The Government is planning new legislation to protect borrowers whose loans were sold to unregulated financial entities in the wake of the crash.Up to(...)

Bank of Ireland chief executive Richie Boucher insists that interest will have to be paid on the warehoused portion of a split mortgage.

Yesterday, the Oireachtas finance committee issued its report in relation to the mortgage arrears resolution processes. It contained no fewer than 47 (...)

Whether borrowing  for home renovations, college fees or to buy a car, it pays to do your homework first in order to get the best deal

While saving enough money to finance whatever venture you might have in mind is always the safest – and cheapest – option, sometimes it’s simply not p(...)

A busker playing outside a branch of Permanent TSB in Dublin. Photograph: Getty Images

Permanent TSB will ensure that the buyer of its Springboard sub-prime mortgage portfolio will sign up to the terms of the Central Bank of Ireland’s co(...)

Ulster Bank will be closing branches

A report by stockbroker Davy yesterday captured the challenge facing Royal Bank of Scotland to find a solution for its Ulster Bank subsidiary in the R(...)

Permanent TSB, the state-owned bank, is readying a sale of its €  2.1 billion Irish commercial real estate (CRE) book and its €  465 million Springboard Mortgages subprime portfolio.  Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Permanent TSB has appointed Morgan Stanley to sell its commercial real estate and Irish subprime mortgage portfolios, according to Bloomberg.Last mont(...)

Ireland’s top legal and accountancy firms have been among the few financial beneficiaries of the banking crisis – to which the “Big Four” audit firms (...)

File photograph November 21st, 2010: A protester prepares for the arrival of ministers at Government Buildings for a cabinet meeting regarding the acceptance of a bailout from the International Monetary Fund and European Union. The Government is now in talks about paying the loans back early. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

The Government is in discussions with international lenders about repaying its bailout loans early, in a bid to reduce the debt burden on the State. O(...)

Jean-Claude Juncker, EPP Elected Candidate for President EU Commission is congratulated by Jose Manuel Barroso President of the European Commission. Today the European Commission published its first post-programme report on Ireland in which it echoes last week’s call by the IMF to implement €2 billion in budget cuts. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The Government is in discussions with international lenders about repaying its bailout loans early, in a bid to reduce the debt burden on the state. (...)

The Central Bank paid out €20.5 million last year for work related to the banking crisis. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The Central Bank of Ireland paid out almost €53 million in fees between 2008 and 2013 to seven legal and accounting firms for work related to the b(...)