You're thinking about buying your first car but, first, you want to know if you can really afford to buy and run it. Here's how to work it out.
The couple who got a mortgage in 11 days
We all know that getting a mortgage means paperwork. Banks have duty to make sure that prospective homebuyers can reasonably afford the repayments and that can take a bit of time. But, occasionally, we come across homebuyers like Leonie and Esme.
The strength of the bench
5 MIN READ Come in, sit down, launch a business… In 2015, we started inviting entrepreneurs to come into our branches, take a seat, and get to work on their…
Every stitch tells a story
6 MIN READ Bank of Ireland’s Junk Kouture is an annual competition that challenges young students to take waste materials (the ‘Junk’) and use them to create high fashion outfits (the ‘Kouture’). The results are spectacular. Eye-catching…
I became a stand-up comedian at 77
4 MIN READ You’re never too old to be too old Julie Kertesz believes everyone has a story to tell and not just one story but many. That’s…
Building coders one block at a time
6 MIN READ I can see a bear and a cat on the laptop screen. What’s going on here? I’m trying to make the bear move more slowly than the…
The chair, the shed, the barber & his son
The chair reunited with Ged Miley courtesy of Tullow Mens Shed. 4 MIN READ It starts with a chair found in a skip… Ten years ago, workmen were refurbishing an…
Sealed with a fish
In April 2016, Alan attended the business expo at Wicklow Enterprise Town held in Coláiste Cill Mhantáin to raise the profile of both ‘The Fish Man’ and ‘The Lighthouse’.
Our smallest branch
Our smallest branch is on the island of Inis Mór (permanent population approximately 850).
A crash course in starting a business
Adrian Murphy set up his own business, Crash Course Education, in April 2016, to teach Irish to primary and secondary schoolchildren and to do one-to-one tutoring for adults who want their Leaving cert Irish at Higher Level so they can go into Primary school teaching.