Loans

Fertiliser loan scheme with Cultivate to begin on January 31

Fertiliser loan scheme with Cultivate to begin on January 31

Cultivate chairman and former president of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA), Joe Healy, has confirmed that the organisation’s ‘fertiliser loan’...

January 18, 2022

Macra accuses Green Party MEP of ‘grandstanding’ over letter to banks

Macra accuses Green Party MEP of ‘grandstanding’ over letter to banks

Macra na Feirme has said that it has written to Green party MEP, Ciaran Cuffe, concerning his letter to banks...

December 9, 2021

AIB: Agri loans included in €4.2bn acquisition of Ulster Bank loans

AIB: Agri loans included in €4.2bn acquisition of Ulster Bank loans

Agricultural loans are among the portfolio of commercial loans bought by AIB from Ulster Bank, AIB has confirmed. In a...

June 28, 2021

Farmers need to be offered lower bank loan rates – Cullinan

Farmers need to be offered lower bank loan rates – Cullinan

Farmers need to be offered lower interest rates on loans, as agriculture kept the country going during several lockdowns as...

February 19, 2021

MEP: EU proposals on non-performing loans ‘put banks and vultures before people’

MEP: EU proposals on non-performing loans ‘put banks and vultures before people’

Proposals on non-performing loans launched by Commissioner Mairéad McGuinness put the interests of banks and vulture funds before those of...

December 16, 2020

‘Significant interest from farmers’ for €500 million loan fund – ICMSA

‘Significant interest from farmers’ for €500 million loan fund – ICMSA

The agreement between the government, the European Investment Fund (EIF) and the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI) to increase...

July 31, 2020

Costs for small businesses are ‘mounting all the time’ – Harkin

Costs for small businesses are ‘mounting all the time’ – Harkin

Small businesses which constitute over 90% of Irish companies deserve immediate support by way of grants and loans to get...

July 13, 2020

Farmers urged to review finances ahead of loan moratorium deadline

Farmers urged to review finances ahead of loan moratorium deadline

Farmers under financial pressure due to Covid-19 should conduct a financial review in the coming week to access their circumstances...

June 5, 2020

Banks agree to payment break for customers affected by Covid-19

Banks agree to payment break for customers affected by Covid-19

Irish banks have agreed to a payment break for up to three months for business and personal customers affected by...

March 19, 2020

No agricultural lands in mortgage sale – Ulster Bank

No agricultural lands in mortgage sale – Ulster Bank

There are no agricultural lands included in the latest portfolio of mortgages worth €900 million to be sold by Ulster...

July 2, 2019

Multi-million euro EU loans package could open ‘as early as next month’

Multi-million euro EU loans package could open ‘as early as next month’

Young Irish farmers may be able to avail of the newly announced €1 billion loans package – launched by the European...

April 29, 2019

IFA to protest farmer loan sale outside AIB AGM

IFA to protest farmer loan sale outside AIB AGM

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has announced its intention to stage a protest against AIB’s inclusion of certain farmer loans...

April 23, 2019

Agri-loans included in Rabobank’s €800 million portfolio sale

Agri-loans included in Rabobank’s €800 million portfolio sale

Dutch-based banking and financial services firm Rabobank has sold off an €800 million loan portfolio formerly owned by ACC Loan...

April 18, 2019

‘Tullow Tank’ to unveil new agri loan at Carlow Credit Union

‘Tullow Tank’ to unveil new agri loan at Carlow Credit Union

A new agricultural loan facility is set to be launched in the south-east of the country as Carlow Credit Union...

April 3, 2019

AIB loan portfolio sale includes ‘limited agriculture exposure’

AIB loan portfolio sale includes ‘limited agriculture exposure’

AIB has today (Monday, April 1) announced the sale of a non-performing loan portfolio worth €1 billion, which includes “limited...

April 1, 2019

Lending to dairy farmers now surpassed €100 million – Finance Ireland

Lending to dairy farmers now surpassed €100 million – Finance Ireland

Finance Ireland’s lending to Irish dairy farmers has now surpassed €100 million and is growing, the entity has claimed. Finance...

March 7, 2019

7 Credit Unions to offer new farm loans in the midlands

7 Credit Unions to offer new farm loans in the midlands

Seven Credit Unions in the midlands have recently come together to offer a new farm-lending product called ‘Cultivate’. The Cultivate...

September 20, 2018

Creed called upon to address 3 ‘fundamental issues’ at upcoming meeting

Creed called upon to address 3 ‘fundamental issues’ at upcoming meeting

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, has been called upon to address three “fundamental issues” at...

August 31, 2018