Ulster Bank to close branches across Ireland

Ulster Bank to close branches across Ireland

Ulster Bank is to close seven branches and three sub offices around the country.

The plans were outlined to staff today and also include plans to shut five branches in the North.

Last year the bank closed 11 separate locations in the Republic

Up to 70 staff will be affected North and South of the border.

The affected branches are South Mall, Cork; Pearse Road, Sligo; Granard; Clane, Kimmage, Dublin; Inchicore, Dublin; and George's Quay, Dublin. The three sub-offices are in Clara, Co Offaly; Enfield, Co Meath; and Lifford, Co Donegal.

The five branches earmarked for closure in Northern Ireland are Lisburn Road, Belfast, Lombard Street, Belfast; Finaghy; Rathcoole/Newtownabbey; and Hillsborough.

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