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Date

Author

Publication

Frequently Asked Questions on Irish Nationwide demutualisation 27 Feb 03 Brendan Burgess & Shane Hogan

Irish Independent

Frequently Asked Questions for Irish Nationwide mortgage holders 27 Feb 03 Brendan Burgess & Shane Hogan

Irish Independent

 Irish Nationwide sale due sooner than expected 20 Aug 06 Eamonn Quinn

Sunday Business Post

Irish Nationwide rapidly preparing to sell out 21 Aug 06 Brian O'Mahony Irish Examiner
Fingleton in line for €15m pay day post sale of INBS 7 Jul 06 Charlie Weston

Irish Independent

Government advised over sale of Irish Nationwide 5 Jul 06 Ian Guider Irish Examiner
Share slide may delay sale of Irish Nationwide 11 Jun 06 Eamonn Quinn

Sunday Business Post

Building Societies Amendment Bill published 13 Jun 06   RTE
Irish Nationwide members set for windfall of over €10,000 12 Jun 06   Finfacts.com

Building Societies Bill published yesterday

14 Jun 06   Finfacts.com
Building society savers set for windfall after privatisation 12 Jun 06   RTE

Nationwide members set for windfall

12 Jun 06   RTE

New building society bill to stave off freeloaders

11 Jun 06 MARTIN FITZPATRICK

Sunday Independent

Nationwide ‘would prefer’ foreign bids

10 Jun 06   Irish Examiner
High Court ruling may hit Nationwide value 12 May 06 Charlie Weston and Ann O'Loughlin

Irish Independent

INBS set to appeal High Court ruling 5 May 06 Ailish O'Hora

Irish Independent

Nationwide taking adverse High Court decision for Supreme ruling 29 Apr 06 Cyril
Hardiman

Irish Independent

Regulator's intervention spurs Irish Nationwide election 14 Apr 06 Colm Keena Irish Times
Regulator rules Nationwide must hold board election 14 Apr 06 Cyril
Hardiman

Irish Independent

Nationwide staff to share €105m payout 2 Apr 06 Eamonn Quinn

Sunday Business Post

And Finally...Only a fool will dump Fingers on the corporate scrapheap 2 Apr 06   Sunday Times
Strong lending pushes Nationwide up 30% 29 Mar 06  

RTE

Haughey borrowing and broke despite €12m gifts 24 Mar 06 Eugene Moloney and Richard Curran

Irish Independent

 

Haughey claimed to Revenue he lived on borrowings 24 Mar 06 Colm Keena and Mark Brennock Irish Times
Regulator overrules INBS moves to block agm motion 9 Mar 06 Pat Boyle

Irish Independent

Power quits INBS post 1 Mar 06  

Irish Independent

 Irish Nationwide challenges decision of Ombudsman to refund €30,000 28 Feb 06   Eircom.net
No acquisitions for Irish Nationwide 19 Feb 06 Eamonn Quinn

Sunday Business Post

Building society members set for €12,000 payout 27 Jan 06  Cyril
Hardiman

Irish Independent

Press archive  from Sep 04 to Jan 06 has not been kept up to date      
Nationwide joy as Cullen clears €7k pay day 26 Sep 04 Shane Ross

Sunday Independent

INBS plans to develop 15 million site 27 Jun 04 Niall Brady Sunday Tribune
Irish Nationwide move to demutualise is delayed 26 Jun 04 Siobhan Creaton Irish Times
Beat stampede on Nationwide eligibility 19 Apr 04 Jill Kerby Sunday Times
All eyes focus on Nationwide as a windfall edges nearer 15 Apr 04 Jim Aughney

Irish Independent

Will I qualify for the pending payout? at INBS 15 Apr 04 Jim Aughney

Irish Independent

Slugger Walsh Vs Basher Burgess 11 Apr 04 Brian Carey Sunday Tribune
Nationwide staff pay-outs opposed 8 Apr 04 Ian Guider Irish Examiner
Rebel gets emphatic brush-off from INBS boardroom 8 Apr 04 Bill Tyson

Irish Independent

Stinging attack on rebels 8 Apr 04 Bill Tyson

Irish Independent

Fingleton in line for huge sale bonus 28 Mar 04 Eamon Quinn

Sunday Business Post

Fingers sidelines a sorry Soden 28 Mar 04 Shane Ross

Sunday Independent

Director favours sale to 'bigger partner' 26 Mar 04 Ian Guider Irish Examiner
Nationwide sees profits jump by 20pc to €117m 26 Mar 04 Pat Boyle

