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Up to €10 million is expected to be loaned to credit union members for a new home improvement funding scheme this year. The ProEnergy Homes scheme w(...)

Andy Ruiz Jr will challenge Anthony Joshua for his four heavyweight world titles in New York on June 1st. Photograph: Yong Teck Lim/Getty

Anthony Joshua never imagined his American debut at Madison Square Garden on June 1st would be like this: defending his four world heavyweight titles (...)

Senator Rose Conway-Walsh (SF) said people were paying moneylenders ‘extortionate fees’, ahead of making mortgage repayments. File photograph:  Dara Mac Donaill

Easing caps on rates credit unions can charge would help tackle the “open season” of high-interest moneylenders operating across the country, credit u(...)

Credit unions want greater flexibility to set their own business models. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin.

The Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe is set to press ahead with plans to allow credit unions to hike up the cost of the loans they offer their cus(...)

Starbucks’ focus on cold drinks such as nitro cold coffee to lure customers during slow afternoons helped the chain.

Starbucks on Thursday reported a better-than-expected rise in quarterly sales at established stores as it benefited from higher prices in the United S(...)

Irish League of Credit Unions headquarters on Mount Street,  Dublin. A recent Central Bank report found assets in Irish credit unions have reached a record high of €17.2bn

The scale of what credit unions can do in terms of lending to small and medium-sized enterprises and the issuing of mortgages to house hunters is “sev(...)

Green Party deputy leader Catherine Martin TD said it was a positive step that civil servants were receiving training in ‘unconscious bias’. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Staff across Government departments are receiving “unconscious bias” training, to help them avoid making decisions based on gender, class, race, or ot(...)

Rashon Nelson is held by police  inside a Starbucks cafe in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. File Photograph: Reuters

Two black men arrested while waiting at a Philadelphia Starbucks store reached a settlement with the coffee chain and dropped legal claims against the(...)

 Fermanagh’s Seamus Quigley blitzed Derry in the opening quarter. Photograph: Inpho

Fermanagh 1-16 Derry 3-8 A whirlwind opening 15 minutes, in which they hit an impressive 1-8 was the catalyst for an occasionally fraught Fermanagh w(...)

The Central Bank consultation paper seeks views from credit unions on whether additional investment classes are appropriate for the organisations. (Photograph: Colin Keegan)

The Central Bank is consulting on changes to the investment framework for credit unions that could allow for investment in areas including social hous(...)

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