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Bernard Byrne’s decision in October to hand in his notice have all but killed off any prospects of Paschal Donohoe approaching the market with more AIB shares any time soon

A decade after Irish banks threatened the solvency of the State, Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe could be forgiven for still not wanting to liste(...)

It was claimed that cattle were seen on the lands on certain days and that agents of the receiver were told to leave the property by a person purporting to be an employee of Mr Morrin. File photograph: Getty Images

A farmer has agreed to comply with High Court orders to vacate 50 acres owned by him over which a receiver has been appointed. Tom Morrin told the c(...)

Bluestone has been operating in the Irish market since 2011

Bluestone Asset Finance has raised €50 million in its fifth asset-backed security issue in Ireland, bringing total finance advanced to date to €167 mi(...)

Bolands Quay

In a year of monster deals, Facebook’s recently announced move to the 14-acre Bankcentre campus opposite the RDS in Ballsbridge has real wow factor: “(...)

PTSB chief executive Jeremy Masding has repeatedly said this year that the bank had run out of options as it came under regulatory pressure to lower its NPLs. Photograph:  Eric Luke

US investment powerhouse Pimco has been lined up to buy the rights to most of the income from a portfolio of €1.3 billion of problem home loans that P(...)

Finance Ireland chief executive Billy Kane at the company’s base on Pembroke Road, Dublin. Photograph: Bryan James Brophy

Billy Kane knew time was up in August 2008 for his lending business that allowed seniors to release equity in their homes when a Wall Street bank that(...)

ECB president Mario Draghi told the Oireachtas the high interest rates were largely down to the fact the State has a “quasi-monopoly” banking market that is “not competitive”

European Central Bank (ECB) president Mario Draghi did his homework before he became, on Thursday, the first sitting head of the organisation to appea(...)

Central Bank governor Philip Lane noted that there were no “structural barriers” to entry into the Irish banking market for foreign institutions. Photograph: MARISCAL/EPA

Unification of Europe’s banking system would create an opportunity for more foreign banks to enter the Irish market and allow for a reduction in inter(...)

The Court of Appeal ruling could see the repossession of some homes speeded up, which could also mean homes that could not be sold because a cloud was hanging over the title deeds can now be sold. File photograph: Getty Images

The Court of Appeal has given the green light to a raft of repossessions this week, is that right? No, but it did make a significant ruling in one pa(...)

“This is a serious judgment for many people,” said David Hall,  chief executive of the Irish Mortgage Holders Organisation. “The whole system favours the vultures.” Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

Hundreds of homeowners face renewed threat of repossession following a landmark judgment by the Court of Appeal. The three-judge court ruled unanimou(...)

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