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The team at Cara Credit Union in Tralee. (File Photo)

Study Shows Credit Unions Are Ireland’s Most Trusted Organisations

May 21, 2020 at 10:53 am Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union together with all the credit unions throughout the country have been named the most highly regarded organisations in Ireland according to the latest Ireland RepTrak® 2020 study carried out by The Reputations Agency. With a score of 83.7, credit unions took the top spot overall for their role as a trusted cornerstone of local communities […]

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Pa Laide and Mark Murphy launch Current Account

Cara Credit Union Won’t Charge Current Account Fees For First Quarter Of 2020

April 7, 2020 at 4:03 pm Comments are Disabled

IN light of the  global COVID-19 emergency, both Cara Credit Union and Killarney Credit Union are not charging their members the quarter one fees from January to March this year on their Current Accounts. Last October, Cara Credit Union and Killarney Credit Union launched their Current Account with a globally accepted Mastercard […]

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New Opening Hours For Cara Credit Union From Monday

New Opening Hours For Cara Credit Union From Monday

April 3, 2020 at 12:06 pm Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union is advising customers of new opening times taking effect from next Monday. “In the interest of public health and that of our members and staff we ask that you avoid coming to our branches if you can,” said a spokesperson. “We ask, where possible, that you phone […]

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Banks And Cara Credit Union Introduce Special Hour For Vulnerable And Elderly

Banks And Cara Credit Union Introduce Special Hour For Vulnerable And Elderly

March 20, 2020 at 9:13 am Comments are Disabled

BANKS in Tralee and Cara Credit Union have introduced priority banking hours for the elderly and vulnerable. In AIB they are asking elderly and vulnerable customers to visit before 11am each morning and for other customers to come later that day to do their banking. To maintain social distancing, they […]

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New Opening Times At Cara Credit Union For Coming Weeks

New Opening Times At Cara Credit Union For Coming Weeks

March 14, 2020 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union has new, temporary opening times due to Covid-19 which have been implemented in the interest of public health and that of their members and staff. The new times apply from Wednesday, March 18 to Saturday, March 28 inclusive. TRALEE Branch  Monday – Thursday 9:30am-4:30pm, Friday 9:30am-6pm, Saturday CLOSED […]

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Ger McDonnell and members of Kingdom Swimming Club at Cara Credit Union.

Four Local Groups Benefit From Lauri Healy Community Sponsorship Awards

February 25, 2020 at 9:48 am Comments are Disabled

FOUR community groups have received funds from Cara Credit Union’s Lauri Healy Community Sponsorship Awards. Tralee Musical Society, Kingdom Swimming Club, Cordal Coiste na Nog and the Irish League of Credit Unions Development Foundation Ltd were presented with their funding by Lauri’s wife Marie and his close friend Mary O’Brien. Pa Laide, CEO of […]

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The winners in the U13 category Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn with
The Annual Cara Credit Union Schools Quiz was held on Sunday 2rd of February in the Kerry Sports Academy - Institute of Technology Tralee . Over 200 young people toop part . 
Photo By Domnick Walsh

Tralee Area Schools Win At Cara Credit Union Quiz

February 4, 2020 at 10:58 am Comments are Disabled

SCHOOLS from the Tralee area were prizewinners at the Cara Credit Union Noreen Lynch Annual Schools Quiz on Sunday last in the Kerry Sports Academy. 25,000 primary school children all over Ireland tested their brain power at their annual Credit Union Schools Quiz with questions compiled nationally by primary school teachers […]

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Mary Spring and Sarah O'Halloran with CEO of Cara Credit Union, receiving their prizes after winning car members draws in December and October.

