Ulster Bank will not reconsider Gortin branch closure

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Senior management at UIster Bank say they will not reverse the decision to close the branch at Gortin, betwen Omagh and Strabane.

The branch is one of a number on both sides of the border which is slated for closure as part of the bank's latest cost cutting plan.

Earlier today, a Sinn Feín and SDLP delegation led by West Tyrone MP Pat Doherty MP met with senior representatives from Ulster Bank regarding the proposed closure.

Speaking after what he described as a very robust and frank engagement, Mr Doherty said despite petitions and a strong local lobby, management said the decision is final.........