Ulster Bank

AIB agri advisor team grows ahead of Ulster Bank loan acquisition

AIB agri advisor team grows ahead of Ulster Bank loan acquisition

AIB is planning to expand its team of agricultural advisors as it prepares to acquire loans worth €4.2 billion from...

June 10, 2022

Rural Independents call on minister to protect banking customers

Rural Independents call on minister to protect banking customers

The Rural Independent Group has called on the Minister for Finance and the Central Bank to protect Ulster Bank and...

May 16, 2022

Farmgate prices mostly matching increased costs – Ulster Bank

Farmgate prices mostly matching increased costs – Ulster Bank

This week’s Balmoral Show has seen a wide range of updates provided regarding the current state of agriculture in Northern...

May 13, 2022

Claim Ulster Bank exit causing stress for farmers

Claim Ulster Bank exit causing stress for farmers

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) is set to meet with Ulster Bank representatives today (Thursday, May 5) to discuss the...

May 5, 2022

Food inflation levels to start climbing – Ulster Bank

Food inflation levels to start climbing – Ulster Bank

Ulster Bank chief economist, Richard Ramsey, believes that food inflation will become a major factor within Northern Ireland’s economy during...

April 11, 2022

Concern that NI farmers are not buying enough fertiliser

Concern that NI farmers are not buying enough fertiliser

There is a growing concern that farmers in Northern Ireland (NI) are not buying enough fertiliser to meet their full...

April 6, 2022

Permanent TSB agrees terms for Ulster Bank deal

Permanent TSB agrees terms for Ulster Bank deal

Permanent TSB (PTSB) has announced today (December, 17) that it has signed binding legal agreements with NatWest Group plc to...

December 17, 2021

2021 Balmoral Show to require test or proof of vaccine for entry

2021 Balmoral Show to require test or proof of vaccine for entry

It’s not just their tickets that showgoers will need to remember to bring to this year’s postponed Balmoral Show. To...

August 4, 2021

AIB: Agri loans included in €4.2bn acquisition of Ulster Bank loans

AIB: Agri loans included in €4.2bn acquisition of Ulster Bank loans

Agricultural loans are among the portfolio of commercial loans bought by AIB from Ulster Bank, AIB has confirmed. In a...

June 28, 2021

Benchmarking: Even ‘bad’ figures can back up the right investment

Benchmarking: Even ‘bad’ figures can back up the right investment

Farmers have little to fear from benchmarking as even ‘bad’ results could help support investment in the right areas, according...

June 25, 2021

Agricultural bodies join forces to form NI Rural Health Forum

Agricultural bodies join forces to form NI Rural Health Forum

Agricultural stakeholders in the North have joined forces to establish a Rural Health Forum to lobby on health issues affecting...

April 14, 2021

Ulster Bank farm customers need assurances on ‘critical’ facilities – ICSA

Ulster Bank farm customers need assurances on ‘critical’ facilities – ICSA

The Central Bank is being called on to ensure that credit facilities for Ulster Bank’s farmer customers are protected as...

February 26, 2021

Ulster Bank to proceed with investment loans under FGLS

Ulster Bank to proceed with investment loans under FGLS

Ulster Bank is to proceed with investment loans under the Future Growth Loans Scheme (FGLS), according to Minister for Agriculture,...

February 24, 2021

10,000 agri loans on the books… how the Ulster Bank sale affects you

10,000 agri loans on the books… how the Ulster Bank sale affects you

Ulster Bank has agreed to sell its €4 billion Irish portfolio of performing commercial loans to Allied Irish Banks. Staff...

February 19, 2021

Farmers need to be offered lower bank loan rates – Cullinan

Farmers need to be offered lower bank loan rates – Cullinan

Farmers need to be offered lower interest rates on loans, as agriculture kept the country going during several lockdowns as...

February 19, 2021

Call for Ulster Bank loan books to go to ‘pillar’ banks

Call for Ulster Bank loan books to go to ‘pillar’ banks

Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) president Tim Cullinan has said NatWest must make a commitment that Ulster Bank’s loan book will...

February 19, 2021

Ulster Bank to begin phased withdrawal from Ireland

Ulster Bank to begin phased withdrawal from Ireland

NatWest Group plc (NWG) has today (Friday, February 19) confirmed a “phased withdrawal” of Ulster Bank from the Republic of...

February 19, 2021

‘Government must step in to stop sale of farmer loans to vulture fund’ – IFA

‘Government must step in to stop sale of farmer loans to vulture fund’ – IFA

The government is being called on to step in and prevent the sale of Ulster Bank’s loan book to a...

February 18, 2021