A candidate in Friday’s Roscommon South-Leitrim by-election appeared before a District Court judge for non-payment of about €12,000 outstanding on a Credit Union debt. File photograph: Reuters

A candidate in Friday’s Roscommon South-Leitrim by-election, who is championing the plight of people in financial trouble, appeared before a District (...)

The Credit Union Restructuring Board was established in January last year in accordance with the Credit Union and Co-operation with Overseas Regulators Act 2012.

The chief executive of the Credit Union Restructuring Board (ReBo), the body tasked with reshaping the sector, has announced he is to step down after (...)

Whether borrowing  for home renovations, college fees or to buy a car, it pays to do your homework first in order to get the best deal

While saving enough money to finance whatever venture you might have in mind is always the safest – and cheapest – option, sometimes it’s simply not p(...)

Judge Rory MacCabe, who said it was clear from a probation report that Cory Byrne’s life was forged in chaos, put back sentencing in the case until January next. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

A man armed with a blood-filled syringe dropped his passport on the ground and left it behind him following two bungled raids in Co Mayo, a court hear(...)

Gardaí said they are investigating the irregularities which allegedly occurred between 2002 and 2013 at a north Dublin Credit Union.

Gardaí are investigating a series of irregularities at a north Dublin credit union amid reports that a suspected fraud of €400,000 took place at a len(...)

Maybe definitely not: Oasis in 1994

Two of the most hateful terms in the music industry are the “deluxe edition” of an album and the “re-mastered” version of an album. The former (...)

A new levy can be introduced under existing legislation

Credit unions are to be asked to pay €5 million-a-year into a stabilisation fund under proposals being considered by the Minister for Finance, (...)

Sea of blue: Adrian Donohoe’s funeral drew more than 3,500 fellow officers, about 2,500 of whom were in uniform. Photographs: Ciara Wilkinson, Arthur Carron/Collins and Dara Mac Dónaill. Montage: Dearbhla Kelly

He was shot in the head as soon as he stepped from his vehicle. Det Garda Adrian Donohoe and his partner, Det Garda Joe Ryan, both based at Dundalk(...)

The new year is fast approaching and with it, for some, the possibility of a new car. But if you’re in the market for a new car – or at least a car th(...)

I read your article in The Irish Times. You did not deal with the issue that many people who only deal with credit unions have. Why should somebody pa(...)