The Central Bank has paid almost €1.8 billion to the exchequer, after increasing profits to €2.24 billion last year, according to its annual report, u(...)

John O’Dwyer, chief executive of VHI. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Health insurance firm VHI has entered the life insurance market, under the VHI Life brand. The move comes after the Central Bank granted it authoris(...)

 Brian Hayes has banged the drum about “rip-off” mortgage rates being charged in Ireland at a time when the European Central Bank’s main rate is zero. Photograph:  Eric Luke

After a bruising time recently as director of elections with Fine Gael, Dublin MEP Brian Hayes has thrown himself back into his work in the European P(...)

Brian Hayes: Italy has brought in “a specific switching mechanism which makes it easy for consumers to switch mortgage loans”. Photograph: Eric Luke

Irish MEP Brian Hayes has called for the next government to introduce legislation to make it easier for consumers to switch mortgage lenders to preve(...)

Brian McCrory, president of the  Irish League of Credit Unions takes questions at the 2016 AGM in Limerick over the weekend.   Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

Credit unions are facing a time of radical change and transformation following the enactment of new regulations, President Michael D Higgins has told (...)

The liquidators of Irish Bank Resolution Corp now have about €2.1bn of cash available for distribution to creditors.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Creditors to the failed lender Anglo Irish Bank are set to receive their first payment within months after its liquidators built up about €2.1 billio(...)

Kilternan Lodge, dating from 1723, has been home to the Carroll family for the past 41 years. Jane Carroll – a textile designer, who designed for the(...)

Jeremy Masding, group chief executive, and Alan Cook, chairman, Permanent TSB Group Holdings. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Permanent TSB’s share of new mortgages has been boosted by its recent 2 per cent cashback offer to customers, the lender’s chairman Alan Cook has said(...)

With first-time buyers crying out for new homes, it could be argued that Cairn is perfectly positioned to cash in on this pent-up demand over the next decade

Early yesterday morning some 157.6 million new ordinary shares were admitted to trading on the London Stock Exchange in connection with Irish housebui(...)

Brian Hayes: he noted that the bank could be fined 10% of its annual turnover by the SSM if it fails to comply with ECB legal acts

Irish MEP Brian Hayes has asked the Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM) in Frankfurt to clarify if it is investigating a complaint from a whistleblowe(...)