XFRA:BIR Bank of Ireland (Governor & Co of) Insider Activity 4 Filing - 6/26/2012

Effective Date 6/26/2012

BIR Fair Value Estimate
Premium
BIR Consider Buying
Premium
BIR Consider Selling
Premium
BIR Fair Value Uncertainty
Premium
BIR Economic Moat
Premium
BIR Stewardship
Premium
 
FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
OMB APPROVAL
OMB Number: 3235-0287
Expires: January 31, 2005
Estimated average burden hours per response... 0.5

(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
ROSS WILBUR L JR
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
GOVERNOR & CO OF THE BANK OF IRELAND [IRE]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
__X__ Director _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
319 CLEMATIS STREET, ROOM 1000 (10TH FLOOR)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
06/26/2012
(Street)

WEST PALM BEACH, FL 33401
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Ordinary Stock, Nominal Value ?0.05 each 06/26/2012   P   1,000 A $0.11 1,000 D  
Ordinary Stock, Nominal Value ?0.05 each               2,933,635,858 I See Footnotes(1)(2)(3)(4)

Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially owned directly or indirectly.
Persons who respond to the collection of information contained in this form are not required to respond unless the form displays a currently valid OMB control number. SEC 1474 (9-02)

Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
ROSS WILBUR L JR
319 CLEMATIS STREET
ROOM 1000 (10TH FLOOR)
WEST PALM BEACH, FL 33401
  X      

Signatures

 /s/ Wilbur L. Ross, Jr.   06/28/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) WLR Recovery Fund IV, L.P. ("Fund IV") owns 2,216,539,274 units of Ordinary Stock of the issuer, WLR Recovery Fund V, L.P. ("Fund V") owns 511,721,094 units of Ordinary Stock of the issuer, WLR/GS Master Co-Investment L.P. (the "Co-Invest Fund") owns 197,167,620 units of Ordinary Stock of the issuer, WLR IV Parallel ESC, L.P. ("Parallel Fund IV") owns 8,207,357 units of Ordinary Stock of the issuer and WLR V Parallel ESC, L.P. ("Parallel Fund V") owns 513 units of Ordinary Stock of the issuer. The reporting person is the president and chief executive officer of WL Ross & Co. LLC, the managing member of El Vedado, LLC and the chairman and president of Invesco Private Capital, Inc. El Vedado, LLC is the general partner of WL Ross Group, L.P., which in turn is the managing member of WLR Recovery Associates IV LLC, WLR Recovery Associates V LLC and WLR Master Co-Investment GP, LLC.
(2) WLR Recovery Associates IV LLC is the general partner of Fund IV, WLR Recovery Associates V LLC is the general partner of Fund V and WLR Master Co-Investment GP, LLC is the general partner of the Co-Invest Fund. WL Ross & Co. LLC serves as the investment manager to Fund IV, Fund V and the Co-Invest Fund. Invesco Private Capital, Inc. is the managing member of INVESCO WLR IV Associates LLC, which in turn is the general partner of Parallel Fund IV. INVESCO WLR IV Associates LLC and WLR Recovery Associates IV LLC have entered into a parallel investment agreement pursuant to which WLR Recovery Associates IV LLC has been appointed as representative and attorney of Parallel Fund IV to, among other things, exercise all rights, powers and privileges with respect to the Ordinary Stock owned by Parallel Fund IV and to take whatever action, including voting such Ordinary Stock, as WLR Recovery Associates IV LLC in its discretion deems fit.
(3) Invesco Private Capital, Inc. is also the managing member of INVESCO WLR V Associates LLC, which in turn is the general partner of Parallel Fund V. INVESCO WLR V Associates LLC and WLR Recovery Associates V LLC have entered into a parallel investment agreement pursuant to which WLR Recovery Associates V LLC has been appointed as representative and attorney of Parallel Fund V to, among other things, exercise all rights, powers and privileges with respect to the Ordinary Stock owned by Parallel Fund V and to take whatever action, including voting such Ordinary Stock, as WLR Recovery Associates V LLC in its discretion deems fit.
(4) The reporting person expressly disclaims beneficial ownership over these units of Ordinary Stock, except to the extent of his pecuniary interest therein, and the inclusion of these units of Ordinary Stock in this report shall not be deemed to be an admission of beneficial ownership of the reported units for purposes of Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or for any other purpose.

Note: File three copies of this Form, one of which must be manually signed. If space is insufficient, see Instruction 6 for procedure.

Potential persons who are to respond to the collection of information contained in this form are not required to respond unless the form displays a currently valid OMB number.

XFRA:BIR Bank of Ireland (Governor & Co of) Insider Activity 4 Filling

Bank of Ireland (Governor & Co of) XFRA:BIR Stock - Get Insider Activity SEC Filing of Bank of Ireland (Governor & Co of) XFRA:BIR stocks, including company profile, shares outstanding, strategy, business segments, operations, officers, consolidated financial statements, financial notes and ownership information.

Content Partners
XFRA:BIR Bank of Ireland (Governor & Co of) Insider Activity 4 Filing - 6/26/2012
Name |  Ticker |  Star Rating |  Market Cap |  Stock Type |  Sector |  Industry Star Rating |  Investment Style |  Total Assets |  Category |  Top Holdings |  Top Sectors |  Symbol |  Title Star Rating |  Category |  Total Assets |  Top Holdings |  Top Sectors |  Symbol |  Name Title |  Date |  Author |  Collection |  Interest |  Popularity Topic |  Sector |  Key Indicators |  User Interest |  Market Cap |  Industry Name |  Ticker |  Star Rating |  Market Cap |  Stock Type |  Sector |  Industry Star Rating |  Investment Style |  Total Assets |  Category |  Top Holdings |  Top Sectors |  Symbol / Ticker |  Title Star Rating |  Category |  Total Assets |  Symbol / Ticker |  Name Title |  Date |  Author |  Collection |  Popularity |  Interest Title |  Date |  Company |  Symbol |  Interest |  Popularity Title |  Date |  Company |  Symbol |  Interest |  Popularity

Previous: XFRA:BIR Bank of Ireland (Governor & Co of) Insider Activity 3 Filing - 6/20/2012  |  Next: XFRA:BIR1 Bank of Ireland (Governor & Co of) ADR Insider Activity 3 Filing - 6/20/2012