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#Central Bank of Ireland

# central-bank-of-ireland - Wednesday 6 October, 2021

Irish economic activity to regain pre-Covid health by end of 2021, says Central Bank
# Growth Spurts
# Growth Spurts

Irish economic activity to regain pre-Covid health by end of 2021, says Central Bank

Oct 6th 2021, 6:00 AM 10,220 Views 17 Comments

Forecasters expect price inflation pressures to moderate in 2022 and 2023.

# central-bank-of-ireland - Tuesday 14 September, 2021

Government should abandon plans for 'unaffordable tax cuts', says ICTU
# Budget 2022
# Budget 2022

Government should abandon plans for 'unaffordable tax cuts', says ICTU

Updated Sep 14th 2021, 11:01 AM 26,286 Views 42 Comments
  • "Permanent tax cuts" set out in the Summer Economic Statement are "unjustified", ICTU says.
  • Instead, Budget 2022 should prioritise spending on public services including early years care.
  • Government should phase out various reliefs related to Capital Acquisitions and Local Property taxes.

# central-bank-of-ireland - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

Insurance report 'lays bare the greed behind industry crisis', say campaigners
# Premium Content
# Premium Content

Insurance report 'lays bare the greed behind industry crisis', say campaigners

Updated Jul 14th 2021, 12:09 PM 19,621 Views 24 Comments

It’s the first major overview of the employers’ liability, public liability and commercial property insurance market.

# central-bank-of-ireland - Thursday 1 July, 2021

Outlook for Irish economy increasingly upbeat so long as reopening delays are temporary, says Central Bank
# Recovery Mode
# Recovery Mode

Outlook for Irish economy increasingly upbeat so long as reopening delays are temporary, says Central Bank

Jul 1st 2021, 6:00 AM 7,259 Views 2 Comments

Forecasters have upwardly revised their projections for the domestic economy and GDP.

# central-bank-of-ireland - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

Potential for 'significant' house price growth as pandemic fails to dampen demand, says Central Bank
# Financial Stability
# Financial Stability

Potential for 'significant' house price growth as pandemic fails to dampen demand, says Central Bank

Jun 16th 2021, 12:40 PM 11,994 Views 29 Comments

House prices rose by 4.5% between April 2020 and April 2021, according to the CSO.

# central-bank-of-ireland - Thursday 1 April, 2021

Irish consumer spending approaching pre-Covid levels as path to recovery becomes clearer
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

Irish consumer spending approaching pre-Covid levels as path to recovery becomes clearer

Apr 1st 2021, 12:05 AM 25,336 Views 32 Comments

However, the outlook remains ‘uncertain’ and unemployment will remain high into 2022.

# central-bank-of-ireland - Thursday 25 March, 2021

Ulster Bank fined €37.8 million for its 'unacceptable' handling of tracker mortgage scandal
# The Banks
# The Banks

Ulster Bank fined €37.8 million for its 'unacceptable' handling of tracker mortgage scandal

Mar 25th 2021, 12:01 PM 50,616 Views 80 Comments

It’s the largest fine the Central Bank of Ireland has ever handed out.

# central-bank-of-ireland - Thursday 18 March, 2021

Parents with young kids are spending more during lockdown, bucking savings trend
# Red C The Journal Poll
# Red C The Journal Poll

Parents with young kids are spending more during lockdown, bucking savings trend

Mar 18th 2021, 12:05 AM 33,274 Views 19 Comments

Raising the threat of further house price inflation,18-34-year-olds say they have been the best savers.

# central-bank-of-ireland - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

Paschal Donohoe calls on stockbrokers Davy to make a public statement after €4.1 million Central Bank fine
# Davy Stockbrokers
# Davy Stockbrokers

Paschal Donohoe calls on stockbrokers Davy to make a public statement after €4.1 million Central Bank fine

Mar 2nd 2021, 3:08 PM 33,011 Views 0 Comments

It’s understood the fine relates to a transaction involving Anglo Irish Bank bonds and a Maple 10 developer.

# central-bank-of-ireland - Sunday 24 January, 2021

Irish banks want to take on Revolut together — but why has the competition watchdog 'rejected' them?
# The Banks
# The Banks

Irish banks want to take on Revolut together — but why has the competition watchdog 'rejected' them?

