Des Crowley

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Bank of Ireland  has extended its financial services joint venture with the UK Post Office to at least the end of 2026

Bank of Ireland said on Friday it has extended its financial services joint venture with the UK Post Office, which was formed in 2003, to at least the(...)

Bank of Ireland credit cards issued in the Republic are not impacted by the sale of its UK portfolio. Photograph: Frantzesco Kangaris/Bloomberg

Bank of Ireland has agreed to sell its UK credit card portfolio at face value of about £530 million, it announced on Friday. The portfolio comprises t(...)

Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Former Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) executive Ian McLaughlin has been named as chief executive of Bank of Ireland’s UK operation. The former managin(...)

 Bank of Ireland’s UK chief executive Des Crowley who has been employed by the bank for more than 30 years

Des Crowley, chief executive of Bank of Ireland’s UK business, is to retire next year with the recruitment process to chose a successor due to commenc(...)

Bank of Ireland chief executive Francesca McDonagh: “I want us to be the national champion bank in Ireland.” Photograph: Joanne O’Brien

Francesca McDonagh looks visibly relieved after a day of presenting her grand vision on the future of Bank of Ireland to a room of suits in London. E(...)

The precarious overcrowding of 1997 has alleviated, down from almost 800 prisoners then to 650 now.

Not long after it was first broadcast, in 1997, the four-part documentary The Joy received a fascinating review from an unlikely quarter. “We didn’t n(...)

New customer lending by Bank of Ireland’s UK unit increased by 12 per cent last year to more than £4.5 billion, in spite of Brexit uncertainty.

Bank of Ireland’s plan to pay out a €124 million shareholder dividend in the coming months has been more than covered by a payment the group received (...)

Blood samples for HIV tests. Photograph: GettyImages

The number of people diagnosed with HIV in Ireland is rising amid concerns that ambivalence about the disease is putting increasing numbers of people (...)

More than 200 inmates in Mountjoy Prison recently presented during a two-day mass screening. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Innovative new screening programmes have uncovered high levels of hepatitis C among the prison and homeless populations. Doctors say the results show(...)

 Act Up: members of  the Dublin HIV/Aids activist group call on Government and stakeholders to address the HIV crisis. Photograph: Eric Luke

Record numbers of people were diagnosed with HIV in Ireland last year amid concerns that a growing ambivalence about the disease is putting increasing(...)

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