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# bpfi - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Four Irish banks want to set up an industry-wide quick payment app
# Banking
# Banking

Four Irish banks want to set up an industry-wide quick payment app

Tue 2:55 PM 20,100 Views 37 Comments

The CCPC was notified of the proposal from AIB, BOI, KBC and Permanent TSB last Friday.

# bpfi - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Over 5,200 mortgages approved in October, with surge driven by first-time buyers
# Property Ladder
# Property Ladder

Over 5,200 mortgages approved in October, with surge driven by first-time buyers

Dec 1st 2020, 6:30 AM 20,097 Views 14 Comments

October was the busiest month for mortgage approvals since BPFI began collecting this data in 2011.

# bpfi - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Banking federation warns customers to be 'extra vigilant' of online scams in lead-up to Christmas
# Online Shopping
# Online Shopping

Banking federation warns customers to be 'extra vigilant' of online scams in lead-up to Christmas

Nov 24th 2020, 6:10 AM 11,108 Views 4 Comments

Figures from the BPFI show €22m was scammed through card fraud alone last year.

# bpfi - Monday 21 September, 2020

Majority of bank accounts used for money mule transactions belong to people aged 18-24
# Fraud
# Fraud

Majority of bank accounts used for money mule transactions belong to people aged 18-24

Sep 21st 2020, 6:30 AM 17,521 Views 6 Comments

A new campaign aims to highlight the dangers for teens and encourage their parents to look out for red flags.

# bpfi - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Explainer: Why Irish banks are being accused of 'profiteering from the pandemic'
# The Banks
# The Banks

Explainer: Why Irish banks are being accused of 'profiteering from the pandemic'

Jul 9th 2020, 2:26 PM 20,520 Views 46 Comments

Developments in recent days have undermined the banks’ positions.

# bpfi - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

Almost €600 million spent on contactless payments in May
# Tapping
# Tapping

Almost €600 million spent on contactless payments in May

Jun 23rd 2020, 7:12 AM 10,435 Views 28 Comments

The contactless limit was increased to €50 in April in response to the Covid-19 crisis.

# bpfi - Monday 20 April, 2020

Banks say that people who got mortgage approval before the crisis can have this extended
# Bpfi
# Bpfi

Banks say that people who got mortgage approval before the crisis can have this extended

Apr 20th 2020, 9:14 AM 30,301 Views 32 Comments

Customers can be granted an extension in situations where their “circumstances have not materially changed”.

# bpfi - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

Five main banks now have freephone lines to help people who are cocooning
# Bpfi
# Bpfi

Five main banks now have freephone lines to help people who are cocooning

Apr 8th 2020, 6:10 AM 10,496 Views 7 Comments

The phone lines are operating during normal banking hours, from Monday to Friday.

# bpfi - Sunday 5 April, 2020

Debunked: That 'extremely sophisticated' bank scam doing the rounds on WhatsApp is completely false
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: That 'extremely sophisticated' bank scam doing the rounds on WhatsApp is completely false

Apr 5th 2020, 12:05 AM 87,384 Views 26 Comments

It’s not true.

# bpfi - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

First-time buyers made up most of the 12,000 mortgages drawn down in last quarter of 2019
# Property Ladder
# Property Ladder

First-time buyers made up most of the 12,000 mortgages drawn down in last quarter of 2019

Jan 29th 2020, 6:05 AM 9,172 Views 7 Comments

The 12,259 mortgages are valued at €2.7 billion.

# bpfi - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Consumers warned about new online scam advertising cheap flights
# Too Good To Be True
# Too Good To Be True

Consumers warned about new online scam advertising cheap flights

Dec 19th 2019, 7:23 AM 18,099 Views 11 Comments

Consumers are advised not to use public Wi-Fi when buying things online, and to ensure ‘https’ is before the website address.

# bpfi - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Mortgage activity 'returning to 2008 levels' as draw-down figures at highest level in 10 years
# Approvals
# Approvals

Mortgage activity 'returning to 2008 levels' as draw-down figures at highest level in 10 years

Jul 24th 2019, 6:05 AM 10,604 Views 3 Comments

New figures show there were 10,157 mortgages drawn down in the second quarter of the year.

# bpfi - Friday 8 March, 2019

This Co Clare singer will represent Ireland in the Eurovision in Israel
# Sarah McTernan
# Sarah McTernan

This Co Clare singer will represent Ireland in the Eurovision in Israel

Updated Mar 8th 2019, 10:20 AM 85,163 Views 177 Comments

Sarah McTernan came third in The Voice of Ireland in 2015.

# bpfi - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Over 12,000 mortgages worth €2.6 billion drawn down in the last three months
# Bpfi
# Bpfi

Over 12,000 mortgages worth €2.6 billion drawn down in the last three months

Jan 29th 2019, 6:15 AM 9,188 Views 6 Comments

12,112 mortgages worth €2.6 billion were drawn down during the fourth quarter of 2018.

# bpfi - Friday 19 December, 2014

'An air of panic is setting in to the property market'
# Mortgage Approvals
# Mortgage Approvals

'An air of panic is setting in to the property market'

Dec 19th 2014, 7:22 PM 18,525 Views 45 Comments

New figures show a spike in the number of mortgage approvals.

# bpfi - Friday 12 December, 2014

Ireland needs more backers to get 'skin in the game' for business to grow
# Angel Investors
# Angel Investors

Ireland needs more backers to get 'skin in the game' for business to grow

Dec 12th 2014, 4:53 PM 6,022 Views 10 Comments

Owner-operators are far too dependent on banks for finance… and it’s getting worse.