Author: Roisin Gilroy

Should I use Buy Now Pay Later if I can’t afford Christmas shopping?

Gráinne Griffin, director of communications at the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission. CCPC. Writing in The Independent.ie today; Sunday November 27 2022 10:23 AM Q I’m planning on starting my Christmas shopping soon and I don’t have a huge amount of money to spend this year due to the cost of living. Some of my […]

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Irish Credit Unions top Customer Experience league table for record setting eight years running

Credit unions have topped the league table for the best customer experience in Ireland at the official CXi awards announced today. This is a record-breaking eighth year in a row that credit unions have topped the CXi poll. Speaking after today’s announcement, ILCU Head of Communications, Paul Bailey said, “Once again, we see Irish credit […]

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Financial Year End

A credit union financial year runs from October to September. Which means that Friday 30th September, is our year end. You will not be able to access your online account from 6pm – midnight on Friday due to year end processing. You Mastercard Debit Card will still remain active and you can use it as […]

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Thousands of customers switching to St. Canice’s Credit Union as banks exit market

St. Canice’s Credit Union recently launched a campaign to encourage people to switch and save for their current account services. THOUSANDS of customers across Kilkenny, Laois and Carlow have switched their current accounts to St. Canice’s Credit Union in response to banks exiting the Irish market. St. Canice’s CU’s ongoing campaign to encourage people to […]

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Head of Lending

Head of Lending St Canice’s Credit Union has an exciting opportunity to be part of an ambitious, forward looking and strategic thinking management team. St. Canice’s Credit Union is a not-for-profit organisation and the largest community Credit Union in the country.  With 70,000 members, a loan book of close to €100 million and a diverse […]

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Mortgage Officer

The success of the introduction of fixed rate mortgages means that we are expanding our mortgage team and are now looking to hire an experience mortgage officer for our Kilkenny City branch. Job Title:             Mortgage Officer Reporting to:    Lending Team Lead Grade:                 Senior Officer St. Canice’s Credit Union, the largest community credit union with […]

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New Risk Analyst Role

We are looking to expand our Risk Team and the following position is available. Risk Analyst (RA) Principal responsibilities of the Role: The Risk Analyst will report to the Head of Risk & Compliance (HRC).   This is a permanent full time position.  The RA will be responsible for assisting the HRC with all aspects of […]

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Consumer watchdog puts focus on hidden costs of cashback mortgages

Competition and Consumer Protection Commission addresses deals that cost first-time buyers large sums of money over the lifetime of their loans source; The Irish Examiner – EAMON QUINN The State’s competition watchdog has discussed in great detail the potential hidden costs for consumers taking out cashback mortgages, as it mulled whether to give the go-ahead […]

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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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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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Wow! What a turn out!

Thank you to all the people who came in to our High Street Kilkenny Branch last night and made our first mortgage information evening a superb success. We will be sending out surveys to those who attended to find out what we could have done differently or better, to prepare us better for the next […]

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Mortgage Information Evening

We are hosting a Mortgage Information Evening in our High Street Kilkenny branch, on Monday 25th April between 6pm – 8pm. • Meet a mortgage expert in person • Find out what you need to make a mortgage application • Learn about our new low fixed rate mortgages You can register to attend using the […]

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Community Connect Fund 2022

Community Connect Fund: As well as contributing to the financial health of our members through savings and loans, the Credit Union is also involved in a huge range of community organisations and events. We have a longstanding reputation for being actively involved in the community we serve and are uniquely positioned to support community development […]

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Win tickets for Leinster vs Munster Match in May

To be in with a chance to win 2 tickets to Leinster vs Munster Rugby Match in the AVIVA stadium on May 20th/21st 2022 A person must complete a valid Expression of Interest on the CU GREENER HOMES.IE website for St. Canice’s Credit Union in either March or April 2022. This is a promotional campaign […]

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Keeping your account safe from fraud

There has been a recent increase in fraud.  Fraudsters are calling people pretending to be from well-known service providers telling customers their service needs to be changed or upgraded. The Fraudsters are getting customers to download apps such as TeamViewer onto their phones or devices, through which they can take over the device. The fraudsters […]

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