Belturbet to fight Ulster Bank closure


The follow up public meeting re Banking in Belturbet is on Wednesday 13th March at 8pm in the Goods Store. The steering group will update attendees on the status of Ulster Bank and options for Belturbet. All welcome.


Northern Sound – Tuesday, January 29th, 2013 at 4:11 pm.

A Belturbet town councillor has described plans to shut down the local Ulster Bank branch as a “cynical” move.

The Bank has announced plans this month to shut 22 branches in the Republic and Northern Ireland by May – but almost a quarter are in the Northern Sound region.Belturbet, Killeshandra and Kilnaleck are all earmarked for closure – along with a sub-office in Swanlinbar.

Speaking on News90, Vice Chairperson of Belturbet town Council Barry Wilson says they plan to get the whole community involved in protesting against the proposed.



Three Ulster Bank branch closures branded 'a disgrace' by locals

Anglo Celt Newpaper : Wednesday, 23rd January, 2013 1:13pm

Following the decision of Ulster Bank to close branches in Belturbet, Kilnaleck and Killeshandra, SEAMUS ENRIGHT travelled to the affected towns to gauge the reaction on the people on the street and local businesses to the latest bank branch closures.

Credit Union Belturbet

Support your local Credit Union

As our resident bank abandons the town and decides to close its doors, another one opens with the Credit Union. The branch located in town is welcoming new members and is working toward expanding their services around banking – the more members they have they more they can grow. Credit Unions are about their members and are an asset we need to support in Belturbet. Pop into their friendly staff on Saturday and join your local CU.

Credit Union Belturbet Branch, Holborn Hill, Belturbet, Co Cavan

Contact No Tel:  049 952 2008 

Opening Hours

Sat: 9.30an-4.30pm

Lunch 12.30pm-1.00pm 

Art Commission for Belturbet – Expression of interest

Awards & Opportunities

Art Commission for Belturbet

Cavan County Council invites proposals for a public artwork commission under the Per Cent for Art Scheme in connection with Belturbet County Cavan.

Submissions are invited from artists working across all artforms for an interactive artwork or series of artworks that respond to Belturbet's unique positioning and rich cultural life.

The overall budget for this project is €­63,000 inclusive of all costs, expenses, VAT, insurance and other charges.

Closing Date for submissions: 4pm on Thursday 11th April 2013

For queries and further information contact: Rhonda Tidy  E: T:  00353 (0)49 4378548

Major Disruption to Belturbet Public Water Supply 21st February

Cavan Co Council Notice

Major Disruption to Belturbet Public Water Supply

There will be a major disruption to the public water supply to Belturbet town and outlying areas from 8.00am on Thursday 21st February to 8.00am on Friday 22nd February due to essential maintenance work on Belturbet Water Treatment Plant. Two water tankers will be available at the following locations: Car park Centra, Cavan Road. Entrance Sean Lee Drive, Ballyconnell road. Please be advised that water from these tankers must be boiled before use.

Any queries please call 049 9522101 – 049 4378421/3/4 Cavan County Council regrets any inconvenience caused.”