Drivetime Friday 16 April 2021

Drivetime

Drivetime

Sarah McInerney and Cormac Ó hEadhra bring you all the latest news and stories of the day from around the country and beyond.

KBC looks at Irish exit plan with Bank of Ireland deal Business

KBC looks at Irish exit plan with Bank of Ireland deal Business

Jill Kirby, Financial journalist, reports that KBC Bank Ireland has announced that it is in discussions about the possible sale of its performing loan assets and liabilities to Bank of Ireland.

"Came out of the blue without it being flagged" - O'Brien

"Came out of the blue without it being flagged" - O'Brien

Darragh O'Brien, Minister for Housing, gives his reaction to the KBC announcement

Central Bank react to KBC announcment

Central Bank react to KBC announcment

Ed Sibley, Deputy Governor, Prudential Regulation at the Central Bank, says customers of the banks do not need to take any action.

Citizenship application rejected as it was in Irish

Citizenship application rejected as it was in Irish

Fangzhe Qiu, lecturer and assistant professor at UCD's School of Irish Celtic Studies and Folklore, tells us that his application for Irish citizenship was declined, because he applied in the Irish language

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