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Charity services appeal to the public to become 'Home Sharing' families

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Disability services in Galway are calling on the public to become 'Home Sharing' families who would provide temporary care for a person with intellectual disability, and allow that person's family a short break.

Athenry Credit Union offer more services online

With an exceptional reputation for offering excellent financial products and services to their members, Athenry Credit Union has unveiled its new website experience.

Power to the people — Naomh Breandain Credit Union launches e-car initiative

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Loughrea Credit Union is leading the way in climate change with the launch of its hybrid or electric car finance package. Since its launch a few weeks ago a number of loans have gone out to members with an average value of €20,000 over a five-year period. But what makes this product attractive? – an interest rate of 3.99% APR which will be offered for one year. With this e – car package are two charge points located in the credit union car park for members’ use.

credit union celebrates historic international day

St Anthony’s & Claddagh Credit Union joins more than 68,800 credit unions around the world to celebrate the 70th annual International Credit Union Day today.

First Choice Credit Union launch 2018 Credit Union Art Competition

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The Credit Union Art Competition is back and this year’s theme is The Force of Nature. The theme has been designed in an effort to get participants ‘thinking green’ by depicting their visions of a clean pollution and litter-free environment while also imagining the different forces of nature within the world.

Mayo-based Doherty Menswear successfully raises €45,000 in peer-to-peer loans

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Linked Finance, Ireland’s leading peer-to-peer (P2P) lending company has raised more than €45,000 for leading Mayo-based menswear company, Doherty Menswear.

Majority of microfinance loans went to businesses outside Dublin — Mulherin

Mayo Fine Gael TD, Michelle Mulherin, has welcomed the findings of a review of Microfinance Ireland (MFI) which has been published by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation. MFI provides loans of up to €25,000 to businesses which employ 10 people or fewer and which are not able to access credit from traditional sources like banks. The report found that in its first two years of operations, MFI received 729 applications for loans, supported 743 jobs in 333 micro-enterprises, and approved loans valued at more than €5 million.

Galway business secures funding boost through Linked Finance

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Linked Finance, Ireland’s leading peer-to-peer online lending company, is delighted to announce that Beechlawn Organic farm, a business based in Ballinasloe will shortly secure funding of a loan of €20,000 via the Linked Finance platform. The business, which specialises in organic fruit and vegetables, will now invest the money in further development of the packing and office facilities, a down payment on a new refrigerated delivery van and a new computer for the office.

Seminar series on access to finance for small businesses

A series of seminars aimed at helping small businesses to access finance will begin next month.

Mayo business secures funding boost through Linked Finance

Linked Finance, Ireland’s leading peer to peer online lending company, announced a loan of €20,000 to The Adventure Islands, a business based in Westport. The business, which specialises in outdoor recreation in Westport, will now be able to offer a clay pigeon shooting range as part of its activities, resulting in more jobs for the local area.

 

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