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.

 

New research on a fragmentation indicator for euro area sovereign bond markets

The Central Bank of Ireland today publishes new economic research entitled ‘A Fragmentation Indicator for Euro Area Sovereign Bond Markets’ (Economic Letters Vol. 2014, No. 11).

Date:15 October 2014

Security Issue Statistics – August 2014

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

Date:13 October 2014

Retail Interest Rate Statistics: August 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:10 October 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, GEN Equities (Ireland and Switzerland).

Date:09 October 2014

Update on Custom House Capital

Update on Custom House Capital

Date:09 October 2014

Holders of Irish Government Bonds - August 2014

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

Date:08 October 2014

Central Bank publishes new macro-prudential measures for mortgage lending

The Central Bank of Ireland today published Consultation Paper 87 with proposals to introduce new macro-prudential measures to enhance the resilience of the banking sector and households to housing market developments.

Date:07 October 2014

Central Bank publishes new research on Irish Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities

The Central Bank of Ireland has published the signed article from the Central Bank’s Quarterly Bulletin for Q4 2014: Irish Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities – Preliminary Analysis of Loan-Level Data.

Date:03 October 2014

Central Bank of Ireland Quarterly Bulletin Q4 2014

The Central Bank of Ireland has published Quarterly Bulletin Q4 2014.

Date:03 October 2014

Generation €uro Students’ Award 2014-2015 Launched

The Central Bank of Ireland has launched the fourth year of its competition for Transition Year students.

Date:03 October 2014

Letter from Governor Honohan to Joint Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform [Amended]

Governor Honohan has issued a letter to the Joint Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform's in response to its report on Mortgage Arrears.

Date:03 October 2014

Central Bank publishes new research on macro-prudential tools and a macro-prudential framework

The Central Bank of Ireland today (1 October 2014) publishes a new Economic Letter ‘Macro-prudential tools and credit risk of property lending at Irish banks’ (Economic Letter Vol. 2014 no. 10).

Date:01 October 2014

Money and Banking Statistics – August 2014

Loans to households continued to decline on both a monthly and an annual basis, with repayments exceeding new lending.

Date:30 September 2014

Central Bank releases new research on consumer spending

The Central Bank of Ireland today publishes a new Economic Letter ‘Housing market developments and household consumption’

Date:29 September 2014

Central Bank publishes new research on policy analysis using DSGE models

The Central Bank has publishes new research on policy analysis using DSGE models: ‘EIRE Mod: A DSGE model for Ireland’

Date:24 September 2014

New €10 notes to enter into circulation today

The Central Bank of Ireland has announced that the new €10 banknote will enter into circulation across Ireland and the euro area today, 23 September.

Date:23 September 2014

NPP issues Final Reminder to Businesses to “Join the Evolution” on e-Day

The National Payments Plan (NPP) has issued a reminder to businesses and public sector bodies that e-Day comes into effect from today (19 September).

Date:19 September 2014

Central Bank of Ireland launches consultation on fund management company effectiveness

The Central Bank has today (19 September) published a consultation entitled ‘Fund management companies effectiveness – delegate oversight’

Date:19 September 2014

Consolidated Banking Statistics Foreign Claims Q2 2014

The Central Bank of Ireland has publishes updated statistics on the domestic Irish banking system’s claims on the rest of the world.

Date:18 September 2014

Central Bank publishes new rules on loan originating Qualifying Investor AIFs

The Central Bank has today published new rules on loan originating Qualifying Investor AIFs

Date:18 September 2014