Jane Kelly

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The report notes SMEs’ aversion to take on credit, but says demand may increase quickly as the economy reopens and fiscal supports are unwound

Risks remain for credit supply as the economy reopens after the Covid lockdown, according to Central Bank analysts. In a publication examining the im(...)

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(...)

The Central Bank is warning that funding and regulatory pressures could lead to a rise in longer-term fixed rates in future

The bulk of new mortgages being taken out now are fixed-rate products. Most borrowers are fixing for relatively short periods of time, though there ar(...)

The authors median down payment for a non-Dublin first-time buyer in 2016 was €25,000, well below earlier peaks.

Home buyers in Ireland typically need a 20 per cent deposit to acquire a property which is lower than in many other European countries, new research r(...)

Anthony Foley, Peter Stringer and Mick Galwey in 2001. Photograph: Patrick Bolger/INPHO

People have taken to social media to pay tribute and share their memories of former Irish rugby player Anthony Foley after his sad passing at the age (...)

 US Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia speaking at the Economics Club of New York earlier this month. Photograph: Peter Foley/EPA

Conservative US supreme court justice Antonin Scalia has died, setting up a major political showdown between President Barack Obama and the Republican(...)

Generation Foundation: “Those we feature are pushing the boundaries to their limit, trying to create a look which is unique, shocking, utterly perfect or all three.”

In more proof that what is popular on YouTube will infiltrate television eventually, Channel 4 has commissioned a pilot show on the world of make-up f(...)