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New credit union loan scheme likely to be made available in Galway

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The "most vulnerable" members of Galway society may be able to take out small affordable loans of up to €2,000 to "meet genuine needs", if credit unions in the city and county sign up to the new It Makes Sense loan scheme.

Growing numbers of families struggle to pay school costs

A local representative is calling on the Government to do more to help parents struggling with the rising cost of children going back to school. City councillor Mairead Farrell says in the last few weeks she has spoken to a number of parents who are under increasing pressure.

Burke urges Mayo credit unions to sign up to Personal Micro Credit Scheme to help people avoid moneylenders

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Fine Gael Mayo senator, Paddy Burke, has welcomed the nationwide extension of the Personal Micro Credit Scheme by Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar, and urged all credit unions in Mayo to sign up, saying it will help local people to avoid moneylenders.

Harkin highlights discrimination against Irish credit unions

The continued anti credit union policy of the Irish government which required voluntary directors to be subjected to greater regulation than the Directors of the commercial banks was unacceptable and needed to change.

Unnecessary Credit Union restrictions an election issue — Harkin

Local MEP Marian Harkin has called on Ireland’s three million credit union members to consider the government’s anti credit union policies in the context of the upcoming general election.

 

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