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# irish-central-bank - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

The European Commission has slashed Irish and eurozone growth forecasts
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

The European Commission has slashed Irish and eurozone growth forecasts

Jul 7th 2020, 2:12 PM 17,237 Views 31 Comments

But the Commission expects the Irish economy to grow by 6.25% next year.

# irish-central-bank - Saturday 8 November, 2014

Want to buy a house next year? You may not actually need a full 20% deposit
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Want to buy a house next year? You may not actually need a full 20% deposit

Nov 8th 2014, 2:00 PM 16,933 Views 28 Comments

New rules restricting banks from granting loans of more than 80% of the property value were due to come into force in January 2015 but there may be a way around that.

# irish-central-bank - Monday 14 April, 2014

Facebook awaits approval from Irish Central Bank for e-money service
# Money Transfer
# Money Transfer

Facebook awaits approval from Irish Central Bank for e-money service

Apr 14th 2014, 10:46 AM 7,473 Views 21 Comments

If approved, it would allow Facebook users to store money on the site and use it to pay and exchange money with others.

# irish-central-bank - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Honohan: The government's budgetary policy makes sense
# Austerity
# Austerity

Honohan: The government's budgetary policy makes sense

Sep 10th 2013, 10:12 AM 3,294 Views 39 Comments

The Irish Central Bank governor has said that the ‘steady course’ the government charted and stuck to has been key to restoring lender credibility.

# irish-central-bank - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Banks loaned just €3m to scientific research SMEs since 2010
# Lending
# Lending

Banks loaned just €3m to scientific research SMEs since 2010

Aug 18th 2013, 7:45 AM 3,100 Views 13 Comments

The SME sectors that fared the best as regards loans over the last three years were agriculture and property investment and development.

# irish-central-bank - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Fall in personal loans and holiday home mortgages as households pay off debt
# Debt
# Debt

Fall in personal loans and holiday home mortgages as households pay off debt

Jun 11th 2013, 12:12 PM 7,702 Views 32 Comments

Figures from the Central Bank also show a very slight increase in savings.

# irish-central-bank - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

Central Bank revises downward forecast for economic recovery
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

Central Bank revises downward forecast for economic recovery

Jan 29th 2013, 1:09 PM 4,249 Views 17 Comments

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

# irish-central-bank - Thursday 18 October, 2012

Column: Irish labour costs making us uncompetitive? Hardly.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Irish labour costs making us uncompetitive? Hardly.

Oct 18th 2012, 7:00 AM 282 Views 52 Comments

We’re told that wages need to be cut for Ireland to compete internationally – but the figures don’t bear this out, writes Jimmy Kelly of Unite.

# irish-central-bank - Friday 28 September, 2012

Central Bank Governor calls for focus on corporate restructuring
# Economy
# Economy

Central Bank Governor calls for focus on corporate restructuring

Sep 28th 2012, 9:07 AM 2,478 Views 5 Comments

Patrick Honohan said many firms may need restructuring to survive and avoid imminent loan defaults.

# irish-central-bank - Thursday 31 March, 2011

Finance Minister announces "radical restructuring" of Irish banking system
# Stress Tests
# Stress Tests

Finance Minister announces "radical restructuring" of Irish banking system

Mar 31st 2011, 5:23 PM 1,550 Views 0 Comments

Michael Noonan has announced the merger of AIB and EBS to form one of two pillar banks in Ireland, the other being Bank of Ireland.