# central-bank - Today’s News
It’s tough out there. How tough?
# central-bank - Tuesday 17 February, 2015
The Central Bank has found problems across the local industry.
# central-bank - Monday 16 February, 2015
The Crann an Oir sculpture was unveiled in 1991 by Charles Haughey.
# central-bank - Wednesday 4 February, 2015
This follows moves by First Permanent TSB and Bank of Ireland.
# central-bank - Tuesday 3 February, 2015
*According to the Central Bank’s latest update, that is.
# central-bank - Sunday 1 February, 2015
This was the week in business.
# central-bank - Friday 30 January, 2015
CSO figures also revealed that young people are carrying too much debt.
# central-bank - Wednesday 28 January, 2015
Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.
Strict new lending rules are coming in. But first-time buyers are still being allowed borrow 90% of a property’s value, up to €220,000.
The Central Bank has announced a 10% minimum deposit for new buyers on properties under that price.
# central-bank - Tuesday 27 January, 2015
New mortgage regulations announced today will mean all other primary dwelling buyers will have to pay 20% of the value themselves.
# central-bank - Sunday 25 January, 2015
Irish house prices are increasing at a rate 30 times the eurozone average. If you think this seems like a bubble, it’s because it certainly looks like one.
# central-bank - Thursday 22 January, 2015
Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.
# central-bank - Wednesday 21 January, 2015
But the Central Bank could relax its rules for first-time buyers.
# central-bank - Monday 19 January, 2015
We did get stung a bit on the whole deal, Patrick Honohan says.
# central-bank - Friday 16 January, 2015
At the banking inquiry yesterday, the Central Bank governor recalled a conversation with the then-finance minister in December 2008.
Some even think it could threaten the entire economy.
# central-bank - Monday 5 January, 2015
Asking prices actually fell in the last three months of 2014 – but are still significantly higher than one year ago.
# central-bank - Wednesday 31 December, 2014
We all partied, eh?
# central-bank - Saturday 20 December, 2014
How many pigs are in Ireland? How many people are paid minimum wage? So many questions…
# central-bank - Friday 19 December, 2014
New figures show a spike in the number of mortgage approvals.
# central-bank - Wednesday 17 December, 2014
What happened in the days and weeks leading up to the bank guarantee of 30 September 2008? TheJournal.ie presents an in-depth account from the people who were in the thick of it.
# central-bank - Saturday 13 December, 2014
Plus: What percentage of men in Ireland are overweight or obese?
# central-bank - Thursday 11 December, 2014
Everything you need to know about the market this week in one quick guided tour.
# central-bank - Wednesday 10 December, 2014
That’s the concern of the Department of Finance.
# central-bank - Tuesday 9 December, 2014
This comes after the closure of the Central Bank’s consultation process on new mortgage restrictions.
# central-bank - Thursday 4 December, 2014
You could soon (if you’re really, really rich).
# central-bank - Wednesday 3 December, 2014
Banks have been accused of only helping the ‘low-hanging fruit’ of people who are a few months overdue.
# central-bank - Wednesday 26 November, 2014
Governor Patrick Honohan says the “seeds of trouble” for a new bubble could already be growing.
# central-bank - Friday 21 November, 2014
They’re out of town now until next spring.
Those on tracker loans will hear the decision-making process of the ECB’s record-low interest rates.
# central-bank - Saturday 15 November, 2014
Plus: How many people should have had their fingerprints taken by gardaí over the past two years but didn’t?
# central-bank - Friday 14 November, 2014
Former ECB President Jean Claude Trichet has previously said that he will not appear before the committee.
The bank’s boss is not a fan of buyers having to save a 20% deposit.
# central-bank - Thursday 13 November, 2014
# central-bank - Tuesday 4 November, 2014
The 8-year high in consumer sentiment recorded in September didn’t last long.
# central-bank - Wednesday 22 October, 2014
Most of buyers’ ‘mattress money’ that was built up during the boom years is gone.
# central-bank - Monday 20 October, 2014
# central-bank - Saturday 11 October, 2014
Plus: How many cars have been bought in Ireland so far this year?
With these rules in place, property prices will tied to people’s incomes rather than crazy speculations.