Irish Independent

Irish Nationwide prepares for sale 26 Mar 04 Siobhan Creaton Irish Times
INBS to vote on demutualisation 11 Mar 04 Ian Guider Irish Examiner
IFSRA tells INBS to debate mutual status 11 Mar 04 Dominic Coyle Irish Times
INBS AGM will discuss demutualisation 10 Mar 04   OnBusiness.ie
Nationwide windfall edges closer 11 Mar 04 Pat Boyle

Irish Independent

Burgess wants seat on Nationwide board 17 Feb 04 Ian Guider Irish Examiner
Burgess seeks election to Nationwide board 16 Feb 04   OnBusiness.ie
INBS, EBS offered mutual window 15 Feb 04 Niall Brady Sunday Tribune
Windfall possible for Irish Nationwide's members 25 Jan 04 Aileen Power

Sunday Business Post

Watchdog examines Irish Nationwide 18 Jan 04 Jane Suiter

Sunday Times

Nationwide's IoM deposits for probe 11 Jan 04 Simon Carswell

Sunday Business Post

Legislation to free up Irish Nationwide 17 Dec 03   OnBusiness.ie
EBS and Irish Nationwide win new mandate 14 Dec 03

Tom McEnaney.

Sunday Times

Claim of 'special relationship' in Donegal hotel site dispute 25 Oct 03   Irish Times
Irish Nationwide holds onto 40 acres in north Dublin 7 Sep 03 Neil Callanan

Sunday Business Post

IFSRA to inspect Irish Nationwide dossier 21 Jul 03 Eamon Quinn

Sunday Business Post

Nationwide boss comes with a high price tag 28 Apr 03 John McManus Irish Times
Fingleton got almost €1m from Irish Nationwide 27 Apr 03 Eamon Quinn

Sunday Business Post

Fingleton's grand plans 27 Apr 03  

Sunday Business Post

Building Society Caesar hailed & flailed 27 Apr 03 Barry O'Halloran Sunday Tribune
Getting the finger out too late 27 Apr 03 Brian Carey Sunday Tribune
Nice money if you can get it 27 Apr 03 Jill Kerby Sunday Times
Fingleton's little people savage rebels 27 Apr 03 Shane Ross

Sunday Independent

Maverick Fingleton survives the mother of all agm battles 26 Apr 03

Bill Tyson

Irish Independent

Irish Times poll feedback 26 Apr 03   Irish Times
Cheers, jeers greet building society chief's €17,000-a-week 25 Apr 03

Bill Tyson

Irish Independent

Punters racked by 'fiendishly high' penalties ask: Can we have our money back please? 25 Apr 03 Helen Bruce

Irish Independent

 

Customers Want More Transparency 25 Apr 03 Siobhan Creaton Irish Times
Time for deal slips by for mutual's executive / Fingleton appears at two tribunals 25 Apr 03 Colm Keena Irish Times
Fingleton survives Nationwide confidence vote 25 Apr 03 Robert Shortt Morning Ireland - RTE Radio 1
Irish Nationwide MD comfortably survives AGM vote 25 Apr 03   OnBusiness.ie
Nationwide shareholders back Fingleton 25 Apr 03   BusinessWorld
Fingleton survives confidence vote 25 Apr 03   OnBusiness.ie
Irish Nationwide shareholders vote on confidence motion 24 Apr 03   BusinessWorld
INBS lobby complain to Central Bank 24 Apr 03

Bill Tyson

Irish Independent

Delay to Fingleton motion sought 24 Apr 03 Siobhan Creaton Irish Times
Nationwide reformers want vote delayed 24 Apr 03   BusinessWorld
Nationwide campaigners seek vote postponement 24 Apr 03   OnBusiness.ie
Irish Nationwide AGM tomorrow 23 Apr 03   OnBusiness.ie
Motion of confidence tabled in Managing Director of Irish Nationwide Building Society 23 Apr 03 Robert Shortt Morning Ireland - RTE Radio 1
Monaghan businessman takes on the Nationwide 20 Apr 03 Eamon Quinn

Sunday Business Post

Building society chief poised to trounce rebels by five to one 20  Apr 03 Nick Webb

Sunday Independent

Former don gets ready for ambush 20 Apr 03 Niall Brady Sunday Tribune
Irish Nationwide Annual Results Notice 20 Apr 03   Sunday Tribune (also appeared in other papers)
NATIONWIDE GROUP TO FOCUS ON TAX CHARGE 17 Apr 03   OnBusiness.ie
Nationwide 'tax adjustment' query 17 Apr 03

