Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe said last November that he planned to publish a draft version of legislation in the first three months of 2019. Photograph: Laura Hutton

Planned new rules to give the Central Bank powers to make senior bankers more accountable individually for failings or wrongdoing may take more than a(...)

Michael McGrath: he said the Central Bank was still allowing some lenders to “treat their existing customers in a very unfair manner”

The Central Bank’s report into the behaviour and culture of the Irish retail banks is “quite abstract”, and the focus must now be on practical measure(...)

First-time buyers remain the single largest segment by volume (46.5 per cent) and by value (44.6 per cent)

Irish house buyers drew down €1.81 billion worth of mortgages during the fourth quarter of 2016, representing a year-on-year increase of 26.1 per cent(...)

Industry players are looking for an easing of the criteria on loan to value ratios Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Loan to value (LTV) ratios are the talk of the town at the minute thanks to the Central Bank’s decision to publish new rules for lenders around home l(...)