Northern Ireland
Rising interest rates impact farm borrowing
Kieran Mailey
The latest increase in interest rate will result in farmers with bank loans seeing a rise in repayments.
20 September 2022 News
Bank of Ireland expecting 1% to 1.5% interest rate hike over the next year
Farmers should expect rising interest rates over the coming six to 12 months, the head of agri at Bank of Ireland has said.
7 September 2022 Education
Worried about financing your post-secondary education? You’re not alone
There are many options available to help finance your post-secondary education, but it will take a bit of research to find the right solution for you.
European Central Bank is here to make things harder
Interest rate hike on Thursday makes mortgages and loans more expensive.
7 September 2022 News
Financing Farm Machinery: what are your options?
When financing farm machinery, it’s important to understand your options. Declan McEvoy, Head of Tax at Ifac explains the options available and what to consider.
24 August 2022 Farm machinery
Strong demand for credit across all sectors - AIB
Some farmers are talking about taking out loans to cover fertiliser prices, however farmers are not actually putting applications in yet.
17 August 2022 News
Overdraft use by farmers at lowest level in five years
Farmer use of overdraft facilities is down with Bank of Ireland and AIB this year.
3 August 2022 News
Watch: how technology is changing lives of female farmers in Sierra Leone
"We have gained a lot as women. We are not going backwards again," one woman who uses an app which tracks prices for their produce in Sierra Leone has said. Catherine Devine reports.
16 July 2022 News
Damien’s Diary: housing crisis at breaking point
With rents rocking and people unable to afford their own homes, Damien O’Reilly saying something must be done.
13 July 2022 Damien O'Reilly
‘Landmark’ decision High Court finds in favour of farmer on land sale
The farmer had wished to restructure his debt, rather than have to sell his farm to repay borrowings.
13 July 2022 News
Farmers eligible for low-cost loans of up to €1.5m
The Tánaiste Leo Varadkar, the Minister for Agriculture, Charlie McConalogue and the Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe announced the low-cost loan on Monday.
4 July 2022 News
Bank of Ireland launches new €100m farmer loan fund
The new Agri Assist Loan Fund will provide an additional working capital facility for farmers at a competitive 3.86% rate.
15 June 2022 News