Bill Tyson

Irish Independent

Campaigners plan ambush but proxies may win day for status quo 17 Apr 03

Bill Tyson

Irish Independent

Nationwide - the story so far 17 Apr 03

Bill Tyson

Irish Independent

Bid to defeat society motion 14 Apr 03 Sandra Hurley Irish Examiner
Nationwide rebels muster troops for AGM showdown 13 Apr 03 Eamon Quinn

Sunday Business Post

We need answers, Mr Fingleton 13 Apr 03 Michael Murray

Sunday Business Post

Nationwide's €22m loan for Al-Fayed ground plan 13 Apr 03 Nick Webb

Sunday Independent

Gloves are off again at the Irish Nationwide 6 Apr 03 Niall Brady Sunday Tribune
Banks fuel property furnace - but why are they selling? 6 Apr 03 Shane Ross

Sunday Independent

Irish Nationwide backed purchase of Haughey’s land
 
6 Apr 03 Des Crowley

Sunday Times

Fingleton's future at INBS depends on members kindness 4 Apr 03 Siobhan Creaton Irish Times
Nationwide posts 26pc advance to €97m pre-tax 4 Apr 03 Ailish O'Hora

Irish Independent

Fingleton takes lion's share of directors' €1.8m

4 Apr 03 Ailish O'Hora

Irish Independent

Central Bank 'role' in INBS AGM

1 Apr 03

Bill Tyson

Irish Independent

Society Group Claims Victory 1 Apr 03 Siobhan Creaton Irish Times
Irish Nationwide are forced to table motions at AGM 1 Apr 03 Brian O'Mahony Irish Examiner
Irish Nationwide AGM set to be lively (scroll down) 1 Apr 03   OnBusiness.ie
 INBS campaign gets issues on the agenda (text version)

Audio Version

31 Mar 03 Douglas Keatinge OnBusiness.ie
Battle for control of Irish Nationwide 28 Mar 03  

Phoenix

Central Bank to rule on Fingleton confidence vote 16 Mar 03 Eamonn Quinn

Sunday Business Post

Fingleton set to win reform bid 16 Feb 03 Simon Carswell

Sunday Business Post

Fingleton's long crusade set to pay Nationwide dividend he has sought 13 Feb 03 Cyril Hardiman

Irish Independent

Home and away suitors are waiting in the wings 13 Feb 03 Cyril Hardiman

Irish Independent

Member windfalls could top €6,000 13 Feb 03 Cyril Hardiman

Irish Independent

Review could clear way for sale of Irish Nationwide 11 Feb 03 Siobhan Creaton Irish Times
Irish Nationwide wins battle for €600m sell-off 9 Feb 03 Shane Ross

Sunday Independent

Nationwide cuts fixed rates on home loans 19 Jan 03 Jim Aughney

Irish Independent

Fingleton still dogged by controversy 18 Jan 03 Ian Guider Business & Finance
Nationwide members plan new push on MD 11 Jan 03 Niall Brady Sunday Tribune
Mutual Friends - spot the difference 11 Jan 03 Brian Carey Sunday Tribune
Nationwide faces Central Bank probe 7 Jan 03 Brian O'Mahony Irish Examiner
Group appeals Irish Nationwide rejection of AGM proposals 6 Jan 03 Colm Keena Irish Times
Irish Nationwide blocks motions for AGM 5 Jan 03

Tom McEnaney.

Sunday Times

Harte leaves post at Irish Nationwide 4 Jan 03 Dominic Coyle Irish Times
Harte resigns from Nationwide board 4 Jan 03 Charlie Weston

Irish Independent

Building Windfall Case 29 Dec 02 Ciaran Buckley Ireland on Sunday
Nationwide opens its arms to investors 15 Dec 02 Niall Brady Sunday Tribune
Members to seek Nationwide change 11 Dec 02 Siobhan Creaton Irish Times
Members to seek Nationwide change 11 Dec 02   OnBusiness.ie
Members to seek Nationwide change

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11 Dec 02 Geraldine Harney RTE Radio 1 - Business News
INBS members stand to gain cash fall
 
12 Dec 02 Brian O'Mahony Irish Examiner
Will I qualify for demutualisation windfall? 25 Nov 02 KS Irish Independent
Is the Central Bank a toothless tiger? 24 Nov 02 Shane Ross

Sunday Independent

The feeling's not mutual 10 Nov 02

Tom McEnaney.

