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11 December 2014

KBC launches ‘Winter Checklist’ to help protect your home for Christmas

KBC Bank Ireland has today issued a Winter Checklist to help customers prepare their homes for the months ahead.

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28 November 2014

KBC announces further competitive enhancements to Mortgage Offering

Customer demand sees Current Account and Mortgage Discount offer extended into 2015

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20 November 2014

Rugby legend Shane Horgan to officially open new KBC Hub in Maynooth

The new hub offers a relaxed, modern space to meet with personal finance specialists on KBC’s full range of competitive products and offers.

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17 November 2014

KBC Bank Ireland launches new investment funds

Competitive suite of investment funds suitable for all profiles

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14 November 2014

KBC Wins Mortgage Lending Accolade at PIBA Awards

KBC Bank Ireland won the 2014 Excellence in Mortgage Lending award at the PIBA Service Excellence Awards at a ceremony in Dublin last night.

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13 November 2014

KBC Bank Ireland PLC, Financial Results for Q3 2014 (to 30th September 2014)

Commenting on the results, Wim Verbraeken, Chief Executive of KBC Bank Ireland said: “The financial results and impairments are in line with our expectations and we remain on track to return to profitability by 2016, so we are satisfied with our performance."

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30 October 2014

KBC Strengthens Consumer Finance Offering with New Personal Loan and Credit Card Reward Scheme

Launch of Credit Card Reward Initiative for Grocery and Online purchases

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26 October 2014

KBC exceeds ECB’s asset quality review and stress test thresholds and maintains strong buffer

Brussels, 26 October 2014 (12.01 p.m. Central European Time)

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16 October 2014

KBC Insurance Week

KBC will host Insurance Week in its Hubs from 20th – 24th October.

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19 September 2014

KBC Bank Ireland Welcomes e-Day Initiative

KBC customers embrace e-payments and debit card transactions

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09 September 2014

KBC Current Account continues to grow one year on

This September, KBC is celebrating one year since the launch of its Current Account.

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26 August 2014

KBC Current Account & Mortgage offer available from today, 26th August 2014

90% increase in the number of KBC Current Accounts opened since offer first announced

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25 August 2014

KBC brings greater retail banking choice to Maynooth

To celebrate KBC’s presence in Ireland’s only ‘university town’, third level students who set up a current account will receive €100 in cash over the next six months.

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22 August 2014

KBC launches new offer to students who sign up for current account

Free banking and €100 “back to college” bonus for students

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19 August 2014

KBC helps communities shine with Bright Ideas funding of €80,000 for local projects

28 organisations in Ireland rewarded for innovative ideas

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13 August 2014

KBC announces reduction of interest rates on fixed rate mortgages

The new fixed rates come into effect from 11th August making KBC one of the most competitive providers for fixed rate mortgage customers in Ireland today.

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11 August 2014

KBC Opens new Hub in Stillorgan

Stillorgan is the latest new hub as part of KBC’s retail banking and hub expansion

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07 August 2014

KBC Bank Ireland PLC, Financial Results for Q2 2014 (to 30th June 2014)

KBC Bank Ireland delivered significant improvements to its Mobile Banking offering while continuing to expand its retail banking presence. Three additional Retail Hubs were opened in Dublin and a further two planned in Q3. Retail Deposits growing to c.€3.2 billion with over 20,000 new customer accounts added in the first half of 2014. Substantial increase in the number of mortgages approved in Q2, as the market recovers. KBC Bank Ireland reports loss (after tax and impairment costs) of €34 million for Q2 2014 (compared to a loss of €38 million in Q2 2013) - Remains on track to return to profitability by 2016.

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05 August 2014

KBC to launch additional offer for Current Account customers

KBC Current Account Customers Get More Across Online Deposits, Regular Savings and Mortgages

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16 July 2014

KBC Opens New Retail Banking Hub in Swords

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15 July 2014

KBC Opens Hub in Grand Canal Square

KBC Bank Ireland opening five more retail banking hubs this year

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23 June 2014

KBC first bank in Ireland to offer contactless debit and credit cards

Irish consumers continue to move away from cash transactions

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16 June 2014

KBC crowned Champion Sales Team of the Year

Rapid rise to the top for KBC’s Agile Sales Team

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29 May 2014

KBC and 48 other top Irish companies together give €24 million to charities and community groups in 2013

KBC continues to support the community as the Bank of You by volunteering, fundraising and through probono work that benefits charities and community groups throughout Dublin Cork, Limerick and Galway.

