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#Loans

# loans - Friday 31 October, 2014

SMEs will soon to able to access €800m from Ireland’s newest bank

The Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland is hoped to be up and running by the end of the year.

# loans - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Why the state’s new investment bank will do little to help Irish SMEs

The Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI) will be open for business this week.

# loans - Monday 20 October, 2014

About 138 SMEs a day are asking Bank of Ireland for loans

And they say they are approving 87% of them.

# loans - Saturday 13 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Mission Accomplished: Michael Noonan confirms the deal that will save Ireland €1.5 billion The Dealmaker

Mission Accomplished: Michael Noonan confirms the deal that will save Ireland €1.5 billion

The Minister for Finance is having a pretty good Saturday.

# loans - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Easier access to loans for Irish SMEs, hopefully

Interest discount among perks for small business signing up for struggling microfinance scheme.

# loans - Monday 11 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Junior doctors won’t bother staying in Ireland unless tax breaks are introduced NCHDs

Junior doctors won’t bother staying in Ireland unless tax breaks are introduced

Students on the Graduate Entry Programme are required to pay full fees of up to €16,000 per year.

# loans - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Nearly 60% of Credit Unions are subject to lending restrictions Lending Terms And Conditions

Nearly 60% of Credit Unions are subject to lending restrictions

The restrictions are designed to limit the amount of a single loan.

# loans - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Commercial vehicle sales drive higher small business lending at Bank of Ireland Loans

Commercial vehicle sales drive higher small business lending at Bank of Ireland

Lending to SMEs at the bank is up by 7% compared to the first half of last year.

# loans - Friday 20 June, 2014

NAMA completes largest ever loan transaction at €5.6bn

It consisted mostly of loans secured on assets in Northern Ireland.

# loans - Thursday 29 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Nama pays developers €11 million every year in wages Payroll

Nama pays developers €11 million every year in wages

The state’s bad bank has revealed a list of its wage categories for 134 developers.

# loans - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

New scheme would help first-time buyers get foot on property ladder

The scheme, which is being examined by the Department of Finance, would see the State guarantee a proportion of mortgages.

NAMA sells loan for Ireland’s tallest building

The loans for the Elysian Tower, along with a number of other properties in Ireland, the UK and Germany, were sold yesterday to Blackstone Real Estate.

# loans - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Minister heckled at public meeting John Perry

Watch: Minister heckled at public meeting

An angry property developer confronted Junior Minister for Small Business at a business networking meeting.

# loans - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Too much debt and not enough houses: Ireland’s creditless recovery is here to stay

We’re too focused on paying down our existing debt burden to consider new lending, says a new report.

# loans - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Jury yet to reach a verdict in Anglo trial Anglo Irish Bank

Jury yet to reach a verdict in Anglo trial

Today is day 45 of the trial which has heard evidence from 54 witnesses.

# loans - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The government has sold thousands of mortgage owners ‘down the river’ – Donnelly Arrears

The government has sold thousands of mortgage owners ‘down the river’ – Donnelly

Independent TD Stephen Donnelly accused the government of failing to take the welfare of “tens of thousands of men, women and children” into account when selling mortgage loans to US hedge funds.

# loans - Friday 4 April, 2014

NAMA sells €5.4bn Northern Ireland loan book but won’t disclose sale price

The loan portfolio, codenamed Project Eagle, has been sold to New York based investment firm Cerberus.

# loans - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

IBRC and NAMA will dump €15 billion worth of loans this year – report

Stress tests may encourage banks to offload loan books.

# loans - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

90 per cent of IBRC’s loan book has now been sold, following ‘Project Stone’ deal

Deals have been done on two huge batches of loans: ‘Project Stone’ which is worth over €9 billion, and ‘Project Sand’ worth almost €2 billion.

# loans - Friday 7 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Irish financial consumers are bewildered, frightened and angry Credit Protection

Column: Irish financial consumers are bewildered, frightened and angry

The protection available to consumers when they take out credit is still inadequate – despite all the promises that were made after the crash, writes Noeline Blackwell.

