Gabriel Fagan, chief economist at the Central Bank: “When you have an economy that falls very sharply, there tends to be, at some point, a sharp pick-up”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

At the launch of the Central Bank’s latest quarterly commentary, chief economist Gabriel Fagan expounded on what’s loosely known at the “elastic band (...)

Permanent TSB charged 1,372 customers the wrong rate from 2006 onwards. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Central Bank has decided to launch an in-depth investigation of mortgage tracker lending by Irish banks following the recent scandal with Permane(...)

The latest figures show tax receipts for the first nine months of 2015 totalled €31.6 million, €1.7 billion or 5.8 per cent ahead above profile and up €2.7 billion or 9.5 per cent on an annual basis.

The Government has received a further boost ahead of the forthcoming budget with the latest exchequer returns showing tax revenue still running ahead (...)

The court heard that a tumbler drier was turned on and a large quantity of cash inside was “being dried at the time”. Photograph: Getty Images

Almost €1.5 million worth of cash found in bogland was “literally” being laundered, quipped a judge at Limerick Circuit Court. The haul, described in (...)

 Dorothea Dowling, Chairperson, MIAB, at the launch of the Motor Insurance Advisory Board report in 2002.  Photograph: Eric Luke

It seems that rapidly escalating motor insurance premium charges are about to create a similar crisis to that faced in 1998 which led to the Motor (...)

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 survey, in conjunction with Davy, says the average price for  properties is €205,000 and €286,000 in Dublin

House price inflation continues to moderate and the annual rate of increase is likely to have slowed to 5 per cent by the end of the year, according t(...)

By the end of last year IBRC had been the biggest financial drain on the State with a net cost of €36.1bn. It was followed by AIB at €8.8bn andPTSB at €200m

The annual interest bill attaching to the State’s bailout of the banking sector could run to €1.7 billion a year, the Comptroller and Auditor General (...)

Block R on Spencer Dock: adjacent to the city’s thriving financial and business district

The Central Bank has acquired a relatively new office building close to its planned new headquarters at North Wall Quay in the Dublin docklands. The (...)

Treasury Building, Grand Canal Street, Dublin: NTMA may decide to stay in current location. Photograph: Frank Miller

The National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) has agreed a shortlist of four office venues from which it plans to select its new headquarters buildin(...)