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19 May 2014

KBC Galway to Host Mortgage Week

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19 May 2014

KBC Limerick to Host Mortgage Week

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15 May 2014

KBC Bank Ireland PLC, Financial Results for Q1 2014 (to 31st March 2014)

KBC Group reports net profit of €397 million and adjusted net profit of €387 million for Q1 2014 KBC Bank Ireland reports loss (after tax and impairment costs) of €17.1 million for Q1 2014 Loan impairment costs of €47.9 million for Q1 2014 (compared to €99 million in Q1 2013) Capital Position at end of Q1 2014: Tier 1 Capital Ratio 13% Retail Deposit Growth to c.€3.1 billion with over 9,000 new customer accounts added in Q1 2014 KBC Bank Ireland continues to expand its retail banking presence and performs well in Q1 2014 in line with expectations

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08 May 2014

Future financial security is key motivation for savings

‘Change Your Bank Day’ on May 10th to facilitate Saturday switching

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02 May 2014

KBC Bank Ireland Extends Deadline for New Community Support Initiative to 30th May 2014

KBC’s Bright Ideas for Better Communities

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29 April 2014

Customer notice - European Bank Holiday Payments

Please note: Online payments made after 12.30pm on the business day of 30th April 2014 may take an extra day to process due to Central Banks in many European countries being closed on Thursday 1st May 2014

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09 April 2014

KBC Bank to host a Mortgage ‘Meet the Experts Evening’ on Lapps Quay Cork

ind out about KBC’s Competitive Mortgage Offering – Including Free KBC Home Insurance for One Year

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07 April 2014

KBC Great Music in Irish Houses 2014 Festival Programme

KBC Great Music in Irish Houses 2014 Festival Programme features Irish début of pianist Richard Goode and opening night performance by violinist Arabella Steinbacher

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04 April 2014

KBC Bank Ireland launches new credit card

KBC Bank Ireland launches new credit card

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31 March 2014

KBC Bank Ireland Launches New Community Support Initiative

KBC’s Bright Ideas for Better Communities

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10 March 2014

KBC to open retail banking hub in Grand Canal Square

New Hub latest in KBC expansion plan, with a further four hubs planned in 2014

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04 March 2014

Irish Mortgage Holders Organisation and KBC Bank Ireland launch free advisory service to mortgage holders in financial difficulty

Irish Mortgage Holders Organisation and KBC Bank Ireland launch free advisory service to mortgage holders in financial difficulty

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13 February 2014

KBC Bank Ireland PLC, Preliminary Results for the year ended 31 December 2013

KBC Bank Ireland PLC, Preliminary Results for the year ended 31 December 2013

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10 February 2014

KBC 'Change your bank day' expands to the first Saturday of every month.

‘Consumers are voting with their feet in terms of their banking needs’

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07 February 2014

KBC Bank wins UK & Ireland’s Best New Debit Card

KBC Bank wins UK & Ireland’s Best New Debit Card

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29 January 2014

Two Thirds of Consumers Plan Financial Change this year.

KBC hosts ‘Change Your Bank Day’ on February 1st

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10 January 2014

KBC Bank signs with Temenos to offer superior service to customers in Ireland

T24 and Insight to transform retail banking operations and product-building capability

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16 December 2013

KBC Bank Ireland to offer full suite of life insurance products

Bancassurance partnership brings expansion of KBC’s retail banking products

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13 December 2013

KBC Hubs Late Opening for ‘Switcher Evenings’

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10 December 2013

Belgian Ambassador officially opens KBC Bank Hub in Galway

New hubs, current account and mobile service increase KBC customer base by 25% as the bank moves to full retail service

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19 November 2013

One in four saving all year to help fund Christmas

‘Half are saving set amount regularly and six in ten maintained or increased savings over past six months’

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14 November 2013

KBC Bank Ireland PLC, Financial Results for Q3 2013 (to 30th September 2013)

KBC Bank Ireland PLC, Financial Results for Q3 2013 (to 30th September 2013)

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07 November 2013

KBC and the National Concert Hall invite Irish deaf children to take part in - The Beethoven Journey - with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra.

