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 announces appointment of Director of Credit Institutions

The Central Bank today (24 March 2014) announced the appointment of Sharon Donnery to the role of Director of Credit Institutions, with effect from 25 March 2014.

Date:24 March 2014

New research shows effect of recall error on housing wealth estimates

The Central Bank today (21 March 2014) publishes new research entitled ‘Attenuation bias, recall error and the housing wealth effect’

Date:21 March 2014

Update on Custom House Capital

Update on Custom House Capital

Date:21 March 2014

Central Bank publishes report on payments in Irish Schools

The Central Bank today (20 March 2014) published a report ‘Payments in Irish Schools’, which explores how payments are made in Ireland to and from schools.

Date:20 March 2014

Central Bank issues consultation paper on Handling of Protected Disclosures by the Central Bank

The Central Bank of Ireland has published a consultation paper on handling of protected disclosures by the Central Bank, as introduced under the Central Bank (Supervision and Enforcement) Act 2013.

Date:19 March 2014

Irish Locational Banking Statistics: Q4 2013

Irish 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:19 March 2014

Settlement Agreement between the Central Bank of Ireland and UniCredit Bank Ireland p.l.c.

The Central Bank of Ireland has entered into a Settlement Agreement with effect from 13 March 2014 with UniCredit Bank Ireland p.l.c.

Date:18 March 2014

National Payments Plan announces results of Wexford Rounding Trial

The National Payments Plan (NPP) today (14 March 2014) announced the results of the Wexford Rounding Trial of 1c and 2c coins.

Date:14 March 2014

Retail Interest Rate Statistics: January 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 March 2014

Statistics on Securities Issues of Irish Resident Entities: January 2014

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

Date:12 March 2014

Central Bank of Ireland Issues Warning on Unauthorised Investment Firm

The Central Bank of Ireland (Central Bank) today (11 March 2014) published the name of an unauthorised investment firm, Token Financial (USA). Token Financial (USA) is not authorised as an investment firm by the Central Bank.

Date:11 March 2014

New research on household deleveraging in Ireland

The Central Bank today publishes new research entitled ‘Deleveraging in a highly indebted property market: Who does it and are there implications for household consumption?’

Date:11 March 2014

Generation €uro Students’ Award National Winners Announced

The Central Bank of Ireland today (10 March 2014) announced the National Winners of the Generation €uro Students’ Award for 2014.

Date:10 March 2014

Central Bank reports on the Payment Protection Insurance review

The Central Bank of Ireland reports on the review into the sales of Payment Protection Insurance by eleven credit institutions.

Date:07 March 2014

Trends in Personal Credit and Deposits: Q4 2013

The Central Bank has published quarterly statistics detailing developments in the credit advanced to, and deposits received from, Irish private households by credit institutions resident in the Republic of Ireland.

Date:06 March 2014

Settlement Agreement between the Central Bank of Ireland and Ava Capital Markets Limited

The Central Bank has entered into a Settlement Agreement with effect from 4 March 2014 with Ava Capital Markets Limited

Date:06 March 2014

New Research on Salary Trends for New Graduates

The Central Bank of Ireland today publishes a new Economic Letter ‘On the Slide? Salary Scales for New Graduates 2004-2012’

Date:06 March 2014

Trends in Business Credit and Deposits: Q4 2013

The Central Bank has published quarterly statistics detailing developments in the credit advanced to, and deposits received from, Irish private-sector enterprises.

Date:05 March 2014

New research on euro area household debt

The Central Bank of Ireland has published new research on the distribution of debt across euro area countries

Date:05 March 2014

Central Bank confirms transfer of Howth Sutton Credit Union to Progressive Credit Union

Following an application by the Central Bank of Ireland, the High Court has today (5 March 2014) approved the transfer of Howth Sutton Credit Union (HSCU) to Progressive Credit Union.

Date:05 March 2014