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.