The annual hunt for rental accommodation is due to get under way  in a few weeks after the release of the Leaving Cert results. Photograph: iStock

Third-level students, many of whom are already beginning the search for places to stay when colleges get back into life in September, have been warned(...)

Pearse Doherty: ‘It’s a very clever argument by Brian Hayes and that’s why he’s been recruited into the position as the spokesperson for bankers.’ Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Brian Hayes, the former Fine Gael politician who recently took over as chief executive of the Banking & Payments Federation Ireland, has said thre(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe and Minister of State Michael D’Arcy. Photograph: Tom Honan

He might not have been articulating official Government policy but comments this week on bankers’ pay from the Minister of State with responsibility f(...)

Derville Rowland, director general of financial conduct at the Central Bank. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The full impact of the tracker mortgage scandal was laid bare in the Central Bank of Ireland’s final report on the issues on Tuesday. It made for depr(...)

Brian Hayes, CEO of Banking and Payments Federation Ireland. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

“It goes up and down like that,” says Brian Hayes, as he presses a button to move his hi-tech desk lower in the plush offices of the Banking & Pay(...)

John Moran, a  former head of the Department of Finance, will address the Institute for Securities & Investment on what the new European landscape looks like for Ireland. Photograph: David Sleator

MONDAY Meetings: Launch of Ibec’s Low Carbon Transition Roadmap (Ibec offices, Lower Baggot Street, Dublin). TUESDAY Indicators: Irish overse(...)

Scene of a double ATM robbery on Main Street, Kells, Co Meath. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

More pressure needs to be put on banks to put tracking devices on their ATM machines to deal with the series of robberies mainly in cross-Border areas(...)

MiddleGame general partner Patrick Pinschmidt said he was impressed by the calibre of fintech companies he had come across in the Republic in recent years. Photograph: Rebecca Drobis

Washington-headquartered venture capital firm Middlegame has said it is actively weighing up investing in a number of Irish fintechs. Middlegame Vent(...)

Boris Johnson said he would support Theresa May’s deal after she laid out a timeline for her departure. Photograph: Getty Images

UK prime minister Theresa May gave her Brexit deal one last throw of the dice this week as she offered her head on a plate in exchange for its backing(...)

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(...)

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