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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 0 comments

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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St. Brendan’s Park FC Girls get their season off to a flying start, thanks to Cara Credit Union.
Pictured with the new soccer kits Ciara Drummey and Julie Griffin with Mark Hussey COO Cara CU .
Photo By : Domnick Wa

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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Cara Credit Union Helps Out St Vincent De Paul As Back To School Days Approach

Cara Credit Union Helps Out St Vincent De Paul As Back To School Days Approach

August 13, 2021 at 6:16 pm Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union is lending its support to St Vincent de Paul, as parents struggle with the increasing back to school costs. A survey carried out by the Irish League of Credit Union shows the overall spend on school items is up for both primary and secondary schools. The cost […]

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Siobhan Donnelly Marketing Manager Cara Credit Union, Stephen Crookes, Patrick Burke Castleisland Branch Manager of Cara Credit Union.

Sponsored: Cara Credit Union Celebrates Opening Of The 3,000th Current Account

July 30, 2021 at 2:12 pm Comments are Disabled

STEPHEN Crookes from Mount Eagle, Brosna got a pleasant surprise when he recently opened a Cara Credit Union Current Account and applied for a globally accepted Mastercard Debit Card. As Cara Credit Union celebrated opening 3,000 current account since its launch in late 2019, they gifted Stephen with a cash […]

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Credit Union Survey Reveals Back To School Costs Concerns For Parents

Credit Union Survey Reveals Back To School Costs Concerns For Parents

July 21, 2021 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

ALTHOUGH we’re not even halfway through the summer holiday, back to school costs are never far from parents minds. A new survey from the Irish League of Credit Unions shows that back to schools cost still a struggle for parents, annual ILCU survey shows more than a quarter of parents […]

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Mark Murphy CEO Killarney Credit Union & Pa Laide CEO Cara Credit Union with Donagh and Sarah Walsh.

Sponsored: Cara Credit Union Announces Arrangement With Irish Life

July 5, 2021 at 5:46 pm Comments are Disabled

Sponsored CARA Credit Union and Killarney Credit Union have announced an exciting new arrangement with Irish Life Financial Services. Irish Life Financial Services is an insurance intermediary that can review your protection, retirement, savings and investment needs, and offer a full financial review with one of their Qualified Financial Advisers. […]

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Cara Credit Union CEO Pa Laide with staff in Tralee welcoming the Apple Pay service to their Current Account services.

SPONSORED: Cara Credit Union Introduces Apple Pay To Current Account Service

June 5, 2021 at 11:52 am Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union, with branches in Tralee, Castleisland, Killorglin, Ballyduff and Causeway is delighted to announce a significant enhancement to their Current Account service with the introduction of Apple Pay. With the introduction of Google Pay and Fitbit Pay late last year, Apple Pay now completes the digital wallet offering […]

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Cara Credit Union Extends Lauri Healy Community Sponsorship Awards

April 2, 2021 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union set up the Lauri Healy Community Sponsorship Awards back in 2017 with a four year commitment to award €120,000 to support community based projects initiated by organisations within their common bond. The charities, clubs, groups and societies operating in our local community of Tralee, Castleisland, Killorglin, Ballyduff […]

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Daniel Finnegan, Jenny Newman, Nicole Moloney, Aisling Sweeney (Tralee Autism Town), Helen Geary, Nichole Comerford.

Cara Credit Union Helping Tralee Become An Autism-Friendly Town

March 11, 2021 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

In an effort to spread an understanding and awareness of Autism Spectrum Disorder in Tralee,  Cara Credit Union staff undertook the AsIAm/Supervalu Autism Friendly Communities Project. “Firstly, on behalf of all our team in Tralee, Castleisland and Killorglin I would like to thank the Tralee Autism Friendly Town Committee, As […]

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Cara And Clanmaurice Credit Unions Merge

Cara And Clanmaurice Credit Unions Merge

February 24, 2021 at 8:42 pm Comments are Disabled

THE members of Cara Credit Union and Clanmaurice Credit Union have agreed a merger of the two credit unions. The combined credit union will have assets of over €270 million and 58,000 members. The offices at Tralee, Killorglin, Castleisland, Ballyduff and Causeway will remain open for members. Chair of the […]

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CEO of Cara CU Pa Laide

Members Asked To Vote On Merger Of Two Local Credit Unions

February 9, 2021 at 12:27 pm Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union, with branches in Tralee, Castleisland and Killorglin, and Clanmaurice Credit Union, with branches in Ballyduff and Causeway, are asking their members to vote on a proposed merger. Both credit unions have collaborated on several initiatives in recent years and say a merger is the obvious way to […]

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Pa Laide CEO, Cara Credit Union and Sarah O’Regan Head of Credit, Cara Credit Union .

