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Gardai And Kerry Credit Unions Launch Money Mule Awareness Campaign

Gardai And Kerry Credit Unions Launch Money Mule Awareness Campaign

February 8, 2024 at 3:38 pm Comments are Disabled

An Garda Síochána has today launched a fraud awareness campaign in partnership with 13 Credit Unions in Kerry and West-Limerick to highlight the dangers of acting as a money mule. Gardaí in the Kerry Garda Division continue to target money laundering through the bank accounts of those residing in the […]

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The Credit Unions of Kerry and West Limerick announce new partnership with Energywise Ireland. Pictured at Rose Hotel in Tralee to announce the new partnership were :   , John B. O’Halloran; Programme Manager with Energywise Ireland , Philip Lynch Cara Credit Union Tralee and Wayne Conway Energywise Ireland .  
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The Credit Unions of Kerry and West Limerick announce new partnership with Energywise Ireland.

The Credit Unions of Kerry and West Limerick are delighted to announce a new partnership with Energywise Ireland. 
Energywise Ireland is a trusted SEAI-registered One Stop Shop that offers a convenient solution for designing, supplying, and installing renewable energy solutions for both the domestic and commercial sectors. The new Credit Union collaboration will inform new Energywise customers of the finance options available from your local Credit Union to help finance any Home Energy upgrade works. Loan rates will be directly linked to the property BER starting from 4.7%(4.89APR) for an “A” rated BER.
John B. O’Halloran; Programme Manager with Energywise Ireland commented; “We are delighted to have this collaboration in place with the Credit Unions of Kerry and West Limerick. Customers are often unsure how to approach finance for Home Energy Upgrades or Retrofits, now with a direct link to local Credit Unions we can refer members directly to gain the specific details they need based on their quotations at very competitive rates. “
Speaking on behalf of the Kerry and West Limerick Credit Unions, Ashley Fitzgerald commented; “This new partnership with Energywise Ireland is a wonderful fit for us, Credit Union members are often unsure of the grant requirements or the registered contractors available locally for Home Energy Upgrades. Having a direct link with Energywise Ireland allows both sides to make referrals and know they are in safe hands. 2024 will see further growth in Home Energy Upgrades as SEAI work to reach government targets, we in parallel want to ensure our members can avail of the best loan rates.” 
You can reach out to your local Credit Unions across Kerry & West Limerick. Abbeyfeale Credit Union, Cara Credit Union, Killarney Credit Union, Listowel Credit Union and Rathmore & District Credit Union. www.creditunion.ie
You can contact Energywise to discuss your Home Energy Upgrades or retrofit requirements by phone 066 4017028, email info@energywiseireland.ie or for more information visit www.energywiseireland.ie.
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For further information or interview please contact Ashley FitzGerald
afitzgerald@listowelcu.ie
068 21938

Credit Unions Announce Partnership With Energywise Ireland

January 6, 2024 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

THE Credit Unions of Kerry and West Limerick are delighted to announce a new partnership with Energywise Ireland. Energywise Ireland is a trusted SEAI-registered One Stop Shop that offers a convenient solution for designing, supplying, and installing renewable energy solutions for both the domestic and commercial sectors. The new Credit […]

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Cara Credit Union To Offer Additional Services At Tralee Branch

Cara Credit Union To Offer Additional Services At Tralee Branch

January 4, 2024 at 11:52 am Comments are Disabled

  FROM Saturday, January 13, Cara Credit Union will be offering additional services every Saturday from 10am-4pm in their Tralee branch which will allow future and current members open current accounts, single accounts, joint accounts, minor accounts and reactivate dormant accounts. These services are appointment based only. To book an appointment […]

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Nicole Comerford , Siobhan Donnelly , Philip Lynch and Pa Laide of  Cara Credit Union pictured with the aged 14-17 years winners group .
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Nov 2023

