“A lot of young people are into ethical approaches to doing business such as upcycling and people-based services. They’re telling me there‘s a real opportunity here for credit unions to reach out to that mindset,” says Olive McCarthy.Read More
Author: Allen Meagher
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In November, Holly Cairns, South West Cork Social Democrats TD, tabled a motion in the Dáil calling for maternity leave for councillors, as well as paternity and adoption leave.
During a recent visit to Co. Tipperary, we raised the issue with Cllr Mary Hanna Hourigan (Fine Gael) and Councillor Máirín McGrath (Ind).
SIPTU, the INMO, Fórsa and the Irish Congress of Trade Unions are seeking a pay rise for thousands of workers employed in the voluntary and community sector. “We’re putting in a pay claim of 3%,” said a SIPTU official.Read More
247 organisations were approved today to share €1m from the new Social Enterprises Capital Grants Scheme. The funds will be spent on everything from swimming pools to childcare to community centres and foodbank centres.Read More