The number of restructured mortgage accounts continues to rise as arrangements are put in place to deal with arrears built up in the wake of the crash(...)

The European Central Bank. Photograph: Boris Roessler/EPA In total, 127 banks across Europe are being tested. In Ireland, the costs will be met by AIB, Bank of Ireland, Ulster Bank, Permanent TSB, KBC Bank Ireland, ACC, Merrill Lynch International and Depfa.

Eight banks in Ireland will have to pay €17.6 million between them to meet the costs of the comprehensive assessments that have been conducted this ye(...)

The number of mortgage accounts in arrears is continuing to fall as more restructuring agreements are put in place, Department of Finance figures show(...)

Sir Anthony O Reilly

When he asked for a six-month stay on executing €45 million of judgments by AIB, Sir Anthony O’Reilly said he feared it would cause “great anxiety”(...)

The two biggest financial bets of O’Reilly’s career – Independent News and Media and Waterford Wedgwood – eventually proved the catalysts for O’Reilly’s downfall. Photograph: Alan Betson

The topic of conversation was Black Monday. A relaxed Tony O’Reilly was wearing a pair of boat shoes – no socks – as he sat on an armchair in the e(...)

 On an overall basis, the total number of mortgages accounts in arrears fell by 3,099 to 107,967 in April. Photograph: Frank Miller /
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Some 3,633 mortgages were restructured by the six main banks during April, bringing the total number of permanently restructured loans to 65,698, or 9(...)

The landscape of Irish banking continues to change, with Ulster Bank reducing its financial presence, scaling back its activities and no longer(...)

It is understood that RBS has set up a team internally to look at its strategic options for Ulster Bank, which has received a £15 billion bailout from its parent company since 2008 and made an operating loss of £1.5 billion last year.

The Government and Royal Bank of Scotland have held talks about Ulster Bank having a role in a third banking force here, (...)

The Central Bank paid €11 million to three consultants for the balance sheet assessments that were carried out on AIB, Bank of Ireland and Permanent TSB in the second half of last year

The Central Bank paid €11 million to three consultants for the balance sheet assessments that were carried out on AIB, Bank of Ireland and Perm(...)

Houses under construction at Hamilton Place, Trim, Co Meath. New figures from the Department of Finance show the number of mortgage accounts in arrears of more than 90 days has fallen to 79,782.

Nearly three-quarters of mortgages in long-term arrears have not yet been restructured, according to new figures from the Department of Finance(...)