Press releases 

This section contains press releases issued by the Central Bank.  Press releases for previous years are available by choosing the appropriate year in the drop down menu.

 

Residential Mortgage Arrears and Repossessions Statistics: Q3 2014

The Central Bank has published its Residential Mortgage Arrears and Repossessions Statistics for end-Q3 2014

Date:03 December 2014

EIOPA publishes results of Insurance Stress Test Results 2014

The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority publsihes Insurance Stress Test Results 2014

Date:01 December 2014

Settlement Agreement between the Central Bank of Ireland and Provident Personal Credit Limited (t/a Provident)

The Central Bank of Ireland has fined a licensed moneylender, Provident Personal Credit Limited, €105,000 and reprimanded it for breaches of legislation relating to certain moneylending practices.

Date:01 December 2014

Update on DGS Payout to IBRC Limited Account Holders

The Deposit Guarantee Scheme (DGS) has made further compensation payments to depositors of IBRC Limited, which was placed in liquidation on 7 February 2013.

Date:01 December 2014

Money and Banking Statistics - October 2014

Loans to non-financial corporations exceeded repayments by €261 million in October, reversing a trend of steady decline in recent months.

Date:28 November 2014

Central Bank of Ireland Issues Warning on Unauthorised Investment Firm/Investment Business Firm

The Central Bank of Ireland today (28 November 2014) published the name of an unauthorised investment firm/investment business firm, Capital Mergers & Acquisitions (Japan).

Date:28 November 2014

Central Bank publishes consultation paper on new regulations for credit unions

The Central Bank of Ireland has published Consultation Paper 88 on new regulations for credit unions.

Date:27 November 2014

Central Bank publishes papers from EBA Conference

The Central Bank has published 4 papers from the EBA Conference on 25 - 26 November 2014.

Date:26 November 2014

Central Bank of Ireland Issues Warnings on two Unauthorised Investment Firms/Investment Business Firms

The Central Bank has published the names of two unauthorised investment firms/investment business firms, Phoenix Financial Services (USA) and Miyako Mergers & Acquisitions (Japan).

Date:24 November 2014

Central Bank of Ireland Issues Warning on Unauthorised Retail Credit Firm

The Central Bank of Ireland has published the name of an unauthorised retail credit firm, Equinox Financial House (Ireland).

Date:21 November 2014

New Research on Central Bank Minutes

The Central Bank of Ireland has publishes a new Economic Letter entitled “Central Bank Minutes” (Economic Letter Vol. 2014, No. 12).

Date:20 November 2014

Central Bank publishes additional consumer protection requirements for the debt management sector

The Central Bank of Ireland has published a revised Consumer Protection Code, including additional requirements specifically for debt management firms.

Date:20 November 2014

Skilled Persons’ Reporting - Statement of Proposed Use

The Central Bank of Ireland has today (19 November 2014) published a Skilled Persons’ Reporting – Statement of Proposed Use.

Date:19 November 2014

Central Bank publishes new research on macroprudential policy

The Central Bank of Ireland today (17 November 2014) publishes new research by economists Daragh Clancy and Rossana Merola (Research Technical Paper 15/14) entitled “The effect of macroprudential policy on endogenous credit cycles”.

Date:17 November 2014

Central Bank of Ireland Issues Warning on Unauthorised Investment Firm/Investment Business Firm

The Central Bank of Ireland has published the name of an unauthorised investment firm/investment business firm, Zenith Capital Ventures (Hong Kong).

Date:17 November 2014

Retail Interest Rate Statistics: September 2014

The Retail Interest Rate Statistics cover lending to, and deposits from, households and non-financial corporations in the euro area by credit institutions resident in Ireland.

Date:14 November 2014

Settlement Agreement between the Central Bank of Ireland and Ulster Bank Ireland Limited

The Central Bank of Ireland has reached a settlement agreement with Ulster Bank Ireland Limited in relation to IT and governance failings by the Firm over a 28 day period during June and July 2012.

Date:12 November 2014

Security Issue Statistics – September 2014

The Central Bank has released its statistics on market-based financing activities of financial and non-financial firms incorporated in Ireland at end-September 2014

Date:12 November 2014

Holders of Irish Government Bonds - September 2014

The Central Bank has pubilshed its dataset on the holders of Irish government bonds for September 2014.

Date:05 November 2014

Money and Banking Statistics – September 2014

Loans to households increased during the month; overnight deposits from the non-financial corporation sector fell, but are still over €2bn higher since the start of 2014.

Date:31 October 2014