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 publishes feedback statement to CP76 - Consultation on the Introduction of a Tiered Regulatory Approach for Credit Unions

The Central Bank has published a feedback statement on Consultation Paper CP76 – Introduction of a Tiered Regulatory Approach for Credit Unions.

Date:30 June 2014

New research on operational targets and the yield curve in the euro area and Switzerland

The Central Bank has published a new Economic Letter on “Operational targets and the yield curve: the euro area and Switzerland”

Date:27 June 2014

Consolidated Banking Statistics: Foreign Claims – Q1 2014

The Central Bank of Ireland has published updated statistics on the domestic Irish banking system’s claims on the rest of the world.

Date:27 June 2014

Central Bank of Ireland Issues Warning on Unauthorised Investment Firms

The Central Bank has published the names of two unauthorised investment firms, Connor Simmons Group (USA) and Stealth Takeovers (USA).

Date:27 June 2014

SME Market Report: H1 2014

The Central Bank has published a new SME Market Report which collates information from a range sources to give an up-to-date picture of developments in the Irish SME credit market.

Date:26 June 2014

Central Bank publishes second consultation paper on proposed additional consumer protection requirements for debt management sector

The Central Bank of Ireland has published a second consultation paper (CP82) on proposed additional consumer protection requirements, specifically for debt management firms, to supplement the Consumer Protection Code 2012.

Date:20 June 2014

Central Bank publishes Discussion Paper on Risk Appetite

The Central Bank has published a discussion paper on the importance of an effective Risk Appetite Framework.

Date:20 June 2014

Business cheques down 21 per cent with e-Day just three months away

With just three months to go before e-Day, new figures from the National Payments Plan show that the number of business cheques written in Ireland has dropped by 21 per cent since 2012.

Date:18 June 2014

Consumer Notice on Crowdfunding, including Peer-to-Peer lending

Consumer Notice on Crowdfunding, including Peer-to-Peer lending released on 17 June 2014

Date:17 June 2014

Retail Interest Rate Statistics: April 2014

Retail Interest Rate Statistics: April 2014

Date:13 June 2014

Security Issue Statistics – April 2014

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

Date:12 June 2014

Central Bank publishes Macro Financial Review (No. 1, 2014)

The Central Bank has published its first Macro Financial Review of 2014

Date:12 June 2014

Holders of Irish Government Bonds - April 2014

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

Date:10 June 2014

Trends in Personal Credit and Deposits: Q1 2014

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:09 June 2014

Trends in Business Credit and Deposits: Q1 2014

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

Date:06 June 2014

Residential Mortgage Arrears and Repossessions Statistics: Q1 2014

The Central Bank today publishes the latest data on mortgage arrears and repossessions for the period to end-March 2014.

Date:05 June 2014

Central Bank statement on Mortgage Arrears Resolution Targets

The Central Bank has published a statement the Mortgage Arrears Resolution Targets.

Date:04 June 2014

Money and Banking Statistics – April 2014

The Central Bank has published Money and Banking Statistics to end-April 2014

Date:30 May 2014

Locational Banking Statistics – Q1 2014

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:29 May 2014

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

The Central Bank has entered into a Settlement Agreement with effect from 21 May 2014 with Bank of Montreal Ireland p.l.c.

Date:29 May 2014