KBC and the National Concert Hall invite Irish deaf children to take part in “The Beethoven Journey” with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra.

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15 October 2013

KBC launches Current Account offer to Dublin students.

To celebrate the success of the new KBC Current Account, KBC Bank Ireland is offering €100 in All4One gift vouchers to Dublin students who open up a Current Account and register for online banking.

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30 September 2013

New KBC Bank Hub opens on Eyre Square, Galway

KBC Bank Ireland today opened its newest retail banking hub on Eyre Square in Galway City.

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27 September 2013

KBC Bank to host Mortgage Evening in Baggot Street Hub

KBC Bank Ireland will host a Mortgage Evening aimed at both first time buyers and those trading up at its hub on Baggot Street, next Thursday 3rd October, as part of KBC Mortgage Week.

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24 September 2013

Minister Noonan officially opens KBC Bank Hub in Limerick

- Eight new KBC hubs to open over next 18 months - KBC moves to full retail service with new current account and mobile bank -

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18 September 2013

KBC Bank attending National Ploughing Championships

KBC Bank will attend the National Ploughing Championships in Ratheniska, Stradbally, Co. Laois from September 24th to 26th.

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10 September 2013

New KBC Bank Hub opens on Limerick’s O’Connell Street

Introducing a new way of Banking for Irish consumers

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03 September 2013

KBC Bank Ireland Launches New Day to Day Current Account

KBC Bank Ireland moves towards full retail banking services with current account launch

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14 August 2013

Second nomination in a row for ‘Business to Arts Award’ for KBC Great Music in Irish Houses Sponsorship

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13 August 2013

40% of Irish adults prepared for “Sunny Day” – latest KBC Savings Barometer

36% of people increased spending in good weather, 39% dipped into savings to fund daytrips, beachwear, BBQs and DIY

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08 August 2013

KBC Bank Ireland PLC, Financial Results for Q2 2013 (to 30th June 2013)

KBC Group net profit of €1037 million for half-year 2013 and adjusted net profit amounted to €843 million for half-year 2013 (excluding the impact of the legacy business and the valuation of own credit risk).

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30 July 2013

95 Percent of Irish Homeowners have Home Insurance

€43,000 is the average value of contents in an Irish house according to KBC Bank Ireland Insurance Study

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16 June 2013

KBC Pop Up visits Taste of Dublin

Competition for visitors to win a €300 Chapter One voucher

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13 June 2013

KBC Bank Ireland re-instates 90 percent LTV mortgages as evidence of a stable housing market emerges

Confidence returning to the market results in increased customer demand.

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05 June 2013

€1,000 on average to be spent by each Irish holidaymaker according to KBC Savings Barometer

Long-term savers spend 40% more on holidays than those who save for the short-term

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28 May 2013

Huge crowds turn out to give Katie Taylor a Cork Rebel welcome to remember at KBC Banks new Head Office

Saturday, 25th May 2013: Over a thousand Katie Taylor fans and amateur boxers turned out today to welcome the European, World and Olympic boxing champion who was in town to officially open the new KBC Bank Ireland on Lapps Quay in Cork.

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20 May 2013

KBC Bank Ireland to launch Debit MasterCard® services to Irish customers

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16 May 2013

KBC 1Q 2013 results: 520 million euros profit, 15 billion euros capital, 9 million clients

KBC ended the first three months of 2013 with a net profit of 520 million euros, compared with a net profit of 240 million euros in the previous quarter and 380 million euros a year earlier.

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10 May 2013

KBC staff take part in 760km charity cycle across Europe

Ireland and Leinster rugby star, Gordon D’Arcy supports the ‘Peloton’ in aid of Barrettstown

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17 April 2013

KBC Bank Ireland ranked as having the best corporate reputation of any bank in Ireland

Dublin, Wednesday, April 17th 2013 – KBC Bank Ireland has once again been recognised as having the best reputation of any bank in Ireland according to the annual RepTrak study.

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08 April 2013

KBC Bank Ireland Opens New Office in Cork City

KBC Bank Ireland continues to expand its presence with the opening of a new office in Cork city.

