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#Loans

# loans - Thursday 18 August, 2022

Personal loans up significantly for home improvements, while decreasing for car purchases
# Personal Loans
# Personal Loans

Personal loans up significantly for home improvements, while decreasing for car purchases

Aug 18th 2022, 8:17 AM 16,213 Views 6 Comments

The figures were released by the Banking & Payments Federation Ireland.

# loans - Thursday 2 December, 2021

Fraud websites offering fast loans target vulnerable people ahead of Christmas, gardaí warn
# Loans
# Loans

Fraud websites offering fast loans target vulnerable people ahead of Christmas, gardaí warn

Dec 2nd 2021, 9:41 AM 6,862 Views 2 Comments

The website will often suggest that it is regulated by the Central Bank Of Ireland, even though it is not, and provide a fake Irish address.

# loans - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Central Bank issues warning about four unauthorised firms offering loans
# Unauthorised Firm
# Unauthorised Firm

Central Bank issues warning about four unauthorised firms offering loans

Mar 11th 2021, 4:07 PM 22,595 Views 8 Comments

It’s a criminal offence for an unauthorised firm to provide financial services in Ireland that would require Central Bank authorisation.

# loans - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Central Bank issues warning to 4 unauthorised firms offering loans
# Liteway Loans
# Liteway Loans

Central Bank issues warning to 4 unauthorised firms offering loans

Dec 16th 2020, 5:30 PM 20,339 Views 11 Comments

The Central Bank also issued a warning notice to an unauthorised investment firm.

# loans - Monday 8 June, 2020

New Central Bank rules mean moneylenders must place warnings on high interest loans
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

New Central Bank rules mean moneylenders must place warnings on high interest loans

Jun 8th 2020, 4:55 PM 10,149 Views 11 Comments

Ads from moneylenders will now have to contain warnings about high interest rates, as well as encouraging consumers to look for other options

# loans - Monday 11 May, 2020

Taoiseach meets with five major banks to discuss Covid-19
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Taoiseach meets with five major banks to discuss Covid-19

May 11th 2020, 7:06 PM 62,779 Views 50 Comments

The government says that the banks have agreed that anyone availing of a mortgage break can now extend the loan term.

# loans - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

€1bn worth of supports announced for businesses, with a push to get companies to sell online
# Liquidity
# Liquidity

€1bn worth of supports announced for businesses, with a push to get companies to sell online

Apr 8th 2020, 4:59 PM 17,155 Views 11 Comments

The supports aim to help with liquidity issues experienced by businesses.

# loans - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Poll: Should moneylenders include 'tobacco-style' warnings in ads for high-cost loans?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should moneylenders include 'tobacco-style' warnings in ads for high-cost loans?

Jul 30th 2019, 9:30 AM 18,248 Views 42 Comments

Warnings often appear in the contract, rather than the ad.

# loans - Friday 19 April, 2019

Taoiseach says he didn’t realise his mortgage could be sold on by his bank when he took it out in 2003
# Vulture Funds
# Vulture Funds

Taoiseach says he didn’t realise his mortgage could be sold on by his bank when he took it out in 2003

Apr 19th 2019, 6:10 AM 115,660 Views 82 Comments

In an interview with TheJournal.ie this week, the Taoiseach said he understood the intent behind Sinn Féin’s No Consent No Sale Bill.

# loans - Saturday 16 March, 2019

Councils no longer operating loan scheme to help struggling homeowners with repairs
# Housing
# Housing

Councils no longer operating loan scheme to help struggling homeowners with repairs

Mar 16th 2019, 9:00 PM 21,160 Views 18 Comments

There is a disparity across the country with some local authorities operating the schemes while others stopped years ago.

# loans - Monday 28 January, 2019

New State lender to give cash to small developers to build homes for first-time buyers
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

New State lender to give cash to small developers to build homes for first-time buyers

Jan 28th 2019, 1:33 PM 19,580 Views 54 Comments

The new state lender aims to deliver 7,500 homes within five years.

# loans - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

Mortgage-holders caught up in PTSB loan sale to be invited to tell of the turmoil it has caused
# Vulture Funds
# Vulture Funds

Mortgage-holders caught up in PTSB loan sale to be invited to tell of the turmoil it has caused

Sep 4th 2018, 6:40 PM 17,435 Views 43 Comments

Sinn Féin’s finance spokesperson Pearse Doherty said a full committee session should be dedicated to the loan book sale.

# loans - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Calls for Dáil to be recalled after PTSB sell thousands of home loans to vulture fund
# Sell Off
# Sell Off

Calls for Dáil to be recalled after PTSB sell thousands of home loans to vulture fund

Aug 1st 2018, 9:57 AM 39,334 Views 127 Comments

The bank sold its controversial Project Glas loan portfolio to a so-called vulture fund for around €1.3 billion.

