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It is unlikely that the current state of the Irish economy is giving the Governor of the Central Bank Patrick Honohan too many sleepless nights - he has seen much worse after all - but if anything was to trouble him it seems likely it would be the state of the property market particularly in Dublin.

It is unlikely that the current state of the Irish economy is giving the Governor of the Central Bank Patrick Honohan too many sleepless nights - he (...)

 Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin  said he welcomed the fact the Central Bank was “assertive” and “independent” in doing “whatever needs to be done to prevent another bubble”.  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin has welcomed new Central Bank mortgage restrictions to prevent another housing bubble.Speaki(...)

A year ago Minister for Finance Michael Noonan based his 2014 Budget on a two per cent rate of growth in gross domestic product (GDP). Last week, and(...)

The Central Bank: appears alive to its responsibilities. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The problem of unintended consequences bedevils policy-making at the best of times, but is particularly acute in a crisis. Fixing a problem in one par(...)

Michael McGrath said the Central Bank of Ireland had confirmed to him in correspondence that the liquidator of Setanta Insurance believes there will not be sufficient funds to meet all outstanding claims. Photo: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The liquidator of Setanta Insurance believes there will not be sufficient funds to meet outstanding claims in full, Fianna Fáil spokesman on finance M(...)

The Central Bank is keen to ensure prudent lending standards are followed by the banks as the property market takes off, in order to avoid mortgage arrears building up. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The Central Bank of Ireland is considering imposing limits on the income multiples financial institutions here use when giving residential mortgage(...)

The European Central Bank’s new headquarters in Frankfurt. Photograph: Reuters/Ralph Orlowski

Five banks in Ireland will meet the European Central Bank in Frankfurt next week to receive preliminary findings on the comprehensive assessment of t(...)

The Minister for Finance Michael Noonan is entitled to submit a claim to the liquidators alongside the unsecured creditors on behalf of the State. Photograph: Eric Luke/ Photograph:

Unsecured creditors of the defunct Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC) are likely to share in a payout from its liquidation, it emerged yesterda(...)

Will he or won’t he? Michael Noonan faces calls to introduce a prudent budget. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

MARY MINIHAN Political StaffGovernment politicians appear to be in conflict with a growing number of organisations with economic expertise over the sh(...)

Cyril Roux, Central Bank regulator, is to join the board of the European Securities and Markets Authority. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Cyril Roux, deputy governor of the Central Bank of Ireland, has been appointed to the management board of the European regulatory body, the European S(...)

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