Mary And Sarah Win Cars Thanks To Cara Credit Union

December 17, 2019 at 3:34 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Cara Credit Union Members Car Draw ended on a high as two lucky members picked up the keys for their new 2020 Hyundai Kona outside the Cara Credit Union office on Ashe Street on Monday. Sarah O’Halloran from Cahermoneen, Tralee was the October winner and the final winner, drawn […]

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Cara Credit Union Reports Satisfactory Year Ahead Of Next Month’s AGM

Cara Credit Union Reports Satisfactory Year Ahead Of Next Month’s AGM

November 28, 2019 at 5:20 pm Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union will report on another satisfactory year in business at the annual general meeting at 8pm on Monday, December 9, at The Rose Hotel. Ahead of the meeting, they have published their annual accounts and report, which shows assets now standing at over €242m. In her report, Chairperson of […]

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Launching the 'Say No to Illegal Moneylenders' campaign were, Sergeant Grace O'Connell, John O'Regan PRO Chapter 23 Credit Unions, Eamonn Foley of Kerry MABS, Paddy Kevane of S Vincent de Paul, Helen Courtney Power, Chairperson of Marketing with Chapter 23 Credit Unions and Suzanne Ennis, Marketing Manager at Cara Credit Union. Photo by Dermot Crean

Organisations Combine To Deliver ‘Say No To Illegal Moneylenders’ Message

November 27, 2019 at 11:36 am Comments are Disabled

“SAY no to illegal moneylenders” is the message from Kerry MABS, Kerry and West Limerick Credit Unions, Society of Saint Vincent de Paul and the Gardaí who have come together to highlight the fact that illegal money lending has no ending. The message comes in the lead up to Christmas […]

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Young Artists Receive Prizes From Cara Credit Union

Young Artists Receive Prizes From Cara Credit Union

November 12, 2019 at 11:55 am Comments are Disabled

EXCITEMENT was in the air as over 100 people attended Cara Credit Union’s art competition prize giving night in Manor West Hotel, Tralee. Invited guests included inspirational artists from Tralee, Castleisland and Killorglin and their families.  The theme of this year’s Credit Union Art Competition was the ‘Walk of Life’ […]

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Seven Students Receive €1,500 Each From Cara Credit Union

Seven Students Receive €1,500 Each From Cara Credit Union

November 6, 2019 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union extended the hand of friendship to 3rd level students with €10,500 giveaway in their Education and Dan Kellegher Awards. At their offices in Tralee, Cara Credit Union gave the seven lucky students €1,500 each towards their chosen third level course. The 2019 winners of the Dan Kellegher Awards […]

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Meeting Regarding Ongoing Closure Of Part Of Abbeydorney-Ballyduff Road

Meeting Regarding Ongoing Closure Of Part Of Abbeydorney-Ballyduff Road

November 1, 2019 at 1:04 pm Comments are Disabled

FIANNA Fáil will be holding a public meeting this coming Monday 4th November regarding the ongoing closure of the Rathscannell Road. The meeting will take place in Ballyduff Community Centre at 8pm and will be chaired by John Brassil TD and Cllr Jimmy Moloney. The R556 road between Collins’ Cross […]

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Sponsored: Cara Credit Union Launches New Full-Service Current Account

Sponsored: Cara Credit Union Launches New Full-Service Current Account

October 17, 2019 at 12:31 pm Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Unions and Killarney Credit Union are introducing a new full-service Current Account today (Thursday) which is International Credit Union Day. The new Current Account includes the globally accepted Mastercard Debit Card with Contactless Payments, Standing Orders, Direct Debits, and the option of an Overdraft facility. Members of Cara Credit […]

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Cara Credit Union Awards To Help Third Level Students

Cara Credit Union Awards To Help Third Level Students

August 14, 2019 at 11:53 am Comments are Disabled

IF you’re heading to college this autumn, would €1,500 help finance your studies? If the answer is yes, then check out Cara Credit Union’s Education and Dan Kellegher Memorial Awards. Cara Credit Union’s Education Awards are open to undergraduates in a full-time course of at least 2 years’ duration and […]

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Mark Hussey

Two New Appointments At Cara Credit Union

August 12, 2019 at 4:31 pm Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union is pleased to welcome the appointments of Sarah O’Regan, Head of Credit and Mark Hussey, Chief Operations Officer to their Senior Executive Team. Sarah O’Regan from Abbeydorney has been appointed Head of Credit. Having completed a Bachelors of Commerce degree in UCC, Sarah went straight to work […]

