Peter O’Dwyer: PTSB and AIB stake their claims in the redrawn landscape of Irish banking

With Ulster Bank and KBC exiting Ireland, Permanent TSB still has a long way to go to close the gap on AIB, and Bank of Ireland, as it looks to grow into a third pillar bank

Eamonn Crowley, Permanent TSB chief executive: ‘We are very well-positioned as one of three banks in the market to provide an alternative to customers.’ Picture: Fergal Phillips