Month: March 2018

IFA Kilkenny meet The Credit Union about Agri Lending

Ahead of the official launch of the new SmartOption Agri Loan available from St. Canice’s Credit Union, members of Kilkenny IFA visited us today, to go through all the details of the Agri Loan product so that they can promote it to their members. Offering a competitive rate, fast assessment turnaround and experienced Farm loan […]

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CU Online Upgrade on Good Friday Night.

Due to an upgrade to our Online System, you will be unable to access CU Online on Good Friday, 30th March between 8pm and midnight when necessary maintenance will take place. Apologies for this 4 hour inconvenience.

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Do up your home this year to avail of the HRI scheme.

If you are thinking of doing up your home like Mai & Enda; do it this year while the Government HRI scheme is still in place. The HRI provides homeowners with an income tax credit of 13.5% on qualifying expenditure of home improvements works carried out on a home. Extensions * new kitchens * new […]

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Homeowners spend over €1.7bn under home improvement scheme

The Irish Times Wednesday 21st March, 2018   Peter Hamilton Homeowners have spent over €1.7 billion upgrading their property under the Home Renovation Incentive (HRI). The Construction Industry Federation is now calling for the scheme to be extended until a retrofit programme, proposed under the National Development Plan (NDP), is in place. The HRI provides homeowners […]

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Disney Dreams Come True for One Member

Catherine Hayes from Inistioge was the winner of the extra prize, in our February draw, of a trip to Disneyland Paris. Her daughter Leah was with her today when she picked up her prize from Jackie in Marble City Travel. Leah was thrilled that her life long dream can now become a reality & herself […]

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From Kilkenny to Kyrgyzstan – YouthBank is alive & kicking!

We are delighted to partner with Ossory Youth to establish YouthBank Kilkenny. Have you ever wanted to do something about an issue that affects your local community or simply do something to improve where you live? Have you got a good idea for an activity or project that would make a difference where you live […]

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Don’t end up high & dry with your PCP car “deal”

The Irish Times Wednesday 7th March 2018 by Ciarán Hancock Consumers driven to complain by complex car finance plans Watchdog warns of risks to consumers given number of variables at play in PCP schemes Remember that televisionTV ad from 2007 where the man stands up on the bus and says: “I don’t know what a […]

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Wave bye-bye to the Balloons

The Irish Times Wednesday 7th March, 2018 by Fiona Reddan & Neil Briscoe Irish car buyers have had a positive experience so far with personal contract purchase plans PCPs, but the complexity of the product, combined with the potential for softening secondhand car prices, risk causing “significant consumer detriment” the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission […]

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Fun in the Snow Photo Competition Winner

The winner of the best ‘Fun in the Snow Photo’ is Margo Conway Wallace. Margo sent us a photo of herself on her Birthday having some serious fun in the snow. Well done Margo, you win a €50 one4all voucher from AXA Insurance. Check out the deals for Credit Union Members with AXA Insurance

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(s)No Problem – Get an Online Account with Your Credit Union

You’ve built your 6th snowman, cleared out the cupboards, thrown those out of date jars of whatever into the bin and cabin fever has started to set in after only a few days in-doors. Forget that high-protein diet you promised yourself in January, the next adventure is probably to try and re-stock those falling bread […]

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