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Denise O'Dowd collects the keys for her new Hyundai Kona from Suzanne Ennis, Marketing & Business Development Manager of Cara Credit Union. Also pictured is her husband Seamus and children Oísin, Muireann and Fionn, Noel O'Connor and Marcus O'Shea from Adams of Tralee and Derry Fleming of Cara Credit Union. Photo by Dermot Crean

Denise Drives Away In New Hyundai Thanks To Cara Credit Union

July 23, 2019 at 2:56 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE native had a reason to celebrate on US Independence Day when she found out she was the latest winner of the Cara Credit Union Members Car Draw. Denise O’Dowd (nee Costello) lives in Dingle now, but is originally from Blackrock in Tralee and she was told on July 4 […]

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Cara Credit Union In New Joint Venture With Fexco

Cara Credit Union In New Joint Venture With Fexco

July 4, 2019 at 2:31 pm Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union are one of 16 of Ireland’s largest credit unions who have today announced a €10 million collaboration with Killorglin based international financial technology company Fexco in the formation of a new joint venture to be named Metamo. Metamo is a 50:50 joint venture between the 16 investing […]

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Baile Mhuire Centre And Ballymac Group Benefit From Cara Credit Union Awards

Baile Mhuire Centre And Ballymac Group Benefit From Cara Credit Union Awards

June 19, 2019 at 4:47 pm Comments are Disabled

FOUR community groups have received funds from Cara Credit Union’s Lauri Healy Community Sponsorship Awards. Baile Mhuire Day Care Centre; Ballymaceligott Health and Wellness; Castleisland AFC and  Cromane Community Childcare were the recipients of the Awards scheme which is run twice yearly. Sean Roche, the Chairperson of Cara Credit Union’s Community […]

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Pauline Campion (second left) accepts the keys of her new Hyundai Kona, from CEO of Cara Credit Union Pa Laide. Also included, from left; Marcus O'Shea of Adams Of Tralee, Liam Shannon of Adams, Suzanne Ennis of Cara Credit Union and John Moloney (Pauline's husband). Photo by Dermot Crean

Pauline Drives Away With New Car Thanks To Cara Credit Union

May 9, 2019 at 4:05 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE resident was delighted to accept a brand new Hyundai Kona as the latest winner of the Cara Credit Union Members Car Draw. Pauline Campion, originally from Dublin, but living in town for the past 28 years, accepted the keys from CEO of Cara Credit Union, Pa Laide, on […]

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Pa Laide CEO Cara Credit Union with Marcus O'Shea and Noel O’Connor of Adams of Tralee.

Cara Credit Union Teams Up With Adams Of Tralee For Members Car Draw

April 18, 2019 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union has teamed up with Adams of Tralee for their famous 2019 Members Car Draw. The draw has proved to be hugely popular and Pa Laide CEO  of Cara Credit Union is looking forward to working with Adams. “Each year our car draw tender goes out to all the […]

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Cara Credit Union To Feature On RTE Series Starting Next Week

Cara Credit Union To Feature On RTE Series Starting Next Week

April 10, 2019 at 11:18 am 1 comment

CARA Credit Union is the focus of a brand new eight-part RTE One series titled The Borrowers, commencing on next Tuesday, April 16 at 8.30pm. The fly-on-the-wall programme will take viewers behind the scenes and into a credit union loan office, for the first time ever on Irish television. Viewers […]

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“Catch him Derry’…Derry Fleming, Staff member at Castleisland Credit Union, (who’s family video went viral trying to catch the infamous bat) at the launch of a  new Agri Loan product called ‘Cultivate’ with Six Credit Unions in the Kerry/Cork region. The launch took place at the Gleneagle Hotel, Killarney. The Cultivate farm loans are for a wide variety of purposes, everything from working capital, cash flow, farm development, livestock purchase, farm machinery purchase, rural enterprise funding, and start up farm finance.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/NO REPRO FEE

