The green light came as the Central Bank unveiled new lending rules that free up credit unions from January to effectively offer loans to home borrowers and businesses for the first time.
Thu, 21 Nov, 2019
Credit unions have again urged regulators to allow them compete in the Irish mortgage market “in a meaningful way” after the Central Bank launched a further consultation to ensure they are fully aware of the risks.
Thu, 25 Oct, 2018
A US professor and a University of Oxford employee wanted over the fatal stabbing of a Chicago man have been detained in California, police said.
Sat, 05 Aug, 2017
Credit unions have moved a step closer to adding mortgage lending to their suite of services.
Mon, 24 Apr, 2017
Wed, 07 Dec, 2016
IT IS six weeks until schools reopen, but parents are already bracing themselves for the expense, writes Gráinne McGuinness
Tue, 19 Jul, 2016
It costs on average of €967 to send a child back to primary school and €1,474 for secondary school, with more than one in 10 parents cutting food bills in order to cover the costs.
Wed, 13 Jul, 2016
Credit unions have more than €8bn in surplus funds which could be used to help address the social housing emergency, but have been prevented from doing so by the State, it was claimed yesterday.
Thu, 26 Nov, 2015
More than 80% of credit union applications, seeking the removal of lending restrictions reviewed by the Central Bank, have to date been approved as the sector battles for greater freedom to lift lending levels from a 15-year low.
Mon, 16 Nov, 2015
Hard-pressed families will be forced to borrow hundreds of euros and put off paying other bills to pay for books, uniforms, and other items to send their children back to school.
Wed, 08 Jul, 2015
Teenagers get an average of €13 pocket money a week, with nearly a fifth getting more from their parents than they did a year ago.
Mon, 23 Feb, 2015
The organisation representing credit unions has confirmed it is considering making mortgage loans available to its members.
Tue, 10 Feb, 2015
Despite one in three people believing they are better off in the run-up to this Christmas than last, more than half will still have to borrow money to cover their festive spending.
Mon, 08 Dec, 2014
Almost one in seven adults have no disposable income left at the end of the month according to the latest What’s Left? survey from the Irish League of Credit Unions.
Wed, 12 Nov, 2014
The value of credit union loans in arrears fell by almost a fifth in the last 12 months as the financial position of many lenders and borrowers begins to show signs of improvement.
Wed, 01 Oct, 2014
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