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(...)

Ulster Bank said the number of mortgage arrears customers refusing to engage with the bank has dropped from 35 per cent of the total last summer to 14 per cent at present. Photograph: Frank Miller 10.1.03

Ulster Bank has taken legal action against 4,170 mortgage arrears customers who have refused to engage with the bank about their home loan repaymen(...)

Ulster Bank  chief executive Jim Brown  after addressing the Oireachtas finance committee yesterday. Photograph: Frank Miller / The Irish Times

Senior Ulster Bank managers have expressed concern at “over-prescriptive” targets for dealing with mortgage arrears, saying they could have unintended(...)

 Fianna Fáil spokesman on finance Michael McGrath: “I don’t trust the banks.” Photograph: David Sleator

Last Sunday, Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland Patrick Honohan made it clear that the number one issue for the regulator at present is resolving(...)