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# credit-union - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Face coverings are now mandatory in banks, post offices and credit unions
# Face Coverings
# Face Coverings

Face coverings are now mandatory in banks, post offices and credit unions

Jan 26th 2021, 2:48 PM 29,148 Views 35 Comments

The Financial Services Union has welcomed the decision by Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly.

# credit-union - Friday 11 December, 2020

Woman arrested in €1.2 million credit union fraud investigation released without charge
# North Dublin
# North Dublin

Woman arrested in €1.2 million credit union fraud investigation released without charge

Dec 11th 2020, 7:38 PM 28,581 Views 6 Comments

A file is to be sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions.

# credit-union - Thursday 10 December, 2020

Woman arrested in relation to misappropriation of €1.2 million at Dublin credit union
# North Dublin
# North Dublin

Woman arrested in relation to misappropriation of €1.2 million at Dublin credit union

Dec 10th 2020, 6:30 PM 50,439 Views 25 Comments

The 60-year-old woman is being detained at Balbriggan Garda Station.

# credit-union - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Tribute: John Hume said setting up the first credit union in Northern Ireland was 'the thing I'm proudest of'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Tribute: John Hume said setting up the first credit union in Northern Ireland was 'the thing I'm proudest of'

Aug 5th 2020, 1:20 PM 19,398 Views 5 Comments

John Hume saw how people from a working class background were locked out of borrowing from banks, writes Gerry Thompson.

# credit-union - Friday 28 February, 2020

Shaking off a 'staid impression': Re-imagining the credit union in the fintech era
# Future Of Finance
# Future Of Finance

Shaking off a 'staid impression': Re-imagining the credit union in the fintech era

Feb 28th 2020, 12:11 PM 264 Views 0 Comments

As banks spend fortunes embracing tech, credit unions are revamping to ensure they aren’t left behind.

# credit-union - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Adrian Donohoe murder trial: Paramedic tells court garda's injuries were 'inconsistent with life'
# Lordship
# Lordship

Adrian Donohoe murder trial: Paramedic tells court garda's injuries were 'inconsistent with life'

Feb 6th 2020, 4:26 PM 27,079 Views 0 Comments

The trial continues in front of Justice Michael White and a jury of eight men and seven women.

# credit-union - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Adrian Donohoe murder trial: Garda tells court he feared for his life as armed robber threatened him with a gun
# Capital Murder Trial
# Capital Murder Trial

Adrian Donohoe murder trial: Garda tells court he feared for his life as armed robber threatened him with a gun

Feb 4th 2020, 6:55 PM 10,312 Views 0 Comments

Aaron Brady has pleaded not guilty to the murder.

# credit-union - Thursday 17 October, 2019

Credit unions across Ireland roll out new current account service
# Credit Union
# Credit Union

Credit unions across Ireland roll out new current account service

Oct 17th 2019, 7:28 PM 45,794 Views 29 Comments

115 branches have begun rolling out the service today under the currentaccount.ie brand.

# credit-union - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Parents are spending €1,399 getting their child ready to go back to secondary school
# Irish League Of Credit Unions
# Irish League Of Credit Unions

Parents are spending €1,399 getting their child ready to go back to secondary school

Jul 16th 2019, 6:01 AM 14,042 Views 48 Comments

Parents of primary school students are paying €50 less than last year, while parents of secondary school students are paying €20 more.

# credit-union - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Credit unions are to be given more freedom to compete with moneylenders, so what would this mean?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Credit unions are to be given more freedom to compete with moneylenders, so what would this mean?

Jan 8th 2019, 8:30 PM 28,697 Views 34 Comments

It could mean they can offer small loans to people who otherwise mightn’t get credit.

# credit-union - Friday 3 August, 2018

Credit unions have never had as much in assets - but there are far fewer of them
# Assets
# Assets

Credit unions have never had as much in assets - but there are far fewer of them

Aug 3rd 2018, 6:20 AM 13,871 Views 26 Comments

The analysis found that assets in Irish credit unions total €17.2 billion.

# credit-union - Monday 30 July, 2018

Parents turning to moneylenders to cope with back-to-school costs
# Debt
# Debt

Parents turning to moneylenders to cope with back-to-school costs

Jul 30th 2018, 6:05 AM 15,132 Views 64 Comments

More than one-third of parents in Ireland say they are debt due to these costs.