# loans - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

PTSB sells thousands of home loan mortgages to vulture fund
# Sell Off
# Sell Off

PTSB sells thousands of home loan mortgages to vulture fund

Jul 31st 2018, 8:10 PM 39,719 Views 136 Comments

A total of 7,400 are owner-occupier mortgages, while 3,300 are buy-to-let properties.

# loans - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

18,000 overcharged business accounts: Ulster Bank admits some customers complained five years ago
# Overcharging
# Overcharging

18,000 overcharged business accounts: Ulster Bank admits some customers complained five years ago

Jun 19th 2018, 4:32 PM 9,373 Views 10 Comments

In a recent review the bank found it did not have the right five years ago to raise the rate of interest for for these customers.

# loans - Friday 15 June, 2018

Irish economy is growing substantially but Brexit 'poses major threat'
# Warning
# Warning

Irish economy is growing substantially but Brexit 'poses major threat'

Jun 15th 2018, 12:10 AM 16,866 Views 57 Comments

High levels of household and public debt are also concerning, the Central Bank has said.

# loans - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

You can now view your own credit report for loans over €500
# Credit Report
# Credit Report

You can now view your own credit report for loans over €500

Mar 20th 2018, 6:06 PM 35,388 Views 19 Comments

The register was formed as part of the EU/IMF bailout programme.

# loans - Saturday 24 February, 2018

PTSB chief refuses to appear before Finance Committee next week over loan sale
# Vulture Funds
# Vulture Funds

PTSB chief refuses to appear before Finance Committee next week over loan sale

Feb 24th 2018, 7:35 AM 17,008 Views 58 Comments

The bank recently announced it is to sell off a €3.7 billion portfolio of non-performing loans, including mortgages 14,000 private dwelling homes.

Dealing with a vulture fund - how these families have coped
# Vultures
# Vultures

Dealing with a vulture fund - how these families have coped

Feb 24th 2018, 12:05 AM 43,365 Views 159 Comments

With tens of thousands of mortgage holders potentially facing vulture funds, we spoke to some people who’ve been through it already.

# loans - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Minister concedes homeowners who engaged with PTSB may not have deals honoured
# Vulture Funds
# Vulture Funds

Minister concedes homeowners who engaged with PTSB may not have deals honoured

Feb 21st 2018, 3:44 PM 23,699 Views 122 Comments

PTSB, which is 75% State owned, has been defending its plan to sell off a book of non-performing loans.

# loans - Thursday 15 February, 2018

'You're throwing people to the vulture funds': Government criticised for taking no action to halt PTSB loan sale
# Fire Sale
# Fire Sale

'You're throwing people to the vulture funds': Government criticised for taking no action to halt PTSB loan sale

Feb 15th 2018, 1:52 PM 21,485 Views 120 Comments

PTSB, which is 75% owned by the State, states it is selling off non-performing loans.

# loans - Monday 12 February, 2018

'I wouldn't want to go up against them alone': Vulture fund ramps up taking homeowners to court
# Pentire
# Pentire

'I wouldn't want to go up against them alone': Vulture fund ramps up taking homeowners to court

Feb 12th 2018, 12:05 AM 34,749 Views 114 Comments

Pentire Property Finance is a subsidiary of US investment giant CarVal.

# loans - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Irish Prison Service paid out €500k in loans to inmates over three years
# Interest Free
# Interest Free

Irish Prison Service paid out €500k in loans to inmates over three years

Nov 14th 2017, 4:14 PM 32,359 Views 85 Comments

The loans were given for a number of reasons, including the purchases of games consoles.

# loans - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

'No ifs, no buts, no education cuts' - Students from across the country march through Dublin
# No Loans
# No Loans

'No ifs, no buts, no education cuts' - Students from across the country march through Dublin

Oct 4th 2017, 8:01 PM 8,321 Views 23 Comments

The government is being accused of “kicking the can down the road” on education funding.

# loans - Friday 22 September, 2017

Bank ad ordered to be changed after child shown wearing puffy jacket in car seat
# Car Trouble
# Car Trouble

Bank ad ordered to be changed after child shown wearing puffy jacket in car seat

Sep 22nd 2017, 6:10 AM 107,954 Views 84 Comments

AIB was found to be in breach of the advertisers’ code.

# loans - Friday 14 April, 2017

'Why were only three bidders selected?': Call for investigation into Nama sale of Project Tolka
# YOUR BEST PRICE
# YOUR BEST PRICE

'Why were only three bidders selected?': Call for investigation into Nama sale of Project Tolka

Apr 14th 2017, 7:20 PM 10,122 Views 26 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Michael McGrath has called on the C&AG to investigate the sale of a Nama portfolio.

