Breda Collects Her Brand New Car After Winning Cara Credit Union Draw

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Breda O’Callaghan receives her car from CEO of Cara Credit Union Pa Laide. Also included is Breda’s mother Peggy King, General Manager at McElligott’s Tralee Donal Lynch, Karen Delaney, Cara Credit Union, Breda’s sister Michele King, McElligott’s Brand Ambassador David Moran, Tim Kerrisk of McElligott’s and Suzanne Ennis and Marcella Herlihy of Cara Credit Union. Photo by Dermot Crean

IT was fitting that the car came in black and amber as a Tralee woman collected her Kia Stonic after winning the Cara Credit Union’s Members Car Draw.

Breda O’Callaghan from the Spa had her name was picked from their live draw on Thursday March 29, the day they officially changed their name to Cara Credit Union.

Breda, who works at the Kerry GAA County Board, was delighted when she heard the news.

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“I was working and I saw three missed calls on my phone from the Credit Union,” Breda told us on Monday afternoon as she accepted the keys from fellow Rockie, Pa Laide, CEO of Cara Credit Union.

“I couldn’t believe it, I was shocked and delighted. The fact that it’s black and amber is even better, it’s a lovely car,” said Breda.

Breda is a true Rockie with her late father, Frank, a former Stacks Chairman in the 70s and Kerry County Board Chairman back in the late 70s/1980s during the golden era. Her son Shane currently stars for the Stacks seniors.

Cara Credit Union purchased the car from McElligotts, Tralee. The Credit Union run their car draw four times a year at a cost of €6.00 per draw.

Any surplus left over at the end of the year is raffled out to their car draw members in the form of cash prizes at Christmas time.

Their next car draw takes place in the summer, for further information visit their website or call in to their offices in Tralee, Castleisland and Killorglin.

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