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Closure of ReBo

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Chairman’s September Visit

Bobby McVeigh, Chair of ReBo, meets with Brian McCrory, President of ILCU, at the Autumn conference of CUMA in the Hodson Bay Hotel.   CUMA Autumn Conference in Hodson Bay Hotel.     Transfer of Engagements of Fás Credit Union Limited to Civil Service Credit Union Limited    

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Chairman’s July Visit

Bobby was in Dublin recently for the ReBo Board meeting before heading to the WOCCU conference in Belfast. Bobby dropped into Banbridge Credit Union to say hello and bring greetings from ReBo to the new Manager, Seana Lennon, and staff member, Vivienne Gamble, as he had opened their new building in October 2003 as President […]

Key Milestones for ReBo Wind Down

ReBo is drawing ever closer to its conclusion and the table below outlines key deadlines for credit unions involved in merger projects not yet approved by the ReBo Board. It also highlights deadlines in respect of claiming financial assistance. Adherence to the dates below is critical for credit unions who wish to gain ReBo board […]

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Chairman’s April Visit

Bobby was in Dublin last week for the latest ReBo Board meeting. He also attended the Irish League of Credit Union’s AGM in Limerick, where he met with President Michael D. Higgins and his wife Sabina.  

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Press Release – Passing of March Deadline

The arrival of ReBo’s March 31st deadline sees a significant wave of credit union mergers in the offing over the coming months. To date ReBo has facilitated 46 mergers involving 90 individual credit unions. A further 130 credit unions are expected to merge before the end of the year. Commenting on the upsurge in merger […]

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Chairman’s February Visit

Bobby was in Dublin recently to attend a number of meetings including the monthly ReBo Board meeting. Bobby, along with John Doyle CEO, visited Ballymahon Credit Union to join with Tim Molan CEO and staff of the newly merged Affinity Credit Union with Ballymahon Credit Union.  

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Chairman’s January Visit

Bobby has been in Dublin this week to attend a number of meetings including the monthly ReBo Board meeting. On Friday Bobby met with the new Governor of the Central Bank, Philip Lane and Sharon Donnery who was recently appointed as Deputy Governor of the Central Bank. L – R: Philip Lane, Bobby McVeigh & […]

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Chairman’s December 2015 Visit

During his trip to attend the December ReBo Board meeting Chairman Bobby McVeigh visited two credit unions who completed mergers in 2015. Bobby was welcomed in both Monaleen & Plassey Credit Unions who merged with Affinity & Tipperary Credit Unions respectively.    

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ReBo Levy 2015

ReBo Levy 2015 ReBo has made the necessary regulation for prescribing the 2015 ReBo Levy. Central Bank will issue invoices to credit unions shortly. A copy of the ReBo Information Paper regarding the Levy can be found below. ReBo Levy 2015 Information Paper A copy of the Statutory Instrument related to the Levy can be […]

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Chairman’s October Visit

Bobby was in Dublin last week for the latest ReBo Board meeting. During his visit Bobby and ReBo CEO John Doyle met with Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan.   Bobby also took part in the latest Tripartite Meeting. Issues surrounding the extension of ReBo’s term were discussed and how best further merger proposals could be facilitated […]

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Minister’s Review praises ReBo’s progress

Deadline set for remaining credit unions to avail of Credit Union Restructuring Board (ReBo) Support The Department of Finance has today published a review of the work of the Credit Union Restructuring Board – ReBo.  ReBo was established in January 2013 and the review reflects on the significant progress ReBo has achieved to date in assisting […]

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ReBo Recruitment

ReBo wish to recruit dynamic individuals to work as part of our Restructuring Team and to engage with credit unions to facilitate the completion of the restructuring process. The positions which are available within ReBo on fixed term contracts are: • Restructuring Manager(s) The ideal candidates will have strong financial and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively manage […]

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International Credit Union Day

As we celebrate “People Helping People” together with 217 million credit union members in 105 countries around the world, you can be extremely proud of the fact that Irish credit unions have made a real difference in the lives of their members, families and communities. Click here to view Bobby McVeigh’s International Credit Union Day Communiqué. All […]

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Chairman’s August Visit

ReBo Chairman, Bobby McVeigh, has been in Ireland this week to attend the CUCC Conference in Trinity College, a number of meetings and has visited a number of credit unions as well. CUCC Conference Bobby attended the inaugural CUCC (Credit Union Compliance Centre) Conference in Trinity College, Dublin. At the Conference Bobby met a large number […]

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Recent Projects

Over the last number of weeks a number of ReBo assisted projects have completed. Kenmare and Killarney credit unions have successfully merged. St. Patrick’s (E.S.B. Staff) have merged with St. Laurence O’Toole’s and Pearse credit unions. Clonmel and Mullinahone have also completed their merger.

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Castlebar & Ballyhaunis Merger

Last Tuesday evening marked a momentous occasion for Castlebar and Ballyhaunis Credit Unions with the cementing of the merger of the two credit unions into one entity. The credit unions have a combined asset base of €158m post-merger, will employ 34 staff and it will be one of the largest credit unions in the west […]

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Rathfarnham Credit Union merger with Templeogue Credit Union

During his April visit to Ireland, Bobby visited Rathfarnham Credit Union who have just completed their successful merger with Templeogue Credit Union. This merger brings together over 20,000 members and a combined asset size of approximately €80 million. Pictured (L – R): Ray Kavanagh, Michael McLoughlin, Bobby McVeigh, Paul Maher and Bernadette Hughes.

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Chairman’s March Visit

Bobby McVeigh, ReBo Chairman, enjoyed an extended stay on his latest visit to Dublin. Between ReBo’s Restructuring Conference, the ReBo Board meeting, multiple credit union visits and other meetings Bobby was kept busy for his entire stay. ReBo Conference ReBo held a Restructuring Conference in the Aviva Stadium on Saturday, 21st March. The conference was […]

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Chairman’s January Visit

Bobby McVeigh, ReBo Chairman, travelled to Ireland in the last week of January to attend the latest monthly ReBo Board meeting. As always, on his monthly visits Bobby attended a number of other meetings as well as visiting Tipperary Credit Union who completed a merger last year with St. Bernard’s Credit Union. Tipperary In September 2014 […]