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.

 

Central Bank publishes SME Market Report for H1 of 2015

The Central Bank has published the third SME Market Report which includes data for H1 of 2015.

Date:09 July 2015

Holders of Irish Government Bonds

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

Date:08 July 2015

Central Bank and Department of Finance publish joint consultation paper on industry funding levy

The Central Bank of Ireland and the Department of Finance today published a joint consultation paper (CP95) entitled ‘Funding the Cost of Financial Regulation’.

Date:03 July 2015

Money and Banking Statistics – May 2015

Publication of Money & Banking Statistics for May 2015

Date:30 June 2015

Central Bank of Ireland statement regarding Card Protection Redress Scheme

At the request of the Central Bank of Ireland, a voluntary redress scheme has been put in place in relation to Card Protection insurance provided by Homecare Insurance Ltd (HIL) and purchased through a number of credit card providers.

Date:29 June 2015

Consolidated Banking Statistics: Foreign Claims – Q1 2015

Consolidated Banking Statistics: Foreign Claims – Q1 2015

Date:23 June 2015

Central Bank’s themed inspection identifies weaknesses in lenders’ compliance with the Code of Conduct on Mortgage Arrears

The Central Bank of Ireland has published the outcome of a themed inspection of lenders’ compliance with its statutory Code of Conduct on Mortgage Arrears.

Date:23 June 2015

Central Bank publishes new research on first time buyer default rates and implications for macro-prudential policy

The Central Bank of Ireland today publishes a new Research Technical Paper ‘Designing Macro-prudential Policy for Mortgage Lending; Do First Time Buyers Default Less?” (Technical Paper No. 02/RT/15)

Date:22 June 2015

Results of themed inspection on Client Categorisation for Investment Firms

The Central Bank of Ireland has recently completed a thematic review of client categorisation in investment firms (including stockbroking firms) authorised under European Communities (Markets in Financial Instruments) Regulations 2007 (MiFID Regulations).

Date:19 June 2015

Trends in Personal Credit and Deposits: Q1 2015

Trends in Personal Credit and Deposits: Q1 2015

Date:17 June 2015

New research on interest rate pass-through fragmentation during the Euro area crisis

The Central Bank of Ireland today publishes a new Research Technical Paper ‘Jagged Cliffs and Stumbling Blocks: Interest Rate Pass-through Fragmentation during the Euro Area Crisis’ (Technical Paper No. 01/RT/15)

Date:17 June 2015

Financial Vehicle Corporation Statistics Q1 2015

Publication of Financial Vehical Corporation Statistics Q1 2015

Date:17 June 2015

Central Bank announces rollout of rounding of 1c and 2c coins nationally

The Central Bank welcomes the decision by the Government to rollout the rounding of 1c and 2c coins nationally.

Date:16 June 2015

Retail Interest Rates: April 2015

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:12 June 2015

Security Issue Statistics – April 2015

The Central Bank has released its statistics on market-based financing activities of financial and non-financial firms incorporated in Ireland at end-April 2015.

Date:11 June 2015

Locational Banking Statistics – Q1 2015

Locational Banking Statistics detail the external positions of banking offices resident in Ireland, by counterpart country and by sector. These statistics also present the statistical income statements of banking offices resident in Ireland.

Date:11 June 2015

Trends in Business Credit and Deposits: Q1 2015

Trends in Business Credit and Deposits for Q1 2015

Date:11 June 2015

Holders of Irish Government Bonds : April 2015

Statistical release on the holding of Irish Government Bonds for March 2015

Date:10 June 2015

Residential Mortgage Arrears and Repossessions Statistics: Q1 2015

The Central Bank has published its Residential Mortgage Arrears and Repossessions Statistics for end-Q1 2015

Date:04 June 2015

Central Bank issues coin commemorating Irish poet William Butler Yeats

The Central Bank of Ireland will launch on 4 June 2015 a €15 limited issue silver proof collector coin to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the birth of William Butler Yeats, the Irish poet and nobel laureate.

Date:03 June 2015