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25 March 2013

Savings Barometer shows savings habits for Ireland’s under 35's are stronger than their older counterparts

Survey shows 60% of parents encourage children to save every month

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11 March 2013

KBC launches new Regular Saver account offering a rate of 3.5% and separate direct debits for joint savers.

Saving regularly for that holiday, new car, wedding or new baby just got more attractive with the launch of KBC Bank Ireland’s Regular Saver account which offers a competitive interest rate of 3.5% Gross/AER variable

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04 March 2013

Launch of EM Ireland ' 40 Years of Change' Bursary Award, supported by KBC Bank Ireland

€1,500 bursary award on offer to winning essay in EM Ireland competition, supported by KBC Bank Ireland

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14 February 2013

KBC Bank Ireland PLC, Preliminary Results for the year ended 31 December 2012.

KBC Group net profit of €612m for full-year 2012 and underlying profit amounted to €1542 million for full-year 2012 (before exceptional and non-operating items).

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30 January 2013

KBC Bank Ireland launches home insurance cover for mortgage customers

KBC Bank Ireland, one of Ireland’s leading mortgage providers, today launched two new insurance products which are immediately available to new and existing KBC mortgage holders.

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17 January 2013

Visit us in KBC Pop Up- Dates confirmed around the country

At KBC Bank Ireland, we like to make it easy for you to do business with us.

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10 December 2012

KBC Bank opening flagship retail office in Dublin city centre

KBC Bank Ireland has launched its first high street retail office in Dublin opening a flagship unit at 142 Lower Baggot Street today.

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03 December 2012

KBC to explain Budget impacts in one easy-to-understand infographic at www.kbc.ie

Sunday December 2nd 2012: The vast majority of the public is bracing itself for a tough Budget on Wednesday with almost nine in ten believing that it could be the toughest yet according to the latest KBC Savings Barometer.

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30 November 2012

Graduates and professionals invited to KBC Bank Ireland’s recruitment evening Wednesday 5th December

Friday November 30th 2012: KBC Bank Ireland is hiring banking professionals and business graduates as it expands its presence in Ireland.

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07 November 2012

Over €600 per person to be spent on Christmas this year

Irish people plan to spend an average of €603.50 on Christmas expenses this year according to the latest KBC Savings Barometer. The research shows that the majority of people will cover Christmas expenses through their current account

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07 November 2012

KBC Pop Up Visits Mahon Point, Cork

This Saturday 10th November and Sunday 11th November, KBC Bank Ireland will open up a ’Pop-Up’ at Mahon Point Shopping Centre.

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08 October 2012

KBC Group announces 'KBC 2013 and beyond'

8 October 2012: KBC Group CEO Johan Thijs today outlined KBC’s updated 2013 strategic focus and financial targets for 2015, setting the course for the group to become the reference in bank-insurance in its core markets.

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17 September 2012

KBC Online Savings Calculator

Monday 17th September: How many of us know what our money will actually earn from the interest on our deposit account? Other than checking who has the highest interest rate and the account that best suits our needs, it can be sometimes difficult to calculate exactly what return you will get.

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06 September 2012

KBC Bank Ireland wins prestigious national Award for its long term support of the Arts

Wednesday, 6th September 2012: KBC Bank Ireland wins prestigious national Award for its long term support of the Arts

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24 August 2012

KBC Bank launches Interest UpFront Savings Account

Friday, 24th August : KBC Bank launches Interest UpFront Savings Account

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24 August 2012

Almost 7 in 10 Irish now save for their holidays, KBC Savings Barometer shows

Friday 24th August: Almost 7 in 10 Irish now save for their holidays, KBC Savings Barometer shows

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16 July 2012

KBC Great Music in Irish Houses nominated for Business to Arts Award

Monday July 16th 2012: KBC Bank Ireland is delighted to announce that Ireland’s longest running chamber music festival, the 2012 KBC Great Music in Irish Houses Festival has been shortlisted for the prestigious Allianz Business to Arts Awards in the Best Long Term Partnership category.

