PIBA director Rachel Doyle said todaythat if introduced, the Central Bank’s proposals would impact young people’s ability to make any other contribution towards their financial future, including prudent pension planning, quite apart from using up, at a very early stage, tax free family inheritances.

The consequences of the Central Bank’s proposals to restrict mortgage lending will be “far more far reaching than many realise”, PIBA, the Professiona(...)

Minister for Children Charlie Flanagan: announced establishment of Commission of Investigation into mother and baby homes last week. File Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Magdalene laundries and County Homes should be included in terms of reference for the Commission of Investigation into mother and baby homes , four ad(...)

Despite the resurgence in the property market, mortgage approvals fell last month, according to data from the Irish Banking Federation (IBF). (...)

Survivors of Magdalene Laundries on theit way into the Dáil this day last year to sit in the public gallery for the debate on the McAleese Magdalene report and an apology from Enda Kenny on behalf of the State. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

A wreath will be laid at the gates of Leinster House at midday today to mark the first anniversary of Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s apology to women w(...)

The most popular mortgage restructure methods for lenders in difficulty include  a term extension of a mortgage, going  interest only, and arrears capitalisation.

An additional 3,855 residential mortgage accounts were restructured in October, while the number of mortgages in arrears of more than 90 days fell (...)

Dermot O’Neill has been writing and broadcasting about gardening for over 30 years. He is editor of Garden Heaven magazine and his RTÉ TV series, Derm(...)

European Central Bank president Mario Draghi at the Spring Meeting of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank in Washington last month. The Irish Small and Medium Enterprises Association has called on the Government to take the “strongest action possible” to force banks to pass yesterday’s ECB interest rate  reduction.    Photograph: Yuri Gripas/Reuters

About 400,000 homeowners on tracker mortgages will benefit from the 0.25 per cent interest rate cut announced by the European Central Bank yest(...)