The Department of Justice and Equality unit that operates the Immigrant Investor Programme says charities have been asked to make payments to secure donations of €500,000. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Charities have been asked to pay agents thousands to secure donations of €500,000 from foreign multimillionaires seeking Irish residency, as part of a(...)

There is a legal mechanism that can work through the worst cases - and keep people in their homes. Photograph: iStock

Repeated warnings about a “tsunami” of home repossessions - long threatened, but yet to arrive - has raised doubts about the scale of this legacy prob(...)

Thousands of people who are in danger of losing their home are the “hidden homeless” according to David Hall of the Irish Mortgage Holders Association.  Photograph: Collins

Thousands of people who are in danger of losing their home are the “hidden homeless” according to David Hall of the Irish Mortgage Holders Association(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris.

A protest outside Minister for Health Simon Harris’s home on Sunday afternoon has been condemned by politicians, the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organis(...)

iCare Housing’s Lucy Cronin and  David Hall, Fr Peter McVerry and Minister Kevin “Boxer” Moran: scheme offers those facing repossession and eligible for social housing the chance to stay in their home as a tenant. Photograph: Gareth Chaney

Almost 600 properties housing more than 2,500 individuals have been approved for a new scheme aimed at keeping distressed borrowers in their homes. T(...)

Close up of man with his head in his hands on black.

Over half of Irish people reported a decline in their mental health as a result of the economic crash 10 years ago, a new survey suggests. Out of tho(...)

Bank of Ireland chief executive Francesca McDonagh

AIB and Bank of Ireland have emerged from the wreckage of the Republic’s financial system a decade ago with a near-dominant position in the market. Wi(...)

Permanent TSB has agreed to allow some of its distressed mortgage holders stay in their homes under a mortgage to rent scheme offered by an organisation called Home for Life. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Permanent TSB has agreed to allow some of its distressed mortgage holders stay in their homes under a mortgage to rent scheme offered by an organisati(...)

“It is a Nama for the people,” said iCare’s David Hall. “Why can’t a mini-Nama buy the [distressed] loan and sell it back to the customer at a discount or restructure the loan?” Photograph: Alan Betson

Strong support for a proposal for greater State support for people in mortgage arrears made by the Master of the High Court has come from one of the n(...)

Permanent TSB. Photograph: Alan Betson

Permanent TSB (PTSB) has signed up to an initiative which aims to keep customers in mortgage difficulties in their own homes provided they qualify for(...)

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