Capital ratios at both Bank of Ireland and AIB have been deemed to be adequate to withstand a downturn.

The Republic’s two biggest banks, their shareholders and regulator presumably breathed sighs of relief on Friday night after both institutions were fo(...)

The results aid regulators in deciding whether banks should raise more capital and what level of dividends they can give shareholders and the bonuses they can pay staff. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg via Getty Images

The Republic’s two biggest banks have enough capital to withstand a recession, results of a Europe-wide tests show, but the State’s regulator says bot(...)

Central Bank deputy governor Ed Sibley said he was looking forward to working with Ms McMunn in her new role.

The Central Bank has appointed Mary-Elizabeth McMunn as its director of credit institutions supervision. Ms McMunn will be responsible for banking su(...)