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#Central Bank

# central-bank - Thursday 29 October, 2015

Gerry Adams: The Taoiseach is a spoofer who is making an eejit of himself

The Sinn Féin president has heavily criticised Enda Kenny today.

# central-bank - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Enda now says 'no specific briefing' about putting the army around ATMs

The Taoiseach appears to have rowed back from remarks about a warning from the governor of the Central Bank.

Today's the day you'll start saying goodbye to those tiny copper coins

They’re going to be rounded up and down to the nearest 5c.

# central-bank - Friday 23 October, 2015

The army and the ATMs: Was Enda talking about the 'most secret committee in government'?

Details of emergency planning in the event of an Irish default are contained in Pat Leahy’s ‘The Price of Power’.

Micheal Noonan doesn't know if Enda was told army might need to guard ATMs

The Finance Minister confirmed there were discussions about security at the height of the financial crisis.

# central-bank - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Was Enda really warned that the army might need to guard ATMs?

One person says they’re “puzzled” the Taoiseach made the claim.

# central-bank - Monday 12 October, 2015

Rents are getting so high that there's "little chance" of saving for a house

Estate agents are saying the Central Bank rules have “exceeded their desired effect”.

# central-bank - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

People are suddenly being asked to pay a lot more for houses outside Dublin

But in the capital there has been a drop in advertised prices.

# central-bank - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Michael Fingleton is taking on the Central Bank

He’s trying to stop it from conducting an inquiry into alleged regulatory breaches.

# central-bank - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

AIB customer? You may be due money back

Over 110,000 customers will be contacted about claiming their money back.

# central-bank - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

'We are truly sorry': PTSB says 22 people lost homes because of its mistakes

The admission comes as the company turned its first profit on its core business in eight years.

# central-bank - Monday 6 July, 2015

Watch these fellas clamber all over Dublin landmarks like it ain't no thing

Then watch them get arrested. Oh well.

From The Daily Edge These lads used Dublin as a jungle gym, got caught by the Gardaí, and filmed it all Cool Running

# central-bank - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Patrick Honohan: Brian Lenihan was "very cross" before I made THAT phonecall

“I knew they wouldn’t be all that happy that I made the announcement, but I didn’t realise they’d be so unhappy.”

# central-bank - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Here are the ways that banks are making life hard for vulnerable customers

An inspection by the Central Bank has found that some lending institutions have bypassed legal representation in dealing with clients.

# central-bank - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Could credit unions be on the way out? They're said to be under 'sustained attack'

Fianna Fáil thinks the sector is burdened by “excessive regulation and bureaucracy”.

# central-bank - Friday 19 June, 2015

Ireland is now really thinking about what happens if Greece leaves the eurozone

The government has confirmed talks with the Central Bank and the NTMA about the implications of Greece exiting the eurozone.

# central-bank - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Goodbye: 1c and 2c coins are being scrapped

1c and 2c coins are on the way out .

# central-bank - Friday 12 June, 2015

Dublin bride-to-be sentenced for stealing €15k to pay for her wedding

The money was due to be destroyed.

# central-bank - Thursday 4 June, 2015

One of Ireland's most famous poets is now on a coin

The collector coin has been launched to commemorate the 150th anniversary of WB Yeats’ birth.

# central-bank - Sunday 31 May, 2015

The Central Bank spent €55,000 on biscuits last year

That’s a lot of biscuits!

# central-bank - Friday 29 May, 2015

The Central Bank's new mortgage rules are slowing lending to house-buyers in a MAJOR way

Year on year growth in mortgage lending has slowed to 12%, its lowest in two years.

# central-bank - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Bloxham partner who helped bring down the firm won't pay a cent in fines

Tadhg Gunnell has been banned from similar roles for 10 years.

'The bank guarantee was traumatic, it wasn't pleasant for anyone in the room'

John Hurley, the former governor of the Central Bank, is before the banking inquiry today .

# central-bank - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Will this man finally get tough with banks if they don't drop mortgage rates?

The Finance Minister has been meeting with lenders.

Western Union has been leaving the door open for money laundering

The company was fined €1.75 million for a string of policy failures.

# central-bank - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

161,000 credit card customers are in for a €200 windfall...

Certain card-holders are entitled to redress after paying for insurance they don’t need.

# central-bank - Sunday 3 May, 2015

Here's everything you need to know about business this week

Everyone was talking about Jean-Claude Trichet and his bling, controversial ads and the governor standing down.

# central-bank - Friday 1 May, 2015

This banker has quietly sacrificed €500,000 to the taxpayer

Most public servants took a pay cut in the recession – but the Central Bank’s governor went further still.

# central-bank - 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 - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

House prices are marching upwards again

Property got a bit cheaper at the start of the year – but that’s changing now.

# central-bank - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Bankers were "unwise, rather than criminal" during the Celtic Tiger

But the Central Bank governor also wants to explode a few myths about the banking crisis.

# central-bank - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Our banks are making homeowners 'pay way over the odds'

Interest rates in Ireland are way out of step with the rest of Europe.

Things are finally looking better for jobs AND wages

The Central Bank’s latest forecasts are all pretty good.

# central-bank - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

The economy is growing fast, but things look bleak for renters

The Central Bank’s lending rules could have some bad side effects.

# central-bank - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

Irish sub-prime mortgage arrears are going through the roof

Loans from so-called sub-prime lenders are four times more likely to be in arrears than those from the mainstream banks

# central-bank - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

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Watch: Patrick Honohan bangs table as he comes to 'loggerheads' with Pearse Doherty

The banking inquiry got animated today.

# central-bank - Monday 9 March, 2015

'The banks weren't showing compassion, they were waiting for an increase in property prices'

It has been predicted that the number of home repossessions will grow significantly.

# central-bank - Saturday 28 February, 2015

How will the new mortgage rules impact first-time buyers?

It’s tough out there. How tough?

# central-bank - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Banks ordered to be extra careful with 'high-risk customers' like political figures

The Central Bank has found problems across the local industry.