Those living out in the country have been among some of the hardest hit by a decade of bank and Post Office closures – but their misery looks set to continue if proposals to slash 200 post offices and 22 branches of Ulster Bank happen.
5 Percent Decrease In Household Bank DepositsBanking
According to recent data by the Central Bank, a combined €86.5 billion for bank deposits has been collected by Irish households.
Euro Crisis Continues: Eight Banks Fail Stress TestsEconomy
Eight of 90 banks this week failed a banking stress test, having a combined shortfall of €2.5 billion.
September: Loans in Ireland decline by 1.6%News
Whilst bank loans provided to households for general purchases in September declined by a whopping 14.8% over an annual basis in September, lending for house purchases fell by 1.6%.