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# tracker mortgages

Last year
Timeline: How the tracker mortgage scandal unfolded in Ireland
Bank of Ireland has been fined €100,520,000 by the Central Bank for its role in the controversy.
Bank of Ireland hit with record €100.5 million fine over tracker mortgage scandal
The bank denied nearly 16,000 of its customers access to cheaper tracker mortgages.
The bank was sanctioned for denying nearly 16,000 customers access to cheaper tracker mortgages.
The Central Bank said Bank of Ireland’s failures resulted in the loss of 50 properties, including 25 family homes.
Bank of Ireland admitted in full to 81 separate regulatory breaches.
Analysis: ECB rates are on the rise, what does this mean for mortgage holders?
Financial expert David Quinn looks at the latest rate hike and the options available to homeowners.
Tracker mortgages set for increase as ECB hikes interest rates by record 0.75 percentage points
The ECB is already playing catch-up with US and British central banks that started raising rates faster in response to inflation.
All time
Banking Culture Board not commenting on individual reports after KBC's €18.3 million fine
Central Bank investigations into three other banks are ongoing.
Banking industry asks Irish public for its say on new culture board to help 'rebuild trust' in sector
The banks have said they know their reputation has been damaged, and they want to take steps to address that.
BOI hiking up some tracker mortgage rates by 1% 'should not have occurred'
Minister Paschal Donohoe said he would be raising the issue with the Central Bank.
Margaretta D'Arcy tried to perform a 'citizen's arrest' of AIB bosses over the tracker scandal
D’Arcy – who has a history of taking part in high-profile campaigns and activism – took to the stage at the EGM today.
Minister's warning: 'Tenure of individual bank directors' in firing line unless there's progress on trackers
Paschal Donohoe says he’s prepared to use his influence as a shareholder if he’s not satisfied with how banks perform.
Sorry is too little, too late for tracker customers who suffered for years because of bank overcharging
Now that the banks have set deadlines for paying customers back, there is a risk that this issue will be put to one side.
'We apologise unreservedly' 'We sincerely apologise': Five banks say sorry for tracker mortgage mess
Minister Donohoe was addressing the media in a week where he met all the main banks’ CEOs.
Over 100 PTSB customers still on the wrong tracker mortgage rate despite bank identifying error
Thousands of customers were denied tracker rates and charged a higher rate of interest.
Gardaí consulted on tracker-mortgage scandal - no reports made yet
It’s still unknown what rebates are in store for those that lost out because of the tracker mortgage issue.
Tracker mortgage scandal: Widower charged wrong interest rate may now lose family home
The bank secured a possession order on Raymond Flavin’s Kerry home – then admitted to overcharging him for ‘a period of time’.
'An admission of failure': Criticism of Central Bank as report shows 8,200 denied tracker mortgage
Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said it showed the regulator was still trying to get to grips with the scale of the controversy.
Bank of Ireland confirms it overcharged on almost 4,000 mortgages
The bank says it will commence refunding customers from the beginning of 2017.
Permanent TSB company fined €4.5 million for "serious failings" dealing with tracker mortgages
222 tracker mortgage customers were affected.
Is this the big bazooka? - €400 billion funding package announced by Draghi
SME and non-financial corporate lending is the main target of today’s package of measures, with the ECB also cutting inflation expectations.
Mario has a bonus for tracker mortgage holders next month
Frankfurt looks set to deliver a long-awaited interest rate cut next month.
Are mortgage repayment hikes crippling Irish under-50s?
Older people are leading the regular savings charge while younger mortgage holders struggle.
All-time low: ECB cuts its main interest in boost to tracker mortgage holders
ECB president Mario Draghi has cut the rate for the fifth time in two years.
ECB chief says tracker mortgage rates to remain low
Mario Draghi says that the Eurozone is recovering, slowly, but had good news for holders of tracker mortgages.
Bank of Ireland raises mortgage interest rates by 0.5pc
Mortgage holders have been written to in the last days informing them of an increase in rates from late next month.
11 things to know about the IMF's latest Irish review
The latest IMF update on Ireland’s financial health, summarised into handy bitesized chunks.
ECB president: Fiscal Compact not ‘quid pro quo’ for deal on bank debts
But Mario Draghi says Ireland’s vote is a welcome affirmation of its priorities, and that market access could be close at hand.
ECB to meet to discuss potential cut to interest rates
A 0.25 per cent cut would be good news for mortgage holders – though most expect it to come next month, not today.
Could the ECB cut its main interest rate next week?
Danske Bank reckons a drop in European manufacturing output could mean some great news for mortgage holders…
Fianna Fáil accuses Govt of putting debt deal in jeopardy
“All over the place” is how Michael McGrath described Fine Gael and Labour’s handling of the Anglo debt negotiations.
Noonan says debt restructuring deal is being negotiated
The Finance Minister has confirmed negotiations are underway on a major restructuring of Ireland’s banking debts.
ECB leaves main interest rate unchanged at 1 per cent
As expected, the monthly meeting of the ECB’s governing council decides not to tinker with the main interest rates.
Mortgage holders advised to check contracts for possible savings
Thousands of homeowners in Ireland will see their fixed rate mortgage deals end in the coming months and they may be able to reduce their monthly repayments as a result.
Relief for mortgage holders? Analysts reckon ECB will cut interest rates
The ECB had been expected to continue raising interest rates this year, but may now cut them to revive the economy.
AIB increases interest rates - but mortgage repayments safe for now
AIB increases saving and lending rates, but there’s no move for standard rate mortgages for the time being.
ECB holds interest rate for now, but Trichet hints at July hike
The European Central Bank keeps its key rate unchanged for now – but Trichet’s “strong vigilance” means one next month.
"Huge numbers" signing up to challenge Permanent TSB on tracker mortgage changes
Protect Our Trackers group says it will defy the lender by organising customers en masse to take action.
Group launches challenge to Permanent TSB tracker mortgage move
The ‘Protect Our Trackers’ group says a decision to terminate their interest-only periods is a breach of contract.
AIB may forgive debt for struggling mortgage holders
The majority State-owned bank says it might write off a portion of some home loans, in a bid to help out homeowners.