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Saturday 2 December 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Deposits

This year
Bank of Ireland to increase savings and deposit rates
Irish banks have been criticised for not passing higher interest rates back to savers via higher deposit rates.
All time
Leo: 'I didn't actually get help from my parents - I got a 100% mortgage'
Varadkar had said that “lots of us” received help in raising deposits.
Young buyers unhappy homes they paid deposits on were sold for social housing
The buyers of the 14 houses found out the estate had been sold on after reading it in the local newspaper.
Gardaí investigating after boutique closure leaves brides with no wedding dresses
Some of the deposits paid to the Limerick store were up to €1,000.
The Central Bank is keeping schtum on its radical new mortgage rules (for now...)
Reports suggest house hunters may get something of a reprieve.
Number of defaulted loans fall at Bank of Ireland
BoI says it is trading normally as shareholders meet in Dublin.
Government to roll out deposit guarantee scheme - Hayden
Labour senator Aideen Hayden said that the move will help protect vulnerable tenants against “profiteering” landlords.
Irish banks becoming less reliant on ECB
Our share of ECB funding is now just 5.4 per cent compared to 26.5 per cent immediately after the bailout in November 2010.
Fall in personal loans and holiday home mortgages as households pay off debt
Figures from the Central Bank also show a very slight increase in savings.
Column: Here's how to protect your bank deposits in this unsettled economy
Many sensible individuals are now rightly worried about the security of their savings and investments, writes David Quinn who says diversification is key.
Irish households borrowed nearly €1bn less in January
Central Bank figures have also revealed that household lodgements increased by 1.2 per cent over the same period.
Saving index falls to record low with 48 per cent not saving at all
60 per cent of people say that government policy discourages saving.
Lending to households fell by €500m last month
New Central Bank figures show that lending to households continued to fall last month on top of a €471 million drop in July.
Household deposits in Ireland's banks continued to fall in third quarter
New figures from the Central Bank show that the amount Irish households kept on deposit in banks fell by €482 million.
British government-owned bank selling Irish arm... to Irish government-owned bank
British-owned Northern Rock is selling its Irish operation to Permanent TSB – which is almost totally owned by the Irish government.
Students warned about rogue landlords
The Union of Students in Ireland is calling for a Deposit Protection Scheme to stop students being cheated by unscrupulous landlords.
BoI signals eventual increase in mortgage interest rates
Richie Boucher says his bank can’t keep absorbing ECB hikes – and that it’ll have to pass on any future increases.
Bank of Ireland losses narrow to €723m
So far in 2011, Ireland’s only domestic lender outside State control has almost halved its pre-tax losses.
The Daily Fix: Friday
In today’s Fix: leaked NOTW audio; the end of an era for NASA’s shuttles; and no more casual Fridays at the Dáil…