Year: 2022

Someone Like Me

Darren is a QFA loans officer in our High Street Kilkenny branch. As a young man growing up he never saw people from his community anywhere. Visible, happy, thriving. It was a different time, there was less representation in the media & society. He never thought he’d be working in a financial institution, fully accepting […]

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PRIDE 2022

We hope everyone had a Happy, safe & enjoyable Pride Month. This month we have been working on ideas that can help support both staff & our members of the LGBTQIA+ community. We at St. Canice’s CU are committed to working towards ensuring inclusion for all our members and prospective members all year round, not […]

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Vacancy for a Training Officer

We are looking for a Training Officer to join the St. Canice’s CU team. Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday, 2nd July 2022. Full details here.  

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Why I switched to a Credit Union Current Account

Following the announcement of the departure of Ulster Bank and KBC from the Irish market, more and more people are choosing to switch to a credit union current account. Emmet Cullen, a Sales Manager from Portlaoise, talked about his experience switching from a current account with Ulster bank, to People First Credit union. The credit […]

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8 Reasons A Credit Union Car Loan is Better than a PCP Agreement

In recent years PCP, or Personal Contract Plans, have become a popular way to finance a new car. Many dealerships can offer you a very attractive-sounding deal on the spot – affordable deposit, low monthly payments, trade in the car after 3 years… What could possibly go wrong? Unfortunately, it’s not quite as simple as […]

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What is the Best Current Account in Ireland?

So, what is the best current account in Ireland? We could give you the straight-forward, silver-bullet answer – (the credit union current account, of course) – but we won’t do that just yet. The truth is, it depends. As everyone has different banking needs, the right current account for you might not be the best for someone […]

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7 Reasons to Choose a Credit Union Current Account

It’s here. You can now enjoy all the benefits of a full-service current account from your local participating credit union. Below, we’ve listed all the best things about our current account – the reasons why so many people have already made the switch, and why you should too. If you’re new to the credit union, […]

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How to Switch your Current Account: A Step-by-Step Guide

How do I switch my current account from Ulster Bank or KBC? Over one million customers will need to switch their current account in the next six months, following the exit of Ulster Bank and KBC from the Irish market. Whether you’re an Ulster Bank or KBC customer who needs to switch, or you’ve decided […]

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Fraud Awareness – May 2022

Phishing, Vishing & Smishing ; what do they mean? Phishing is the attempt by fraudsters to trick you into handing over personal information such as your credit union details, usernames, or passwords via email, by pretending to be from a trustworthy source such as your Credit Union. The information they gain can then be used […]

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Piltown Branch Supervisor Job

We are looking for a bright, enthusiastic person to be the new branch supervisor in our Piltown Branch. This is a part-time role as the branch is open 3 days per week.The key deliverable for this role is; to provide excellent member experience by implementing an efficient front line service to members. An APA Lending […]

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