Financial adviser Brendan Burgess tells the board that AIB’s mortgage rates are a rip-off. Photograph: Eric Luke

AIB chairman Richard Pym bears no physical resemblance to Santa Claus, but by handing over a cheque for just under €1.87 billion to the State on Thurs(...)

AIB chairman Richard Pym told shareholders the bank has paid about €3 billion to the State in fees related to the Government’s guarantees.

AIB will pay the State €1.866 billion tomorrow after receiving shareholder approval for a major capital reorganisation that also puts it on the path b(...)

Seán Quinn is now free of his three-year bankruptcy term and reportedly working as a “consultant” for a business that was once part of the Quinn Group and is now owned by some of his former employees. This is good news for him but of little comfort to taxpayers. Photograph: Collins

On the corner of St Stephen’s Green and Earlsfort Terrace in Dublin, the final touches are being put to Denis O’Brien’s “LXV” building, which seems to(...)

According to new figures, just 712 customers to date in 2015 have switched their mortgage from one provider to another.

Despite the thousands of euro in savings which can be made by homeowners switching their mortgage provider, Irish consumers still appear reluctant to(...)

Financial analyst and mortgage broker Karl Deeter, along with three colleagues, monitored 1,947 repossession cases before the courts between February and July and found only 52 (2.7 per cent) ended in repossession

The tsunami of house repossessions predicted in the wake of the property crash has not materialised, according to a study of repossession cases before(...)

The Central Bank’s latest batch of interest rate data provides more evidence of the punitive variable rates being charged by Irish banks.The figures (...)

AIB’s mortgage rate cut last week is not enough to close the differential with European banks. (Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters)

A group campaigning for the reduction of variable mortgage rates will call for a legal cap on the amount banks can charge borrowers at a meeting in D(...)

Chairman Richard Pym at the AIB annual general meeting at Ballsbridge, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

AIB did its best to portray a softer image at its agm in Ballsbridge yesterday. Gone was the politburo-style platform, with board members looking down(...)

Jeremy Masding, group chief executive, and Alan Cook, chairman, Permanent TSB,   at the agm in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The yellow ambulance parked opposite the door hinted there might be some blood spilt at Permanent TSB’s annual general meeting yesterday in the Ballsb(...)

 Irish mortgage rates are still significantly higher than the Euro area average. (Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire)

Interest rates for new mortgages grew by an average of 25 basis points from August to September, statistics from the Central Bank showed today, with t(...)