Cara Credit Union Approved As Lender Under Govt COVID Credit Guarantee Scheme

January 19, 2021 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union, a member of Metamo, the joint venture between 16 Credit Unions and Fexco, has been approved as a lender under the Government’s COVID-19 Credit Guarantee Scheme (CCGS). Cara Credit Union will now be able to provide Government backed loans directly to local SMEs, whose survival is critical […]

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Mark Hussey, Chief Operations Officer Cara Credit Union & Kate Walsh, Assistant Officer Members Services Centre Cara Credit Union

Cara Credit Union Launches Additions To Current Account

December 8, 2020 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union has announced an enhancement to their Current Account service with the introduction of Google Pay and Fitbit Pay. “Our Current Account members can now add their Debit Card to Google Pay and Fitbit Pay digital wallets, making it easier for those preferring to use their mobile phone […]

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Ellie Stack, a 5th year student in Mercy Mounthawk won 1st prize in the 14-17 age category of the Cara Credit Union Art Competition with this entry.

Imaginative Art From Prizewinners In Cara Credit Union Competition

November 27, 2020 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

THE Cara Credit Union Art Competition 2020 results were announced recently with students in Tralee schools featuring among the prizes. This year’s theme was ‘Imagine More’, influenced by the creative role art plays in Irish society and it encouraged participants to unlock their imagination and look at how art inspires us and our […]

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Front Row: Marie Healy (wife of the late Lauri Healy), Mary O’ Brien ( Friend of Lauri Healy) , Pa Laide, CEO of Cara Credit Union
 
Back Row: Helen Geary, Tom Lawlor, Suzanne Ennis, Sean Roche, Richard Bono all Cara Credit Union

Still Time To Apply For Lauri Healy Community Sponsorship Awards

November 22, 2020 at 12:07 pm Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union is welcoming funding applications for community projects through their Lauri Healy Community Sponsorship Awards. 21 community groups and charitable organisations have already benefited from the awards and Sean Roche, the Chairperson of Cara Credit Union’s Community Sponsorship Committee said; “Cara Credit Union is very conscious of our ethos. […]

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Majella Forde and Stephen O’ Connor Tralee Branch of the Irish Red Cross and Pa Laide, CEO Cara Credit Union

Cara Credit Union Makes Donation To Tralee Branch Of Irish Red Cross

November 17, 2020 at 4:21 pm Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union has come on board to support a community organisation which has provided fantastic service in the Tralee area for decades. The Tralee Branch of The Irish Red Cross celebrated 80 years in Tralee last year. Over these years, the volunteers have served our communities in Kerry diligently. […]

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Cara Credit Union CEO Pa Laide with Sarah O’ Regan Head of Credit at Cara Credit Union.

SPONSORED: Cara Credit Union Supporting Local Businesses With Low-Cost Flexible Loans

October 28, 2020 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union with branches in Tralee, Castleisland and Killorglin have extended the hand of friendship to businesses in their communities. The expansion of their suite of Business loans now include loans for tax purposes spanning to longer term loans up to €175,000. Cara Credit Union are offering great value, […]

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The Cara Credit Union team celebrating last year's award.

Credit Unions Claim Sixth ‘Best Customer Service’ Award In A Row

October 20, 2020 at 2:23 pm Comments are Disabled

FOR the sixth consecutive year, credit unions have claimed pole position for the best customer experience in Ireland at the official CXi awards announced today. Credit unions have strengthened their reputation as Ireland’s undisputed CX champions by not just taking the top spot again this year, but by also extending […]

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Local Chapter Celebrates International Credit Union Day

Local Chapter Celebrates International Credit Union Day

October 16, 2020 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

CREDIT Unions across Kerry and West Limerick joined members around the world to celebrate International Credit Union Day on Thursday, an annual event to commemorate the credit union movement’s impact and achievements. This year’s theme is ‘Inspiring Hope For a Global Community’ reflecting how credit unions around the globe have […]

