With  the student registration charge  at €3,000, the rising cost of accommodation is putting many parents and students under pressure. Photograph: Getty Images

Some students are ending up sleeping on friends’ couches, floors or in cars due to difficulties sourcing affordable accommodation, according to the Un(...)

Rush Credit Union’s liquidators will seek to sell its offices in the villages of Rush and Lusk. Photograph: North County Leader

The liquidator of Rush Credit Union is expected to market its loan book for sale this week after the High Court ordered the winding up of the communi(...)

Brian McCrory, president of the  Irish League of Credit Unions takes questions at the 2016 AGM in Limerick over the weekend.   Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

Credit unions are facing a time of radical change and transformation following the enactment of new regulations, President Michael D Higgins has told (...)

An Irish League of Credit Unions emblem. The organisation has warned that credit unions cannot become complacent despite having avoided the worst case scenario envisaged at the time of the financial crisis.

Credit unions cannot become complacent despite having avoided the worst case scenario envisaged at the time of the financial crisis, according to the (...)

Kieron Brennan, chief executive of the  Irish League of Credit Unions, said the credit unions involved would have to absorb the losses

Irish credit unions have accused the Government of behaving worse than the Cyprus authorities in im(...)