Tipperary native Rose Hally, a former Head of Business with Bank of Ireland, has taken up a senior role with Community Finance Ireland, one of the largest providers of finance to the community and voluntary sector.
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.
Rose, a native of Cahir, has held senior management roles with Bank of Ireland over the last 20 years, both as Branch Manager in Ennis and Head of Business for Co. Clare.
Commenting on the announcement Ms Hally said: “I am delighted to be joining the team with Community Finance Ireland, I believe my background will allow me to understand the needs of community and social enterprise and support them in achieving their objectives for their projects within their communities. Community Finance Ireland continues to grow in order to meet the needs of the thousands of community and voluntary groups throughout Ireland who are seeking to raise finance for their worthy projects.
“Community Finance Ireland has supported many projects in Tipperary including the South Eastern Mountain Rescue in Clonmel and Muintir na Tíre who are headquartered in Tipperary town. We are keen to build on this work and many other investments in Tipperary and elsewhere over the coming years.”
Local organisations wishing to receive information about Community Finance Ireland can visit www.communityfinance.ie