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Homes impacted by the Mica or pyrite conditions in Donegal and Sligo could be line to recieve contributions from banks and insurance companies. The Housing Minister says good progress is being made in talks on changes to the scheme.   Homeowners across the west and north west of the Country…

Independent Sligo/Leitrim TD Marian Harkin says the government should not hide behind the mantra of not having the authority to interfere with commercial business. She pointed out there was no question of not interfering with commercial business when Ireland’s tax payers were forced to fund the financial institutions at the…

A Sligo Councillor has expressed concern over recent reports linking a merger between Bank of Ireland and An Post.   It’s understood that Bank of Ireland is reviewing its branch network, which is leading to fears it is set to close branches in many smaller towns.   The bank currently…

A Sligo/Leitrim TD is calling for the decision taken in 2014 that allows banks pay no corporation tax for 20 years to be reversed. Sinn Fein Deputy Martin Kenny is making the call in the aftermath of revelations of the pain and suffering caused to people caught up in the…

A Donegal TD says families in mortgage arrears are afraid to take on the banks because they have no government protection. Pearse Doherty was speaking after receiving figures from the Central Bank showed that five families a day are losing their home in Ireland. He’s accused the government of allowing…

t’s emerged that up to 15,000 mortgage customers may have been unfairly removed from their tracker mortgages. But the Central Bank is not sure whether it can take action against every lender – because its powers might not be retrospective. Earlier the Oireachtas finance committee was suspended after furious TDs…