A Central Bank study finds that mortgage borrowers who draw down close to the maximum funds available are more likely to be first-time buyers in the Greater Dublin Area. Photograph: iStock

Record rent levels may see the Central Bank ease rules on mortgage lending slightly. Goodbody analyst Eamonn Hughes said wholesale changes were unlik(...)

A combination of Central Bank borrowing limits and cash in the market are limiting would-be buyers’ options. Photograph: iStock

House prices may now be fully valued in comparison to incomes, according to the latest analysis by the Central Bank, but still “may not be affordable (...)

The 52nd BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition at the RDS. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The winners of the social and behavioural sciences category at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition at the RDS have been announced. Jun(...)