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Department of Finance secretary general Derek Moran. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe will receive advice from the Central Bank on the potential removal of the €500,000 pay cap on bankers’ pay th(...)

Flac chief executive Eilis Barry: Legal protections needed to be enhanced for borrowers whose loans had already been sold, she said

People could suffer homelessness and extreme poverty without new rules to block the sale of mortgages to so-called vulture funds, the Free Legal Advic(...)

The audit began in June 2017, but faced “significant delays and difficulties” in obtaining records and documentation from the charity, the Revenue report said.

An investigation by Revenue has raised “serious concerns” over €150,000 that was paid out in cash by an animal welfare charity over two years, without(...)

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(...)

Dealing with a non-performing mortgage on a family home  is a daily reality for 64,510 borrowers, according to   the Central Bank. Photograph: Sean Gladwell/Getty

The first five years of Mary’s mortgage were uneventful. She bought her house with her partner in 2010, in the teeth of the recession. Despite the eco(...)

Master of the High Court Edmund Honohan: His public pronouncements, and the frequency of them, contrasts with the low-profile style adopted by most figures significant in the daily life of the Four Courts. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Yesterday morning, Edmund Honohan gravely told his court he was about to say some words he never thought he’d utter. “I’m still wearing last night’s m(...)

 John Moran, former secretary general of the  Department of Finance, is involved in the talks between Arrow Global and AIB. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

International debt investor Arrow Global has begun talks with Irish banks about financing investments in non-performing Irish mortgages, The Irish Tim(...)

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(...)

Anna Gallagher: “I think you’re only a number with the banks. They don’t know or they don’t care what you’re going through.” Photograph: Gareth Chaney

Anna Gallagher’s troubles started in 2008 when her husband began encountering difficulties at work. The couple, with a home in Ashington, Dublin, soon(...)

Beijing by night. The immigrant investor scheme is simple. Make the investment, visit Ireland once a year, and you and yours are entitled to an Irish residency permit for five years, renewable – forever.

For the newly-wealthy in China who covet western residency visas, the Republic has become a top destination. A report last summer on worldwide residen(...)

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