It is understood that David Hall, above, is being advised by accounting firm Grant Thornton and that it has had extensive engagement with the Minister for Housing Simon Coveney and his officials. Photograph: Alan Betson

A scheme that would involve purchasing the houses of people who are deep in arrears with their mortgages while allowing the owners to stay in their ho(...)

 PTSB recently put in place a   financial redress scheme relating to its “failure” to offer a tracker interest rate for some 1,370 mortgage account holders who came off fixed rates from 2006 onwards.   Photograph: Alan Betson

Some mortgage customers of State-owned Permanent TSB have been informed that the majority of the money they are owed from the bank’s failure to offer (...)

The Central Bank in Dublin. It wants to introduce its new rules on January 1st

Ulster Bank has told the Central Bank that borrowers should be required to have a deposit of just 10 per cent if looking for a mortgage of up to €5(...)

Problems with property tax

Sir, – I cannot understand how, for the purposes of calculating the new household charge, Revenue thought it was an intelligent idea to group h(...)