# loans - Monday 20 February, 2017

Bank of Ireland 'Fomo' loans for students branded as 'irresponsible'
# Criticism
# Criticism

Bank of Ireland 'Fomo' loans for students branded as 'irresponsible'

Feb 20th 2017, 11:01 PM 26,215 Views 32 Comments

The loans were only offered to a select number of students at Dublin City University.

# loans - Monday 9 January, 2017

'Out of the blue, we got a letter to say our loans had been sold to a vulture fund'
# Great Irish Sell Off
# Great Irish Sell Off

'Out of the blue, we got a letter to say our loans had been sold to a vulture fund'

Jan 9th 2017, 12:05 AM 59,398 Views 108 Comments

Housing has become the biggest issue for hundreds of thousands of people in Ireland.

# loans - Monday 2 January, 2017

'The Central Bank is in the dark' over how many business loans vulture funds own
# Vultures
# Vultures

'The Central Bank is in the dark' over how many business loans vulture funds own

Jan 2nd 2017, 12:15 PM 10,802 Views 41 Comments

Michael McGrath said that the situation was “incredible”.

# loans - Monday 25 July, 2016

Ireland's local authorities are over €4 billion in debt
# In The Red
# In The Red

Ireland's local authorities are over €4 billion in debt

Jul 25th 2016, 6:15 AM 13,347 Views 31 Comments

Minister Simon Coveney says he doesn’t believe that any of the loans are unsustainable.

# loans - Thursday 9 June, 2016

New law to grant extra powers to allow the Siteserv inquiry get on with work
# Ibrc
# Ibrc

New law to grant extra powers to allow the Siteserv inquiry get on with work

Jun 9th 2016, 6:06 AM 8,722 Views 18 Comments

The ongoing investigation into the IBRC and the Siteserv deal has been held up by strict issues of legal confidentiality.

# loans - Friday 13 May, 2016

One of the country's top golf courses, Druids Glen, has gone into examinership
# Newtownmountkennedy
# Newtownmountkennedy

One of the country's top golf courses, Druids Glen, has gone into examinership

May 13th 2016, 8:58 PM 25,678 Views 24 Comments

Druids Glen says despite the court proceedings it will be a case of “business as usual” at the course.

# loans - Thursday 25 February, 2016

Here's everything you need to know before you look at getting your first mortgage
# Sponsored By Kbc
# Sponsored By Kbc

Here's everything you need to know before you look at getting your first mortgage

Feb 25th 2016, 4:38 PM 28,198 Views 22 Comments

We’ve got you covered.

# loans - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Football fans offered loans of up to €30,000 to pay for Euro 2016 trip
# COYBIG
# COYBIG

Football fans offered loans of up to €30,000 to pay for Euro 2016 trip

Dec 17th 2015, 6:06 AM 23,252 Views 164 Comments

One TD has warned that the loans are reminiscent of “the economic euphoria” of the boom.

# loans - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

AIB is going to start paying back some of those billions to Ireland
# Repayment
# Repayment

AIB is going to start paying back some of those billions to Ireland

Dec 16th 2015, 7:29 AM 15,907 Views 54 Comments

Shareholders will vote today on a number of measures.

# loans - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

What on earth is this Siteserv story all about - and why is it back in the news?
# Explainer
# Explainer

What on earth is this Siteserv story all about - and why is it back in the news?

Nov 11th 2015, 7:30 PM 21,065 Views 57 Comments

Denis O’Brien, IBRC and an obsessive TD are all part of tangled web of controversy.

'Very good man' who stole almost €1.7 million from Credit Union jailed
# Courts
# Courts

'Very good man' who stole almost €1.7 million from Credit Union jailed

Nov 11th 2015, 6:08 PM 27,089 Views 34 Comments

The total net loss amounted to €453,300 as he was repaying debts he already had with the banks.

# loans - Friday 26 June, 2015

The IBRC gave A LOT of commercial borrowers really good interest rates
# Loans
# Loans

The IBRC gave A LOT of commercial borrowers really good interest rates

Jun 26th 2015, 5:34 PM 8,420 Views 52 Comments

A parliamentary question has revealed that as many as 40% of commercial loans had interest rates of less than 2%.

# loans - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Jury in Sean FitzPatrick trial asked to return next Wednesday
# Court
# Court

Jury in Sean FitzPatrick trial asked to return next Wednesday

May 7th 2015, 12:10 PM 6,254 Views 0 Comments

The judge said there were “unforeseen matters” in the case.

# loans - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

The government says it saved over €10bn by complaining to the Troika
# We All Partied
# We All Partied

The government says it saved over €10bn by complaining to the Troika

Apr 7th 2015, 3:00 PM 14,571 Views 95 Comments

Some people still think we could have got a better deal, however.

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