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It’s a number of weeks since the doors closed for the last time on 88 branches of the Bank of Ireland. A number closed in this region including Ballymote, Tubbercurry , Bundoran, Glenties, Manorhamilton and Drumshanbo   This already is causing problems for customers and one of those is Sligo…

A Sligo member of a group campaigning for banking reform in this country says he’s found there’s huge negativity toward creating competition in the market here. Seamus Maye is a member of the Public Banking Forum of Ireland, which has submitted comprehensive reform proposals to the Department of Finance. Mr…

A Sligo campaigner for reform in the banking system says people here are paying over the odds because of lack of competition. Seamus Maye, of the Public Banking Forum of Ireland, was reacting to claims by the biggest mortgage lender in Germany that there is political resistance to it entering…