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Credit unions - major changes ahead

As the Financial Regulator concludes his review on the banking sector, he is turning his attention to Credit Unions. His recent stress tests on Credit Unions are expected to show increased provision requirements on loan books and this is causing intense debate on the sector’s future direction.

Small food businesses demonstrate resilience through recession

Small food businesses in Ireland are continuing to demonstrate strong growth both on the domestic and export markets, according to new figures released by Bord Bia this week. Bord Bia works with over 400 small food businesses with an annual turnover of some €400 million, representing an increase in value of seven per cent per year since 2007.

Westmeath hoteliers call for new direction in tourism

Westmeath hoteliers have welcomed the launch of a major turnaround plan for tourism by a national coalition of business interests led by the Irish Tourist Industry Confederation (ITIC) and the Irish Hotels Federation (IHF) and including IBEC, Chambers Ireland, and the IFA.

Tullamore conference to discuss rural jobs

Rural entrepreneurs and rural development activists from all counties will be in attendance at the National Rural Development Conference in the Tullamore Court Hotel, Tullamore on Wednesday February 2. The conference was due to take place on December 2 but had to be called off due to the weather.

St Stephen’s Day Walk for special baby unit

On July 31 last, baby Doireann Harte made her way into the world albeit four months prematurely and weighing just 1lb and 5ozs.

Broadband now available in new areas in Mayo

One-hundred and ten electoral districts in Mayo now have broadband as part of the successful delivery by 3 Ireland, of the €223 million National Broadband Scheme, according to Communications Minister Eamon Ryan.

Economist’s report praises local supermarket chain

A newly published economist report from Jim Power on the economic and financial significance of local retailers has praised the Galway-based Joyce supermarket chain for “epitomising all that is good” in the Irish retail sector.

FG will fight for the family farm says Hogan

The renegotiation of the Common Agriculture Policy and the protection of the family farm are the topics for a Fine Gael public meeting at the Lord Bagenal at Leighlinbrige on Thursday, May 13, at 8pm.

Kilkenny businesses given food for thought

Members of Kilkenny’s business community were given plenty to chew on at a breakfast briefing with economist Jim Power, Friends First in Hotel Kilkenny last week.

Farming in the west depends on properly-funded schemes, forum hears

The viability of farming and the rural economy in the west depends on the provision of properly-funded farm schemes.

 

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