The local community shines bright for local artists as the winners of the Cara Credit Union’s Art Competition are announced. 
Excitement was in the air as over 200 people attended Cara Credit Union’s Prize Giving Night in Manor West Hotel, Tralee. Invited guests included our inspirational artists from Tralee, Castleisland, Killorglin, Ballyduff and Causeway, their teachers and their families.  The theme of this year’s Credit Union Art Competition was the ‘Me and My Community’ and this theme was excellently executed in all age group from under 7’s right up to the adult category.
Speaking to Siobhan Donnelly, Marketing Manager of Cara Credit Union, “ Prizegiving Night is a great night for our winners and their families and is testimony of the commitment students, parents, teachers and schools give to the support of our youth activities. We were delighted to see so many of our schools encourage their students to participate in the Credit Union Art Competition. This is a fantastic opportunity to display and showcase the level of talent within our common bond. All 1st prize winners will now go on to represent Cara Credit Union at Chapter 23 (regional level) of the competition.”
Siobhan, continues; “ We have just recently launched a youth Mastercard® debit card for our younger members aged 12 to 16. The Youth Current Account allows younger members to build a budget, save and manage their own account in a safe and secure manner. We will continue to invest in products and services to ensure we are supporting our youth, as they are our future.”
Cara Credit Union can confidently say that the ‘future is in safe hands’ judging by the level of interest our younger members have in the Credit Union movement via our Art Competition and Credit Union Quiz, which will be held in late January.
The winners on the night were: 
7 & Under Additional Needs Category- Jack Barry - Killahan NS
7 & Under General Category – Ria Kate Harty- Killury NS
8-10 Additional Needs Category- Emma Costello - Sliabh a Mhadra
8-10 General Category- Lydia Lyne-Killury NS
11-13 Additional Needs Category- Sean Manion- Scoil Mhuire de Lourdes
11-13 General Category- Hannah Odugbson- Moyderwell NS
14-17 Additional Needs Category- Ella O'Connor- Causeway Comprehensive
14-17 General Category- Ava McKenna- Kerry College
Adult Additional Needs Category- Martin Murphy- St.John of Gods



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For additional information, please contact Siobhan Donnelly on 087 9955461 or Siobhan.Donnelly@caracreditunion.ie

PHOTOS: Young Talented Artists Honoured By Cara Credit Union

November 28, 2023 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

EXCITEMENT was in the air as over 200 people attended Cara Credit Union’s Prize Giving Night in Manor West Hotel, recently. Invited guests included inspirational artists from Tralee, Castleisland, Killorglin, Ballyduff and Causeway, their teachers and their families. The theme of this year’s Credit Union Art Competition was the ‘Me […]

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Cara Credit Union Branches Closed Next Monday To Facilitate Merger

Cara Credit Union Branches Closed Next Monday To Facilitate Merger

November 24, 2023 at 9:15 am Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union are advising customers that all Cara Credit Union Branches and phone lines will be closed on Monday, November 27. This closure is to facilitate their merger with Comhar Chreidmheasa Chorca Dhuibhne Teoranta. Their online banking and current account Mastercard debit card facilities will operate as normal. If […]

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Denis Dillane of Listowel Credit Union with Pa Laide of Cara Credit Union.

Credit Unions Joins Ukraine Credit Guarantee Scheme As Lender

November 14, 2023 at 8:06 am Comments are Disabled

LISTOWEL Credit Union and Cara Credit Union have announced that they are joining the Ukraine Credit Guarantee Scheme as lenders. This scheme provides attractive terms and conditions and reduced interest rate loans to small businesses, farmers and fishers. This Scheme has a lending ceiling of €1.2 billion and facilitates loans for […]

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Cara Credit Union Celebrates ICU Day With Members

October 21, 2023 at 10:14 am Comments are Disabled

CHAPTER 23 Credit Unions of Kerry and West Limerick joined credit union members around the world to celebrate International Credit Union Day on Thursday. This year marks the 75th anniversary of ICU day where credit unions around the world reflect on the movement’s history, promote its achievements, recognise its hard work […]

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Tralee Tidy Towns Chairperson Brendan O’Brien with Suzanne Ennis of Cara Credit Union.

