The Central Bank’s Bernard Sheridan: “consider the letters you receive carefully”

More than 160,000 Irish consumers in line to benefit from a new bank scheme offering redress to those mis-sold credit card protection have been warne(...)

While Tesco’s market share is lower year-on-year it has improved its position versus last month. Its improvement lifted its market share to 25 per cent and places it on the same footing as SuperValu

Tesco is fighting back in the store wars and the latest supermarket share figures from Kantar Worldpanel covering the 12-week period up to the end (...)

‘I have had no satisfaction in dealing with the company, and they insist they have to try to repair the phone three times before they will replace it.’ Photograph: Thinkstock

A reader called Carla has been having “serious issues” with an iPhone 6 she bought from Carphone Warehouse in January. Her phone worked properl(...)

What will happen if you can’t afford to pay water charges? “An attachment order could be made to your wages or social welfare payments. To take money from people on social welfare would be very controversial, not to mention unfair.” File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Irish Water and its bills are in the news again?Yes. This time the story is about how a utility that does not have the power to cut anyone off can mak(...)

Brian O’Donnell puts the  keys of Gorse Hill which he vacated in front of t Richie Boucher chief executive of Bank of Ireland at the company’s agm last week. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times 1:30

Former solicitor Brian O’Donnell has claimed he was “bullied” by Bank of Ireland over the Gorse Hill property in Killiney and said the bank had “set f(...)

‘My natural state is not Zen-like calm’

Conor Pope ‘My natural state is not Zen-like calm’ Slow and steady wins the race. Or, at least, slow and steady might get me to the end of the (...)

According to the most recent Central Bank figures, more than 110,000 of the 760,000 mortgages in the State were in arrears at the end of 2014. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Figures from the Court Service showing the rate at which homes are being repossessed climbing by more than 500 per cent in 12 months are alarming but (...)

Pricewatch guide: Is travel insurance an essential holiday item? Photograph: Thinkstock/Clive Mason/Getty Images

A reader contacted us last week to give out about travel insurance. He and his wife took a policy out through their credit union and had the misfortun(...)

‘Our system cannot accept a membership application without the applicant manually entering their credit- or debit card details into the sign-up page,’ says Complete Savings

More confusion over Complete Savings sign-up More on Complete Savings, the “web loyalty” scheme that costs €12 a month. We received an email from rea(...)

Changes to health insurance rules introduced last week put pressure on more than 1,000 officers serving in the Defence Forces to take out private health insurance even though they already have full medical cover as part of their terms of employment.

Changes to health insurance rules introduced last week put pressure on more than 1,000 officers serving in the Defence Forces to take out private heal(...)