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Brian McCrory elected Chairman of the World Council of Credit Unions

Former Irish League of Credit Unions (ILCU) President Brian McCrory has been elected as the new Chairman of the World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU).

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One in four parents forced to deny children back-to-school items

Media Release 25th July 2017: The annual Irish League of Credit Unions’ (ILCU) survey shows clearly that parents continue to struggle with the back to school spend. 

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One quarter of adults in Ireland living in unsuitable homes

1st June 2017: A national survey commissioned by the Irish League of Credit Unions (ILCU), found that 25% of adults are living in homes that no longer suit their needs, but are prevented from moving due to the current property market.

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Parents urged to teach young people about financial independence during GR8 Savers Week

Credit unions are urging parents to take advantage of a national youth savings initiative to talk to their children and teenagers about the value of money and the importance of saving for the future.

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ILCU credit unions to set up centralised mortgage system following AGM vote

Credit unions attending the Irish League of Credit Unions’ (ILCU) AGM have voted in favour of a motion that will pave the way for credit unions to become significant players in the mortgage market.

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ILCU appoints Emmet Oliver as Head of Marketing & Communications

7th April 2017: The Irish League of Credit Unions (ILCU) is delighted to announce the appointment of Emmet Oliver as Head of Marketing and Communications.

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26th ALL IRELAND CREDIT UNION SCHOOLS QUIZ WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Donard National School (Co. Wexford) and Kilmacrennan National School (Co. Donegal) have been crowned the national winners of the 26th annual All Ireland Credit Union Schools Quiz.

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Olympic Champions Gary and Paul O’Donovan unveiled as new CU Youth Ambassadors

Olympic silver medallists Gary and Paul O’Donovan have been unveiled as the new Credit Union Youth Ambassadors for the Irish League of Credit Unions. 

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Response to Financial Conditions of Credit Unions Report

The Central Bank of Ireland has today (24th February 2017) released a report entitled Financial Conditions of Credit Unions; 2011-2016.

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Moneylenders take the hit as more borrowers turn to credit unions

100 credit unions across Ireland are now offering the Personal Micro-Credit scheme as increasing numbers turn away from moneylenders and demand for the loan rises. 

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