PRESS DIGEST - Ireland - Oct 10

DUBLIN, Oct 8 (Reuters) - These are some of the leadingstories in Ireland's newspapers on Monday. Reuters has notverified these stories and cannot vouch for their accuracy:


- The Central Bank has named six of the seven lendersordered to review whether they had mis-sold payment protectioninsurance with loans or credit cards and has warned that lendersface enforcement action over any mis-selling

- More could be done by banks to help small and medium-sizedenterprises and farmers to access finance, John Trethowan of theCredit Review Office has said

- Bishop of Clonfert John Kirby has been aware since themid-1990s that a priest he moved following allegations of childsex abuse continued to abuse children in his new parish,contrary to statements by the bishop last month


- Fine Gael faces a backbench revolt over middle-classfamilies taking the brunt of child benefit cuts

- The new employer of the most senior official yet to leavethe National Asset Management Agency has acquired property loansfrom the state agency

- The Credit Review Office upheld two thirds of complaintsagainst Allied Irish Banks and Bank of Irelandbrought by small firms turned down for loans in the past threemonths and the state agency thinks credit markets are gettingworse, according to its latest quarterly report


- Government departments repeatedly lobbied againstproposals to end sport sponsorship by the drinks industry,internal memos show

- The controversial practice of dumping prized fishoverboard because of EU quotas will be phased out from 2015, themarine minister has said

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