Credit Unions Combine To Support Local Farmers

March 25, 2019 at 12:19 pm Comments are Disabled

EARLY milking was the order of the day on as six Credit Unions in the Kerry/Cork region joined forces to launch a new Agri Loan product called Cultivate. The launch held in The Gleneagle Hotel, Killarney was supported by farmers and industry experts alike. The Credit Unions involved are Ballincollig, […]

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Cara Credit Union staff with representatives of the five groups awarded Lauri Healy Sponsorship Awards.

Cara Credit Union Welcomes Funding Applications For Community Projects

March 6, 2019 at 8:25 am Comments are Disabled

NUMEROUS community groups and charitable organisations have already benefited from Cara Credit Union’s Lauri Healy Community Sponsorship Awards. Sean Roche, the Chairperson of Cara Credit Union’s Community Sponsorship Committee, said; “Cara Credit Union is very conscious of our ethos. One way of rewarding the trust and loyalty we receive from […]

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Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Team Wins At Stage 2 Of Credit Union Schools Quiz

Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Team Wins At Stage 2 Of Credit Union Schools Quiz

March 5, 2019 at 3:41 pm Comments are Disabled

HAVING won the Cara Credit Union Schools Quiz back in January, Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn competed in Stage 2 last weekend. Their brain power was well and truly tested  as they battled it out with schools from all over Kerry and West Limerick, coming out on top in the under 13 […]

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Cara Credit Union staff with representatives of the five groups awarded Lauri Healy Sponsorship Awards.

Five Community Groups Receive Sponsorship Awards From Cara Credit Union

February 11, 2019 at 4:58 pm Comments are Disabled

FIVE community groups received funds from Cara Credit Union’s Lauri Healy Community Sponsorship Awards last week. The recipients were Wild Mind Nature Festival, NEWKD and Tralee International Resource Centre, Farranfore Development Association, #GameOn for Autism and St. Ita’s and Joseph’s School. Speaking to“Cara Credit Union is very conscious of our ethos,” said Sean Roche, the […]

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PHOTOS: Tralee Area Schools Emerge As Winners Of Cara Credit Union Quiz

PHOTOS: Tralee Area Schools Emerge As Winners Of Cara Credit Union Quiz

February 6, 2019 at 4:33 pm Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union held its Annual Schools Quiz on Sunday in the Brandon Hotel Conference Centre with many school represented. Schools from all over the are took part and for the 1st and 2nd place winners in the Under 11 and Under 13 categories, they will now go onto Stage […]

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Tara Flynn receives the keys of her new car from Pa Laide, CEO of Cara Credit Union. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tara Collects Her New Kia Stonic Thanks To Cara Credit Union

January 17, 2019 at 3:07 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE woman will enjoy a great start to 2019 as she was the latest winner in the Cara Credit Union Cara Members Draw. The draw itself took place at the Cara Credit Union on Monday, December 7, but the winner didn’t find out until a day later when by […]

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David Healy with Chairperson of Cara Credit Union Caroline Sugrue and CEO Pa Laide at the Cara Credit Union AGM in The Rose Hotel on Monday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Cara Credit Union Holds AGM And Announces Car And €1,000 Prize Winners

December 21, 2018 at 8:59 am Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union held their annual general meeting at The Rose Hotel on Monday night and besides information and a review of the finances, it was also an occasion for the Members Car Draw. Tara Flynn from Tralee had her name pulled out as the winner of the new car, […]

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Cara Credit Union Presents €10,500 In Education Awards

Cara Credit Union Presents €10,500 In Education Awards

November 22, 2018 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

SEVEN students were presented €1,500 each towards their third level studies on Saturday, November 10 at Cara Credit Union. Having received a great response to their education awards, a total of €10,500 were awarded to this year’s winners and Margaret Kellegher, daughter of the late Dan Kellegher presented cheques to […]

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