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The people of Ballymote, Co Sligo, are to launch a new effort to hold onto the banking services that’s left in their town. With Ulster Bank in Ballymote due to close, Bank of Ireland will be the only bank left. At present, Bank of Ireland provides counter services but only on…

Minister Joe McHugh is to meet senior officials at Ulster Bank tomorrow in an effort to have the decision to close two branches in Donegal reversed. It follows the announcement by the Bank last week to close 22 of its branches including Ardara, Raphoe and Ballymote in county Sligo. The…

About 150 people attended a public meeting in Ardara last night to discuss what to do about Ulster Bank’s plan to close its branch in the town. The meeting discussed a number of issues, including the idea of having a boycott of Ulster Bank. The bank is also planning to…

A public meeting to discuss a possible course of action to keep the Ulster Bank branch in Ardara in county Donegal open is taking place tonight. It follows the announcement by Ulster Bank last week that it’s to close 22 of its branches nationwide including Ardara and Ballymote in county…

A union official claims that Ulster Bank is not only closing branches, it will also be reducing staff in remaining branches. Gareth Murphy, senior industrial relations officer with the Financial Services Union, says it means that not only will customers have to travel longer distances, there’ll be fewer people to…