# credit-union - Sunday 25 February, 2018

Man (20s) arrested in connection with murder of Garda Adrian Donohoe
# Investigation
# Investigation

Man (20s) arrested in connection with murder of Garda Adrian Donohoe

Feb 25th 2018, 9:10 PM 36,268 Views 34 Comments

The detective garda was killed in the line of duty at a credit union in Bellurgan in Co Louth in 2013.

# credit-union - Friday 13 October, 2017

'A disgrace and a disaster': Charleville Credit union placed in liquidation
# Cork
# Cork

'A disgrace and a disaster': Charleville Credit union placed in liquidation

Oct 13th 2017, 2:09 PM 44,096 Views 63 Comments

Customer deposits up to €100,000 are protected.

# credit-union - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

Ryanair drops from top 100 Irish brands list after seating-allocation storm
# Customer Experience
# Customer Experience

Ryanair drops from top 100 Irish brands list after seating-allocation storm

Oct 3rd 2017, 7:00 AM 20,170 Views 35 Comments

Meanwhile, Irish Credit Unions topped the list for the third year in a row.

# credit-union - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

The average back-to-school spend is now €1,209 per child
# Free Education
# Free Education

The average back-to-school spend is now €1,209 per child

Jul 25th 2017, 7:39 AM 14,774 Views 66 Comments

There has been a slight drop in the number of parents getting into debt to fund these costs.

# credit-union - Friday 23 June, 2017

Rank-and-file gardaí refuse to give social club bank details to management
# Garda
# Garda

Rank-and-file gardaí refuse to give social club bank details to management

Jun 23rd 2017, 6:01 AM 25,198 Views 95 Comments

The GRA has advised its members not to hand over this information as these accounts do not contain public funds.

# credit-union - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Man accused of abducting, and stealing savings from, his own elderly father granted bail
# Limerick
# Limerick

Man accused of abducting, and stealing savings from, his own elderly father granted bail

Jun 13th 2017, 8:34 PM 17,838 Views 0 Comments

Accused James O’Connor is charged with abduction and is also alleged to have stolen over €8,000 of his father’s pension and credit union savings.

# credit-union - Thursday 1 June, 2017

One in four adults are living in an unsuitable home but can't afford to move
# Property Ladder
# Property Ladder

One in four adults are living in an unsuitable home but can't afford to move

Jun 1st 2017, 9:52 AM 11,072 Views 26 Comments

Some are planning to extend or convert their home for more space.

# credit-union - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Staff member dismissed after financial irregularities at Cork Credit Union
# Gurranabraher
# Gurranabraher

Staff member dismissed after financial irregularities at Cork Credit Union

May 17th 2017, 10:55 AM 12,598 Views 10 Comments

This is the county’s second credit union scandal in less than two weeks.

# credit-union - Friday 12 May, 2017

Gardaí investigate after money taken out of credit union accounts
# Co Cork
# Co Cork

Gardaí investigate after money taken out of credit union accounts

May 12th 2017, 11:35 AM 24,151 Views 20 Comments

A garda investigation into the incident is ongoing.

# credit-union - Monday 13 March, 2017

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Mar 13th 2017, 7:51 AM 10,409 Views 0 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# credit-union - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Gambian people are using the Irish Credit Union system to get themselves out of poverty
# Access
# Access

Gambian people are using the Irish Credit Union system to get themselves out of poverty

Feb 12th 2017, 9:15 AM 30,097 Views 10 Comments

‘I didn’t have to go to the US for a job, I’m now self-employed thanks to the Credit Union’.

# credit-union - Monday 6 February, 2017

An 'unacceptable' number of credit unions aren't doing background checks on staff
# Checking In
# Checking In

An 'unacceptable' number of credit unions aren't doing background checks on staff

Feb 6th 2017, 6:30 PM 14,197 Views 14 Comments

Credit unions were required to perform due diligence on individuals to ensure that they were qualified for the job.

# credit-union - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

5,600 enquiries, 20,000 hours of CCTV footage - Garda Adrian Donohoe's murder is still unsolved
# Renewed Appeal
# Renewed Appeal

5,600 enquiries, 20,000 hours of CCTV footage - Garda Adrian Donohoe's murder is still unsolved

Jan 25th 2017, 5:00 PM 16,699 Views 48 Comments

The 41-year-old was killed in the line of duty at Lordship Credit Union in Bellurgan, near Dundalk, Co Louth, on 25 January 2013.

# credit-union - Saturday 24 December, 2016

WATCH: Credit Union surprises 'ordinary people doing extraordinary things' in Cork
# Christmas Thank You
# Christmas Thank You

WATCH: Credit Union surprises 'ordinary people doing extraordinary things' in Cork

Dec 24th 2016, 12:14 PM 9,616 Views 8 Comments

This is lovely.

