The average total remuneration per individual was €1.8 million

The Republic of Ireland has the 10th largest number of bankers earning €1 million or more a year in the European Union. The figures, which come from(...)

Concerns about Facebook’s new cryptocurrency, Libra, relate to money laundering, taxation, data protection and other issues. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Officials at the Department of Finance have raised concerns about Facebook’s new cryptocurrency, Libra, in relation to money-laundering, taxation, dat(...)

The Central Bank did not initially say how much longer businesses would be given to comply with the new rules

The Central Bank of Ireland has delayed the enforcement of new EU regulations aimed at making online payments more secure. The move comes just two da(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has to deal with the thorny subject of bankers’ bonuses.

As Patrick Honohan wrapped up the list of people he needed to thank at the launch this week of his new almost 400-page read on the origins of the fina(...)

Customers who have restructuring arrangements with Bank of Ireland are not affected by the transaction.  Photograph: Bloomberg

Bank of Ireland is planning to refinance a basket of non-performing mortgages worth about €375 million in a move designed to reduce its exposure to tr(...)

The State postal service put out an alert in December seeking expressions of interest from lenders.   Photograph: Eric Luke

Not put off by its abortive entry more than a decade ago into financial services with Benelux lender Fortis, An Post seems to be confident that it wil(...)

Burned-out vans and cars at the scene of the Strokestown eviction late last year. Photograp: Brian Farrell

Potential new entrants into the State’s mortgage market are likely to “think twice” in the current political climate, as they face increased risks whe(...)

Central Bank of Ireland governor Philip Lane. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times.

Austria has dropped its plan to propose a new member of the European Central Bank’s Executive Board as it doesn’t see a suitable spot amid the impendi(...)

A recent Central Bank survey found that 40 per cent of regulated firms were already using cloud service providers.

Irish banks looking to avail of the advantages presented by cloud computing also have to be aware of the risks, according to Andreas Carney, technolog(...)

Irish mortgages are much more costly than European ones. Photograph: iStock

Irish banks, which are charging well above the euro-zone average on standard variable mortgages, face having to hold almost 2½ times as much expensive(...)

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