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Gardai are warning of a scam phone call today. There are reports of calls to mobiles from an Irish number, purporting to be from Ulster Bank and seeking personal banking details. A resident in Manorhamilton informed Gardaí that they received the call today. Gardai say this is a scam and people…

Small and cramped is how the new Ulster Bank mobile banking van is being described in Ballymote. And while it’s better than nothing a local Councillor says it’s far from ideal. The ‘Ulster Bank on Wheels’ visits Ballymote twice a week now on a Monday and a Thursday. But it’s…

It’s the end of an era today in two north west towns as bank branches close. Ulster Bank will shut its outlets in Ballymote, Co Sligo, and in Ardara, Co Donegal. The bank has been in operation in both towns for generations. In Ardara, there is no other bank branch…

Ulster Bank says the ATMs in Ballymote in county Sligo and in Ardara in county Donegal will be retained. The two bank branches are set to close as planned on the 8th of September. The bank announced in March its plans to close a number of branches with the accounts…

Between 40 and 50 people attended this afternoon’s protest in Ballymote over banking services in the South Sligo town. Organised by Sinn Fein, speakers included Sligo/Leitrim Sinn Fein TD Martin Kenny, Sinn Fein Councillor Chris MacMamus, Fianna Fail Councillor Jerry Lundy, Independent Cllr Margaret Gormley, and Vincent Roddy of the…

A protest in Ballymote this lunchtime will call for a special case to be made for the provision of bank services in the South Sligo town The protest will take place outside the Bank fo Ireland branch, where traditional over-the-counter services are to end and an ‘advice and self-service’ system…