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Pa Laide CEO, Cara Credit Union and Mark Murphy CEO, Killarney Credit Union

Cara Credit Union Welcomes Current Account Sponsorship Of Ladies Football C’Ship

October 15, 2020 at 3:53 pm Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union and Killarney Credit Union are delighted to announce their Current Account with globally accepted Mastercard® Debit Card as the new sponsors of the LGFA’s All-Ireland Ladies Club Football Championships. This partnership will also sponsor the LGFA’s annual All-Ireland Club 7s blitz day and National Volunteer awards.  This […]

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Front Row: Marie Healy (wife of the late Lauri Healy), Mary O’ Brien ( Friend of Lauri Healy) , Pa Laide, CEO of Cara Credit Union
 
Back Row: Helen Geary, Tom Lawlor, Suzanne Ennis, Sean Roche, Richard Bono all Cara Credit Union

Cara Credit Union Invites Applications For Community Projects Funding

October 14, 2020 at 11:57 am Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union is welcoming funding applications for community projects through their Lauri Healy Community Sponsorship Awards. 21 community groups and charitable organisations have already benefited from the awards and Sean Roche, the Chairperson of Cara Credit Union’s Community Sponsorship Committee said; “Cara Credit Union is very conscious of our ethos. […]

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Front Row: Siobhan Donnelly, Cara Credit Union and Margaret Kellegher, daughter of the late Dan Kellegher with the 2019 winners of the Dan Kellegher Awards Aideen Griffin from Matt Talbot Road, Tralee and Clara Heinrich from Caherleaheen, Tralee. The winners of the Education Awards were Hannah Skelhorn from Brosna, Gavin O’ Brien from Ballyvelly, Emily Switerfrom The Spa, Cian Talbot from Caherleahee and Sarah Mc Mahon from Oakpark Tralee.

Cara Credit Union Invites Applications For Education Awards

September 21, 2020 at 4:40 pm Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union, with branches in Tralee, Castleisland and Killorglin, are offering seven lucky students a chance to each receive €1,500 towards their chosen third level course. The yearly Cara Credit Union Education Awards are open to undergraduates in a full-time course of at least 2 years’ duration and the Dan […]

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Half Cara Credit Union Members To Receive Refund On DBI Contributions

Half Cara Credit Union Members To Receive Refund On DBI Contributions

August 27, 2020 at 2:45 pm Comments are Disabled

HALF of Cara Credit Union’s membership are due to receive a refund on the contributions they paid to Cara Credit Union’s Death Benefit Insurance (“DBI”) scheme. Nearly 22,000 members have been notified this week that they will receive a refund (on average €36), depending on the number of years they […]

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Sponsored: Getting Ready For College? Cara Credit Union Are Lending A Helping Hand

Sponsored: Getting Ready For College? Cara Credit Union Are Lending A Helping Hand

August 25, 2020 at 1:43 pm Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union are on hand to help students with their finances, so you can focus on enjoying your college experience. Cara Credit Union has introduced a new Student Current Account allowing students instant access to their money through a Cara Credit Union Mastercard® Debit Card, a secure app and […]

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Sponsored: TAMS Surge Sees Cultivate Loans From Credit Unions To The Fore

July 28, 2020 at 12:48 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme (TAMS) II due to close at the end of December 2020, farmers in Kerry, who are planning investment need to apply as soon as possible. Over the last 5 years TAMS grant aid to the value of €204 million has being invested on Irish farms. […]

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Cara Credit Union is continuing to support SVP's Meals on Wheels service. Pictured in front are Suzanne Ennis, Cara Credit Union, Pa Laide Cara Credit Union, Les Galvin, SVP Volunteer. Back: Junior Locke SVP, Karl Noctor, SVP Volunteer and chef in The Rose Hotel and Paddy Kevane Meals on Wheels.

Cara Credit Union Continues Support For ‘Meals On Wheels’

June 17, 2020 at 11:33 am Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union has donated a further €750 to Meals on Wheels Tralee for the fourth month in a row. To date Cara Credit Union has donated €3,000 over 4 months to Meals on Wheels Tralee and an additional  €3,500 has been distributed in the same period to Meals on […]

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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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