Sinn Féin finance spokesman Pearse Doherty proposed the Bill as a response to the current levels of variable interest rates being levied by banks on home owners. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Central Bank would have temporary powers to impose a maximum cap on variable mortgage interest rates under new legislative proposals tabled by Si(...)

Patrick Honohan with Matthew Elderfield with Stefan Gerlach (left) and Gerry Quinn, Chief Operations Officer (right). Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

Irish banks will need more capital before 2019, the governor of the Central Bank of Ire(...)