According to a new report from the Bank of Ireland the amount of home improvement loans issued in Ireland have surged.
Lending to Irish households has seen a major decline, as statistics have shown with regards to the October just passed.
Figures just released by the Central Bank show that consumer lending took a fall in April.
Loans to consumers in Ireland have continued to decline.
Lending to households and businesses fell in November as deposits continue to leave Irish banks according to the figures released recently by the Central Bank.