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This year the winner of Ciarán Hancock’s Christmas Quiz will receive a pair of flights from Dublin to London, courtesy of London City Airport along(...)

Industry analysts believe that in order for the IAG approach for Aer Lingus to be considered realistic, it would have had to be in the region of €1 billion, or about €1.87 per share

Good morning Aer Lingus looks set to provide us all with some festive takeover drama. A big name cast includes suitor IAG, the British Airways (...)

PTSB can now raise capital from external investors in the new year.

Permanent TSB has had its plan to plug the €855 million capital hole identified in pan-European bank stress tests in October has been “endorsed” by th(...)

Interest rates are at historic lows in Europe and savers are feeling the pinch. But, chastened by their experiences over the past few years, Irish sav(...)

When Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty asks the first question of Finnish academic  Peter Nyberg on Wednesday, it will kick off the public hearings of the Joint Committee of Inquiry into the Banking Crisis. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

When Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty asks the first question of Finnish academic and finance expert Peter Nyberg on Wednesday, it will kick off the public (...)

A similar pilot scheme was established by the Central Bank of Ireland in 2013

Ireland’s five main banks are in talks to revive a scheme that seeks to provide resolutions for borrowers who have debts with multiple lenders. A sim(...)

Figures from the Department of Finance show almost 95,000 loans in arrears. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

The level of owner-occupied and buy-to-let mortage arrears in Ireland continues to decline, according to latest data from the Department of Finance. T(...)

Permanent TSB: PTSB is currently in the process of formulating a plan to plug an €855 million capital deficit identified by the European Central Bank in stress tests earlier this year. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Permanent TSB has put two large portfolios of non-core commercial real estate loans up for sale. The loans have a combined face value of €1.5 billion (...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan told Fianna Fáil finance spokesman Michael McGrath that “things are going quite well for AIB”. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Government is not “rushing” into selling AIB but there is the possibility of a sale of some of the bank at the end of next year or in the cours(...)

Patrick Honohan, governor of the Central Bank of Ireland: The average rate being charged by Irish banks is 4.51 per cent rather than the 3.47 per cent that has been stated previously in official figures. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The appearance last week of Central Bank of Ireland governor Patrick Honohan before the Oireachtas finance committee was both revealing and somewhat d(...)