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Central Bank of Ireland, Dublin. Gráinne McEvoy said the bank’s view was that the “no consent, no sale Bill” would not offer new or existing borrowers “any additional consumer protection”. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A senior official at the Central Bank of Ireland has told the Government that the Sinn Féin Bill giving mortgage holders a veto on their loans being s(...)

The Financial Services Union (FSU) has come out in favour of a Sinn Féin Bill backed by Pearse Doherty TD that would prevent banks from selling home loans to so-called vulture funds without borrowers’ permission

The Financial Services Union (FSU) has come out in favour of a Sinn Féin Bill that would prevent banks from selling home loans to so-called vulture fu(...)

Checking out house prices in Dublin. “In Dublin you could see increased demand because of more people moving in to work”

Brexit could hit house prices in most of the Republic but drive up demand for homes in Dublin, experts warned politicians on Wednesday. They also pre(...)

Permanent TSB chief executive Jeremy Masding said he expected the bank would – and “should” – be fined by the regulator for its involvement in the tracker-mortgage scandal.

Permanent TSB (PTSB), which sold €3.4 billion of problem loans last year, is planning to put another portfolio of mortgages on the market in the futur(...)

Meath West TD Peadar Tóibín: “There needs to be sustainable levels of immigration in this country, it needs to be managed.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A senior Sinn Féin TD has accused his former colleague Peadar Tóibín of knowing “exactly what he was doing” in making comments about immigration to Ir(...)

High levels of fraudulent or exaggerated claims are often suggested as a reason for the expensive premiums charged to Irish consumers. Photograph: iStock

Less than 20 suspected cases of insurance fraud have been reported to An Garda Síochána despite new guidelines introduced last autumn, an Oireachtas c(...)

Staff in Limerick said the hospital repeatedly failed to adhere to national emergency department escalation policy and ‘remains in full capacity protocol’, the Dáil was told.

The Dáil has been told of scenes of “utter chaos” at University Hospital Limerick which on Wednesday had a record 92 people waiting on trolleys. Sinn(...)

A Bill proposed by Sinn Féin finance spokesman Pearse Doherty TD could have unintended consequences,  the Oireachtas Committee on Finance has heard. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins.

A proposed law that seeks to prevent banks from selling problem loans to so-called vulture funds without borrowers’ permission could lead to an increa(...)

Pearse Doherty: ‘In no way does it mean a borrower can simply not pay and expect to stay in his or her home.’ Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Mario Draghi, the head of the European Central Bank, has expressed serious concerns about a proposed new law that seeks to prevent banks from selling (...)

Boris Johnson said he would support Theresa May’s deal after she laid out a timeline for her departure. Photograph: Getty Images

UK prime minister Theresa May gave her Brexit deal one last throw of the dice this week as she offered her head on a plate in exchange for its backing(...)

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