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Ulster Bank Business - Agricultural Sector



We know how important farmers and farming is to our local economy. Thats why we have a team of accredited agri experts to support you in growing your farm.

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Sector expertise Agriculture

Dr.Anne Marie Butler - Senior Agri Manager


Anne-Marie lives on a tillage farm in Co.Kilkenny and has been a key agri business development manager since 2008. Anne-Marie has completed a PHD in the design of optimal dairy systems for contrasting Irish production environments.

Shes also heads up our externally accredited agri team. Our team has expertise in dairy, beef and poultry farming we're passionate about helping you make farming a success.

You can contact our agri team by emailing us to:



Under 40 and new to farming or just about to start your farming career? Find our more about our Young Farmer start up package

Alternatively you can apply online for our Startup current account

Apply online



Need finance to expand your farm? We may be able to help.

Find out more about our lending options and apply online.

Dairy farm expansion loan

Beef stocking loan

Pasture loan

Apply online



Ulster Bank Business - Food & Drink Sector

Food and drink


We have deepened our understanding of the Food and Drink market and understand the role it's playing in our economy. We have the people and expertise to support your business.

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Sector expertise Food and drink

Here in Ireland, the food and drink sector has always had a vital part to play in our everday lives and in recent years its drive to grow further into global markets has become evermore important to the recovery of our economy.

 At Ulster Bank we've watched this change with enthusiasm, analysing the special industry requirements and unique business needs of this sector; honing our understanding so we are best placed to cater to them. We continue to collaborate with industry bodies to gain a deeper understanding of the particular challenges that you face. We recognise that traceability, sustainability and safeness are at the heart of your business to meet the needs of your consumers.

Contact your food and drink team today


Our local Business Centre team are available to discuss all products and solutions specific to the food and drink industry.



Stephen O'Shaughnessy

Manager - Sectors and specialists sales


087 9050900

Midlands and West


John McDermott

Senior Manager

087 6846675



Gerry Duignan

Senior Business Development Manager

087 2646346

Central Dublin


Conor Dromey

Senior Manager

087 6672124

Please note: Calls may be recorded



Ulster Bank Business - Not for Profit Sector

A social enterprise


We understand the important role non profit organisations play in our local communities. We have products and services to help you achieve your financial ambitions.

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A large corporate


Our biggest customers quite rightly demand a personal and professional banking service - and that's what we give them. We're experienced in your industries and experts in our own.

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Commercial Real Estate


We make it our business to understand real estate finance - whether it's for small to medium sized property businesses or major market leading operators.

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Commercial real estate Real Estate Expertise

Our Relationship Managers are real estate finance specialists with expertise in the following areas:

  • Commercial property investment
  • Commercial property development
  • Residential property investment
  • Residential property development
  • Purpose built student accommodation
  • Social Housing

Our Team

Our dedicated team are interested in talking to you about your commercial or residential property needs. We will work with you to create a finance package that is tailor-made for your requirements.


Gervaise McAteer

Head of Commercial Real Estate

Tel: 01 6084772

Mobile: 087 2514977

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Geraldine O'Donoghue

Relationship Director

Tel: 01 6548909

Mobile: 087 9138344

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Niall Hurson

Relationship Director

Tel: 01 7025924

Mobile: 086 8198291

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Mairead Morgan

Relationship Director

Tel: 01 7025938

Mobile: 087 7952658

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We understand that the Healthcare sector faces many challenges and opportunities. Our dedicated healthcare teams are on hand with the banking support you need.

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Sector expertise Support for your healthcare business

Delivering the right solution for your needs


We understand that the sector faces many opportunities & challenges: Shifting demographics; changing lifestyles; new regulations; evolving labour costs and property management to name a few.

Our dedicated healthcare teams, with more than 10 years experience in the sector, are on hand to support you with your banking needs. They will work closely with you to understand your business and ensure we deliver the right financial solutions for you.

We specialise in:

  Care Homes & Nursing Homes

  Primary healthcare centres





  Support services

Contact our Healthcare team today


To discuss how we can help you achieve success, please email: or call our team directly on the numbers below

Kate McBride

Business development manager

Mobile: +353 87 274 8703

Fergal Horgan

Relationship Director

Mobile: +353 86 231 7082

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General enquiries

1850 211 690 (Republic of Ireland)

0345 366 5592 (UK)

Or if calling from abroad 0044 2890 538459

Lines are open 8.30am - 5pm  Monday to Friday - Note calls may be recorded

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