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Bank workers’ union urges Donohoe to hold fire on AIB share sale

Union leader calls for any profits to go towards major investment in housing and education

Ian Guider

Markets Editor

31st December, 2017

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has been urged by the union representing thousands of bank employees to hold off on selling any further shares in AIB until the proceeds can be used for investment, rather than debt reduction.

In a letter to Donohoe earlier this month, a copy of which has been obtained by this newspaper, Larry Broderick general-secretary of the Financial Services Union (FSU), said it remained his strong view that money raised from...

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