Irish banking faces another overcharging scandal, as EBS investigates the way it has bundled charges for building and life insurance payments and mortgage protection insurance into its monthly mortgage bills.
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.
The tracker mortgage scandal will, “without a shadow of a doubt”, affect more than 30,000 customers before the authorities get to grips with the matter, far higher than the 15,000 currently estimated by the Central Bank.
Paul Kerrigan doesn’t have fond memories of Semple Stadium. Mind you, he doesn’t exactly hold fond memories of Tipperary either, but it’s the venue rather than the team it houses that has caused him more grief in recent years.
Castlehaven 2-12 Clyda Rovers 0-9: Several factors combined to produce this emphatic victory for Castlehaven in Saturday evening’s Cork SFC first-round game in Carrigadrohid - primarily a significant second-half improvement which yielded two goals inside the opening ten minutes.