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#Irish League of Credit Unions

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

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

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

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Irish students are super-confident of landing a job. Finding somewhere to live is another matter

Irish third level students are far more confident of finding a job than during the recession, but the pressure to find accommodation is giving many sleepless nights.

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Thursday 1 June, 2017

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

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

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

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

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

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Friday 18 March, 2016

Credit unions got no official government response to their €5 billion housing offer

The Irish League of Credit Unions is proposing to put up €5 billion to fund social housing.

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Monday 8 December, 2014

Which counties are the biggest spenders in Ireland this Christmas?

And how generous is Santa going to be in 2014?

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Credit Unions say they will provide members with good-value car insurance

The ILCU believes members will be very interested in the alternative.

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Credit union research finds we have more disposable income than this time last year

The credit union tracker shows early signs of recovery, as more people have money to spend and save.

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

The Irish League of Credit Unions is to set up shop in Ethiopia

The charitable arm of the credit union group aims to help half a million people in Ethiopia access “affordable and flexible” financial services.

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Disposable income on the rise but 1/3 rely on credit card to make ends meet

The latest survey from the Irish League of Credit Unions shows the number of people with no money left over after essential bills has fallen by almost 40,000.

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Half will borrow to pay for Christmas as younger people look to moneylenders

The 18-34 age bracket are the most likely to use a moneylender with 12 per cent say they will do so in 2013.

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Friday 15 March, 2013

Column: The Local Property Tax is likely to lead to job losses in retail

Approximately 1.8 million people have less than €100 per month to spend after paying essential bills – they’ll have even less after the introduction of the new Local Property Tax, and the retail sector will be hit again, writes Mandate’s John Douglas.

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Monday 25 February, 2013

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning. Here are nine things to know as you start your day.

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

€50,000 reward offered for information in garda killing

The funeral of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe will take place in Dundalk today.

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Thursday 17 January, 2013

61% of people have under €100 left a month after essential bills - Credit Unions

the final 2012 ‘What’s Left’ tracker series conducted by the Irish league of Credit Unions shows 61% of people have €100 or less left at the end of the month once essential bills are paid.

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

Credit union loans down 10 per cent

The Irish League of Credit Unions said the decline is due to a “severe lack of demand and continued restrictions on lending”.

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Saturday 29 September, 2012

Credit Union bill criticised as "anti-democratic"

The Irish League of Credit Unions has expressed concern about proposed laws that would ban volunteers from joining boards.

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Monday 9 July, 2012

Consumers relying on credit cards to pay household bills - survey

A survey by the Irish League of Credit Unions how that a growing number of people feel they are “living to work as opposed to working to live”.

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Monday 30 April, 2012

Government pledges support for Credit Union reform

The Finance Minister is to establish an implementation group in order to facilitate the restructuring of the the country’s Credit Unions.

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Monday 16 April, 2012

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Monday 9 January, 2012

Four in ten see 'no future for themselves' in Ireland - survey

More than half of households are now struggling to pay basic bills, according to new figures from the Irish League of Credit Unions.

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Monday 21 November, 2011

Poll: Will you borrow to pay your Christmas bills? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you borrow to pay your Christmas bills?

A Credit Union survey says some households won’t finish paying off their Christmas bills until July. How will you cope with the season?

One in three will go into debt with Christmas spending - survey

The average Irish child will receive €164 worth of presents from their parents, according to the Irish League of Credit Unions.

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Monday 17 October, 2011

One in four unable to cope with increased energy costs - survey

The latest Disposable Income Tracker by the Irish League of Credit Unions shows families’ concerns over making ends meet and heating their homes this winter.

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Wednesday 15 June, 2011

80 Credit Unions 'risk closure' over loan losses - insurer

CUNA Mutual, a major insurer of Irish credit unions, says a fifth of branches could close over mounting lending losses.

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Tuesday 14 June, 2011

Credit unions could be next to receive taxpayer funding

The Cabinet will soon discuss a solvency plan that could see the State provide a capital injection into credit unions.

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Friday 15 April, 2011

Poll: Do you believe there's a future for you in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you believe there's a future for you in Ireland?

Over 400,000 people say there’s no future in Ireland for their family. How do you feel?

One million people live on €70 or less a month after the bills are paid: survey

A new survey uncovers some shocking statistics including that 428,000 believe they have no future for their families in Ireland because of the economic downturn.

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Thursday 26 August, 2010

A SURVEY OF IRISH credit unions shows that the vast majority – 90% –  of branches believe an image change is in order if they are to attract new customers.

The same percentage also said they also wanted a change of leadership in the sector.

The results of the independent survey were announced today at a credit union conference in Dublin, which was attended by members from all over Ireland.

Members also supported greater branch-to-branch cooperation, and even mergers. In May, the registrar of credit unions told an Oireachtas Committee that some credit uinions may not be able to continue as individual entities if they are facing serious funding issues.

90% of members also said they were optimistic about the future of the sector.

Last month, the Irish League of Credit Unions said it welcomed the appointment of independent consultants to review the sector’s financial standing, and told their members that their savings were safe.