President of the Irish League of Credit Unions Martin Sisk: “There were a very small number of credit unions who ran into some difficulties, which were resolved.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Difficulties faced by credit unions are grossly exaggerated and confused with toxicity in the banking sector, the president of the Irish League of Cre(...)

The prospect of some of Ireland’s credit unions soon offering mortgage loans to their members will evoke a mixed response. The Irish League of Credit (...)

Under draft regulations, credit unions must hold the first legal charge secured on the property for any house loans made following commencement of the new rules

Word that the Irish League of Credit Unions is at an “early stage” in considering the feasibility of its members offering mortgages has provoked much (...)

A Dublin shopping arcade. Men are expected to spend more than women this Christmas, spending on average €614 while women say they will spend €588

The number of Irish people who believe their family fortunes will improve between now and next Christmas has increased to almost one-third, but an alm(...)

Although disposable income has dipped slightly compared with three months ago, the finances of Irish households are in a better state than at any poi(...)

Pictured at the announcement of credit union movement results ahead of year end 2014 was Gerry McConville, manager Dundrum Credit Union; Gretta Fletcher, board of directors at Dundrum Credit Union and Ed Farrell, acting CEO, ILCU. Photograph: Maxwells

Despite concerns over the stability of the credit union sector in recent years, new figures show that confidence remains high, with savings and member(...)

Almost two in five families take out loans or use credit cards to cover the cost of sending their children to college, an Irish League of Credit Unions survey has found. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times.

Almost two in five families are taking out loans or using credit cards to cover the cost of sending their children to college, an Irish League of Cred(...)

Students: College! Stay out all night, sleep in all day, and bring whoever you want home. Parents: Freedom! No more washing, no more moody teens, no m(...)

From l-r: Element Pictures’ Andrew Lowe, Company Pictures’ John Yorke, Element’s Ed Guiney and  show runner Peter McKenna  at a TV3 event in May. Photograph: Brian McEvoy

TV3 is to turn its new soap opera Red Rock into a feast of product placement, offering advertisers the opportunity to promote other brands via the tw(...)

UCC Student Centre. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Leaving Certificate results should be released earlier to help aid the student accommodation crisis, the President of the Union of Students Ireland ((...)