THE communities of South Fermanagh have received a devastating blow following the closure of Lisnaskea’s Bank of Ireland branch. Local Cllr Garbhan McPhillips also stated his regret, citing that it was a “sad day” for the town and the “whole community.” Cllr McPhillips added, “As I have said since the announcement of its closure, this […]
Double blow as vital rural services lost
Calls are growing for urgent action to be taken by the powers-that-be to help halt the haemorrhaging of services and protect rural communities.
Lisnaskea Bank of Ireland branch to close
Bank of Ireland today announced the outcome of a strategic review of its Northern Ireland business which will affect customers of its branch in Lisnaskea. The bank is planning to close the branch and expects this will happen by the end of the year. The Bank’s agreement with the Post Office means that customers will […]
Bank jobs set to go in shake-up
AS LOCKDOWN eases concern for the future security of some local jobs has been raised after another leading firm announced job cuts. This week it was announced that Bank of Ireland is to reduce its workforce by approximately 1,400 which will partially be done through a redundancy programme with employees to be invited to apply […]
Warning that more bank closures could be on cards
Bank bosses say they will be reviewing number of branches.
End of an era as last bank finally closes
The closure of the Bank of Ireland branch in Belleek last Friday marked the end of an era in the border village.
Campaign to save local bank falls on deaf ears
Bank of Ireland accused of ignoring public opinion as Fermanagh branch closure goes ahead
Belleek warned bank closure could do “untold damage”
A local councillor has warned the people of Belleek of the problems caused by the loss of two banks in the Inishowen town.
Fight to save Belleek bank steps up with daily protests
First Minister Arlene Foster among thousands signing petition showing their opposition to proposed bank closure
Protests planned in Belleek next week over bank closure
Daily protests and petition launched against plans to close rural Fermanagh branch