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.

 

Security Issue Statistics – December 2014

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

Date:11 February 2015

Central Bank publishes economic letter on mortgage insurance in an Irish context

The Central Bank of Ireland has published a new Economic Letter on ‘Mortgage insurance in an Irish context’ (Economic Letter Vol. 2015 No. 5).

Date:10 February 2015

Central Bank publishes enforcement priorities for 2015

The Central Bank of Ireland today published its statement of enforcement priorities for 2015. This builds on the Central Bank’s work to date.

Date:09 February 2015

Central Bank publishes Consumer Protection Outlook Report

The Central Bank has published its first Consumer Protection Outlook Report, which sets out a number of consumer protection themes it will be focusing on.

Date:06 February 2015

Central Bank announces appointment of Director, Policy and Risk

The Central Bank of Ireland announced today (5 February 2015) the appointment of Gerry Cross to the role of Director, Policy and Risk.

Date:05 February 2015

Quarterly Financial Accounts – Q3 2014

The Central Bank today published Quarterly Financial Accounts for Ireland. The accounts present a complete and consistent set of quarterly data for all resident institutional sectors in Ireland.

Date:05 February 2015

Central Bank Quarterly Bulletin 1 2015

The Central Bank has published its first Quarterly Bulletin of 2015, its quarterly assessment of the Irish economy.

Date:03 February 2015

Central Bank publishes signed articles in advance of Quarterly Bulletin 1 2015

The Central Bank of Ireland has released two signed articles from the forthcoming Central Bank Quarterly Bulletin 2015 Q1.

Date:30 January 2015

Money and Banking Statistics – December 2014

Household deleveraging continues with loan repayments exceeding new drawdowns by €3.9 billion in 2014.

Date:30 January 2015

Central Bank publishes economic letters on the housing market

The Central Bank has published three economic letter on the housing market.

Date:28 January 2015

Central Bank announces new regulations on residential mortgage lending

The Central Bank of Ireland today (27 January) announced the introduction of new regulations which will apply proportionate limits to mortgage lending by regulated financial services providers in the Irish market.

Date:27 January 2015

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

The Central Bank of Ireland today (22 January 2015) published the name of an unauthorised investment firm/investment business firm, Wagner Capital Management Group (USA).

Date:22 January 2015

Rotation of voting rights at the Governing Council of the European Central Bank

From its 22 January 2015 meeting, the Governing Council of the European Central Bank will have a new voting system.

Date:22 January 2015

Central Bank of Ireland publishes Irish responses to the January 2015 Euro Area Bank Lending Survey

The Central Bank of Ireland has published the Irish responses to the January 2015 Euro Area Bank Lending Survey.

Date:20 January 2015

Holders of Government Bonds - November 2014

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

Date:14 January 2015

Economic letter: Interpreting data for Ireland in international banking statistics

The Central Bank has published an Economic Letter entitled 'Interpreting data for Ireland in international banking statistics'.

Date:14 January 2015

Update on Custom House Capital

Update on Custom House Capital

Date:14 January 2015

Security Issue Statistics – November 2014

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

Date:13 January 2015

Retail Interest Rate Statistics: November 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:12 January 2015

Central Bank outlines proposed additional measures for lending to SMEs

The Central Bank has published a consultation paper reviewing the Code of Conduct for Business Lending to Small and Medium Enterprises.

Date:11 January 2015