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Dozens of credit unions could be offering mortgages by the end of next year. A pilot project has been launched that will see a small number of the member-owned lenders offering home loans. If this proves successful it is expected that up to 30 credit unions could be issuing mortgages…

County councillors in Sligo and Leitrim will meet today to decide how to divide up and allocate their budgets for the coming year. The Sligo meeting starts at half past nine this morning and is expected to last the whole day. Leitrim councillors begin their meeting at 11am. Uppermost in…

A Sligo Councillor says the government is missing out on an opportunity to ease the social housing crisis by using local credit unions to help with investment. Fianna Fail Councillor Seamus Kilgannon of Sligo Credit Union is also a Board Member of the Irish League of Credit Unions. Representatives from…

All the counties along the border are to be asked to support a motion from Sligo County Council calling that they be given additional resources to deal with the affects of Brexit. Fianna Fail Councillor Seamus Kilgannon made the proposal at yesterday’s meeting of the council. A similar motion was…