Bank of Scotland left the Irish market in 2010 and still has about 30,000 mortgage accounts here

Bank of Scotland has apologised for sending out letters this month to some 200 mortgage customers in Ireland incorrectly informing them that their a(...)

The value of the Irish Strategic Investment Fund rose almost 11% in 2015.

AIB and Bank of Ireland had repaid 31 per cent of the bailout funds that they received from the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund by the end of last (...)

Gross mortgage lending amounted to €459 million, an increase of 2 per cent on 2014

Shares in Permanent TSB closed down by 7.3 per cent in Dublin on Wednesday after announcing losses of €425 million for 2015. The stock had traded do(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny: an analysis from the London office of the German bank Berenberg said  the re-election of a Fine Gael-led government would be the “most favourable scenario” for Irish banks. Photograph: Colin Keegan

The political uncertainty from a hung Dáil would “not be a favourable environment” for Irish banks to operate in and could put pressure on their shar(...)

 The Berkeley Court Hotel,  or Clyde Court, on Lansdowne Road, Dublin, which  closed  on January 1st. Demolition on the building is expected to begin towards the second half   of this month. Photograph: Bryan Meade

Chartered Land, the property group run by Irish developer Joe O’Reilly, has appointed contractors to demolish the former Berkeley Court hotel site in (...)

AIB Headquarters in Ballsbridge Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O'Brien

AIB is planning to issue €750 million in Tier 2 capital on Thursday as a first step in a reorganisation of its capital structure announced earlier thi(...)

PTSB said some 76 per cent of the 1,372 cases that were identified in its mortgage redress programme announced in July had been “redressed” by the end of October. These cases involved a failure by the bank to apply the correct tracker mortgage interest rates to customer accounts from 2006 onwards. (Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times)

Permanent TSB said this morning that its financial performance improved in the third quarter of this year and it expects a “continued” reduction in(...)

The income threshold up to which the home-carer can earn has been increased by €2,120 in the Budget by Minister for Finance Michael Noonan.

The home-carer tax credit is to increase by €190 to €1,000 per year to help single-income married couples with children or who care for an elderly or (...)

The Central Bank levy represents a 29 per cent rise in the industry’s contribution to the Central Bank’s running costs, which will increase to €66 million from €51.1 million in 2014.

Banks, insurance companies and investment funds in Ireland will have to pay an extra €15 million this year to help cover the running costs of their re(...)

The former Clerys department store on Dublin’s O’Connell Street: the sense of shock among those affected is still palpable. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

“Now looking for new opportunities.” This is what it says on the LinkedIn page of Gerhard Scully, former sales manager at Clerys department store. Suc(...)