How has banking in Ireland evolved?
A look at the world of banking. What do people think a bank is? What image do banks present to the public?
The main business of banking - lending money in order to make a profit.
Banks lend money in order to make a profit. The banking structure in Ireland includes the Central Bank and approximately 50 firms operating as banks.
This episode of 'Seven Days' was broadcast on 10 October 1969. The reporter is John Feeney.
Bank of Ireland College Green (1969)
'Seven Days' began broadcasting on 26 September 1966 and was RTÉ television's flagship current affairs programme for ten years. The programme's young production team was made up of producer Lelia Doolan, directors Eoghan Harris and Dick Hill, and reporters John O'Donoghue, Brian Cleeve and Brian Farrell.