Loans to consumers continue to decline
Loans to consumers in Ireland have continued to decline.
Loans were 4.8% lower in May, compared to 4.6% in April.
Mortgage loans fell by 2.1% in May, compared to the same month one year earlier.
Loans for consumption purposes fell by €156million compared to April.
Corporate loans fell by €87million, compared to a sharp decline of €708million in the month previous.