Fri, 05 Jun, 2020
In recent days, up to 10,000 people took part in a protest over the housing outside Leinster House. In a country with 10,000 — and rising — homeless people and tens of thousands more living close to the life of an indentured servant because housing prices are utterly disconnected to incomes, that protest is inevitable. In a country where tens of thousands of workers are condemned to a lifetime of making landlords’ and vulture funds’ investments pay off, those protests can only grow.
Fri, 05 Oct, 2018
The Central Bank has expressed its growing exasperation with Irish banks, and has hinted at imposing individual fines and claw backing pay of top Irish bank chiefs if they fail to come into line following their handling of the €1bn tracker mortgage overcharging scandal.
Fri, 23 Mar, 2018
Gardaí could be asked to launch an investigation into the tracker mortgage scandal after the country’s biggest banks were accused of “cartel behaviour” and of committing “grand theft” against at least 20,000 customers.
Fri, 20 Oct, 2017
Tue, 11 Oct, 2016
The Central Bank has insisted that its investigations into Bloxham Stockbrokers are continuing after it said yesterday it had struck a conclusive settlement agreement with a former general partner of the stockbroking firm which collapsed in 2012.
Fri, 22 May, 2015