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Navro, the Fintech Enabling Global Payments, Now Authorized by Central Bank of Ireland as EMI

Navro – the Fintech previously known as Paytrix that supports international payments for global businesses – reveals that it has been authorized by the Central Bank of Ireland as an Electronic Money Institution (EMI). As per the terms of the license, businesses with international plans… Read More

Bank of Ireland Invests Over €60M in Branch Improvements and ATMs

Bank of Ireland has announced an investment of more than €60 million in a range of branch improvements, including the Bank’s largest single investment in ATMs in the last decade. Starting later this year, a new fleet of ATMs will “be rolled out to all… Read More

Bank of Ireland Credit and Debit Card Data Reveals Spending Surged Compared to Last January

Bank of Ireland credit and debit card data for the first two weeks of January reveals that ‘New Year, New You’ spending in gyms and sports clubs shot upwards “compared to last January.” As noted in the update shared by the Bank of Ireland, many… Read More

Bank of Ireland Credit and Debit Card Data Indicates Spending Levels Rose Nationwide Compared to 2022

Bank of Ireland credit and debit card data for the first two weeks of December revealed that spending levels rose nationwide compared to the same period in 2022. Cavan shoppers engaged in “the biggest pre-Christmas splurge, with spending in the county rising by 11% during… Read More

Bank of Ireland to Set Scientifically-Validated Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Targets

Bank of Ireland announced 2030 greenhouse gas emission reduction targets which have been formally “validated by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi).” The Bank is reportedly the first Irish bank, and one of the first in Europe, “to have its goals validated by the SBTi,… Read More

Bank of Ireland Group Apologizes to Clients for Wide Range of Failures in Relation to Tracker Mortgage Issue

Bank of Ireland Group has apologized to customers for “a wide range of failures in relation to the tracker mortgage issue.” This includes “an apology for the failures which led to customer harm and detriment, and for the length of time it took to recognize… Read More

Tánaiste Introduces Bank of Ireland’s 11 Hybrid Working Hubs

The Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar TD, recently visited Ballycoolin in north Dublin in order to establish the 11 remote working hubs that have been launched as part of Bank of Ireland’s hybrid working model. These hubs are being worked… Read More

Dublin’s Delta Partners Announces New VC Fund

Dublin-headquartered VC firm Delta Partners has confirmed the introduction of its new venture capital fund which will reportedly invest into various seed and early-stage tech  companies across Ireland. The new fund has reached an initial close with Bank of Ireland and Enterprise Ireland as key… Read More

Bank of Ireland to Pay €24.5 Million Fine for Allegedly Failing to Maintain Proper IT Systems

The Bank of Ireland has reportedly been fined €24.5 million by the Central Bank for failing over the course of over 10 years to have a proper system in place to allow for the continuity of service to clients in the event of a major… Read More

Branch Closures: Over a Third of Bank of Ireland Physical Branches have Closed Down Permanently

Over a third or more than 30% of Bank of Ireland branches across the nation closed down permanently on Friday (October 8, 2021). As reported by The Journal, clients at 88 physical Bank of Ireland branches across the country had been able to use their… Read More

Bank of Ireland Now Offering Apple Pay to Customers

Bank of Ireland announced on Tuesday it is now offering Apple Pay to its customers.  The banking group claims that Apple Pay is a safer, more secure and private way to pay that helps customers avoid handing their payment cards to someone else, touching physical… Read More

Bank of Ireland Announces Launch of Google Pay for Customers

Bank of Ireland announced on Monday it has launched Google Pay for all customers. According to the banking group, customers are now able to add personal debit, credit cards, and business debit cards to the payment method’s digital wallet. While sharing more details about the… Read More

British Business Bank: More Lenders Added to BBLS and CBILS Including MarketFinance

The British Business Bank has announced new lenders approved for the Bounce Bank Loan Scheme (BBLS) as well as the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS). The BBLS and CBILS are two programs designed to support the UK economy during the COVID-19 pandemic. Two new… Read More

Irish Fintecher Deposify Expands Exec Team, Nabs €1.1M to Fund US Expansion

The Dublin-based fintech start-up Deposify has raised €1.1million to fund its US expansion from a number of sources including Bank of Ireland’s Start-Up and Emerging Sectors Equity Fund, which is managed by Delta Partners. “It is fantastic to see Deposify expanding their innovative business model into… Read More

Access Granted: Ireland’s Small Businesses Soon To Access Low-Interest, Asset-Backed Loans, Funded By The State

  Asset-backed finance has been chosen as the next round of lending for the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI), which was set up in 2014 to offer low-cost loans to lenders, according to a recent story in the Independent. The SBCI, led by Scotsman Nick… Read More

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