The credit unions involved have 250,000 members between them.  Photograph: Collins

Seven of the Republic’s largest credit unions and three non-bank lenders have signed up to participate in the Government’s €2 billion Covid-19 Credit (...)

Credit unions had just €27 out on loan for every €100 of assets at the end of September. Photograph: Collins

A surge in household savings during Covid-19 saw Irish credit union deposits rise 7 per cent to €16.3 billion in the year to September, adding to the (...)

Collapse of Drumcondra Credit Union marks the fifth time the deposit guarantee scheme has been invoked. Photograph: Colin Keegan/ Collins Dublin

Compensation of about €12.9 million has been paid to members of Drumcondra and District Credit Union following its collapse earlier this month after e(...)

Provisional liquidators have been appointed to Drumcondra and District Credit Union after efforts to fold its business into a stronger peer failed. Photograph:  Colin Keegan, Collins

Provisional liquidators have been appointed to Drumcondra and District Credit Union after efforts to fold its business into a stronger peer failed. Th(...)

The judge said he had been caught “somewhat red-handed” regarding the phone theft operation, which she said “was not the work of a criminal genius”. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A father-of-two who used a forged bank statement to secure a loan from a credit union, claiming he needed to buy a wheelchair for his disabled daughte(...)