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#Central Bank of Ireland

# central-bank-of-ireland - Saturday 10 August, 2019

Explainer: Why is there controversy over the new Central Bank governor?

It all stems from a leak of New Zealand’s budget earlier this year.

# central-bank-of-ireland - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Incoming Central Bank chief to take up role despite 'clumsy' handling of budget leak in New Zealand

Finance minister Paschal Donohoe said that he wished the incident with Gabriel Makhlouf had never happened.

# central-bank-of-ireland - Monday 9 May, 2016

Irish households are the third most indebted in the EU

The Central Bank says this ranking is in spite of a significant decline in the ratio of household debt to disposable income.

# central-bank-of-ireland - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

The Central Bank has paid out €230,000 in order to keep key staff, but says they're not bonuses

They say they’re designed to keep key staff.

# central-bank-of-ireland - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Paddy's day has come: Ireland's top banker to announce early retirement

Patrick Honohan is leaving his position a year ahead of schedule.

# central-bank-of-ireland - Monday 16 February, 2015

The Central Bank still doesn't know what to do with its golden ball Stay Or Go? This post contains a poll

The Central Bank still doesn't know what to do with its golden ball

The Crann an Oir sculpture was unveiled in 1991 by Charles Haughey.

# central-bank-of-ireland - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

First-time buyers will be able to borrow 90% of property value up to €220k

New mortgage regulations announced today will mean all other primary dwelling buyers will have to pay 20% of the value themselves.

# central-bank-of-ireland - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Could you be the person to design the 1916 collector coin?

The Central Bank will issue the coins in the first quarter of next year and it could be your handiwork, if you’re good enough.

# central-bank-of-ireland - Monday 29 December, 2014

10,000 Irish homeowners need protection against 'vulture funds'

Fianna Fáil’s Finance Spokesperson Michael McGrath has said the issue needs to be dealt with in 2015.

# central-bank-of-ireland - Thursday 1 May, 2014

The Central Bank is looking for someone to finish what Anglo started

Construction on the new home of the Central Bank is now set to start in 2015.

# central-bank-of-ireland - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Honohan told to 'stand up to the ECB' as Frankfurt puts the pressure on last year's deal

In it’s annual report published yesterday, the ECB says that, “liquidation of the IBRC raises serious monetary financing concerns”.

# central-bank-of-ireland - Friday 29 November, 2013

Central Bank director Fiona Muldoon resigns

Muldoon will remain in her post until May next year.

# central-bank-of-ireland - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Central Bank warns of risks of paying sales incentives to insurance staff

The bank said there are a number of risks that may encourage sales behaviours that are not in the best interests of consumers.

# central-bank-of-ireland - Monday 11 November, 2013

Central Bank warns of unauthorised financial firm

The bank said it is a criminal offence for companies such as this to provide financial services that require authorisation from the bank.

# central-bank-of-ireland - Friday 4 October, 2013

Banks to refund €25m to customers over mis-sold policies

One in five of the PPI policies reviewed by the Central Bank were found to be in breach of its consumer protection code.

# central-bank-of-ireland - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Scaling back on fiscal adjustment is risky, says Central Bank

The Central Bank has downgraded Ireland’s growth forecast for this year stating Ireland’s recovery will be a “gradual” one.

Number of homeowners in mortgage arrears quadrupled since 2009

Figures from the Central Bank of Ireland reveals that outstanding mortgage arrears increased in the second quarter of this year.

# central-bank-of-ireland - Friday 26 July, 2013

Central Bank cuts growth forecast and tells govt: Don't ease-up on austerity

The bank has also cut its forecast for growth of the country’s economy or gross domestic product from 1.2 per cent this year to 0.07 per cent blaming the falls in the export of goods and services.

# central-bank-of-ireland - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Borrowers may be able to leave tracker mortgage when rates increase

The new Code of Conduct for Mortgage Arrears will allow borrowers to move to a variable rate instead of repossession.

