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From TheJournal.ie Central Bank wants bank execs to 'take a long hard look in the mirror' over tracker scandal Overcharging

Central Bank wants bank execs to 'take a long hard look in the mirror' over tracker scandal

Deputy Governor Ed Sibley said he expects board members to be held to account over the errors.

From TheJournal.ie One man's 'selfish' bid to protect his private garden is stalling the old Central Bank's overhaul Temple Bar

One man's 'selfish' bid to protect his private garden is stalling the old Central Bank's overhaul

The Dame Street building is in line for a €75 million redevelopment.

From TheJournal.ie Bank of Ireland confirms additional 6,000 customers overcharged in tracker scandal Tracker Mortgage

Bank of Ireland confirms additional 6,000 customers overcharged in tracker scandal

This brings the total number of impacted Bank of Ireland customers to 10,300.

From TheJournal.ie Do banks ever get punished? Central Bank says Ireland does not have a zero tolerance approach BANKING CRISIS PART II

Do banks ever get punished? Central Bank says Ireland does not have a zero tolerance approach

‘If you don’t want the banks to bother looking at the law, why do we have the law?’

From TheJournal.ie Sorry is too little, too late for tracker customers who suffered for years because of bank overcharging Analysis

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.

From TheJournal.ie Tracker scandal: Repayments by Christmas as Donohoe bemoans 'cultural issue' with banks Compensation

Tracker scandal: Repayments by Christmas as Donohoe bemoans 'cultural issue' with banks

The CEOs of Bank of Ireland, Permanent TSB and KBC held talks with the Minister for Finance today.

From TheJournal.ie Paschal Donohoe: Tracker mortgage scandal 'shines a light into the culture of Irish banking' Not Happy

Paschal Donohoe: Tracker mortgage scandal 'shines a light into the culture of Irish banking'

The minister has called in all the banks next week to tell them their actions are unacceptable.

From TheJournal.ie 'A dog who won't bark, never mind bite': Central Bank in the firing line over tracker scandal Regulation

'A dog who won't bark, never mind bite': Central Bank in the firing line over tracker scandal

More than 20,000 people were impacted by the scandal and numbers are likely to rise.

From TheJournal.ie 23 people lost their homes because of the tracker mortgage scandal Overcharging

23 people lost their homes because of the tracker mortgage scandal

Financial institutions have paid out €163 million to affected customers to date.

From TheJournal.ie 'The banks took their money, turned their lives upside down, and shattered their dreams' Micheal McGrath

'The banks took their money, turned their lives upside down, and shattered their dreams'

Fianna Fáil’s Michael McGrath said the Central Bank will be grilled on the tracker mortgage scandal next week.

From TheJournal.ie 'A disgrace and a disaster': Charleville Credit union placed in liquidation Cork

'A disgrace and a disaster': Charleville Credit union placed in liquidation

Customer deposits up to €100,000 are protected.

From TheJournal.ie More than 30,000 people may be affected by tracker scandal - double the Central Bank's estimate Expert Opinion

More than 30,000 people may be affected by tracker scandal - double the Central Bank's estimate

Financial advisor Padraig Kissane said many people who should be included in the current redress process have been told they are not impacted.

From TheJournal.ie Central Bank urged to 'flex its muscle' with banks over slow progress in tracker mortgage scandal Crackdown

Central Bank urged to 'flex its muscle' with banks over slow progress in tracker mortgage scandal

Many customers will have to wait until well into 2018 to get their money back and receive compensation.

From TheJournal.ie Manager of Credit Union that owed €2 million is prohibited from working in financial services Anne Butterly

Manager of Credit Union that owed €2 million is prohibited from working in financial services

Last November, a liquidator was appointed to Rush Credit Union.

From TheJournal.ie Relics of Piracy and a History of Dublin: The Central Bank is opening its archives for the first time History
From TheJournal.ie Ireland's national debt: 'We are arguably approaching a very serious crisis' Opinion

Ireland's national debt: 'We are arguably approaching a very serious crisis'

We need to immediately borrow €50 billion to replace the debt that is due to be repaid in the next few years, writes Colm Fitzgerald.

From TheJournal.ie The old Central Bank roof is being altered - but in the 1980s they had to knock 30 feet off the top Cut Short

The old Central Bank roof is being altered - but in the 1980s they had to knock 30 feet off the top

During its initial construction the iconic building ran into trouble when it breached planning laws.

From TheJournal.ie 'Living in financial limbo': Victims of tracker mortgage scandal still waiting for answers from banks Overcharging

'Living in financial limbo': Victims of tracker mortgage scandal still waiting for answers from banks

Thousands of customers were denied tracker rates and charged a higher rate of interest than they should have been paying.

From TheJournal.ie This is what the new Central Plaza in Dublin could look like Old Central Bank

This is what the new Central Plaza in Dublin could look like

The plan includes restaurants, shops and a rooftop venue with 360° views of the city.

