first_img Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal Google+ Twitter WhatsApp Public urged to steer clear of Loan Sharks as Christmas nears Previous articleDeputy McDaid will vote against budget if requiredNext articleApprentice Boys hope Lundy’s parade is peaceful News Highland Google+ Facebook Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img WhatsApp News Twitter Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released By News Highland – December 4, 2009 Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Pinterest Watch: The Nine Til Noon Show LIVE Cllr GallagherWith just a few weeks to go before Christmas a Glenties area councillor has urged those facing financial difficulty to not fall prey to moneylenders or loan sharks.Marie Therese Gallagher says loan shark’s interest rates are extortionate and they can often be violent.Even legal moneylenders can offer loans based on APRs of as much as 196 percent.Councillor Gallagher says the Vincent de Paul and MABs are just two organisations based locally who help people during what can be the most stressful month of the year:   [podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/MTG.mp3[/podcast] Facebooklast_img

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