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Credit where credit’s due as long serving staff members acknowledged

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By Marie Carroll-O'Sullivan

Long standing staff members have clocked up over one hundred years of service between them.

FIVE YEARS: Celebrating five years of service at Killarney Credit Union is Noreen O'Sullivan (left) pictured with CEO Mark Murphy (centre) and Elma Culloty (right). Photo: Marie Carroll-O'Sullivan

Killarney Credit Union' Karena McCarthy, Elaine O’Shea, Mairead Brosnan and Jennifer McCarthy celebrated 25 years of service last week.

The presentation was made in recognition of their service and dedication to Killarney Credit Union.

Karena began working in Killarney Credit Union in April 1997, Elaine in September 1997 whilst Mairead and Jennifer both began in October 1996. Karena is Marketing and Business Development in Killarney Credit Union, Elaine works in Credit Control and Mairead and Jennifer are both Loan Officers/Member Services Officers.

John Casey, Loans Officer/Member Services Officer in the Cahersiveen branch has 20 years' service, was also acknowledged.

Emma Looney, currently on maternity leave, was acknowledged for 10 years service. Emma works in Member Services and Accounts. Lastly Operations Manager Elma Culloty and Noreen O’Sullivan, Loan Officer, were both recognised for five years service.

Killarney CU CEO, Mark Murphy, thanked and praised all for their dedication, work ethic and professionalism.

“Each and everyone of these staff have become an invaluable asset to the team and the credit union,” he said.

“They are widely known and respected by our many members and their dedication to the members is exemplary. It is not often we get to say thank you and we were delighted with the opportunity to say a huge thank you through these staff recognition awards."

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Credit Union launch a new collaboration with Gilroy’s Green Energy Ltd.

Building on recent success the Credit Unions of Kerry and West Limerick have launched a new collaboration with Gilroy’s Green Energy Ltd. Gilroy’s Green Energy Ltd specialise in Photovoltaic (PV) […]

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Building on recent success the Credit Unions of Kerry and West Limerick have launched a new collaboration with Gilroy’s Green Energy Ltd.

Gilroy’s Green Energy Ltd specialise in Photovoltaic (PV) Solar systems that generate electricity, battery storage, air to water heat-pumps and much more.
Gilroy’s work with customers to receive the SEAI once-off grant towards the purchase and installation of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems and heat pumps for your home.
Collaborating with Kerry and West Limerick Credit Union expands the finance options available to Gilroy’s Green Energy Ltd customers to help finance new PV Solar Panel installations. Loan rates will be directly linked to the property BER starting from 4.7%(4.89APR) for an “A” rated BER.
Martin Gilroy; CEO with Gilroy’s Green Energy Ltd said: “We are delighted to officially launch this collaboration with the Credit Unions of Kerry and West Limerick. Customers have already reaped the benefits on recent installation projects after contacting their local Credit Union. Having a direct link to local Credit Unions allows us to guide customers to affordable financing options based on the specific installation quotation we provide at very competitive rates.“
Speaking on behalf of the Kerry and West Limerick Credit Unions, Ashley Fitzgerald added: “We are delighted to have Gilroy’s Green Energy Ltd come on board as part of our Greener Homes Loan offering. Home Energy Upgrade have become a prominent concern and talking point among members in recent months, by Credit Unions having a direct link with Gilroy’s Green Energy Ltd allows both sides to make referrals and seek the best finance option for members. We are working hard building relationships with Green Energy Ltd providers as we want to ensure our members can avail of the best loan rates for all upgrade works.”
Credit Unions across Kerry and West Limerick. Abbeyfeale Credit Union, Cara Credit Union, Killarney Credit Union, Listowel Credit Union and Rathmore and District Credit Union can be reached via: www.creditunion.ie
Gilroy’s Green Energy Ltd can be contacted on 066-7115920, email info@gilroys.ie or for more information visit www.gilroys.ie.

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Racegoers Club to host Cheltenham Preview Night

Killarney Racegoers Club will host its annual Cheltenham Preview Night in Corkery’s Bar on March 7. Admission is free and this year’s chosen beneficiary is the Killarney Branch of St […]

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Killarney Racegoers Club will host its annual Cheltenham Preview Night in Corkery’s Bar on March 7.

Admission is free and this year’s chosen beneficiary is the Killarney Branch of St Vincent De Paul Society.
The expert panel includes professional punter Paddy Wilmott, leading jockey Conor McNamara, up-and-coming Kerry-based trainer Eoin McCarthy and local bookmaker Brendan Tyther with Vince Casey acting as the event’s compere.

“There is no admission fee but a raffle on the night for dual membership of Killarney Racegoers Club for the year, which includes 13 days racing and many reciprocal days to other race meetings,” said Mr Casey.

The Cheltenham Festival begins on March 12.

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