AGM – 2022

AGM – 2022

This is the registration page for the St. Canice’s Credit Union 2022 Virtual AGM, which will be held on the Zoom platform at 7pm on the 24th of January 2023; the link to register is at the bottom of this page and we ask that you read the following instructions before registering: You will be […]

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Do you really understand how your credit card works?

Our latest research has revealed that although more than half of the population on the island of Ireland owns a credit card, a whopping six in ten have no idea what interest rate they are paying. Even among those in the survey who said they do know what interest they were paying, the results proved differently. For example, […]

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Community Connect awards funding to Twilight Community Group

Twilight Community Group Twilight CG was established for the promotion, integration, and social inclusion of everyone in communities, focusing on the needs of immigrants, ethnic minorities, and disadvantaged and disability groups. They do this by organising and providing support for educational exchange programs, workshops, and cultural events such as festivals, exhibitions, and performances to name […]

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Illegal Moneylenders – Know the Dangers

With Christmas just gone, and the bills from December starting to arrive at the door, January is often a difficult time to manage budgets. This year with the rising cost of living, it will be even more of a challenge. Our Credit Union Consumer Sentiment Index asks the public how their household finances have evolved […]

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Community Connect awards funding to The Good Shepherd Centre

Community Connect 2022 funding As well as contributing to the financial health of our members through savings and loans. St. Canice’s Credit Union is also involved in a huge range of community organisations and events. The Good Shepherd Centre As a not-for-profit organisation we give back to local community groups. Our Community Connect Fund is […]

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12 Tips When Buying a New Car in 2023

With the cost of used cars at an all-time high in 2023, some of us are considering making the splash and buying a new car. The scarcity of supply in the used car market means people are increasingly willing to ignore the traditional financial advice of buying a 3-year-old car instead of a new car. […]

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Changes to opening hours to facilitate essential training

Changes to opening hours to facilitate essential training from the 10th of January to the 12th of January. The changes are as follows: • Tues 10th Bagenalstown will open at 10:45am • Wed 11th Ballyragget will open at 10:30am • Wed 11th Graignamanagh will close at 3.30pm • Thurs 12th Rathdowney will close at 3:00pm […]

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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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6 Tips to navigate Black Friday on a Budget

Will you be picking up a bargain on BLACK FRIDAY this year? It is important to prepare yourself to notice a good deal from a dodgy one! To help you on your way, we’ve put together 6 tips and tricks on how to get the most out of the Black Friday sales. 1. Research It pays to […]

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Extra chances to WIN in the Members’ Monthly Prize Draw this Christmas

We’re delighted to announce that members signed up to our Members’ Monthly Prize Draw will have extra chances to win cars and cash in December. There are 2 KIA STONIC’s up for grabs in our usual monthly draw and 12 CASH PRIZES OF €5,000 EACH to be won in our 12 Days of Christmas giveaway. […]

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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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2022 Credit Union Art Competition

We are delighted to announce that entries are now open for the 2022 Credit Union Art Competition. The theme for this year’s Credit Union Art Competition is ‘It’s A Wonderful World’. This year’s theme gives participants the opportunity to present their own interpretation of the magic in the world and what must be done to […]

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Ways to Save Energy in Each Room of your Home

Due to supply and demand issues on the global market since 2020, energy suppliers have been steadily charging more and more for gas and electricity. Many households are now facing energy poverty – and need support to tackle rising household costs across the board. Why are energy prices increasing in Ireland? Energy supply and demand has […]

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How to Save Money on your Shopping Bills

Inflation hit 9.1% in June 2022; the highest it’s been since 1984. Inflation on groceries alone has been predicted to rise by 8% before the end of the year, as retailers can no longer absorb rising supply-chain costs. The cost-hikes started from a high base, too: Ireland was ranked the second most expensive country in […]

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Student Loans: All Your Questions Answered

At the credit union, we know college should be about learning, growing, and inching toward that dream career – not worrying about the burden of education costs. That’s why a credit union student loan is one of the cheapest student loans in the country. It’s why most credit unions also offer support in the form of bursaries […]

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