Scholarship Scheme Winner : Aisling Barnwall

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SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME WINNER ; UPDATE We got back in touch with 2021’s Paddy Gerrard Memorial Scholarship Scheme winners to see how they’re getting on since winning. Aisling Barnwall was starting her second year of a Professional Masters of Education when she received the call that she was chosen by MFCU as one of our Scholarship…

Scholarship Scheme Winner : Katie Flannagan Walsh

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SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME WINNER ;UPDATE We got back in touch with 2021’s Paddy Gerrard Memorial Scholarship Scheme winners to see how they’re getting on since winning. Katie Flannagan Walsh started her Human Resource Management Master’s studies in September of this year and was delighted when she received the call that she was chosen by MFCU as…

Scholarship Scheme Winner : Esther Campbell

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SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME WINNER ; UPDATE We got back in touch with 2021’s Paddy Gerrard Memorial Scholarship Scheme winners to see how they’re getting on since winning. Esther Campbell started Drama and Film studies in September of this year and was delighted when she received the call that she was chosen by MFCU as one of…

Scholarship Scheme Winner: Amy Boyle

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SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME WINNER ;UPDATE We got back in touch with 2021’s Paddy Gerrard Memorial Scholarship Scheme winners to see how they’re getting on since winning. Amy Boyle was in her third year of Children’s and General Nursing degree when she got the call that she was chosen by MFCU as one of our 2021 Scholarship…

Scholarship Scheme Winner: Emma Mulligan

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SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME WINNER ; UPDATE We got back in touch with 2021’s Paddy Gerrard Memorial Scholarship Scheme winners to see how they’re getting on since winning. Emma Mulligan started her studies to become a Beauty Specialist in September of this year and was delighted when she received the call that she was chosen by MFCU…

Scholarship Scheme Winner : Katie Hanratty

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SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME WINNER;UPDATE We got back in touch with 2021’s Paddy Gerrard Memorial Scholarship Scheme winners to see how they’re getting on since winning. Katie Hanratty started her first year studying Biological Science as part of a four year honours degree in September of this year. She was absolutely delighted when she found out that…

Scholarship Scheme Winners 2021

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Scholarship Scheme Winners 2021 We’re delighted to announce the winners of our 2020 Scholarship Scheme, where we help our local student members fund their Third Level Education. This year once again sees a wide variety of courses, with everything from Medicine and General Nursing to Drama and Film. Below you’ll find a list of our…

Paddy Gerrard Memorial Scholarship Scheme 2021

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Paddy Gerrard Memorial Scholarship Scheme 2021 Every year, MFCU offers support for our local students as a part of our Community Fund. This year, we have decided to dedicate this Scholarship Scheme to Paddy Gerrard, a founding member of Swords and District Credit Union, to honour his passing in 2021. Paddy Gerrard was a founding…

5 reasons to get a Student Loan

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College is an exciting time, but amidst all the hype reality will eventually set in. How will you afford it? Here’s 5 reasons to get a Student Loan.   1. It’s an investment   It can be hard to see the value of an Education Loan. With a Car Loan or even a Mortgage, the…

Third Level Education Funding

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Are you a first-time student going into Third Level Education for the first time? We know transitioning to college life is hard anyway, but the added financial pressure can be stressful for new students. With this in mind, here’s 5 ways to fund your Third Level Education. Grants Student grants are a great way to…