Taoiseach Enda Kenny Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Banks had a moral duty to pass on lower interest rates from which they benefited, Taoiseach Enda Kenny told the Dáil.“It is not fair, just or equitab(...)

A legal action against four former directors of the Irish Nationwide Building Society over the alleged “wholly unlawful” delegation of powers of the Board of the Society to its former CEO Michael Fingleton has settled, the Commercial Court has heard. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A legal action against four former directors of the Irish Nationwide Building Society over the alleged “wholly unlawful” delegation of powers of the B(...)

Giving it back: credit card holders may be in line for compensation payouts of several hundred euro for having been incorrectly sold payment protection insurance

Not so long ago, consumers across the State were getting payouts of several hundred euro for having been incorrectly sold payment protection insurance(...)

An AIB spokeswoman said “in all cases the bank seeks a non-legal resolution and implementation of a consensual debt restructuring with borrowers”. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

AIB, the State-owned bank, is twice as likely as its main rival, Bank of Ireland, to pursue its customers through the courts over unpaid debts, accord(...)

Interest rates have never been lower, and anyone with a few bob to put aside is paying the price. Photograph: Thinkstock

What’s the landscape like for Ireland’s savers?  Not great. Interest rates have never been lower, and anyone with a few bob to put aside i(...)

Wicklow town has seen a drop in sales compared with 2014, but plans in place for the redevelopment of the waterfront could help to attract buyers. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Recent figures released by myhome.ie show that transactions in Wicklow for 2015 during the period January to March, are down by 13.4 per cent compared(...)

The profit margin banks take between the lending rates they charge households and the deposit rates they pay to savers has grown to 3.5 per cent, up f(...)

Ikea’s food business managing director Michael La Cour  improved his day last week by tucking into some veggie balls at their official launch in Ikea’s Brussels store. Photograph: Reuters/Francois Lenoir
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  Image of the week: Ikea’s veggie balls Here’s a new entry to the Ikea vocabulary: Grönsaksbullar. They are the vegetarian or “veggie(...)

The IMHO’s proposals will probably prove too radical for the Government but changes will be made. Photograph: Thinkstock

When it comes to home loan arrears, the Irish Mortgage Holders’ Organisation (IMHO) has been an effective advocate for those who are behind with their(...)

“It is clear that the Central Bank rules have had an impact on the market. Dublin prices are now anchored to real economic conditions,” the report noted. Photograph: The Irish Times

House prices in Ireland rose by 4.6 per cent in the first three months of this year, according to the latest report from property website daft.ie. It (...)