From TheJournal.ie Victim of tracker mortgage scandal: 'If I was six months in arrears they'd be ringing me every day' Compensation

Victim of tracker mortgage scandal: 'If I was six months in arrears they'd be ringing me every day'

The Bank of Ireland customer was first told she was affected in December last year – but has received no additional information since then.

From TheJournal.ie Central Bank employee being paid over €122,000 for staying away from work for four months Gardening Leave

Central Bank employee being paid over €122,000 for staying away from work for four months

Gardening leave is paid when an employee is suspended from work, usually before taking a position with another company.

From TheJournal.ie Central Bank to pay €30k for extra parking spaces beside new 'fit-for-purpose' HQ Central Park

Central Bank to pay €30k for extra parking spaces beside new 'fit-for-purpose' HQ

The spaces will be phased out over the next two years as the bank tries to encourage staff to use more sustainable forms of transport.

From TheJournal.ie This is Ireland's favourite building Galway

This is Ireland's favourite building

The shortlist included 60 projects across 13 counties and three international projects.

From TheJournal.ie High 'churn' and trouble finding new recruits have left the Central Bank short on staff Hiring Process

High 'churn' and trouble finding new recruits have left the Central Bank short on staff

The financial regulator is likely to fall well short on its recruitment targets.

From TheJournal.ie Banks in Ireland decline to give progress updates on their tracker scandal reviews Keeping Track

Banks in Ireland decline to give progress updates on their tracker scandal reviews

Lenders in Ireland have until September to identify all customers who were affected by interest rate overcharging – we asked how they’re getting on.

From TheJournal.ie The Central Bank has fined Bank of Ireland €3 million for 'significant failures' Ouch

The Central Bank has fined Bank of Ireland €3 million for 'significant failures'

The Central Bank found “significant failures” in some of Bank of Ireland’s controls, policies and procedures.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Over 5,000 items from former Central Bank going on auction in huge sale Going Going Gone This post contains images

Photos: Over 5,000 items from former Central Bank going on auction in huge sale

The objects on offer range from a barista bar to large desks, chairs, plants, printers and even water coolers.

From TheJournal.ie The average first time buyer in Ireland is 34 years old and needs at least a €50,000 deposit Start Saving

The average first time buyer in Ireland is 34 years old and needs at least a €50,000 deposit

According to the Central Bank, the average first time buyer received a mortgage of €185,939 last year.

From TheJournal.ie Former Dublin mayor 'alarmed' at decision to set aside plans to protect Central Bank building Protected Structure

Former Dublin mayor 'alarmed' at decision to set aside plans to protect Central Bank building

Councillor Mary Freehill said that officials don’t have the power to overrule the council’s decision.

From TheJournal.ie AIB fined €2.3 million for breaches relating to terrorist financing and money laundering Ouch

AIB fined €2.3 million for breaches relating to terrorist financing and money laundering

The bank also failed to conduct required due diligence on accounts predating Ireland’s money-laundering laws.

From TheJournal.ie Dedicated staff and timeline clarity could help make mortgage-switching easier Central Bank

Dedicated staff and timeline clarity could help make mortgage-switching easier

Research shows that many consumers who have switched mortgages had a positive experience, and can save “significant sums of money”.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí consulted on tracker-mortgage scandal - no reports made yet Philip Lane

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.

From TheJournal.ie Help-to-buy scheme is 'of course' pushing up house prices - Central Bank Philip Lane

Help-to-buy scheme is 'of course' pushing up house prices - Central Bank

The Central Bank governor said that the market could correct itself in the long term.

From TheJournal.ie There's a new high-security €50 note out tomorrow - here's a sneak peek Look Feel Tilt

There's a new high-security €50 note out tomorrow - here's a sneak peek

There are some interesting security and design features about the new fifty euro note.

From TheJournal.ie This is what the new €50 note (and its security features) looks like Europa Series

This is what the new €50 note (and its security features) looks like

The European Central Bank says the notes are very easy to check using the feel, look and tilt method.

From TheJournal.ie Cyclist who died in Dublin city road crash was a Central Bank employee Patrick Street

Cyclist who died in Dublin city road crash was a Central Bank employee

He was removed by ambulance to St James’ Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

From TheJournal.ie Tracker mortgages: €76 million paid out in compensation so far to customers denied proper rates Central Bank

Tracker mortgages: €76 million paid out in compensation so far to customers denied proper rates

A new report states that 9,900 impacted customer accounts have now been identified by lenders.

From TheJournal.ie Bank of China applies to set up Irish branch Brexit

Bank of China applies to set up Irish branch

Further opportunities to boost Ireland’s business relationship with China are expected post-Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie Bank of Ireland 'Fomo' loans for students branded as 'irresponsible' Criticism

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Cash savvy members of the public exchange €1.3m worth of old Irish punts CASH IN

Cash savvy members of the public exchange €1.3m worth of old Irish punts

There is still over a quarter of a billion euro worth of punts lying about in drawers and jars across Ireland.