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.

 

‘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

Central Bank of Ireland Issues Warning on Unauthorised Investment Firm/Investment Business Firm

The Central Bank of Ireland (‘Central Bank’) today (23 March 2016) published the name of an unauthorised firm, Hamano and Partners (Japan).

Date:23 March 2016

Settlement Agreement between the Central Bank of Ireland and Arch Reinsurance Europe Underwriting dac

The Central Bank has issued a fine of €275,000 and a reprimand to Arch Reinsurance Europe Underwriting dac (the “Firm” or “Arch Re Europe”) for breaches of the Corporate Governance Code for Credit Institutions and Insurance Undertakings 2010

Date:22 March 2016

Central Bank of Ireland Issues Warning on Unauthorised Retail Credit Firm

The Central Bank of Ireland (‘Central Bank’) today (22 March 2016) published the name of an unauthorised firm, Private Loans Gardens.

Date:22 March 2016

Trends in Business Credit and Deposits - Q4 2015

Trends in Business Credit and Deposits - Q4 2015

Date:16 March 2016

Trends in Personal Credit - Q4 2015

Trends in Personal Credit - Q4 2015

Date:14 March 2016

Latest Central Bank Consumer Protection Bulletin highlights key trends in personal credit products

The Central Bank of Ireland’s second Consumer Protection Bulletin highlights a decrease in the outstanding value of credit card and personal loan accounts.

Date:14 March 2016

Central Bank requires health insurance providers to take action to further protect consumers

The Central Bank has outlined a number of additional protections it is putting in place for consumers when renewing their health insurance policies.

Date:11 March 2016

Retail Interest Rates - January 2016

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:11 March 2016

Security Issue Statistics, January 2016

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

Date:10 March 2016

Residential Mortgage Arrears and Repossessions Statistics: Q4 2015

Residential Mortgage Arrears and Repossessions Statistics: Q4 2015

Date:10 March 2016