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.

 

Settlement Agreement between the Central Bank and Irish Nationwide Building Society

Irish Nationwide Building Society has entered into a settlement agreement with the Central Bank.

Date:15 July 2015

Central Bank of Ireland designated as Ireland’s National Resolution Authority

The Minister for Finance has designated the Central Bank as the national resolution authority under the Irish transposition of the Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive (BRRD).

Date:15 July 2015

Central Bank publishes Irish responses to the July 2015 Euro Area Bank Lending Survey

Central Bank publishes Irish responses to the July 2015 Euro Area Bank Lending Survey

Date:14 July 2015

Central Bank issues Consultation Paper on Authorisation Requirements and Standards for Credit Servicing Firms

The Central Bank of Ireland has issued a Consultation Paper on proposed authorisation requirements and standards for Credit Servicing Firms.

Date:14 July 2015

Central Bank of Ireland shortlisted for 2015 Allianz Business to Arts Awards

The Central Bank of Ireland has been shortlisted for the 2015 Allianz Business to Arts Awards in the category of ‘Best Use of Creativity in the Community’.

Date:13 July 2015

Update on Custom House Capital

Update on Custom House Capital

Date:13 July 2015

Central Bank refers INBS Administrative Sanctions Procedure case to Inquiry

Following an investigation the Central Bank has determined that it has reasonable grounds to suspect that Irish Nationwide Building Society (“INBS”) has committed certain prescribed contraventions.

Date:10 July 2015

Security Issue Statistics – May 2015

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

Date:10 July 2015

Retail Interest Rates: May 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:10 July 2015

Central Bank Data on Investment Funds in Q1 2015

The Central Bank today publishes statistics for Q1 2015 on investment funds resident in Ireland.

Date:09 July 2015

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