# credit-union - Friday 9 December, 2016

Bray Credit Union fined €98,000 for breaching money laundering and terrorist finance laws
# Settlement
# Settlement

Bray Credit Union fined €98,000 for breaching money laundering and terrorist finance laws

Dec 9th 2016, 6:15 AM 14,165 Views 16 Comments

The regulator is “concerned” that the breaches occurred over a five-year period.

# credit-union - Thursday 1 December, 2016

Hostages rescued after standoff with gunman in Florida
# Bank Robbery
# Bank Robbery

Hostages rescued after standoff with gunman in Florida

Dec 1st 2016, 5:53 PM 11,322 Views 6 Comments

A SWAT team stormed the building after the gunman was distracted by two people making a run for it.

# credit-union - Monday 21 November, 2016

Rush Credit Union: Report finds 15 cars bought for car draw but can't find details of the winners
# And The Winner Is?
# And The Winner Is?

Rush Credit Union: Report finds 15 cars bought for car draw but can't find details of the winners

Nov 21st 2016, 5:35 PM 53,697 Views 69 Comments

A liquidator has been appointed to the beleaguered institution.

# credit-union - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

"A major cause of concern": Shock as liquidator appointed to Rush Credit Union
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

"A major cause of concern": Shock as liquidator appointed to Rush Credit Union

Nov 2nd 2016, 8:49 PM 41,935 Views 35 Comments

Earlier this year gardaí confirmed they were investigating reports of financial irregularities at the credit union.

# credit-union - Friday 30 September, 2016

17-year-old girl sues uncle after €50k taken from account after death of her parents
# Credit Union
# Credit Union

17-year-old girl sues uncle after €50k taken from account after death of her parents

Sep 30th 2016, 1:22 PM 31,650 Views 0 Comments

The teenager’s parents passed away within two months of each other earlier this year.

# credit-union - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

Over a quarter of credit unions are limited in what they can lend you
# Restricted
# Restricted

Over a quarter of credit unions are limited in what they can lend you

Aug 3rd 2016, 6:02 AM 12,956 Views 12 Comments

The Central Bank will occasionally impose the restrictions in cases where there are questions over a credit union’s liquidity or stability.

# credit-union - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

New welfare scheme offers same-day turnaround for small loans
# Credit Union
# Credit Union

New welfare scheme offers same-day turnaround for small loans

Jul 26th 2016, 2:25 PM 55,601 Views 110 Comments

The loans of up to €2000 can be used for things like Christmas presents, or back-to-school expenses.

# credit-union - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Jul 13th 2016, 7:49 AM 11,396 Views 0 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# credit-union - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Less than 10% of credit unions affected by rules limiting how much you can save
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Less than 10% of credit unions affected by rules limiting how much you can save

Jul 2nd 2016, 7:30 AM 16,004 Views 22 Comments

The CP88 process resulted in a rule limiting how much a member could save with credit unions to €100,000.

# credit-union - Thursday 2 June, 2016

The 5 at 5: Thursday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Jun 2nd 2016, 4:50 PM 9,057 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Gardaí investigating €700,000 missing from Dublin credit union
# Rush-Lusk
# Rush-Lusk

Gardaí investigating €700,000 missing from Dublin credit union

Jun 2nd 2016, 11:39 AM 19,832 Views 17 Comments

Gardaí today confirmed that they are investigating reports of financial irregularities at the credit union.

# credit-union - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

They're here: Credit Unions have launched debit cards for the first time
# Fast Cash
# Fast Cash

They're here: Credit Unions have launched debit cards for the first time

May 31st 2016, 6:18 PM 41,913 Views 12 Comments

The card is being rolled out in 11 Credit Unions around the country to start with.

# credit-union - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Farmer threatened and intimidated into handing over €83,000 to 17 people, court hears
# Safety
# Safety

Farmer threatened and intimidated into handing over €83,000 to 17 people, court hears

Apr 7th 2016, 7:33 PM 29,366 Views 0 Comments

Three financial institutions have been ordered to provide account details of the persons accused of intimidating the farmer.

# credit-union - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

The average Irish person will spend almost €600 this Christmas
# Cash Outflow
# Cash Outflow

The average Irish person will spend almost €600 this Christmas

Nov 24th 2015, 6:07 AM 12,512 Views 20 Comments

According to a Christmas spending survey. And we all think we’re worse off than last year. Mind you, last year we felt the same way…

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