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09 July 2012

KBC Bank Ireland to offer new home insurance products to Irish homeowners

Monday, 9th July KBC Bank Ireland to offer new home insurance products to Irish homeowners

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29 June 2012

KBC Bank Ireland continues to work with customers in difficulty

Friday, June 29th 2012 KBC Bank Ireland continues to work with customers in difficulty

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26 June 2012

KBCI Bank Ireland continues to provide solutions to support customers in difficulty

Tuesday, June 26th 2012: KBC Bank Ireland announced today that it will be piloting medium term mortgage arrears resolution options with a number of its customers who are experiencing difficulty in meeting their mortgage repayments. The options being piloted include a loan term extension option and a three year interest only mortgage solution.

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14 June 2012

Savings Account Ownership in Ireland Remains High

Thursday 14th June 2012 Savings Account Ownership in Ireland Remains High

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30 May 2012

Announcing the launch of the KBC Dalkey Short Story Competition

The 3rd annual Dalkey Book Festival is bigger and better than ever and kicks off on June 15th. For three days, books of every kind will be celebrated and brought

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22 May 2012

Irish People still committed to Saving – KBC Bank Ireland Savings Barometer

Tuesday, 22 May 2012 KBC Bank Ireland’s Quarterly Savings Barometer published today shows that Irish people are still saving, with a strong increase in those aged 35 -44 who now have a savings account.

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18 May 2012

KBC Bank Ireland wins National Market Research Award at All Ireland Marketing Awards

Friday May 18th 2012: KBC Bank has won the Market Research Award at the All Ireland Marketing Awards which took place in the Burlington Hotel last night.

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02 May 2012

KBC Bank Ireland has the best corporate reputation of any bank in Ireland

Ireland RepTrak 2012 results published today Dublin, Wed, 2nd May 2012 - KBC Bank Ireland has been ranked among the most reputable companies in Ireland in the third annual RepTrak study published today. RepTrak is the most comprehensive study of corporate reputations undertaken in Ireland. KBC Bank Ireland was recognised for having the best reputation of any bank in Ireland.

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30 April 2012

Northern Ireland Savers enjoy even greater choice with KBC’s new Select Demand Access Account

Monday, 30 April 2012 KBC Bank Ireland has launched its new Select Demand Access Account in Northern Ireland. The bank is offering Northern Ireland savers a competitive 3% Gross/AER return on savings.

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26 April 2012

KBC Great Music in Irish Houses Festival Launch

KBC Bank Ireland is pleased to announce the launch of Ireland’s longest running chamber music festival, the KBC Great Music in Irish Houses Festival which this year takes place from June 12th to June 17th.

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25 April 2012

Spring 2012 KBC Bank Ireland / Chartered Accountants Ireland Business Sentiment Survey

The survey suggests there was an improvement in activity levels across a wide range of Irish based companies in early 2012. In fact, this survey shows the most positive business climate since late 2007 with employment levels showing tentative signs of stabilisation. The survey examines current business conditions in some detail and also addresses some key issues facing Irish business at the moment including the Fiscal Stability Treaty.

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02 April 2012

KBC Bank see a 300% increase in sales since the launch of Ireland’s Smart Access Demand Account

Friday March 30th 2012: KBC Bank Ireland revealed today that there has been a 300% increase in sales since the launch of the Smart Access Demand Account two weeks ago.

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30 March 2012

KBC Bank Ireland launches new videos to help mortgage customers

KBC Bank Ireland has launched a series of short videos designed to assist customers who find themselves in financial distress

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12 March 2012

KBC Bank Ireland launches Smart Access Demand Account with leading rate of 3.25 percent

KBC Bank Ireland has introduced the KBC Savings Barometer, measuring public sentiment towards savings among 500 Irish consumers across Ireland

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01 March 2012

KBC Bank Ireland nominated for two All-Ireland Marketing Awards

KBC Bank Ireland announced today (Thursday) that the bank has been nominated in two categories at the All-Ireland Marketing Awards and will compete

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20 February 2012

Dara Deering Joins KBC Bank Ireland

KBC Bank Ireland is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Dara Deering as Executive Director and Head of Retail Banking.

