew Keating Group Chief Financial Officer of Bank of Ireland Group picutred at the companies preliminary results for the yar ending 31st Decemebr 2014, in a new branch of Bank of Ireland in Grand Canal Square.Photograph: Aidan Crawley

What a difference 12 months can make. After five years of morale-sapping losses since the financial crash here, rafts of loan impairments and provisio(...)

Richie Boucher Group Chief Executive and Bank of Ireland Group pictured at the companies preliminary results for 2014, in a new branch of Bank of Ireland in Grand Canal Square. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Bank of Ireland has provided about 6,000 documents to the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry, its chief executive Richie Boucher has said.Speaking at a press (...)

Called to appear at the banking inquiry: Richie Boucher, Michael Buckley, Richard Burrows, Laurence Crowley, Frank Daly, Donal Forde, Robert Gallagher, Dermot Gleeson, Brian Goggin, Cormac McCarthy, Brendan McDonagh, Eugene Sheehy, Michael Torpey

Bank of Ireland chief executive Richie Boucher is one of 13 witnesses who have been summoned to appear before the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry from next(...)

At the launch of the Bank of Ireland’s inaugural responsible business report were (from left) Gearóid McKendrick, St Vincent de Paul; Elaine Deignan, Barnardos; Richie Boucher, Bank of Ireland chief executive; Susie Cunnigham, Irish Cancer Society; and Brian McEvoy, Pieta House. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

Bank of Ireland has published its first responsible business report. The report, which covers the bank’s governance but also its relationships with cu(...)