Tánaiste and Labour Party leader Joan Burton has unveiled a “Save to Buy” initiative for first-time buyers

Housing will be front and centre in the general election campaign that officially kicks off today. There will be two strands to the debate: creating t(...)

Declan Black, managing partner at Mason Hayes & Curran: “I don’t think growth of 20 per cent a year is sustainable. I’d be very pleased with single-digit growth this year.” Photograph: Eric Luke

Leading Irish law firm Mason Hayes & Curran increased its revenues last year by 20 per cent to €72 million, following strong activity across all (...)

Pepper Homeloans will launch three mortgage products in Ireland for both home owners and buy-to-let loans. They will be targeted at people looking to switch their loans or consolidate their debts, the self-employed or those with impaired credit histories, and first-time buyers.

The Irish subsidiary of Australian listed financial services group Pepper is set to offer home loans here from February 1st through a small group of (...)

Companies trading on the ISE raised €3.1 billion in equity funds from international investors in 2015

The number of securities listed on the Irish Stock Exchange rose by 6 per cent in 2015, in what has been hailed as an exceptional year that saw the IS(...)

On Monday, the European Commission published its latest post-bailout programme surveillance report on Ireland, with plenty of commentary on the banks. Photograph: The Irish Times

With various political parties promising all sorts of tax concessions after the general election on foot of improved exchequer finances, we’re startin(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: “I appreciate that it’s very hard on people. I appreciate people have lost their jobs and I appreciate how upset people are.”

Banks have been dealing with the issue of home repossessions “reasonably well”, according to Minister for Finance Michael Noonan. He said “this idea(...)

Permanent TSB is expected to announce details on Monday of a new mortgage initiative that will give 2 per cent cash back for home loan customers.

Bank of Ireland has decided to extend its 2 per cent cashback offer on residential mortgages by three months until the end of June as the competition (...)

Ryanair closed 3.9 per cent lower at €14.74 in spite of strong traffic data. Photograph:  Rui Vieira/PA Wire

European stocks fell for the third time in four days, mirroring declines that shook global equities in August, as they extended the worst start to a (...)

Fianna Fáil finance spokesman Michael McGrath. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

Fianna Fáil has said the Government’s failure to deal with the “spiralling arrears crisis” in the sub-prime mortgage market is “disastrous” as the own(...)

Despite having a smaller loan book than Bank of Ireland, AIB issued over 50 per cent more High Court summary judgment actions against borrowers last year compared with its main rival. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

State-owned AIB was by far the most aggressive Irish bank of 2015 in terms of chasing customers through the courts for alleged unpaid debts, accordin(...)