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 of Ireland Issues Warning on Unauthorised Firm

Archipel Fund (www.archipelfund.com), has been operating as an investment firm in the State in the absence of an appropriate authorization.

Date:26 May 2016

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

Capstone Financial Development (Switzerland) is not authorised by the Central Bank as an investment firm, investment business firm or to provide investment advice.

Date:23 May 2016

“A better understanding of the geography of risk will help us assess the financial stability implications of market-based financing”, Governor Philip Lane

In a speech to the International Capital Market Association Conference today, Governor Philip Lane focused the role of investment funds in the intermediation of international financial flows.

Date:19 May 2016

Retail Interest Rates - March 2016

The Central Bank has published the Retail Interest Rate Statistics for March 2016.

Date:13 May 2016

Security Issue Statistics - March 2016

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

Date:13 May 2016

Holders of Irish Government Bonds - March 2016

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

Date:11 May 2016

Central Bank publishes research on consumer perceptions of complaints handling in regulated firms

The Central Bank has published the findings of commissioned research undertaken to understand consumers’ perception of the complaints handling process in regulated firms.

Date:11 May 2016

Quarterly Financial Accounts Q4 2015

Quarterly Financial Accounts Q4 2015

Date:09 May 2016

Central Bank of Ireland issues Prohibition Notice to Mr Darren Gleeson under the Fitness and Probity Regime

Following a fitness and probity investigation a Prohibition Notice has issued against Mr Darren Gleeson, of Portroe, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary, formerly a director of a retail intermediary firm,

Date:04 May 2016

Central Bank of Ireland Issues Warning on Unauthorised Firm

Hans Bernauer (www.hansbernauer.com), has been operating as an investment firm in the State in the absence of an appropriate authorisation.

Date:03 May 2016

Money and Banking Statistics - March 2016

Publication of Money and Banking Statistics for March 2016

Date:29 April 2016

Central Bank releases 2015 annual report - €1.79bn transferred to the exchequer

The Central Bank of Ireland today publishes its 2015 Annual Report and Annual Performance Statement for financial regulation.

Date:27 April 2016

Update on Examination of Tracker Mortgage issues - Information for Consumers

An update for consumers on the ongoing tracker mortgage examination

Date:27 April 2016

‘Cooperation of supervisory authorities important in driving consumer agenda and addressing emerging risks’ - Director of Consumer Protection, Bernard Sheridan

Speaking at a FinCoNet meeting, Director of Consumer Protection, Bernard Sheridan speech highlighted that ‘it is important that FinCoNet continues to promote internationally the need for the protection of the interests of consumers of financial services.

Date:22 April 2016

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

The Central Bank of Ireland today (22 April 2016) published the name of an unauthorised firm, Carlsson and Capehart Group Ltd (USA).

Date:22 April 2016

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

The Central Bank of Ireland today (21 April 2016) published the name of an unauthorised firm, Yamazaki Acquisition Group (Japan).

Date:21 April 2016

Commencement of Second Language Scheme

The Central Bank’s second Language Scheme 2016-2019 has been confirmed by Joe McHugh T.D., the Minister of State for Gaeltacht Affairs.

Date:15 April 2016

New research analyses impacts of Countercyclical Capital Buffer

The Central Bank has published a new Economic Letter providing an overview of the Countercyclical Capital Buffer

Date:13 April 2016