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# banks - Thursday 19 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie After much controversy, the banking inquiry will meet for first time today (in private) Let's Do This

After much controversy, the banking inquiry will meet for first time today (in private)

The formation of the committee – never mind the inquiry itself – was not without controversy.

# banks - Sunday 15 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Stephen Donnelly quits banking inquiry, says Taoiseach stated that he will try to control it I'm Out

Stephen Donnelly quits banking inquiry, says Taoiseach stated that he will try to control it

The Government made sure they would have a majority on the inquiry after they had lost it.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is the banking inquiry now irreparably damaged? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is the banking inquiry now irreparably damaged?

A tough week for the inquiry has been made tougher after Stephen Donnelly decided to quit. Is it game over?

# banks - Friday 13 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie After a ‘bad week for politics’ the banking inquiry holds its first meeting next Thursday… in private Behind Closed Doors

After a ‘bad week for politics’ the banking inquiry holds its first meeting next Thursday… in private

After a week of Hitler references, ‘hysterical’ senators, and ‘making a balls of it’ the first meeting of the Oireachtas Committee set up the examine the banking crisis takes place next week.

# banks - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Video: Angry scenes as Micheál Martin repeatedly told to sit down before Dáil suspended Banking Inquiry This post contains videos

Video: Angry scenes as Micheál Martin repeatedly told to sit down before Dáil suspended

A row over the banking inquiry saw the Ceann Comhairle get angry at an angry Micheál Martin before the House was suspended for a brief period.

# banks - Monday 9 June, 2014

From Business ETC Three out of four SMEs don’t ‘shop around’ for finance Mix It Up

Three out of four SMEs don’t ‘shop around’ for finance

With banks not up to the task, small businesses need to check out the alternatives.

# banks - Thursday 5 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Banking inquiry ‘rocked’ after lengthy row over senator’s ‘conflict of interest’ Seanad-igans

Banking inquiry ‘rocked’ after lengthy row over senator’s ‘conflict of interest’

Angry scenes in the upper house after a claim that a senator has a conflict of interest, preventing him from serving on the banking inquiry, is later withdrawn.

# banks - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

From Business ETC SME groups welcome EU report but warn they are still in ‘survival mode’ No Derailment

SME groups welcome EU report but warn they are still in ‘survival mode’

The EU Commission report found that lending to SMEs still remains weak.

From Business ETC The funding ‘hunger march’: over half of companies refused bank credit SMEs

The funding ‘hunger march’: over half of companies refused bank credit

Banks are ‘sugar-coating’ the acceptance figures, while the Government watches on, ISME said.

# banks - Thursday 29 May, 2014

From Business ETC Investment company creates 50 new jobs in Dublin Jobswatch

Investment company creates 50 new jobs in Dublin

The new roles are in in fund governance and risk management.

# banks - Thursday 22 May, 2014

From Business ETC The government has launched a new €500m bank for SMEs. But what does it mean? Explainer

The government has launched a new €500m bank for SMEs. But what does it mean?

SMEs have been crying out for a new source of finance – and here’s what the Government have come up with.

# banks - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

From Business ETC PTSB has reduced problem mortgages to one-tenth of peak levels Mortgage Arrears

PTSB has reduced problem mortgages to one-tenth of peak levels

The bank has urged struggling customers to get in touch, with the prospect of legal action also on the table.

# banks - Thursday 15 May, 2014

From Business ETC KBC Bank halves loan impairments to €48 million Bad Loans

KBC Bank halves loan impairments to €48 million

The bank is planning a blitz targeting new customers throughout the year.

# banks - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

From Business ETC Bank of Ireland: no debt write-downs for small businesses Debt Burden

Bank of Ireland: no debt write-downs for small businesses

As with mortgages, it seems the bank is taking a hard line on debt forgiveness.

# banks - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

From Business ETC “They’ve replaced the tellers with plants” – are banks interested in lending to small business? Don't Bank On It

“They’ve replaced the tellers with plants” – are banks interested in lending to small business?

Domestic banks are failing to support a vital segment of the economy, lobby groups have said.

# banks - Monday 12 May, 2014

From Business ETC AIB is back in the black Return Of The Profit

AIB is back in the black

AIB is back in profit, and has shed some light on how the bank is doing at the moment, but what does it all mean?

# banks - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

From Business ETC ‘SSIA for SMEs’ could unlock €90 billion funding pot Savings Time

‘SSIA for SMEs’ could unlock €90 billion funding pot

CPA Ireland’s new chief says that the Government needs to re-think existing financing options.

# banks - Saturday 3 May, 2014

From Business ETC BAN THE BANKS: There’s a wild theory going around that some people are starting to take seriously So Long

BAN THE BANKS: There’s a wild theory going around that some people are starting to take seriously

What do you think? Does it sound brilliant or crazy – or both?

