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Tuesday 28 November 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# moneylending

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'We've heard of moneylenders meeting customers at the post office as they collect their social welfare'
Dr Olive McCarthy and Dr Noreen Byrne of UCC say while new Central Bank rules for moneylenders are welcome, they don’t go far enough.
Central Bank proposes tough new measures to protect consumers from moneylenders
St Vincent de Paul said action was needed to protect consumers from “predatory and exploitative” forms of credit.
Waterford moneylending gang 'in hiding' as it owes money to Nigerian drug dealers
How locals defied violent threats to rid their community of the criminals.
No prosecutions but three garda investigations into illegal money lending
Families began to turn to loan sharks during the economic downturn.
SVP concerned over moneylender issuing vouchers instead of cash
Provident Personal Credit, Ireland’s largest regulated moneylender, has started issuing One4all gift vouchers to some borrowers.
Explainer: What are the rules that govern legal moneylenders?
With Halloween now behind us, Christmas has become the focus of many. While the holiday can bring joy to many, it can be a time of huge financial pressure for others.
Government will oppose SF bill to limit moneylenders' interest rates
Sinn Féin’s legislation would mean licensed moneylenders would not be allowed to charge interest higher than 40% APR.
The number of people jailed for illegal money-lending since 2005? Zero
New figures show no-one has been successfully prosecuted over the past seven years, despite the increase in families turning to loan sharks for financial help.