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Christmas Cracker; Your Festive Savings Scheme

As the days grow longer and the promise of spring beckons, it might seem premature to discuss Christmas. However, when it comes to financial planning, surely there’s no such thing as too early. That’s why we’re here to remind you about Christmas Cracker, a dedicated savings scheme crafted by the credit union to help you […]

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Remembering Róisín Gilroy

At this stage most of you are probably aware that Róisín Gilroy, our fantastic Head of Marketing and Business Development passed away on the 21st January. Róisín had worked in St. Canice’s for 10 years and treated her work as she did all elements of her life, giving it everything and injecting enthusiasm, creativity and […]

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Branch Closures in memory of Roisin Gilroy RIP

St. Canice’s Credit Union would like to inform members that all of our branches will be closed on Thursday morning 25th January and will reopen at 1.30pm. The closure is in memory of our colleague Roisin who passed away at the weekend and to allow staff to attend or view the funeral online. Our phone […]

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IT (Information Technology) Officer

St. Canice’s Credit Union is now inviting applications for the permanent, full time position IT Officer based in its Kilkenny Head Office. It’s an exciting opportunity to be part of an ambitious, forward looking and strategic thinking Credit Union.  Applicants must have the ability to engage positively with staff at every level, representing the St. […]

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Savings tips to help you beat Blue Monday

Monday 15th January this year is what is now known as Blue Monday. It’s been suggested this particular day is the most depressing of the year. However, research shows that it’s not the actual day that gets people down and makes them feel gloomy but simply the shorter days and less sunlight we have in […]

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IT’S BACK, the St. Canice’s Credit Union Schools Quiz 2024

Unleash the Potential with Your Team, Your School and Your Community at the Credit Union Schools Quiz 2024 We are delighted to host the preliminary round of the 2024 Credit Union Schools Quiz . CHANGE TO USUAL FORMAT: This year the quiz will be held over two evenings at the end of January 2024. As usual, […]

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Credit Union sector achieves record financial results over past 12 months

The Irish League of Credit Unions (ILCU), which represents 92% of the total active credit unions in the Republic of Ireland, has released the 2023 full year financial results for its member unions and broader analysis of the sector. The results show that credit unions have continued to deliver for members with a strong performance […]

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Annual General Meeting Notification

One of the wonderful features of the Credit Union is the democratic right of all its members to attend the Annual General Meeting. Early in the New Year all our adult members will receive their notification by post or email which will include the annual accounts and all the reports of the various committees and […]

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Anne Knox (née Free) R.I.P.

The death occurred, earlier this month, of Anne Knox (née Free), one of the first tellers in St. Canice’s Credit Union. Anne worked in the Tax Office in Kilkenny along with Gus Murray, one of the founding Board members of the Credit Union. Gus asked Anne, along with another colleague, Marjorie Begley, to become a […]

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GET READY FOR A FESTIVE SEASON OF PRIZES FROM ST. CANICE’S CREDIT UNION

THERE’S €100,000 UP FOR GRABS THIS DECEMBER! As Christmas approaches, we have some exciting news to make your December even more magical. Our Christmas Draws are back and they’re bigger and better than ever, with a staggering €100,000 in prizes awaiting lucky winners just in time for Christmas. WHAT’S UP FOR GRABS? KIA STONIC: Picture […]

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HSSCU’s Green Living Roof

In May, credit unions were announced as Sustainable Development Goal Champions by the Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications for 2023 and 2024. As this week is Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Week, we’d like to share a flavour of some of the sustainability initiatives being undertaken by credit unions across the island. Last year, Health Services Staffs Credit […]

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Increased savings limit at St. Canice’s Credit Union

St. Canice’s Credit Union is delighted to announce that members can now save up to €100,000 across their accounts. The  previous limit of €30,000 had been in place for the past number of years. Members can now, once again save funds up to the full regulatory limit of €100,000 as set out in the credit […]

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Art Competition 2023 ‘My Community & Me’

THE CREDIT UNION ART COMPETITION 2023 IS NOW OPEN FOR ENTRIES! The theme of this year’s competition is ‘My Community & Me’ and gives budding young and older artists the opportunity to present their own interpretation of what their community means to them. It is a celebration of the places, people and shared moments that […]

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WE’RE HIRING – BALLYRAGGET BRANCH SUPERVISOR

St. Canice’s Credit Union is now inviting applications for a Supervisor in our Ballyragget Branch (4 Days a week) . This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an ambitious, forward looking and strategic thinking credit union. You must have the ability to engage positively with Members and represent St. Canice’s Credit Union with […]

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CAO Offers; All you Need to Know & What to do if it Doesn’t Go your Way

Let’s just start by saying CONGRATULATIONS on completing secondary school and getting through the leaving cert process. Has it been easy? I doubt it. Will you regret some decisions or mistakes you made? I’m sure you will. At the end of the day, however, there is a lesson in all those decisions and mistakes. You […]

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New Opening Hours for 4 Branches

From early October the opening hours in 4 branches will change. The branches affected are Mountrath, Rathdowney, Durrow and Piltown. Mountrath Branch from 2nd October 2023 will open Monday, Wednesday & Friday from 10.00am – 12.30pm and reopen after lunch from 1.30pm – 5.00pm on those 3 days per week. Rathdowney Branch from 3rd October […]

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Super Prize in our August 2023 Members’ Monthly Prize Draw

Our Members’ Monthly Prize Draw has been held every month since April 2004 and we’re delighted to continue the tradition of prize draws offering members a chance to win some incredible prizes. Our usual monthly prize draw features a coveted first prize; a brand-new KIA STONIC supplied by David Buggy (KIA Motors) in Kilkenny.  Additionally, […]

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