‘People generally want to help,’ Gordon Grehan from TENI says, ‘but faced with a trans person they are often afraid of saying the wrong thing.'
100 years in Tinahely
Our branch in Tinahely, Co. Wicklow opened in 1918. A hundred years later, staff from the branch supported the 83rd Tinahely Show, volunteered to help and took part in events and one, Joe Phelan, brought along some unusual visitors.
‘I ran around the shop telling everyone, I rang everyone I knew’
Helen didn't believe she had won €5,000 in our Goalsaver competition but when it sank in she ran around telling everyone and rang everyone she knew.
Mover stories: When baby came along…
Dan and Jenny's first place was a 2-bedroom apartment in Lucan that they loved. But when their first baby arrived and they had to struggle up the stairs with a pram, they knew it was time to move to a more family-friendly house.
Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again
'There's a line of Seamus Heaney for everybody and I would like people to find that line and take it with them,' says Katherine McSharry, Director of 'Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again' the first exhibition to take place in the new Bank of Ireland Cultural and Heritage Centre.
Out at work
Deciding whether or not to 'come out' at work is still a highly personal choice. With this in mind, I spoke to Bank of Ireland colleagues about their decisions.
Margaret’s Backyard Blitz story
This year's Great Bank of Ireland Backyard Blitz in support of Age Action, takes place on 22 and 23 June. We caught up with Margaret who had her garden 'blitzed' last year to hear her story.
Paula’s cooker fire
One winter's evening in January, Paula was alone in the house making the dinner when her cooker caught fire. Fortunately, she got it under control and, when it came to making a claim, she was covered by her home insurance.
Make your move
Even before Susan won our Make Your Move competition she had the €25,000 spent paying off a loan, replacing a car and on a deposit for a bigger home.