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Kilrush Enterprise Town attracts big numbers

FOR the second successive year, Bank of Ireland hosted its Enterprise Town initiative in Kilrush. Dozens of local businesses exhibited in Kilrush Community School last Friday. The event was hosted by Mullagh sports commentator and television presenter, Marty Morrissey. The event was organised by the bank in partnership with the local community in Kilrush.      

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Community finance role for Ennis banker

Ennis-based Rose Hally has taken up a senior role with Community Finance Ireland, which provides finance to the community and voluntary sector. Former head of business with Bank of Ireland in Clare, Rose joins the team as client relationship executive covering the Western corridor. Community Finance Ireland is one of the largest providers of finance to the community and voluntary sector on the island of Ireland over the last 20 years and has up to €100 million available in funding. To date, the group has funded more than 400 community and volunteer organisations across a range of sectors and projects, including enterprise and workspace projects, rural development projects, childcare schemes, housing associations, community transport, energy and environmental initiatives, sports and recreation facilities and social enterprises that are delivering an immediate social impact to their community or area but are struggling to secure finance from traditional bank lenders. Rose has held senior management roles with Bank of Ireland over the last …

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Copper coins for charities

As The Central Bank rolls out the rounding of 1c and 2c coins, Change for Charity has today (Wednesday) launched National Coin Week where the people are being asked to donate their loose coppers. It is estimated that there are over €35 million of these coins in people’s homes and offices in bottles and jars, which will soon be of no use to anyone. The Change For Charity campaign is encouraging people to put these coins to good use during National Coin Week from November 2 to 8. The campaign has over 3,000 collection points all over the country in schools, shops and banks. Every AIB and Bank of Ireland branch has a receptacle and there’s no need to queue, count or sort your coins. Simply drop them into one of the collection units in any branch nationwide. The proceeds of the campaign will be divided between a number of charities; The Irish Heart Foundation, St Francis Hospice, Our Lady’s Hospice …

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