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.

 

Holders of Irish Government Bonds - February 2016

The Central Bank has published its latest dataset on the holders of Irish government bonds.

Date:13 April 2016

Security Issue Statistics - February 2016

The Central Bank has released its statistics on market-based financing activities of financial and non-financial firms incorporated in Ireland at end-February 2016.

Date:12 April 2016

Household Credit Market Report Press Release

The Central Bank today published the latest Household Credit Market Report

Date:12 April 2016

Retail Interest Rates – February 2016

The Central Bank has published the Retail Interest Rate Statistics for February 2016.

Date:08 April 2016

Generation €uro Students’ Award Winners Announced

St Louis Secondary School, Monaghan has won The Central Bank of Ireland Generation €uro Students’ Award for 2016.

Date:08 April 2016

Credit and Debit Card Statistics: February 2016

Credit and Debit Card Statistics: February 2016

Date:06 April 2016

Locational Banking Statistics – Q4 2015

Locational Banking Statistics detail the external positions of banking offices resident in Ireland, by counterpart country and by sector.

Date:06 April 2016

Income Statement Statistics – Q4 2015

The income statement data is collected as part of the Locational Banking Statistics by means of a quarterly statistical return submitted by all resident banking offices.

Date:06 April 2016

Statement: Central Bank Response - C&AG Special Report on Management of Severance Payments in Public Sector Bodies

The Central Bank of Ireland notes the publication of the Comptroller and Auditor General’s report on severance payments in the public sector.

Date:05 April 2016

Central Bank announces appointment of Director of Credit Institutions Supervision

The Central Bank of Ireland has today announced the appointment of Ed Sibley as the Director of Credit Institutions Supervision.

Date:05 April 2016

Financial Vehicle Corporation Statistics Q4 2015

Publication of Financial Vehicle Corporation Statistics Q4 2015

Date:04 April 2016

‘The outlook for the recovery continues to be broadly favourable’ - Quarterly Bulletin

The Central Bank has published the second Quarterly Bulletin for 2016. The Bulletin examines recent trends in the domestic and international economies.

Date:01 April 2016

Countercyclical Capital Buffer Rate Remains at 0 per cent

The Central Bank of Ireland has maintained the Countercyclical Capital Buffer (CCB) rate at 0 per cent

Date:01 April 2016

Central Bank releases gold and silver proof coins to mark the Easter Rising

The Central Bank has released gold and silver proof coins to mark the centenary of the Proclamation of the Irish Republic on April 24 1916.

Date:01 April 2016

Money and Banking Statistics - February 2016

Publication of Money and Banking Statistics for February 2016

Date:31 March 2016

Central Bank focuses on the debt management sector

The Central Bank announces the findings from its latest thematic inspection of the debt management sector.

Date:31 March 2016

Central Bank pre-releases signed articles from Quarterly Bulletin 2 2016

The Central Bank has pre-released three signed articles from the forthcoming Quarterly Bulletin 2 of 2016.

Date:30 March 2016

Generation €uro Students’ Award Finalists Announced

The Central Bank of Ireland has announced the finalists of the Generation €uro Students’ Award for 2016.

Date:30 March 2016

Central Bank’s inspection targets 325 non-compliant retail intermediary firms

The Central Bank today announced its targeted inspection of intermediaries that were not compliant with minimum reporting requirements has resulted in the majority of firms either becoming compliant or revoking their authorisations.

Date:23 March 2016

Consolidated Banking Statistics: Foreign Claims – Q4 2015

Consolidated Banking Statistics: Foreign Claims – Q4 2015

Date:23 March 2016