The true cost of money lenders in Ireland

Mar 18, 2019, 06:00 PM

Why is it that some moneylenders in Ireland can charge interest rates of up to 287% and in most cases targeting those from lower socio-economic backgrounds?

Dr Olive McCarthy and Dr. Noreen Byrne of CUBS released an influential report last November which looked into the need to introduce rate restrictions on high cost credit in Ireland and they join Anthony McDonnell to discuss their findings on this week's Insights podcast.

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