John Cronin

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Analysts at Investec in Dublin said they were reviewing their forecasts for Bank of Ireland as 16 per cent of its estimated pretax profit is denominated in sterling, while slower UK loan growth and a potential easing of Irish economic growth would also hit earnings.

The UK’s shock decision to quit the European Union is set to trigger a raft of profit alerts from Irish companies in the coming months, with analysts (...)

Sonia Hughes in On Corporation Street. Photograph: Graeme Cooper

On Corporation Street Home, Manchester ★★★★ “Are our stories big enough?” asks a young man who has been flung across his room by the bomb blast(...)

The State may sell down its remaining 14 per cent Bank of Ireland stake next year.

The State may sell down its remaining 14 per cent Bank of Ireland stake next year, even as the outlook for the group’s interest margins is deteriorat(...)

One section of the market that is still declining however is those looking to trade-up.Restricted perhaps by negative equity or the difficulty in saving a 20 per cent deposit in the capital, approvals in this category slumped by 13.8 per cent in the year to April 2016, with just 623 approvals in the three month period.

Mortgage approvals fell by a less than expected 1.9 per cent in the three months ending April 2016, as some 2,307 mortgage applications were approved,(...)

If Irish banks are charging over the odds on mortgages, then it stands to reason that they’re earning considerably higher margins. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

It’s difficult to avoid mortgages these days. Pick up a paper or turn on the radio and it seems it won’t be long before mortgages make an appearance;(...)

Central Bank: latest figures show customers who had their arrears capitalised as part of a plan to make their mortgage debt sustainable were most likely to default again. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Banks may be storing up problems for borrowers and themselves under the most popular method they use to restructure mortgages in arrears, according to(...)

Orla Cotter has participated in 11 pre-seasons, 11 National Leagues and is now readying herself for an 11th Championship. In that period, she has gar(...)

AIB may have saved €15 million by not extending its latest 0.25 per cent variable rate mortgage cut to customers of its EBS and Haven subsidiaries.  (Photograph:  Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times)

AIB may have saved €15 million by not extending its latest variable rate mortgage cut to customers of its EBS and Haven subsidiaries. On Monday the(...)

Dublin goalkeeper Stephen Cluxton will start against Down in Newry.

Division One leaders Dublin have announced six changes from the side that rallied in the second half to beat Cork the previous week in Croke Park for (...)

AIB  will publish its full-year figures for 2015 on Thursday morning. They are expected to be knock-out results.  Photograph: Frank Miller

Given that we won’t know the precise composition of the new government until some time after Easter, we can say with some certainty that there won’t n(...)

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