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# Interest Rates

This year
ECB to keep interest rates at 4%, with goal of returning inflation to 2% over time
Homeowners warned more mortgage rate rises are likely to be on the way
Mortgage brokers have urged homeowners to consider switching to save money.
Last year
European Central Bank announces no change in interest rates
Financial analyst: Irish Banks are now in for a shock when it comes to savings
Mark Coan
ECB interest rate hikes may be over for now - but Irish mortgage costs could still rise
Early signs of repayment challenges for vulnerable mortgage holders, the Central Bank says
European Central Bank won't be cutting interest rates any time soon, President signals
Couple sue Pepper Finance over 'excessive' interest rate on mortgage sold on by bank
Bank of Ireland raises variable mortgage rates by 0.25%
European Central Bank keeps interest rates steady for first time in over a year
Finance Minister: We need to see ‘significant increase’ in switching from vulture funds to banks
Opinion: Banks are making a fortune from Irish savers - should you shop around?
Mark Coan
Cian O'Callaghan: We need 10,000 new affordable purchase & rental homes built every year
Cian O'Callaghan
Central Bank says Irish banks slower to pass on ECB policy rate changes than euro area
McGrath tells banks and vulture funds to outline supports for mortgage holders trapped with high interest rates
'They got away with it for too long': Harris won't thank bankers for upping saving interest rates
Consumer prices in Ireland estimated to have increased by close to 5% in the year to August
McGrath: Irish banks 'undoubtedly' enjoying huge profits but customers can do more with savings
Harris criticises ‘guff’ over bank delays in passing interest increases on to savers
Opposition parties call on Govt to help households that are 'victims of profiteering banks'
Why Ireland’s biggest private landlord is struggling - despite average rents of €1,800 a month
Irish government dismisses suggestion of Italian-style windfall tax on bank profits
'I wonder have I failed my family': Readers describe their struggles with mortgage repayments
Dept of Finance says govt can't do anything about banks paying low interest rates to savers
European Central Bank increases interest rates for the ninth time since last summer
Are UK mortgage affordability struggles a sign of things to come in Ireland?
Now versus the 1980s: How interest rates impact household budgets
European Central Bank increases interest rates for the eighth time since last summer
Analysis: 'A number of variable mortgage holders are now looking vulnerable to rate hikes'
Mark Coan
Analysis: Housing in Ireland won’t look any better before the next general election
Victor Duggan
Analysis: Government and the Central Bank can take steps to free the 60,000 mortgage prisoners
Mark Coan
Opinion: Are all economists just focused on growth? No - meet the women making a difference
Dr Emma Howard
Analysis: Corporate profits must also be taken into account when discussing inflation
Oana Peia and Davide Romelli
Financial advisor: Another ECB hike has been imposed - what should mortgage holders do?
Kieran McAuliffe
Varadkar: Govt will examine mortgage relief as part of Budget 2024 as ECB hikes rates again
European Central Bank expected to hike interest rates again as inflation grows
Interest rate on some State Savings products to rise for first time in almost 16 years
Analysis: We know of 'shrinkflation' but what role is 'greedflation' playing in our economy?
Victor Duggan
European Central Bank hikes interest rates for sixth time since last summer
Permanent TSB is increasing its new fixed mortgage rates by 0.75%