Thu, 21 May, 2020
The costs of a record €21m fine the Central Bank imposed on Permanent TSB for its part in the industry-wide tracker mortgage probe should not be passed onto customers in higher loan costs and fees, the financial adviser who did the most to uncover the scandal has urged.
Thu, 30 May, 2019
A personal insolvency arrangement involving a €343,785 mortgage debt being written down by more than half has been approved by the High Court for a woman who ran into mortgage arrears due to her husband's gambling problem.
Mon, 11 Feb, 2019
Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe has confirmed that he will introduce “additional measures” to deal with unregulated vulture funds that buy up distressed mortgages.
Tue, 27 Feb, 2018
A political spat over consumer protection when mortgage loans are sold by the main Irish banks to vulture funds is in danger of distracting from the real scandal that banks in Ireland are unwilling to write down long-term distressed mortgage debt to reflect the market value of homes.
Tue, 20 Feb, 2018
Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe has told the banks their neglect and failure to properly pay back and compensate tracker mortgage customers is “disgraceful” and should have been resolved by now.
Wed, 25 Oct, 2017