Cara Credit Union Helps With Tidy Towns Project

September 10, 2023 at 10:46 am Comments are Disabled

Cara Credit Union was there to lend a helping hand to  a Tralee Tidy Towns Project by bringing a team of staff members out on a tidy towns work event on Tuesday. Twenty staff members from the Ashe St office, led by Pa Laide, CEO, arrived down to the car […]

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Lily Tangney Director Cara Credit Union, Marian Barnes Recovery Haven,  Maura O’ Connor Kilgobnet NS,  Padraig Regan Killury NS, Robert Mc Guire The Castle of the Island Society
 
Back Row L/R: Tom Lawlor Director Cara Credit Union, Sean Roche Director Cara Credit Union, Patrick Burke Cara Credit Union, Philip Lynch Cara Credit Union, Siobhan Donnelly Cara Credit Union

Local Groups Benefit From Cara Credit Union’s Lauri Healy Community Sponsorship Programme

August 29, 2023 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

A NUMBER of local community groups and organisations have received funds from the Cara Credit Union Lauri Healy Community Sponsorship Awards programme. Originally established in 2017, this initiative has already provided substantial support to numerous community-based projects initiated by organisations within the common bond of Cara Credit Union. The decision […]

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Naimh Ní Chonchúir, Eilish Lynch, Selina Looney(Chairperson Kerry LGFA), Caoimhe Evans, Mary O’ Connell, Darragh Long (Manager) Karena Mc Carthy (Killarney Credit Union), Siobhan Donnelly (Cara Credit Union), Louise Ni Mhuircheartaigh, Ashely FitzGerald (Listowel Credit Union), Declan Quill (Manager)

Local Credit Unions Supporting Kerry Ladies All The Way

August 8, 2023 at 1:45 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Credit Unions of Kerry and West Limerick are thrilled to announce their support for the Kerry Senior Ladies team as they prepare for the highly anticipated All-Ireland Senior Championship Final, scheduled for August 13th in Croke Park. Kerry LGFA Chairperson, Selina Looney, expressed her excitement, stating; “Competing in an […]

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Pictured after the announcement of the Credit Unions of Kerry and West Limerick sponsorship were, front from left: Noreen Landers Killarney Credit Union,  Darragh Foley, Ashley Fitzgerald Listowel Credit Union, Tony Duggan Coach. Middle: Philip Lynch Cara Credit Union, Damien Locke Kerry F.C. Back from left: Andrew Kerins, Nathan Ahern, Paddy McMahon, Darragh Foley.

Local Credit Unions Announced As Sponsors Of Kerry FC U17 Academy

July 6, 2023 at 2:11 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY FC has announced that the Credit Unions of Kerry and West Limerick as the new sponsors of their under 17 academy, the stars of the future. Welcoming the news, Damien Locke, Kerry F.C. Head of Academy said; “ We are hugely excited to welcome the Credit Unions on board […]

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Cara Credit Union CEO Pa Laide (right) with organisers of the Tralee Food Festival Ken Tobin, John McCarthy and Mary McQuinn at the announcement of Cara Credit Union's sponsorship of the event. Photo by Dermot Crean

Cara Credit Union To Sponsor Taste Trail At Tralee Food Festival

April 7, 2023 at 12:41 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee Food Festival has teamed up with Cara Credit Union who have been announced as the official Taste Trail Partner for the event this year. Taking place on Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21, this year’s festival promises to be another very special attraction for all, with a […]

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PHOTOS: Cara Credit Union And Presentation Primary Team Up For Biodiversity

April 5, 2023 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

THE children of Presentation Primary School were getting muddy and enjoying the school garden, thanks to the support of Cara Credit Union. The school was selected by the Credit Union to participate in a project promoting biodiversity and ecological awareness in young children in the community. The project, in co-operation […]

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Siobhan Donnelly of Cara Credit Union with Minister

Local Credit Unions Celebrate Farming Community During National Cultivate Week

March 28, 2023 at 9:32 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Credit Unions are proud to announce the inaugural National Cultivate Week, a celebration of the credit unions’ commitment to the farming community. Taking place from March 27th to April 2nd, National Cultivate Week will bring credit unions and their members together throughout the country to celebrate farmers and the […]

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PHOTOS: Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn And Listellick NS Teams Victorious In Cara Credit Union Quiz

PHOTOS: Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn And Listellick NS Teams Victorious In Cara Credit Union Quiz

February 2, 2023 at 9:53 am Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union held The Noreen Lynch Annual Schools Quiz on Sunday last in the Kerry Sports Academy. However, they were not alone as 25,000 primary school children all over Ireland tested their brain power at their annual Credit Union Schools Quiz. The questions compiled nationally by primary school teachers […]

