The total level of assets in Greek bank-sponsored loan securitisation vehicles registered in Ireland has grown from €700 million to €31.7 billion since the third quarter of 2018, the Central Bank says. Photograph: Getty Images

Ireland, home of Europe’s biggest banking crisis, has emerged as key to helping Greek banks shift problem loans off their balance sheets in recent yea(...)

Michael D’Arcy was elected to the Seanad from the agricultural panel in March and his vacancy will be filled by a byelection. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Former junior finance minister Michael D’Arcy is to resign his seat in the Seanad to become chief executive of the Irish Association of Investment Man(...)

Governor of the Central Bank Gabriel Makhlouf: has set a priority since taking charge last September on the whole area of Ireland’s non-bank financing sector, or what’s known as shadow banking. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Central Bank governor Gabriel Makhlouf warned on Thursday of risks to Irish-domiciled funds invested in corporate bonds as companies globally face cre(...)

Audiotonix’s equipment has been used on tours by bands including U2 and Coldplay. Bank of Ireland and the other lenders would ordinarily have sought to sell a large portion of the debt  to institutional investors

Bank of Ireland is reportedly among lenders to have been caught out by a sudden freezing of a market for debt associated with leveraged company buyout(...)

 Burlington Plaza at Burlington Road, Dublin. Photograph : Matt Kavanagh

Bank of Ireland is considering exiting one of its three central Dublin hub offices to reduce its footprint in the capital and cut costs amid declining(...)

Butlers Townhouse has a prime location at the junction of Lansdowne Road and Shelbourne Road in Dublin 4. Photograph: Gareth Byrne Photography

Offers in excess of €4 million are being invited by agent CBRE for the landmark Butlers Townhouse in Ballsbridge, Dublin 4. Located at the junction o(...)

CLOs are a small but fast growing part of a €4.5 trillion non-bank finance sector in Ireland, which has more than doubled in size in the past decade and ranks as the sixth largest in the world.  Photograph: Alan Betson

Ireland’s growing role as a host to esoteric vehicles for repackaged loans of highly indebted companies internationally could see it caught up in an i(...)

Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland Gabriel Makhlouf.

Buffeted by impeachment efforts in Congress and speculation about his health following an unscheduled hospital visit earlier this month, US president (...)

The growth of Dublin’s IFSC may change its risk profile, a new Central Bank report notes. Photograph: Aidan Crawley.

An Irish Central Bank report has said rapid growth in Dublin’s International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) arising from Brexit fallout gives rise t(...)

Gabriel Makhlouf: in June 2000 he published an OECD report accusing 19 organisation members, including Ireland, of operating potentially harmful tax regimes

The overseas official set to become the next Central Bank governor presided over an OECD report that named Ireland during the Celtic Tiger years among(...)

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