Oireachtas Correspondence

This section is dedicated to correspondence with Oireachtas members on central banking or financial regulation matters of public interest. Correspondence concerning individual representations or constituency related letters is not published.

Correspondence with elected representatives

Response to Chris MacManus MEP on insurers and dividends published 17 August 2020 | pdf 81 KB Response to Pearse Doherty TD on business interruption insurance published 16 July 2020 | pdf 57 KB Response to Pearse Doherty TD on Payment Breaks published 22 June 2020 | pdf 88 KB Response to Pearse Doherty TD on Insurance matters during COVID-19 published 1 May 2020 | pdf 174 KB Response to Holly Cairns TD on Mortgage Payment Breaks published 1 May 2020 | pdf 87 KB Response to Pearse Doherty TD on measures taken by financial services during COVID-19 published 9 April 2020 | pdf 212 KB Response to Robert Troy TD on Business Disruption Cover during COVID-19 published 9 April 2020 | pdf 74 KB Response to Pearse Doherty TD on COVID and mortgage holders affected published 25 March 2020 | pdf 521 KB Response to Pearse Doherty TD on COVID-19 and the banking sector published 16 March 2020 | pdf 74 KB Response to John McGuinness TD on the Regulation of Non-Banks published 16 March 2020 | pdf 1034 KB Response to John McGuinness TD on Bank of Ireland Tracker Mortgage published 16 March 2020 | pdf 773 KB Response to John McGuinness TD on AIB Tracker Mortgage customers published 16 March 2020 | pdf 832 KB Response to Pearse Doherty TD on Pricing in the Mortgage Market published 11 December 2019 | pdf 296 KB Response to Pearse Doherty TD on IT systems in the banking published on 10 December 2019 | pdf 272 KB Response to Pearse Doherty TD on Pricing in the Insurance Market - published 18 October 2019 | pdf 265 KB Response to Michael McGrath TD on the Tracker Mortgage Examination published 30 September 2019 | pdf 847 KB Response to Michael McGrath TD on the application of legal costs to mortgage accounts in arrears published 20 September 2019 | pdf 797 KB Response to Pearse Doherty TD query concerning data on loan sales published 9 April 2019 | pdf 562 KB Response to Michael McGrath TD Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan Scheme published 3 April 2019 | pdf 307 KB Response to John McGuinness TD on Joint Oireachtas Letter, Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach on Tracker Mortgages published 10 January 2019 | pdf 535 KB Correspondence with Robert Troy TD on lending and common bond – credit unions published 12 October 2018 | pdf 874 KB Correspondence with Michael McGrath TD on breakage fees for fixed-rate mortgages published 5 October 2018 | pdf 4132 KB Correspondence John McGuinness TD on the schedule for the disposal of Promissory Note Bonds published 31 August 2018 | pdf 367 KB Correspondence with Pearse Doherty TD on the calculation of mortgage break fees published 31 August 2018 | pdf 491 KB Correspondence with Michael McGrath TD on loan to income limits published 11 May 2018 | pdf 389 KB Correspondence with Michael McGrath TD on Buy To Let Mortgages published 10 May 2018 | pdf 1083 KB Correspondence with John McGuinness TD on European Commission Proposals published 24 April 2018 | pdf 1717 KB Correspondence with Michael McGrath TD on non performing loans published 12 March 2018 | pdf 2242 KB Correspondence with Pearse Doherty TD from Governor Lane regarding Property Investment Funds published 20 February 2018 | pdf 796 KB Correspondence with John McGuinness TD on consumer and related issues published 12 October 2017 | pdf 6737 KB Correspondence with Michael McGrath TD on the Tracker Mortgage Examination published 4 September 2017 | pdf 1868 KB Correspondence with Senator Neale Richmond on the Remit of the Central Bank of Ireland published 26 June 2017 | pdf 299 KB Correspondence with Ms Brid Dunne published 20 June 2017 | pdf 2447 KB Correspondence with Mr Kieran Lenihan published 20 June 2017 | pdf 961 KB Correspondence with Ms Brid Dunne published 04 April 2017 | pdf 557 KB Correspondence with John McGuinness TD on Royal Bank of Scotland and Ulster Bank published 20 December 2016 | pdf 341 KB Correspondence with Michael McGrath TD on Royal Bank of Scotland and Ulster Bank published 20 December 2016 | pdf 172 KB Correspondence with Michael McGrath TD on the Help to Buy Scheme published 24 October 2016 | pdf 424 KB Correspondence with Pearse Doherty TD on the Help to Scheme published 24 October 2016 | pdf 424 KB

Correspondence with Oireachtas Committee

Response to Oireachtas Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach providing additional information following appearance before the Committee on 24 October 2019 published on 10 December 2019 | pdf 139 KB Response to the Oireachtas Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach on EU Commission Proposal on sovereign bond-backed securities published 21 November 2018 | pdf 1006 KB Submission to Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach on Consumer Protection (Regulation of Credit Servicing Firms) (Amendment) Bill 2018 published 28 September 2018 | pdf 1367 KB Submission to Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach on Consumer Insurance Contracts Bill 2017 published 13 September 2018 | pdf 1417 KB Appendix 1 to Submission re Consumer Insurance Contracts Bill 2017 published 13 September 2018 | pdf 2806 KB Appendix 2 to Submission re Consumer Insurance Contracts Bill 2017 published 13 September 2018 | pdf 1378 KB Response to Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach on follow up queries and clarifications from Central Bank appearance at 10 May 2018 Meeting published 31 August 2018 | pdf 2375 KB Response to Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach on the engagement of Credit Servicing Firms with the Committee published 31 August 2018 | pdf 602 KB Response to Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach on incorrectly calculated arrears levels on mortgage accounts published 31 August 2018 | pdf 2176 KB Response to Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform and Taoiseach published 1 June 2018 | pdf 9598 KB Response to Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform and Taoiseach published 10 May 2018 | pdf 10193 KB Appendix to the response to Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform and Taoiseach published 10 May 2018 | pdf 32972 KB Response to the Committee on Public Petitions in response to correspondence on Petition No P00047/17 published 26 February 2018 | pdf 991 KB Response to Oireachtas Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach on Tracker Mortgage Examination and related issues published 18 January 2018 | pdf 2500 KB Response to Public Accounts Committee on annual financial statements published 4 January 2018 | pdf 45 KB Response to the Oireachtas Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach on European Commission proposals regarding central counterparties published 30 November 2017 | pdf 551 KB Response to the Oireachtas Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach on EU Commission Proposal (COM 2017343) published 27 November 2017 | pdf 448 KB Correspondence with the Oireachtas Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach on the Flood Insurance Bill 2016 published 21 November 2017 | pdf 1097 KB Correspondence with the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Justice and Equality on The Mortgage Arrears Resolution (Family Home) Bill 2017 published 20 November 2017 | pdf 810 KB Correspondence with Public Accounts Committee on Saint Raphaels Garda Credit Union 18 July 2017 | pdf 386 KB

Joint Oireachtas Committee Visit

Members of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach paid a fact-finding visit to the Central Bank’s headquarters on North Wall Quay on 14 February 2018. Committee members met with Sharon Donnery (Deputy Governor, Central Banking), Derville Rowland (Director General, Financial Conduct), and other senior Central Bank staff. The fact-finding visit focused on the Central Bank’s role, structure and priorities. Below is a slide deck of presentations given to the Committee on the day.

Visit of Members of the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Finance Public Expenditure and Reform and Taoiseach 14 February 2018 | pdf 1243 KB