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Double All-Ireland Glory For Cara Credit Union

November 1, 2022 at 5:08 pm Comments are Disabled

Kerry’s All-Ireland glory moved from the traditional Croke Park to the Intercontinental Hotel in Dublin as Cara Credit Union picked up not one, but two All-Ireland awards on Saturday October 22nd. The All-Ireland Credit Union Awards were established to celebrate and commemorate the hard work, diligence and dedication of the […]

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Cara Credit Union staff celebrate Credit Unions topping Customer Experience table for eighth year in a row.

Credits Unions Top Customer Experience Table For Eighth Year In A Row

October 24, 2022 at 1:43 pm Comments are Disabled

CREDIT unions have topped the league table for the best customer experience in Ireland at the official CXi awards announced last week. This is a record-breaking eighth year in a row that credit unions have topped the CXi poll. Speaking about the achievement, Pa Laide CEO of Cara Credit Union […]

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Danielle O'Sullivan with Nicole Comerford at the official opening of the new Quick Lodge and Withdrawal Lobby at Cara Credit Union in Tralee on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Family Fun As New Facility Officially Opens At Cara Credit Union

August 29, 2022 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

THEY were doling out free ice-creams on Ashe Street on Saturday afternoon for the official launch of the Cara Credit Union’s Quick Lodge and Withdrawal Lobby. The ice-cream was just a small part of the entertainment as customers brought the kids for balloon making, face painting and a chance to win […]

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Family Fun And Prizes To Be Won As Cara Credit Union Launches New Service

Family Fun And Prizes To Be Won As Cara Credit Union Launches New Service

August 26, 2022 at 1:49 pm Comments are Disabled

AN official launch of the Cara Credit Union’s Quick Lodge and Withdrawal Lobby will take place tomorrow (Saturday) afternoon in Tralee. The new ‘Quick Lodge & Withdrawal Lobby’ will open each Saturday from 10am to 4pm in the Tralee Branch of Cara Credit Union. There will be family fun from […]

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Sponsored: Cara Credit Union Launch Quick Lodge And Withdrawal Lobby

Sponsored: Cara Credit Union Launch Quick Lodge And Withdrawal Lobby

August 10, 2022 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union are pleased to announce the launch of their Quick Lodge and Withdrawal lobby in their Tralee branch on Ashe Street. This facility is available Monday to Friday during working hours and will also be open on Saturdays from 10am-4pm. Members can lodge cash or cheques to an […]

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Looking forward to Sunday's All-Ireland final were, tront row, from left: Niamh Ní Chonchúir, Louise Ní Mhuircheartaigh, Kerri-Ann Hanrahan, Aoife Dillane. Back row, from left; Karena Mc Carthy (Credit Union), Darragh Long (Manager), Eilish Lynch, Selina Looney (Chairperson Kerry LGFA), Caoimhe Evans, Mary O’ Connell, Declan Quill (Manager), Siobhan Donnelly (Credit Union), Ashley FitzGerald (Credit Union).

Local Credit Unions Lend Their Support To Kerry Ladies Team

July 26, 2022 at 12:26 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Credit Unions of Kerry and West Limerick are delighted to lend their support to the Kerry Senior Ladies ahead of the All- Ireland Senior Championship Final on this Sunday, July 31, in Croke Park. Kerry LGFA Chairperson Selina Looney said: “We are hugely excited to be in an All-Ireland […]

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Frank Cronin (aka Fashionable Frank) Judge , Siobhan Donnelly Cara Credit Union, Megan Doyle winner in the 3rd level competition, Treasure Vlogs winner in the post-primary competition, Chloe Koyce Judge, Mary Lucey Career Ahead.

Prizes Presented In Cara Credit Union/Career Ahead Fashion Competition

May 30, 2022 at 3:02 pm Comments are Disabled

PRIZES were presented on Saturday to the winners of a nationwide competition organised by Cara Credit Union and Career Ahead aimed at college and secondary school students. The prizes were presented to the college student and secondary school student who submitted the best outfit from a style perspective and a […]

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Mary Lucey Career Ahead, Pa Laide CEO Cara Credit Union, Eddie Enright Chairperson Cara Credit Union, Siobhan Donnelly Marketing & Development Manager Cara Credit Union.

