Financial services in the Republic of Ireland

Financial services in the Republic of Ireland refers to the services provided by the finance industry: banks, investment banks, insurance companies, credit card companies, consumer finance companies, government sponsored enterprises, and stock brokerages.

The market for the provision of financial services within the Republic of Ireland is dominated by the two large banking groups Allied Irish Banks and Bank of Ireland. However competition from domestic, overseas and internet providers ensures consumer choice.

Regulation

The regulator of financial services in the Republic of Ireland is Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland.

ee also

* Credit Institutions (Financial Support) Act 2008
* An Post
* FEXCO
* Goodbody Stockbrokers
* Hibernian Group
* International Financial Services Centre
* Irish Enterprise Exchange
* Irish League of Credit Unions
* Irish Stock Exchange
* Laser (debit card)
* List of banks (Republic of Ireland)
* QUINN Financial Services
* RaboDirect
* Vhi Healthcare


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