Kieron Brennan

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‘It seems that some of those who opine on the state of the housing market will clutch at straws to prove that the State can deliver housing much more cheaply than the private sector.’ Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

The recent rejection by Dublin City councillors of proposals to build new homes at Oscar Traynor Road was a significant setback to efforts to tackle o(...)

The Co-operative Housing Ireland estate at Brookhill, Carrigaline, Cork

The acquisition of so-called turn-key properties bought directly from private developers for social housing tenants is key to solving the State’s hous(...)

While two-thirds of Dubliners are anticipating rent increases in the next 12 months, just under one-third (29 per cent) of renters in the rest of the State expect their rent to rise.

More than one in three Dubliners in private rented accommodation fear they are going to lose their homes, according to a survey by the National Associ(...)

The number of ghost estates in the country is much less than was originally expected when Nama was first established in December 2009, Nama Chairman Frank Daly has said. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Nama chairman Frank Daly has played down suggestions of a property bubble similar to that of the 2000s, saying both lenders and borrowers are acting m(...)

The finances of Irish households are continuing to improve gradually, according to a new (...)

ILCU and its member, Maynooth Credit Union, yesterday dropped a lawsuit against the regulator, partly because ILCU said it had secured, from the Central Bank, a “unique” consultative role whenever there are talks between the bank and ILCU credit unions over issues such as financial stability.

Differences have emerged between the Irish League of Credit Unions (ILCU) and the Credit Union Development As(...)

“Fair City’s” Brian Murray and Tony Tormey with ILCU board member Ciarán Bishop and president Martin Sisk. Photograph: Maxwells

The fictional suburb of Carrigstown is to get its first credit union under a three-year sponsorship deal between RTÉ soap opera (...)

Grocery bills went up by an average of €17 in the three months from September to December. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Irish consumers’ disposable income climbed by almost €50 in December when compared with 12 months earlier, the latest income-tracking survey from the (...)

LCU chief executive Kieron Brennan said credit unions  are to begin competing in the travel insurance sector.

Credit unions are to begin competing in the travel insurance market, with the rollout of a new website Coveru.ie.The Irish League of Credit Unions (IL(...)

Kieron Brennan, chief executive of the Irish League of Credit Unions said the number of credit unions in deficit had been reduced but that loan arrears remain a concern. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Irish League of Credit Unions has reported loan arrears of €725 million among members for the 12 months to September, as borrowers continue to fee(...)

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