The Central Bank of Ireland has made an application today to the High Court to have provisional liquidators appointed to Charleville Credit Union . David O’ Connor and Jim Hamilton of BDO were appointed as joint provisional liquidators. The Central Bank has made this application as it has formed the view that Charleville Credit Union …

The merger of Intrum Justitia and Lindorff was completed in June and following from the announcement the company has consolidated the two companies by introducing a new corporate identity and brand name: Intrum. Mikael Ericson CEO and President of Intrum said ”Intrum is the undisputed market leader. This presents new opportunities for growth through joined…

AIB Group, the Irish Mortgage Holders Organisation(Irish Mortgage Holders Organisation) and iCare Housing has announced a joint initiative aimed at keeping customers in difficulty with their mortgage, and who qualify for social housing, in their own homes. iCare Housing, a not-for-profit Approved Housing Body was set up for the purpose of providing and managing social…

Patrick Casey has been appointed Registrar of Credit Unions in the Central Bank of Ireland. Casey is currently Head of Resolution in the Central Bank. He will be responsible for the regulation and supervision of the credit union sector in Ireland and succeeds the previous Registrar Anne Marie McKiernan who has recently become Ireland’s representative…

The Bank of Ireland has released its latest arrears and repossessions statistics. The Residential Mortgage Arrears and Repossessions Statistics for Q2 highlights indicate: The number of mortgage accounts for principal dwelling houses (PDH) in arrears fell further in the second quarter of 2017; this marks the sixteenth consecutive quarter of decline. A total of 73,706 accounts…

The Central Bank of Ireland has released Ireland’s Money and Banking Statistics for July 2017. Here is an overview of the main findings. NFC lending now stands at the lowest level since the series began. However, medium and long-term lending have both been positive on an annual basis for two consecutive months, which masks the substantial…

The Central Bank of Ireland has released Ireland’s Credit and Debit Card Statistics for Q2 2017. Here is an overview of the main findings. Debit card Point of Sale (PoS) transactions, at €2.9 billion in June 2017, were 16 per cent higher than the same month in 2016. Credit card PoS spending was 5 per cent higher than…

There was a slight fall in the number of debt judgments recorded in the Ireland during the first half of the year, according to figures released today by Registry Trust. There were 1,117 judgments registered against consumers in the first six months of 2017, only one percent higher than the same period last year. But…

The Central Bank of Ireland has released Ireland’s Money and Banking Statistics for June 2017. Here is an overview of the main findings. Irish resident household deposits increased by €1 billion during June 2017 to stand at €99.5 billion. The annual growth rate in the series is now 3.7 per cent, the highest seen since 2008.…

The Irish Central Bank has announced two senior appointments. The Central Bank appointed Ed Sibley as Deputy Governor, Prudential Regulation and Derville Rowland as Director General, Financial Conduct. As Deputy Governor, Prudential Regulation, Sibley will be responsible for the supervision of credit institutions, insurance firms and the asset management industry. Prior to this appointment, Sibley was…