# loans - Friday 17 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Credit unions critical of Central Bank’s “anti-competitive” lending rules Loans

Credit unions critical of Central Bank’s “anti-competitive” lending rules

The Central Bank has confirmed that rescheduled mortgages are not subject to the same restrictions as credit union loans.

# loans - Thursday 19 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie NAMA to attend Public Accounts Committee tomorrow over leak allegations NAMA

NAMA to attend Public Accounts Committee tomorrow over leak allegations

Committee members have expressed concern about the possibility that the allegations that have been raised in recent days would not be dealt with in some way before Christmas and New Year.

# loans - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie People still joining credit unions, but fewer are taking out loans Credit Unions

People still joining credit unions, but fewer are taking out loans

The head of the Irish League of Credit Unions says the increase in members show the public still has confidence in the movement.

# loans - Friday 13 December, 2013

Former Anglo loans worth €2.5bn to be sold as part of ‘Project Evergreen’

The sales process has now been concluded and represents the first portfolio of loans by IBRC brought to market.

# loans - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Additional consumer protections for debt management firms published Debt

Additional consumer protections for debt management firms published

The draft paper proposes debt management firms should provide more information to customers about the service they offer and their charges.

# loans - Sunday 24 November, 2013

Despite reports, Musgrave has ‘no plans to launch a bank’

A Sunday Independent article today suggested that the Cork-based retail company was planning on setting up its own bank.

# loans - Friday 8 November, 2013

360,000 people using moneylenders – Central Bank report

A report from the Central Bank has found that there has been no significant change in the moneylending sector since 2007.

# loans - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Lending to Irish households continues to fall

Mortgages were declined at an annual rate of 2.4 per cent in September of this year.

# loans - Friday 11 October, 2013

Today is the deadline for bidders to buy IBRC loans

IBRC is being liquidated and selling some of its loans which have a value of €3.5 billion.

# loans - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie How much has Ireland paid Britain in interest on bailout loans? Bailout

How much has Ireland paid Britain in interest on bailout loans?

Hint: Not enough to buy Gareth Bale.

# loans - Monday 7 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Irish SMEs are among the most reliant on banks in Europe Credit

Irish SMEs are among the most reliant on banks in Europe

The Central Bank said the Irish private sector is disproportionately exposed to potential weaknesses in the banking sector.

# loans - Friday 4 October, 2013

Banks to refund €25m to customers over mis-sold policies

One in five of the PPI policies reviewed by the Central Bank were found to be in breach of its consumer protection code.

# loans - Thursday 3 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Household savings primarily being used to pay down debt Money

Household savings primarily being used to pay down debt

Household repayment of loans amounted to €7.3 billion last year.

# loans - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Late payment from customers is the ‘biggest challenge’ for businesses

A new survey also found that Irish businesses in the UK are outperforming their UK counterparts in a number of areas.

# loans - Saturday 10 August, 2013

Just 90 loans approved by government scheme for small businesses

The Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation said it is working to promote greater awareness of the scheme in the business community.

# loans - Thursday 8 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Credit unions are three times more popular than banks No Surprises

Credit unions are three times more popular than banks

Research has found that 25 per cent of credit union members said they joined because their parents set up an account for them.

# loans - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Bruton: John Perry’s conduct is exemplary John Perry This post contains videos

Bruton: John Perry’s conduct is exemplary

While the Minister would not comment on Perry’s court case, he said that there are “clear codes for what ministers can and can’t do”.

# loans - Thursday 25 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie IBRC liquidators writing to borrowers over loans Ibrc

IBRC liquidators writing to borrowers over loans

The borrowers will be updated on the sale of their IBRC loans and collateral obligations.

# loans - Monday 22 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Government declines to comment on €2.47m judgment against Minister John Perry

Government declines to comment on €2.47m judgment against Minister

Minister of State for Small Business, John Perry, and his wife consented to a judgment of €2.47 million being made against them in the Commercial Court today.

# loans - Monday 15 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Bank of Ireland says it gets more than 1,000 new loan applications every week Lending

Bank of Ireland says it gets more than 1,000 new loan applications every week

The bank says it is giving out a lot more loans to small and medium-sized businesses than it was a year ago.

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