Let Santa be the only one in the red this Christmas

Media Release: 21 November 2011
Though Christmas is a time of joy, it puts a lot of pressure on hard pressed parents trying to give their families a holiday to remember according to the Irish League of Credit Unions, who today have launched their annual Christmas campaign – “Let Santa be the only one in the red this Christmas”. The campaign urges the public to avoid borrowing beyond their means to avoid a sack full of debt in the New Year.

ILCU announce results of third 'What's Left' Disposable Income Tracker Index

Media Release: 17 October 2011
ILCU announce results of third 'What's Left' Disposable Income Tracker Index

Are you ready to give it socks? Launch Of The 2012 All Ireland Credit Union Schools Quiz

Media Release: 03 October 2011
Are you ready to give it socks? Launch Of The 2012 All Ireland Credit Union Schools Quiz

Irish League Of Credit Unions Overview Of Credit Union Figures Ahead Of Year End 2011

Media Release: 29 September 2011
Irish League Of Credit Unions Overview Of Credit Union Figures Ahead Of Year End 2011

Irish Credit Unions donate €30,000 to prevent children in the Horn of Africa starving to death

Media Release: 08 September 2011
Irish Credit Unions donate €30,000 to prevent children in the Horn of Africa starving to death

Launch of Credit Union Art Competition

Media Release: 31 August 2011
Launch of Credit Union Art Competition

ILCU Announce Results of Third Level Education 2011 Study

Media Release: 22 August 2011
ILCU Announce Results of Third Level Education 2011 Study

Congratulations to Edel Pyke winner of the 2011 Naas Credit Union Bursary Award

Media Release: 05 August 2011
Congratulations to Edel Pyke winner of the 2011 Naas Credit Union Bursary Award

Irish League of Credit Unions Announce Results of Second 'WHATS LEFT' Disposable Income Tracker Index

Media Release: 18 July 2011
Irish League of Credit Unions Announce Results of Second 'WHATS LEFT' Disposable Income Tracker Index

Back to school costs for Irish families

Media Release: 15 July 2011
Back to school costs for Irish families

RECORD NUMBER OF CREDIT UNION REPRESENTATIVES GRADUATE FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF ULSTER

Media Release: 04 July 2011
RECORD NUMBER OF CREDIT UNION REPRESENTATIVES GRADUATE FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF ULSTER

ILCU URGES IRELAND TO SIT UP AND PAY ATTENTION ON WORLD ELDER ABUSE AWARENESS DAY – WEDNESDAY JUNE 15th

Media Release: 15 June 2011
ILCU URGES IRELAND TO SIT UP AND PAY ATTENTION ON WORLD ELDER ABUSE AWARENESS DAY – WEDNESDAY JUNE 15th

Irish League of Credit Unions launch GR8 Savers Week

Media Release: 04 May 2011
Irish League of Credit Unions launch GR8 Savers Week

Belfast hosts Irish League of Credit Unions AGM

Media Release: 02 May 2011
Belfast hosts Irish League of Credit Unions AGM

Enhancing the viability of the Credit Union sector

Media Release: 29 April 2011
Enhancing the viability of the Credit Union sector

ILCU Launch ‘What's Left’ Disposable Income Tracker Index

Media Release: 15 April 2011
ILCU Launch ‘What's Left’ Disposable Income Tracker Index

2010 TOUGH YEAR FOR CREDIT UNIONS, BUT ACCESS TO LOANS REMAINS VITAL SERVICE TO MEMBERS

Media Release: 10 March 2011
The Irish League of Credit Unions (ILCU) has today published its annual results for the 2010 financial year. The results show the ILCU’s 498 affiliated credit unions recorded a difficult financial year with transfers to bad debt provisioning; increased bad debt write offs and reserve building having an effect on dividends.

TALENT SHINES THROUGH AT THE 2011 CREDIT UNION POSTER COMPETITION

Media Release: 14 February 2011
TALENT SHINES THROUGH AT THE 2011 CREDIT UNION POSTER COMPETITION

'Managing your Money in 2011’ Coming to Limerick

Media Release: 09 February 2011
'Managing your Money in 2011’ Coming to Limerick

Irish League of Credit Union Launches Nationwide Personal Finance Public Meetings

Media Release: 01 February 2011
Irish League of Credit Union Launches Nationwide Personal Finance Public Meetings

Irish League of Credit Unions Overview of Credit Unions at End of Year Returns

Media Release: 14 February 2011
Irish League of Credit Unions Overview of Credit Unions at End of Year Returns

NEW YEAR, NEW CAR?

Media Release: 20 January 2011
NEW YEAR, NEW CAR?

