Tributes paid as Dara retires from Gaoth Dobhair Credit Union

A presentation function was held in Cúirt Hotel, Gaoth Dobhair on Saturday night to mark the retirement of Dara Uí Dhuibhir from Gaoth Dobhair Credit Union. Dara of Ard na gCeapairí, Derrybeg has retired after serving the company for 33 years, 23 of which were as Chief Executive and 10 years as a member of […]

Pringle gives ‘cautious welcome’ to Credit Union expansion

Independent TD for Donegal, Thomas Pringle, has offered a cautious welcome to a bill to expand the services of credit unions, saying credit unions must retain their close ties to the communities they serve. Addressing the Dáil, Deputy Pringle said he has been highlighting the importance of community banking and called on the government to […]

Letterkenny local wins €10,000 Scholarship with HSSCU

Health Services Staffs Credit Union provided a €10,000 scholarship to Letterkenny local Matthew Comiskey late last year. Matthew received one of the top spots out of over 290 applications received for the scholarships that year. Matthew is studying Biomedical Science at University Ulster. Congratulations to Matthew. HSSCU provides a total fund of €50,000 annually to […]

Credit Union to move to former Ulster Bank premises in Raphoe

LIFFORD Credit Union has taken over the former Ulster Bank building in Raphoe. It is five years since the banking giant shut its branch in The Diamond. Now the local Credit Union is gearing up to renovate and extend the vacated premises and relocate from Meetinghouse Street. Advertisement Expressions of interest are being sought from […]

Ulster Bank closure contributed to lowering of credit union savings cap

LETTERKENNY Credit Union had to review how it does business following a surge in savings sparked by the closure of Ulster Bank and KBC branches. Account holders were forced to withdraw their cash when the financial giants announced they were shutting their operations down. Many turned to their local credit unions, a rush that placed extra pressure […]

Letterkenny CU launch ‘green’ home improvement loan

With the recent announcement of the government’s new Climate Action Plan, many households will be working to reduce their carbon footprint. Most importantly for homeowners, the new strategy includes plans for the retrofitting of 500,000 homes. This will be hugely beneficial for our local environment in Letterkenny, and for the country in general. However, as […]

Renovate your home without overhauling your budget

Spring is officially here – and the change of season is one of the best and most popular times of year for home improvements. Home upgrading is a trend which has seen somewhat of a surge in popularity in recent years – and for good reason. A refurbishment can completely transform a home. A nationwide […]

Celebrations at Comhar Creidmheasa Ghaoth Dobhair

TIOCFAIDH Comhar Creidmheasa Ghaoth Dobhair le chéile le 68,800 Comhar Creidmheasa eile le Gluaiseacht Dhomhanda na gComhar Creidmheasa a cheiliúradh ar an 19 Deireadh Fómhair. Beidh iasacht le haghaidh na Nollag á seoladh ag Comhar Creidmheasa Ghaoth Dobhair le Lá Idirnáisiúnta na gComhar Creidmheasa a cheiliúradh Déardaoin, 19 Deireadh Fómhair. Tiocfaidh Comhar Creidmheasa Ghaoth Dobhair […]