Under the existing rules, credit unions are permitted to invest in a range of specified classes.

The Central Bank of Ireland is planning to review the regulations around how credit unions can invest their members’ funds, in a move that could open (...)

The closure of O’Dwyers shop in Boherlahan, Co Tipperary, after 70 years of familly ownership will render the parish a less attractive place to live or work.

Last month an era for a Co Tipperary parish ended. Eddie and Helen O’Dwyer retired as proprietors of the local shop, and the family name disappeared f(...)

The Central Bank said that credit union lending continues to fall, dropping from €7 billion in 2008 to just €4 billion in 2015 - a near 15-year low. (Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times)

The Central Bank is set to amend a new rule introduced on January 1st which prevented credit unions from accepting deposits of more than €100,000 per(...)

The Credit Union Restructuring Board (Rebo) last month said it now only expected to spend €20 million on the consolidation process by the time it winds up in March

Central Bank proposals to exert stronger regulatory oversight on the credit union sector are “overzealous” and “take risk management to a point where (...)

Participants Brendan Halpin as Sir George Carew (original fort builder) and Melissa Shiels as Queen Elizabeth pictured with visitor Gerry Crowley before a ceremony marking the official hand over Elizabeth Fort, Cork city by the OPW to Cork City Council. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

A 400-year-old fort in Cork can become “the jewel in the crown” of the city’s developing tourism industry, Lord Mayor of Cork Catherine Clancy said y(...)