# banks - Friday 2 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Friday Take Five

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie “No residual issues” – but some delays – after banking ‘holiday’ yesterday Sepa Holiday This post contains a poll

“No residual issues” – but some delays – after banking ‘holiday’ yesterday

A holiday for European banks meant that wages didn’t appear in bank accounts yesterday.

# banks - Thursday 1 May, 2014

From Business ETC Chief whip accuses exiting banks of ‘slash and burn’ No Clean Break

Chief whip accuses exiting banks of ‘slash and burn’

Government Seanad chief whip says that foreign banks are damaging the economy.

# banks - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 5 key issues facing the banking inquiry before it even starts Analysis

5 key issues facing the banking inquiry before it even starts

The government is pressing ahead with an inquiry but it will be a while before it starts properly and there are a number of outstanding issues before it does.

From TheJournal.ie Government will establish a banking inquiry next week and this Labour TD will chair it Banking Inquiry

Government will establish a banking inquiry next week and this Labour TD will chair it

A motion will be brought before the Dáil next Tuesday following a discussion at this morning’s Cabinet meeting.

# banks - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

From Business ETC Could Irish banks survive a 21 per cent fall in property prices? Doomsday Scenario

Could Irish banks survive a 21 per cent fall in property prices?

That’s the question the European Banking Association is going to ask this year.

# banks - Friday 25 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Is this the solution to property bubbles? Bursting Bubbles This post contains a poll

Is this the solution to property bubbles?

The Reform Alliance reckon it has housing bubbles licked.

From Business ETC Number of defaulted loans fall at Bank of Ireland Improvement

Number of defaulted loans fall at Bank of Ireland

BoI says it is trading normally as shareholders meet in Dublin.

# banks - Thursday 24 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Thieves break into bank, hack into computers and steal over £1.25 million…but get caught Oceans 9

Thieves break into bank, hack into computers and steal over £1.25 million…but get caught

The gang members carried out a number sophisticated cyber attacks on banks in London

# banks - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

From Business ETC AIB wrote off €2 billion in SME debt in the last year Debt Writedown

AIB wrote off €2 billion in SME debt in the last year

“Debt compromise” has been rolled out to 1,500 small business debtors.

From TheJournal.ie Jury yet to reach a verdict in Anglo trial Anglo Irish Bank

Jury yet to reach a verdict in Anglo trial

Today is day 45 of the trial which has heard evidence from 54 witnesses.

From Business ETC The ECB is back in town. Here’s why. Explainer

The ECB is back in town. Here’s why.

Frankfurt set for bigger role in regulating and punishing Irish banks.

From TheJournal.ie How banks are helping SMEs and why the GAA signed a deal with SKY Sports Oireachtas Agenda

How banks are helping SMEs and why the GAA signed a deal with SKY Sports

What’s going on in Leinster House? Well, as you asked…

# banks - Friday 11 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘The banks are stinkers’: Senator Norris joins protest at Dublin auctioneers Evictions

‘The banks are stinkers’: Senator Norris joins protest at Dublin auctioneers

The organisers were asking the auctioneers to agree that no properties will be offered for sale where there is a legal dispute.

From Business ETC Dublin property prices will climb 10 per cent this year Onwards And Upwards

Dublin property prices will climb 10 per cent this year

Merrion warns of deflation risk amid housing pickup.

# banks - Thursday 10 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Number of homeowners in arrears over 90 days falls to 78,000 Mortgage Arrears Crisis

Number of homeowners in arrears over 90 days falls to 78,000

The number of permanent restructures is up by around 200 in February.

# banks - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie AIB explains why its home repossessions tripled last year Debt

AIB explains why its home repossessions tripled last year

The bank is currently engaged in 9,000 legal or potential legal cases with customers in mortgage arrears.

# banks - Monday 7 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

# banks - Saturday 5 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Banking corruption and injustice – the focus of Tom Darcy’s European campaign European Elections

Banking corruption and injustice – the focus of Tom Darcy’s European campaign

The former property developer is running as a candidate in Dublin for Direct Democracy Ireland.

# banks - Friday 4 April, 2014

From Business ETC NAMA sells €5.4bn Northern Ireland loan book but won’t disclose sale price Bad Bank

NAMA sells €5.4bn Northern Ireland loan book but won’t disclose sale price

The loan portfolio, codenamed Project Eagle, has been sold to New York based investment firm Cerberus.

From Business ETC Credit Unions withdraw from debt deal because ‘it gives banks too much power’ Debt Relief

Credit Unions withdraw from debt deal because ‘it gives banks too much power’

The plan “vests control in the banks”, a statement from two Credit Union agencies said.

# banks - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

From Business ETC IBRC and NAMA will dump €15 billion worth of loans this year – report Loan Book

IBRC and NAMA will dump €15 billion worth of loans this year – report

Stress tests may encourage banks to offload loan books.