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Light up my life: Saoirse Fitzgerald’s first foray into home ownership is a lighthouse in Claddagh, Co Cork

This article is part of an Irish Times Abroad series this week on "Finding a home at home" When you know, you know. Funny old saying that. It’s one m(...)

Richard Pym said AIB’s record on dealing with tracker mortgage redress was ‘another stain’. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The €2.275 million fine levied against AIB by the Central Bank this week for breaching legislation designed to combat money laundering and terrorist f(...)

AIB said a “comprehensive risk mitigation programme” has been put in place to resolve all of the issues. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

AIB has been fined €2.275 million by the Central Bank for failing to report potentially suspicious monetary transactions promptly to the Garda and Rev(...)

Until now, banks had been unable to complete deals with one debtor without their other half signing up too

A recent High Court personal insolvency judgment has poked a hole in the logjam blocking the resolution of bad mortgage cases when it comes to one tri(...)

AIB chief executive Bernard Byrne has apologised to customers for failures relating to tracker mortgages. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

AIB has so far paid out €93 million to the holders of 2,600 mortgage accounts who were denied a tracker interest rate in recent years, the bank’s chie(...)

Investment potential on Lwr Drumcondra Road, Dublin 9.

A terrace of six mixed-use buildings opposite Fagan’s pub at Lower Drumcondra Road in Dublin 9 is expected to attract local interest when it goes for (...)

Joan Collins TD: although she lost her case it establishes that the Oireachtas has a vital role to play in the processes relating to public finances

At the end of every year the legislature gives the government a Christmas present. It passes the Appropriation Act to approve government spending. Th(...)

First-time buyers beware: The road won’t always be smooth

The relaxation of loan to deposit requirements and the new Help to Buy scheme have made the prospect of buying a new home a very real possibility for (...)

AIB headquarters in Ballsbridge: the bank’s subsidiary, EBS, has acknowledged in a bond prospectus that it and the parent group may have to sell a “significant amount” of such notes, to be calculated as a percentage of banks’ total liabilities, under incoming rules.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The State’s banks are putting plans in place for the sale of billions of euro of bonds where investors can suffer losses during a crisis, as European (...)

The figures point to an uptick in mortgage activity since May 2016, after a slow start. Year-to-date (January to July), based on the three-month moving average, show that activity has changed little since 2015, with volumes down 2.6 per cent year-on-year and values up 1.2 per cent, reflecting the increase in the average FTB mortgage approval value

It may still be summer, but that isn’t stopping putative home buyers seeking mortgage approvals, new figures from the Banking & Payments Federatio(...)

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