Further to the Bank of Ireland’s decision to close 103 branches across the island of Ireland….
…John O’Connell, General Secretary of the Financial Services Union, said Bank of Ireland could not be allowed to withdraw a vital service from the elderly, from people with no internet access, from people with literacy problems at this time of increased anxiety.
“The announcement this morning by Bank of Ireland to close 103 branches will shock both staff and customers alike. How can Bank of Ireland think it is appropriate to make this announcement when the country is in the middle of a pandemic. It is a shameful act which needs to be reversed.”
Full list of closures here
Bank of Ireland CEO Frances McDonagh
The 103 Bank of Ireland branches being closed are ‘reasonably well spread’ around the country and include branches in Dublin, CEO Francesca McDonagh has said.
— RTÉ News (@rtenews) March 1, 2021