Speak softly but carry a big stick. That seems to be the approach AIB favours in addressing the problem of mortgage arrears. The bank, having tried pe(...)

Permanent TSB plans to raise €400 million with potentially additional shares being sold by the Government. Photo: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Permanent TSB plans to price its IPO at between €3.90 and €4.50 a share with the stock being admitted to the Dublin and London stock exchanges on M(...)

David Duffy, AIB chief executive officer,  speaking to Conor Lenihan before addressing the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform at the Dail. Photograph: Alan Betson

The chief executive of AIB David Duffy and other senior executives at the bank were grilled for more than two hours by the Oireachtas Finance Committe(...)

While the number of legal cases commenced and the level of repossessions ratchets up, the overall level of arrears has eased for AIB, reducing by 18 per cent in the Republic in 2014. Photograph: PA

AIB had started legal proceedings to repossess 5,709 owner occupied homes in mortgage arrears by the end of last year, according to figures supplied t(...)

Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland Patrick Honohan: would not favour any move to compel Irish banks to lower their standard variable rates. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters

Permanent TSB’s warning to potential investors that political pressure to cut its mortgage interest rates could impact on its return to profitability (...)

Chief executive Jeremy Masding during Permanent TSB’s AGM. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Permanent TSB Group Holdings has warned potential investors that a return to profit may be at risk from Irish political pressure to cut interest rate(...)

With Ireland’s first-time buyers now often a decade older than in years gone by, securing a mortgage at an older age can pose its own challenges.A 45-(...)

The number of accounts in arrears of 90 days or more fell by 1,730 to 59,138 Photograph: iStockphoto/Thinkstock

The number of home loans in arrears declined again in February, according to data published today by the Department of Finance. The total number of ow(...)

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(...)

PTSB had sought to raise the €400 million as part of overall plan to return bank to private ownership. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A High Court challenge has been brought to plans by Permanent TSB aimed at raising €400 million through a share placing to institutional investors (...)