Richie Boucher yesterday announced plans to step down from the top job at Bank of Ireland which he has held since the height of the banking crisis, indicating the lender was all but restored to full financial health. A search for his replacement has already begun.
Sun, 26 Mar, 2017
A decision to delay paying its first dividend since the financial crisis was mainly due to accounting issues surrounding the bank’s pension scheme, and not to do with underlying issues such as Brexit, Bank of Ireland has said.
Sat, 25 Feb, 2017
Bank of Ireland chief Richie Boucher says the bank’s policy of promoting fixed-rate mortgages ahead of cutting variable rate home loans will not change for the moment, regardless of competitors’ decisions and political pressure.
Fri, 28 Oct, 2016
The banking inquiry did not get answers on why two of Ireland’s biggest banks gave open support and millions of euro within days for one of the best-known failed boom-time developments after witnesses said they were restricted from talking about the deal.
Thu, 07 May, 2015
These bank AGMs have turned out some right fun in recent years. It’s an opportunity for the little people to have a go at the shower of bankers who dragged the economy over the abyss, yet managed to save themselves.
Thu, 30 Apr, 2015
More than a dozen of Ireland’s most senior bankers during the boom and bust era — including one of the pioneers of 100% mortgages in this country — have been legally ordered to attend banking inquiry grillings from April.
Fri, 27 Feb, 2015