Lorcan O’Connor, director of the ISI, expects activity to increase over the rest of the year. ( Photograph: Eric Luke / THE IRISH TIMES)

There was a significant reduction in demand for debt restructuring during the third quarter of 2015, with figures from the Insolvency Service of Irel(...)

The clerk of the finance committee wrote to Central Bank governor Patrick Honohan requesting investigation of ‘all banks that had tracker products to establish if customers were overcharged’. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The Oireachtas finance committee has asked the Central Bank to investigate all Irish banks to determine if they have overcharged customers or incorrec(...)

The Irish Mortgage Holders Organisation has written to 4,200 AIB account holders to encourage them to “come forward” if they believe they were “denied their contractual right” to a tracker mortgage after their fixed interest rate periods had expired

The Irish Mortgage Holders Organisation has written to 4,200 AIB account holders to encourage them to “come forward” if they believe they were “denied(...)

Jeremy Masding, chief executive of Permanent TSB, at a press conference in Dublin yesterday after a Central Bank investigation revealed that serious failures by PTSB led to people losing their homes. At the top of Mr Masding’s speech is a handwritten note (inset) that says: ‘Serious, controlled, no smile.’ Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Here we go again. Yet another banking scandal but this time it can’t be blamed entirely on the shabby practices of the pre-crash era. The holders of (...)

Fianna Fáil finance spokesman Michael McGrath: said PTSB the bank had ‘essentially adopted a steamroller approach’. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Permanent TSB has been accused of “despicable behaviour” over its treatment of almost 1,400 mortgage customers whose accounts it mismanaged with th(...)

Cyril Roux, the Central Bank’s deputy governor for financial regulation:  “imperative that firms have proper systems and controls in place” to ensure lenders are delivering appropriate solutions for consumers.    Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Seven mortgage lenders in Ireland have been found to be in breach of the Code of Conduct on Mortgage Arrears (CCMA) following inspections by the Ce(...)

The O’Connor Family at home in Tallaght (from Left) Scott (10), Sophie (15), Stacey (8) and their father, Daniel O’Connor. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Danny O’Connor (40), whose young wife and the mother of his three children died seven years ago, has just been served with notice that their home in K(...)

Banks must be compelled to offer mortgage-to-rent to households in serious mortgage arrears, groups advocating for distressed borrowers have said. Th(...)

 Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: the changes he announced will hopefully have a ‘positive impact on the mortgage arrears problem in Ireland’, said  chief executive of  Irish Brokers Association Ciaran Phelan.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

There has been a broadly positive response to the Government’s announcement of a major overhaul of the State’s insolvency system. However there is dis(...)

Following adjudication, the Official Assignee takes control of the estates of  applicants declared bankrupt. File photograph: Getty Images

A dozen people were adjudicated bankrupt on Monday at the High Court.Ms Justice Caroline Costello made 12 adjudications, having read in advance the re(...)