Sunday Times

Nationwide windfall looks likely 10 Nov 02 Aileen Power

Sunday Business Post

INBS settles discrimination case for €200k 3 Nov 02 Aine Coffee, Brian Carey & Martin Wall Sunday Tribune
Fingleton faces coup at Irish Nationwide 4 Nov 02   Business & Finance

Mystery man bids to oust Nationwide’s Fingleton

3 Nov 02

Tom McEnaney.

Sunday Times

Windfalls for Irish Building Society

13 Oct O2

Tom McEnaney.

Sunday Times

A changing society at Nationwide 26 Sep 02

Bill Tyson

Irish Independent

Nationwide penalty interest move welcomed 23 Sep 02

Bill Tyson

Irish Independent

Nationwide to end home loan penalty interest 22 Sep 02 Shane Ross

Irish Independent

Nationwide Campaign stepping up a gear 19th Sep 02

Bill Tyson

Irish Independent

Throwing water on a drowning man

(scroll down for INBS stories)

12th Sep 02

Bill Tyson

Irish Independent

Former managers reveal all on the inside

20th Jul 02

Bill Tyson

Irish Independent

How readers can make a difference

20th Jul 02

Bill Tyson

Irish Independent

INBS insurances rates slashed following survey

20th Jul 02

Bill Tyson

Irish Independent

Offaly warrior on the warpath

20th Jul 02

Bill Tyson

Irish Independent

Questions & Answers on Demutualisation

 9th May 02

Bill Tyson & Brendan Burgess

Irish Independent

Homing in on cheaper house insurance

27th Apr 02

 

Irish Independent

Queries to society led to unwelcome attention

27th Apr 02

Bill Tyson

Irish Independent

How a borrower ended up in jail

27th Apr 02

Bill Tyson

Irish Independent

Watchdogs to snap at heels of Nationwide

27th Apr 02

Bill Tyson

Irish Independent

Not one satisfied customer has emerged

27th Apr 02

Bill Tyson

Irish Independent

INBS slammed by consumer bodies

26th Apr 02

Bill Tyson

Irish Independent

Watchdog welcomes Irish Nationwide changes 26th Apr 02   Irish Times

Nationwide AGM to hear rumblings of discontent

20th Apr 02

Bill Tyson

Irish Independent

INBS shows profit due to fall in debts

14th Apr 02

Des Crowley

Sunday Business Post

Boss borrowed €1.5m from building society
 

14th Apr 02 Simon Carswell

Sunday Business Post

Fingleton: the Santa who could play Scrooge

14th Apr 02

Des Crowley

Sunday Business Post

High profile controversies

14th Apr 02

 

Sunday Business Post

V for victory from INBS’s Fingers

6th Apr 02

Jim Aughney

Irish Independent

Mutuality means sharing

6th Apr 02

Bill Tyson

Irish Independent

Fingleton joins top league pay ranks 4th Apr 02

Jim Aughney

Irish Independent

Fingleton in top bankers' pay league

4th Apr 02

 

OnBusiness.ie

Irish Nationwide settles Tipperary dismissal case 17 Feb 02 Simon Carswell

Sunday Business Post

Harte moves from Treasury to bolster Nationwide team 23rd Dec 01

Stephen McMahon

Sunday Business Post

Problems mount for celebrity chef Gallagher 20 Oct 02 Simon Carswell

Sunday Business Post

Bank anger over access to Tribunal witnesses 13th Oct 01  

Irish Independent

Irish businessmen indulge on the Christina O

7th Oct 01

Des Crowley

Sunday Business Post

Desmond’s man will head up INBS

1st Jun 01

Shane Ross

Sunday Independent

Hehle's Supreme Court bid fails

8 Apr 01 Simon Carswell

Sunday Business Post

Society chief hit over `cavalier' attitude to probe 20 Apr 00 Willie Dillon

Irish Independent

INBS Manager dismissed after irregularities

12th Jan 99

Niamh Hooper

Irish Independent

Immediate life cover on mortgages (re. Malone case) 1 Jan 99  

Sunday Business Post

Evicted former solicitor vows he "will picket to the death" 5th Aug 98 Christy Loftus Western People
Controversial house for sale at public auction 29th Jul 98 Padraig Burns Western People
Distressing scenes as farm family evicted 14th Nov 97   Munster Express

 

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