# central-bank-of-ireland - Friday 24 May, 2013

Central Bank of Ireland warns about unauthorised investment firm

Nelson Capital Advisors has been offering investment services to the Irish public.

# central-bank-of-ireland - Saturday 11 May, 2013

Why you can't see the 'black book' that was never used for the banking crisis

The manual is intended for us during financial crises but was not used during Ireland’s banking crisis and neither the Central Bank nor the Minister for Finance will release it, it was revealed this week.

# central-bank-of-ireland - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

€100m boost as Central Bank announces bigger profit than expected

The Central Bank’s profits for 2012 were higher than forecast in Budget 2013 – offering some relief for the State coffers.

# central-bank-of-ireland - Thursday 11 April, 2013

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# central-bank-of-ireland - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Committee to discuss banking crisis with Dept of Finance and Central Bank

The committee will meet this morning with officials from the Dept of Finance and Central Bank of Ireland

# central-bank-of-ireland - Thursday 7 February, 2013

Here's how the IBRC deal takes €1bn off next year’s Budget

The Department of Finance has put together these figures to illustrate the benefit to Budgets 2014 and 2015.

Central Bank says ECB deal will 'contribute to financial stability'

The independent body, which takes over ownership of the promissory notes in the deal, welcomes the moves.

In full: 'The annual promissory note payments are gone' - Enda Kenny

The Taoiseach’s full speech to the Dáil on the revised promissory note arrangements which will see the IOUs replaced with long-term government bonds.

Central Bank reassures IBRC customers they will be repaid

The banks said all eligible deposits under its guarantee scheme will be covered up to a limit of €100,000 per person.

# central-bank-of-ireland - Friday 1 February, 2013

Technical Group to force Dáil vote on promissory note repayment

15 TDs, led by Shane Ross, have tabled a motion calling for a public assertion that Ireland won’t make the next repayment.

Central Bank issues warning on unauthorised investment company

The Central Bank said consumers dealing with the firm are not eligible for compensation from the Investor Compenstation Scheme.

# central-bank-of-ireland - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

Central Bank revises downward forecast for economic recovery

Public sector employment is expected to fall this year but should be slightly outweighed by renewed expansion in private sector hiring.

# central-bank-of-ireland - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Central Bank governor believes there will be 'permanent loan modifications'

Central Bank governor Patrick Honohan was before the Oireachtas Finance committee this afternoon.

# central-bank-of-ireland - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

Central Bank of Ireland issues final €15 animal collector coin

Only 8,000 collector coins were issued featuring a wolfhound with its pup.

# central-bank-of-ireland - Monday 26 November, 2012

Mathew Elderfield issues warning over EU banking union

The Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland also said the concerns of the UK and other countries outside the eurozone should be addressed.

# central-bank-of-ireland - Saturday 13 October, 2012

Irish borrowers pay higher interest on short-term loans than Eurozone counterparts

Central Bank figures also show the average interest rate on an outstanding mortgage has fallen 0.22 per cent since January.

# central-bank-of-ireland - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

Central Bank of Ireland issues warning on investment firm

The regulator has said that Japanese company Drake Merger Management is not authorised as an investment firm in Ireland.

# central-bank-of-ireland - Friday 14 September, 2012

Central Bank warns public over six unauthorised investment firms

The bank has named six firms which have been offering services in Ireland but who don’t have the required authorisation.

# central-bank-of-ireland - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

Central Bank issues Michael Collins commemorative coins

The coins commemorating the 90th anniversary of the republican’s death in 1922 are available starting today from €48.

# central-bank-of-ireland - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Banks could be subject to Freedom of Information requests under new regime

New Freedom of Information laws may see non-public bodies which get public support – like banks – subject to requests.

# central-bank-of-ireland - Thursday 21 June, 2012

UBS fined €65,000 for breaches of Irish terrorism financing law

The Central Bank has settled action against UBS International Life Ltd over its failure to implement new laws in 2010.

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