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09 February 2012

KBC Bank Ireland PLC. Preliminary results for the year ended 31 December 2011

Preliminary results for the year ended 31 December 2011

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20 January 2012

KBC Bank Ireland Appoints Mr. Gary Britton as non-Executive Director

Friday, 20 January 2012 KBC Bank Ireland is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Gary Britton as non-Executive Director of the Bank

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22 December 2011

KBC Bank Ads go Mobile

Wednesday 21st December 2011: KBC Bank Ireland has become the first Irish bank to advertise on the Irish Times iPhone

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21 December 2011

Winter 2011 KBC Bank Ireland Chartered Accountants Ireland Business Sentiment Survey

The survey suggests while business conditions haven’t changed markedly of late, the activity levels of companies operating in Ireland weakened somewhat further in the fourth quarter of 2011 and that the decline in the final three months of the year was marginally greater than that seen in the previous quarter.

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04 November 2011

Interest rate cut for variable and tracker mortgages

Friday November 4th 2011: Interest rates on all KBC Bank Ireland variable and tracker mortgages are to be cut by 0.25%

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02 November 2011

Autumn 2011 KBC Bank Ireland Chartered Accountants Ireland Business Sentiment Survey

The main message coming from the survey is that a turnaround in business conditions is proving to be a relatively slow and uneven process - in a sense Irish business is an economic ‘limbo’ at present.

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19 September 2011

KBC at National Ploughing Championship

KBC Bank Ireland will be at the National Ploughing Championships in Athy Co. Kildare from the 20th – 22nd September.

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18 August 2011

New Chairman appointed to KBC Bank Ireland

KBC Group, the parent group of KBC Bank Ireland, has appointed Luc Gijsens as Chairman of KBC Bank Ireland, succeeding Luc Philips who retired

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08 August 2011

KBC staff 'build a human house' by raising €20,000 for Focus Ireland

This year, KBC Bank Ireland continued to support the vital work of Focus Ireland by sponsoring the charity’s Triathlon which took place on Sunday 31st of July.

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20 July 2011

Summer 2011 KBC Bank Ireland Chartered Accountants Ireland Business Sentiment Survey

The survey suggests Q2 2011 the Irish economy is struggling to build significant forward momentum at present although there were modest signs of improvement in some sectors offset by a slight softening in conditions in others – possibly reflecting both domestic and global concerns.

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21 June 2011

KBC Ireland helps CPA students take their first step towards a career in accountancy

KBC Bank Ireland has teamed up with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland to help new students intending to

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15 June 2011

KBC Bank Ireland launches New Fixed Term Deposit Account Options

June 15 2011 Irish savers can now take advantage of 2 new Fixed Term Deposit Accounts available from KBC Bank Ireland

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12 June 2011

KBC Music in Great Irish Houses Festival Opens

The beautiful surroundings of the Baroque Chapel in the historic Royal Hospital Kilmainham was the setting for the opening concert

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13 May 2011

KBC Group, Q1 2011 Earnings Statement

KBC ended the first three months of 2011 with a net profit of 821 million euros, compared with a net profit of 724 million euros in the previous quarter and 442

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12 May 2011

KBC Bank Ireland launches first brand campaign to directly target Irish mortgage customers

Tuesday 10th May 2011 KBC Bank Ireland has launched a new advertising campaign targeting home purchasers. The Bank, which has a strong presence in the Irish mortgage market, providing 1 in 10 mortgages, has traditionally sold its mortgages

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07 April 2011

Spring 2011 KBC Bank Ireland / Chartered Accountants Ireland Business Sentiment Survey

The survey suggests early 2011 has seen a slight improvement in business conditions but once again the most notable feature of the results is how widely conditions vary across sectors and even between firms in the same sector.

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23 March 2011

New Director at KBC Bank Ireland

In line with KBC Group's risk management model that is being implemented throughout all Group Entities, and with the consent

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10 February 2011

KBC Bank Ireland PLC. Preliminary results for the year ended 31 December 2010

KBC Bank Ireland reports a disappointing loss of €177 million after tax and impairment costs for 2010.

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03 February 2011

KBC Bank Ireland trading update on 4Q10 results.

KBC’s underlying results in the fourth quarter of 2010 will be influenced by increased provisioning for the Irish loan book and an isolated case of irregularities at KBC Lease UK.

