Ulster Bank to freeze accounts still being used from next week

The move is one of the final steps in the lender’s withdrawal from the Irish market

An Ulster Bank customer at one of the lender’s ATMs. Picture:

Ulster Bank will freeze any “high-activity” accounts still being used from next Thursday .

The firm announced the move as it said customers will no longer be able to lodge or withdraw money through a bank branch on March 31.

The lender’s remaining 63 branches in the Republic are affected, and will all close on 21 April 2023.

Ulster also said accounts still open with the company with a high level of activity which have ...