Articles tagged with: Ulster Bank

WOULD YOU ‘BANK’ ON IT?

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24 Apr 2015 Comments Off on WOULD YOU ‘BANK’ ON IT?
WOULD YOU ‘BANK’ ON IT?

By Cianna McNally A proposal made this week at the April meeting of Ballybay-Clones Municipal District to ask Ulster Bank to consider donating the building that housed the Clones branch to the local community received the full support of members. The proposal was made by Leas-Chathaoirleach Pat Treanor who chaired the meeting on Monday. Councillor Treanor referred to the closure of the bank branch which took place on Friday last and said it was a sad day to think that Ulster Bank customers did not have a service available to them in the town, which ...

‘TIL DEBT DO US PART!

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17 Apr 2015 Comments Off on ‘TIL DEBT DO US PART!
‘TIL DEBT DO US PART!

GRIM REAPER? – This macabre on-street display by Clones Chamber of Commerce leaves Ulster Bank in no doubt about the strength of local feeling on the decision to close the branch tomorrow, Friday, after 143 years.

ULSTER BANK’S 40,000 HOUSES REMARK

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22 Jan 2015 Comments Off on ULSTER BANK’S 40,000 HOUSES REMARK

By Cianna McNally HOPES of securing an eleventh hour reprieve for the Ulster Bank branch in Clones suffered a severe setback when a representative of the bank last week suggested that one of the pre-conditions for this to happen would be the building and sale of 40,000 houses in the area! Many of those who supported the well-attended public meetings calling for pressure to be put on Ulster Bank to reverse its decision to leave Clones will view the comment regarding 40,000 new houses as clearly absurd — especially when looked at in the ...

COUNTY COUNCIL BACKS CAMPAIGN TO AVERT THREATENED BANK CLOSURES

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6 Dec 2014 Comments Off on COUNTY COUNCIL BACKS CAMPAIGN TO AVERT THREATENED BANK CLOSURES

Monaghan Co Council has backed the ongoing campaign to have the decision by Ulster Bank to close its branches in Castleblayney and Clones reversed. Two motions of urgent business which highlighted the significant economic and social impact that the closures would visit upon the towns in question were adopted at Monday’s meeting of the local authority in Carrickmacross. A proposal in the names of Sinn Féin representatives Pat Treanor of Clones and Jackie Crowe of Castleblayney sought an urgent meeting with senior Ulster Bank management to demand a reversal of the decision ...

ULSTER BANK BRANCH CLOSURES ARE A BLOW FOR ‘BLAYNEY AND CLONES

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28 Nov 2014 Comments Off on ULSTER BANK BRANCH CLOSURES ARE A BLOW FOR ‘BLAYNEY AND CLONES

By Patsy McArdle and Cianna McNally The decision announced by Ulster Bank last Friday to close down twenty-four branches of the bank in the Republic and the North, including the branches in Castleblayney and Clones, next year, has sparked concern from trade leaders and civic representatives . The announcement was in line with a previous declaration that forty Ulster Bank branches would be closed by the end of 2016. Next year, twelve branches are to be shut in the Republic and ten in the North. According to the bank, services at Castleblayney and Clones ...