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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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.