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EBS press releases

9th Oct 2017

EBS reduces fixed mortgage rates and extends 2% back in cash offer

EBS today has announced significant reductions in its fixed mortgage rates for new and existing* Private Dwelling home mortgage customers and the extension of its 2% back in cash offer for new mortgage customers.

27th Jun 2017

EBS launches The Mortgage Masters campaign

EBS has launched its ‘Mortgage Masters’ brand positioning which showcases the focus, dedication and expertise of its mortgage advisors, or masters, across 71 offices nationwide.

26th Oct 2016

Notification to all EBS MoneyManager Account Holders

Since 1st September 2016 we are no longer charging the following fees to EBS MoneyManager Account holders

23rd Sep 2016

EBS extends 2% back in cash offer for new mortgage customers

EBS today (Friday 23rd September) announced the extension of the 2% back in cash offer to 31st March 2017 for new mortgage customers (The back in cash offer has now been extended for eligible accounts to 30th September 2017).

23rd Jun 2016

EBS announces 2% back in cash for new mortgage customers

EBS today (Thursday 23rd June) announced it is offering 2% back in cash to customers who draw down new mortgages between now and 31st October 2016

21st Mar 2016

EBS DKM Index shows mortgage repayment affordability improves for First-Time Buyers

EBS DKM Irish housing affordability index March 2016

3rd Jun 2015

EBS DKM Index shows housing affordability has improved for first time buyers since October 2014

EBS, today, (Wednesday, 3 rd June 2015) releases its latest EBS DKM Affordability Index showing that the proportion of disposable income required to fund a mortgage for the average first time buyer (FTB) working couple dropped to 19.5% in April 2015.

2011 Press Releases

8th December 2011

 Statement issued by EBS Limited in relation to lending rate changes

2nd December 2011

 EBS releases its quarterly consumer saving sentiment research

18th November 2011

 Further improvement in purchasing affordability for First Time Buyers

7th September 2011

 EBS and NALA research shows two thirds of Irish people struggle to understand financial terms

2nd September 2011

 EBS Support National Savings Week, 5th - 10th September

19th July 2011

 Statement issued by EBS Limited in relation to Standard Variable Rate Changes

8th July 2011

 EBS announces new market-leading rate for regular savers

1st July 2011

 AIB and EBS come together to form one of two Irish pillar banks

24th June 2011

 EBS releases its quarterly consumer saving sentiment research

17th June 2011

 Statement issued by EBS Building Society in relation to Standard Variable Rate Changes

27th May 2011

 EBS combined with AIB to form one of the two pillar banks

10th May 2011

 EBS research highlights children's saving & spending habits

15th April 2011

 EBS reports post tax loss of €590m and operating profit of €56m for financial year 2010

1st March 2011

 EBS releases it's Quarterly Consumer Savings Sentiment Research to coincide with March savings campaign launch

11th February 2011

 Statement issued by EBS Building Society in relation to Standard Variable Rate changes

9th February 2011

 EBS Building Society and MasterCard announce partnership to issue first Debit MasterCard in Ireland from late 2011

27th January 2011

 EBS Building Society and DKM Economic Consultants publish latest EBS/DKM affordability index

2010 Press Releases

25th Nov 2010

Winners of Better Together! Video Awards and Ireland's Charity Hero 2010 Announced

14th Nov 2010

EBS Building Society joins forces with Simon Communities of Ireland to support their full time volunteer training programme

20th Oct 2010

EBS announces last call or national scheme to celebrate local heroes across the country

13th Oct 2010

National campaign "Better Together" launched to promote community involvement

29th Sept 2010

EBS Launches national scheme to celebrate local heroes

21st Sept 2010

EBS Reports Operating Profit of €25.6m for H1 2010

2nd Sept 2010

EBS Releases it's Quarterly Consumer Savings Sentiment Research

16th July 2010

Statement issued by EBS Building Society in Relation to Standard Variable Rate Changes

8th June 2010

EBS Releases its Latest Consumer Savings Sentiment Research

24th May 2010

EBS & DKM Economic Consultants publish latest EBS-DKM Affordability Index

20th May 2010

EBS Continues to Grow Market Share in Retail Mortgage Lending

29th April 2010

EBS Reports Pre-Provision Operating Profit of 96m for Financial Year 2009

23rd April 2010

EBS Research Gives Insight into Children's Savings Habits

9th April 2010

Statement issued by EBS Building Society in Relation to Standard Variable Rate Change

30th March 2010

EBS welcomes Government Recapitalisation Commitment

29th March 2010

Financial Education Website www.makingcents.ie Launched Today

8th March 2010

Changes in purchasing behaviour evident according to new EBS First Time Buyer research

22nd Feb 2010

EBS releases its Quarterly Savings Sentiment Research

18th Feb 2010

Emer Finnan appointed Finance Director at EBS

15th Feb 2010

EBS Continue to Grow Market Share in Retail Mortgage Lending

27th Jan 2010

EBS and INTO today launched the 2010 INTO/EBS National Handwriting Competition and their campaign to highlight the art of handwriting

26th Jan 2010

Christmas FM raises €70,000 for Simon Communities for Cork and Dublin

19th Jan 2010

EBS Building Society and DKM Economic Consultants publish latest EBS DKM Affordability Index

13th Jan 2010

EBS join forces with the National Adult Literacy Agency and call for applications to the 2010 Ace Awards

4th Jan 2010

EBS Building Society exceeds its commitment for providing finance to the Affordable Housing sector

2009 Press Releases

7th Dec 2009

EBS holds Special General Meeting to allow capital to be provided by Government

26th Nov 2009

EBS to enter merger talks with Irish Nationwide

13th Nov 2009

EBS continues to increase market share in retail mortgage lending

21st Oct 2009

EBS Building Society and DKM economic consultants publish latest affordability index

6th Oct 2009

Simon warns that time is running out for government to meet commitment to end homelessness by 2010

6th Oct 2009

Simon Communities of Ireland and EBS Building Society celebrate purchase of 90 homes through the Independent Living Initiative

 2nd Oct 2009

Irish celebrities come out in force to support Simon Week 2009

 27th Sept 2009

83% of public fear homelessness will increase as a result of economic climate

 19th Aug 2009

EBS continues to increase Market Share in Retail Lending

 30th June 2009

EBS Building Society and DKM Economic Consultants publish latest Affordability Index

 27th May 2009

EBS and Simon Communities if Ireland work together to help educae students on the root causes of homelessness

 22nd May 2009

EBS & NALA celebrate Family Literacy Day by launching book to encourage families to learn together

 21st May 2009

EBS increase Market Share in Mortgage Lending

 11th May 2009

EBS focus on Family Savings to mark International Day of the Family

 10th March 2009

EBS Annual Results 2008

 27th Feb 2009

Family Moments back in the frame!

 5th Feb 2009

EBS Consumer Savings Sentiment Research Released

 27th Jan 2009

EBS INTO Children's Handwriting Competition 2009

 23rd Jan 2009

EBS Building Society Establishes €150m Affordable Housing Fund

 12th Jan 2009

EBS launch new Family Savings Account