Jan 24th 2021, 6:30 AM 77,602 Views 37 Comments

Why has it taken so long for Irish banks to address competition from fresh-faced fintech companies?

# central-bank-of-ireland - Saturday 26 September, 2020

Banking Culture Board not commenting on individual reports after KBC's €18.3 million fine
# Tracker Mortgages
# Tracker Mortgages

Banking Culture Board not commenting on individual reports after KBC's €18.3 million fine

Sep 26th 2020, 8:30 AM 19,619 Views 33 Comments

Central Bank investigations into three other banks are ongoing.

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

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

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

Aug 10th 2019, 8:30 PM 15,977 Views 11 Comments

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
# Gabriel Makhlouf
# Gabriel Makhlouf

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

Updated Jun 27th 2019, 3:30 PM 14,743 Views 27 Comments

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
# Household Debt
# Household Debt

Irish households are the third most indebted in the EU

May 9th 2016, 4:54 PM 19,232 Views 115 Comments

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
# No-nuses
# No-nuses

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

Nov 25th 2015, 7:10 PM 10,608 Views 30 Comments

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
# The Guvnor
# The Guvnor

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

Apr 30th 2015, 7:40 PM 15,101 Views 62 Comments

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?
# Stay Or Go?

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

Feb 16th 2015, 6:02 PM 21,282 Views 64 Comments

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
# Relief
# Relief

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

Jan 27th 2015, 11:04 PM 43,002 Views 149 Comments

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?
# Remember
# Remember

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

Jan 10th 2015, 12:13 PM 13,646 Views 51 Comments

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'
# Mortgage Holders
# Mortgage Holders

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

Dec 29th 2014, 6:21 PM 12,492 Views 45 Comments

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
# Anglo Rebuilt
# Anglo Rebuilt

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

May 1st 2014, 10:15 AM 9,930 Views 51 Comments

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
# Serious Concerns
# Serious Concerns

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

Apr 8th 2014, 8:52 AM 7,438 Views 40 Comments

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
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

Central Bank director Fiona Muldoon resigns

Nov 29th 2013, 2:07 PM 15,771 Views 38 Comments

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
# Incentives
# Incentives

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

Nov 27th 2013, 6:08 PM 6,284 Views 11 Comments

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
# Warning
# Warning

Central Bank warns of unauthorised financial firm

Nov 11th 2013, 2:16 PM 9,800 Views 42 Comments

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
# Banks
# Banks

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

Oct 4th 2013, 7:52 AM 8,522 Views 40 Comments

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
# Risky
# Risky

Scaling back on fiscal adjustment is risky, says Central Bank

Oct 2nd 2013, 12:30 PM 2,427 Views 13 Comments

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
# Arrears
# Arrears

Number of homeowners in mortgage arrears quadrupled since 2009

Oct 2nd 2013, 11:01 AM 4,463 Views 72 Comments

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
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

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

Jul 26th 2013, 9:27 PM 5,536 Views 76 Comments

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
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Borrowers may be able to leave tracker mortgage when rates increase

Jun 27th 2013, 6:15 AM 7,778 Views 26 Comments

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
# Nelson Capital Advisors

Central Bank of Ireland warns about unauthorised investment firm

May 24th 2013, 12:05 PM 7,644 Views 13 Comments

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
# Secret Book
# Secret Book

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

May 11th 2013, 3:40 PM 11,269 Views 18 Comments

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
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

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

Apr 30th 2013, 11:00 AM 5,968 Views 25 Comments

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

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

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

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

Apr 4th 2013, 7:30 AM 3,719 Views 29 Comments

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
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

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

Feb 7th 2013, 10:13 PM 15,965 Views 114 Comments

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'
# Promissory Notes
# Promissory Notes

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

Feb 7th 2013, 8:24 PM 5,348 Views 32 Comments

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
# Promissory Notes
# Promissory Notes

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

Feb 7th 2013, 2:57 PM 22,274 Views 154 Comments

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
# Promissory Notes
# Promissory Notes

Central Bank reassures IBRC customers they will be repaid

Feb 7th 2013, 9:26 AM 6,312 Views 22 Comments

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
# Promissory Note
# Promissory Note

Technical Group to force Dáil vote on promissory note repayment

Feb 1st 2013, 5:57 PM 6,476 Views 78 Comments

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

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