Cara Credit Union And Career Ahead To Help Students ‘Rock’ Their College Experience

May 9, 2022 at 11:44 am Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union have partnered up with Mary Lucey, Education and Career Consultant and Founder of Career Ahead, to give students all the top tips to make sure they rock your college experience. The ‘How to Rock your College Experience’ programme will be delivered to 6th year post-primary students in […]

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Cara Credit Union CEO Pa Laide with Principal Chrissie Kelly, school footballers and coaches.

Cara Credit Union Sponsors Presentation Football Team

February 27, 2022 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union have announced their Current Account with globally accepted Mastercard® Debit Card as the title sponsors of  Tralee’s Presentation Secondary School’s football team . This sponsorship compliments the Credit Union’s Current Account sponsorship of the LGFA’s All-Ireland Ladies Club Football Championships. This partnership will also sponsor the LGFA’s […]

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Cara Credit Union On Hand To Lend Support To SVP

Cara Credit Union On Hand To Lend Support To SVP

December 23, 2021 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

IN Kerry there are many organisations providing critical services, not just at Christmas but all year around. Many of these organisations now find themselves in financial difficulty as fundraising efforts, commercial activities and other services they rely on have been curtailed due to the ongoing covid crisis. Again, this year […]

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Seven Students Receive Cara Credit Union Educational Awards

Seven Students Receive Cara Credit Union Educational Awards

November 25, 2021 at 2:23 pm Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union have awarded €10,500 to seven third level students in recent weeks. Each year Cara Credit Union open their Dan Kellegher Educational Awards. Five awards, of €1,500 each, are gifted to undergraduates in a full-time course of at least 2 years’ duration and the two Dan Kellegher Memorial […]

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Cara Credit Union CEO Pa Laide and Marketing & Business Development Manager of Cara Credit Union Siobhan Donnelly with the books.

Cara Credit Union Supports Inclusivity In Classrooms With Dyslexia-Friendly Books

October 27, 2021 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

FIFTY-FIVE local schools across Tralee, Castleisland, Killorglin, Ballyduff and Causeway will each receive a set of four dyslexia-friendly children’s books about Irish wildlife, thanks to Cara Credit Union and author Shane Casey. Dyslexia affects, on average, three children in every class of 24. However, despite a significant increase in the […]

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Siobhan Donnelly and Pa Laide of Cara Credit Union with Mary Lucey of Career Ahead launching the competition. Photo by Dermot Crean

Big Cash Prizes For Students In Cara Credit Union/Career Ahead Competition

October 22, 2021 at 1:59 pm Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union has teamed up with Mary Lucey from Career Ahead to sponsor an amazing clothes competition. This competition is aimed at college students and secondary school students nationwide, with prizes of €1,000 and €500 respectively to be won. To enter the competition, students simply need to post an […]

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Sponsored: Cara Credit Union Presents Jerseys To St Brendan’s Park FC Girls

Sponsored: Cara Credit Union Presents Jerseys To St Brendan’s Park FC Girls

October 6, 2021 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

ST Brendan’s Park FC under 13 and 15 girls got their season off to a stylish start with new jerseys kindly sponsored by Cara Credit Union. St. Brendan’s Park FC was founded in 1971. Over the last 50 years the club has fostered teams across all age groups to enjoy […]

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Pictured outside the Cara Credit Union Tralee were Roisin Smullen Cara Credit Union & Tralee tidy Towns , Joe Moynihan Tralee Tidy Towns  , Tim Guiheen Tralee Tidy Towns , Pa Laide CEO Cara Credit Union  . FRONT : L/R Michelle Quirke cara Credit Union and Brendan O'Brien Tralee Tidy Towns .

Cara Credit Union Lends Support To Tralee Tidy Towns

September 15, 2021 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union have teamed up with the Tralee Tidy Towns committee to lend support to the fantastic work done by the local group. Pa Laide, CEO of Cara Credit Union, said; ““Every day we see ordinary  people going to extraordinary lengths to make our communities better places to live. […]

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