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24 January 2011

KBC Bank Ireland offers 1 Year Fixed Deposit Account paying 3.5% AER. Flexible Term Deposit Account allows savers to access 25% of deposit during the

KBC Bank Ireland has launched a new Fixed Term deposit account which provides flexibility to savers wishing to access funds during the term of their account.

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10 January 2011

KBC Bank Ireland launches Flexible Savings Product

KBC Bank Ireland launched its new deposit offering on the Irish market in November last and such was the strong interest from Irish savers that the bank has now introduced a new deposit account this week which provides flexibility to savers wishing to access funds during the term of the account.

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21 December 2010

Winter 2010 KBC Bank Ireland / Chartered Accountants Ireland Business Sentiment Survey

While activity levels overall appear to be stabilising, conditions vary widely from sector to sector. An improving global recovery is helping many firms make significant gains but similar numbers of companies, mainly those selling to Irish consumers or in construction, report a further weakening in sales of late.

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22 November 2010

KBC Bank Ireland launches competitive savings products

KBC Bank Ireland has launched a new savings offering on the Irish market response to the increased demand for savings products from Irish consumers.

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20 October 2010

Autumn 2010 KBC Bank Ireland / Chartered Accountants Ireland Business Sentiment Survey

‘the most notable feature of the survey is the sharp weakening in business confidence in relation to the outlook for the Irish economy. It is clear that this doesn’t reflect any marked change within businesses own operating conditions.

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20 September 2010

KBC Bank Ireland announces changes in homeloans rates

KBC Bank Ireland has announced changes to its 2 year and 3 year fixed interest Owner-Occupier mortgage rates for new customers. The new rates will take effect from 1st October 2010.

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11 August 2010

KBC Bank Ireland announces changes in homeloans rates

KBC Bank Ireland has announced it is increasing its Standard Variable Mortgage Rate for Owner Occupiers by 0.20%. The new rate will be effective from 1st September 2010.

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13 July 2010

Summer 2010 KBC Bank Ireland / Chartered Accountants Ireland Business Sentiment Survey

“the business sentiment survey hints that activity has begun to strengthen in recent months. Unfortunately, recovery is not being felt by all. It is very clear that the improvement is relatively modest and is not being seen across all companies or sectors.

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27 May 2010

KBC Bank Ireland reduces Fixed Rates for new homeloan customers

KBC Bank Ireland has announced that it has reduced its fixed interest rates for new homeloan customers.

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12 May 2010

2010 Q1 Results

KBC Bank Ireland plc has reported an operating profit of €74 million for the three months to March 2010 before loan impairment charges of €142 million, giving rise to a Quarter 1 loss of €59 million after tax.

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04 May 2010

KBC Bank Ireland helps to raise vital funds for Temple Street Children’s University Hospital

KBC Bank Ireland, one of the leading providers of financial services in Ireland, has raised €32,400 for Temple Street Children’s University Hospital. The money raised will be used to help fund the purchase of a dialysis machine, which is an essential item of equipment at Temple Street Children’s Hospital

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02 May 2010

KBC Bank Ireland announces appointment of two Non-Executive Directors to Board

KBC Bank Ireland has announced two new board appointments. Robert Power, formerly a Director of Cornmarket Group Financial Services in Dublin, and Piet Vandendriessche, Senior General Manager of International Credits, KBC group, in Brussels, have been appointed as non-executive directors of the bank.

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15 April 2010

KBC Bank Ireland announces changes to homeloans rates

KBC Bank Ireland’s homeloans division has today announced the introduction of revised interest rates for new and existing mortgage customers.

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07 April 2010

Spring 2010 KBC Bank Ireland / Chartered Accountants Ireland Business Sentiment Survey

“Business conditions have remained tough in the early months of 2010 but a glimmer of light is appearing that suggests some improvement in activity could be in place by the middle of the year.” He added that any looming recovery is unlikely to be anything like the downturn that preceded it.

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11 February 2010

KBC Bank Ireland PLC preliminary results for the year ended 31 December 2009

“While we are satisfied with having achieved substantial profitability in 2009, we have found the credit and funding environment for our business very challenging”.

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05 November 2009

KBC Bank Ireland appoints former Agriculture Secretary General as Non-Executive Director

KBC Bank Ireland is pleased to announce that John Malone, former secretary general of the Department of Agriculture and Food has joined the Board as a non-executive director.

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