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With the news that not only Ulster Bank but now Bank of Ireland will not only close branches in rural areas by September but also intend to downgrade an as yet undisclosed number to be operated by machines only, it seems fitting to let our members and Bank of Ireland & Ulster Bank customers know […]

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4 New Motions to amend Standard Rules of Credit Unions in Ireland

Motion 1 That this Annual General Meeting amends the Standard Rules for Credit Unions (Republic of Ireland) by the insertion of a new Rule 1A as follows: Any reference in these rules to a member present and voting at a general meeting shall be construed as including a reference to a member in attendance and […]

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2020 AGM Notification

The notices of the 2020 AGM are reaching doorsteps and email inboxes from today. The Annual General Meeting of St. Canice’s Kilkenny Credit Union Limited will take place on Wednesday 3rd March at 7.00pm via Zoom. Your Zoom registration link is in your AGM notice. In these unprecedented times, credit unions have done all they […]

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COVID-19 RELATED CRIME

You may be aware of a new COVID-19 related scam whereby criminals are, unfortunately, exploiting the current administration of vaccines against Covid-19 to their own benefit and may engage various “scams”, such as the deception scam highlighted by the media in relation to elderly people being targeted. This could progress to criminals deceiving people into […]

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Car Loan vs PCP Deal: Do you Know the Difference?

Thinking of buying a car in this year? Whether you need something for your commute, more space for an extra buggy, or your old-timer is just on its last legs – buying a new car can come with many decisions: electric or diesel, used or new, SUV or estate, as well as how to finance […]

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St. Canice’s CU approved for Government SBCI Covid -19 Credit Guarantee Scheme

St. Canice’s Credit Union has been approved for the COVID-19 Credit Guarantee Scheme to boost local SME & Agri community lending • Seven of Ireland’s largest Credit Unions, including St. Canice’s Credit Union approved under the scheme • Low-cost loans for SMEs, with credit decisions made at local level • Metamo is the first Credit […]

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Happy New Year – Happy New App!

Our new app is ready to go for a new year! Go to your app store and search for: St. Canice’s Credit Union to find and install the easy way to check your balance, transfer money to other CU accounts holders or outside the CU, pay bills or apply for a loan directly from your […]

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Level 5 Lockdown & Saturday Opening in High Street, Kilkenny.

Our High Street Kilkenny Branch will be open to Members on Saturday 2nd January 2021. Thereafter the branch will be closed to the public on Saturdays until Saturday 6th February, pending any further recommendations from the Government. While the physical doors will be closed for most Saturdays in January, we will still be available over […]

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Virtual AGM 2020

The rules for holding AGMs for credit unions had been, that they must be held in a physical location, which meant that legislation was needed to update the rules to enable an AGM to be held wholly or partially virtually. With the current health and safety guidelines for group meetings; this new legislation was brought […]

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Brexit Checklist for Online Shopping

Before you buy online.… Check where the business is based If the business is based outside of the EU, you may consider finding an alternative EU store, to ensure you have stronger rights should an issue arise in the future. Buy from reputable retailers When shopping online, it’s important to do some quick research, check […]

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