FEELING THE POST CHRISTMAS FINANCIAL PINCH? VISIT YOUR CREDIT UNION TODAY!

Media Release: 06 January 2011
FEELING THE POST CHRISTMAS FINANCIAL PINCH? VISIT YOUR CREDIT UNION TODAY!

ILCU Christmas Press Release

Media Release: 13 December 2010
LET SANTA BE THE ONLY ONE IN THE RED THIS CHRISTMAS!

THE ‘ULTIMATE’ SCHOOLS QUIZ RETURNS!

Media Release: 22 October 2010
THE ‘ULTIMATE’ SCHOOLS QUIZ RETURNS!

International Credit Union Day 2010

Media Release: 20 October 2010
International Credit Union Day 2010

National Advertising Campaign 2010

Media Release: 24 September 2010
(21st September 2010) New face of GMTV Grainne Seoige has today joined the Irish League of Credit Unions to launch a new national advertising campaign entitled “Credit Unions – We look at things differently”

Grow your imagination with the Launch of the Annual Credit Union Poster Competition

Media Release: 25 August 2010
Up to 30,000 entries expected for Credit Union Poster Competition now in its 27th year! The Poster Competition is one of the biggest art projects on the island of Ireland.

Increased Demand for Credit Union Student Loans as Students Struggle to Finance 3rd Level Education

Media Release: 16 August 2010
With the results of the Leaving Certificate due out later this week, credit unions have noted an increase in applications for student loans this year. With the general economic deterioration, the five percent decrease in the student grant announced in last December’s budget and with students finding summer or part-time work particularly hard to come by, it has become more and more difficult for students to finance their third level education this year.

Credit Union deeply unhappy with Central Bank Reform Bill proposals as small loans will be limited

Media Release: 01 July 2010
The Irish League of Credit Unions is the representative body for over 500 Credit Unions on the island of Ireland. It is Ireland’s successful financial co-operative run by and for 2.9 million members.

press releases from 2010

Letter to the Editor of the Irish Examiner from Kieron Brennan CEO, ILCU

Media Release: 30 June 2010
Letter to the Editor of the Irish Examiner from Kieron Brennan CEO, ILCU in response to an article by Bill Hobbs dated 28th of June titled "System of Stabilisation vital for the credit union sector".

Statement regarding the proposed Central Bank Bill 2010

Media Release: 28 June 2010
ILCU response regarding the proposed amendments to Central Bank Bill 2010

CREDIT UNIONS & SOCIAL MEDIA T0 2.9 MILLION

Media Release: 28 June 2010
New web portal for credit unions integrating Facebook, Twitter & iphone Application.

GR8SAVER.ie Website Launch

Media Release: 16 May 2010
Creditunion.ie launches its microsite for 7-12 year olds - www.gr8saver.ie

CU Focus on Loans

Media Release: 24 April 2010
The Irish League of Credit Unions (ILCU) today announced an all Ireland national awareness campaign in relation to loans.

Payments CUSO

Media Release: 24 April 2010
Credit Unions to offer new payment services to their members in a new initiative

Appointment of Registrar of Credit Unions

Media Release: 24 April 2010
Appointment of Registrar of Credit Unions

IRISH LEAGUE OF CREDIT UNIONS AGM

Media Release: 24 April 2010
1,500 delegates from 505 credit unions across Ireland “north and south“ are meeting this weekend (24th/25th April 2010) at their Annual General Meeting in Limerick's University Concert Hall to discuss a wide range of issues at what is an important juncture in the ongoing development of the credit union movement.

* *DIARY NOTICE AGM 2010* *

Media Release: 21 April 2010
Limerick to host largest meeting of Irish Credit Unions to plan vital future developments

Credit Unions Connect to Private Network as Business Intelligence rolled out

Media Release: 13 April 2010
The Irish League of Credit Unions (ILCU) and DNM Technology have today signed a deal to deliver Business Intelligence software to credit unions throughout Ireland. The software enables credit unions to analyse their performance against peer credit unions and will facilitate decision making in key areas such as risk management and control, financial management and governance and performance management.

2.6m MILLION MEMBERS TO BENEFIT FROM NEW LENDING LIMITS

Media Release: 30 March 2010
2.6m MILLION MEMBERS TO BENEFIT FROM NEW LENDING LIMITS IRISH LEAGUE OF CREDIT UNIONS SECURE NEW DEAL FOR LOAN EXTENSION FOR BORROWERS

Annual Report 2009 - Press Release

Media Release: 12 March 2010
Credit Unions Safe, Strong, Secure 2009 a solid Financial Year Over 90% of Credit Unions delivered a Surplus in 2009