GDP grew 1.4 per cent in the first quarter of 2015 compared with the final quarter of 2014. But GNP, which strips out the impact of multinational profit flows, declined 0.8 per cent quarter-on-quarter

Ireland’s economy grew by more than 6 per cent in the first three months of the year compared with the same period in 2014, new figures reveal. Data r(...)

Bailouts are something of a national obsession in this country, so there will be some relief in Government circles this week that VHI has managed to r(...)

A belated act of atonement

Banks are meant to inspire trust and confidence in their customers, their borrowers and their depositors. Some mortgage holders with Permanent TSB (PT(...)

Central Bank chief economist Gabriel Fagan, and Gillian Phelan, head of monetary policy, at the press conference on the Central Bank’s Quarterly Bulletin. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Central Bank has questioned the economic case for an expansionary budget next year, saying there is no need for fiscal policy to support activity(...)

Jeremy Masding, chief executive of Permanent TSB, at a press conference in Dublin yesterday after a Central Bank investigation revealed that serious failures by PTSB led to people losing their homes. At the top of Mr Masding’s speech is a handwritten note (inset) that says: ‘Serious, controlled, no smile.’ Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Here we go again. Yet another banking scandal but this time it can’t be blamed entirely on the shabby practices of the pre-crash era. The holders of (...)

Fianna Fáil finance spokesman Michael McGrath: said PTSB the bank had ‘essentially adopted a steamroller approach’. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Permanent TSB has been accused of “despicable behaviour” over its treatment of almost 1,400 mortgage customers whose accounts it mismanaged with th(...)

The enforcement investigation by the Central Bank identified “significant failures” by both PTSB and its subsidiary company Springboard Mortgages Limited connected to tracker mortgage options and rates. (Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times)

Permanent TSB (PTSB) could face a fine of as much as € 20 million following an enforcement investigation by the Central Bank into the bank’s mismanag(...)

All told, 1,372 mortgage account holders were impacted with 1,152 being customers of PTSB, with and the remaining 220 being Springboard account holders.

Permanent TSB has been accused of “despicable behaviour” over its treatment of almost 1,400 mortgage customers whose accounts it mismanaged with the r(...)

Bank of Ireland received more than 34,000 business banking credit applications in the first half of the year. Photograph: Frank Miller

Bank of Ireland lent €2.5 billion to small and medium-sized businesses in the first half of the year and approved almost nine out of 10 credit applic(...)

“No nonsense” are words I’ve come to associate with insurance. No prizes for guessing why. It’s those television advertisements where the gauche, g(...)