DUBLIN, Ire. (4/4/08)--The Irish League of Credit Unions (ILCU) announced Thursday it has appointed Kieron Brennan as its new CEO. Brennan, 48, of Dublin is a manager with POBAL, a not-for-profit company focused on community development and financing. The company manages programs on behalf of the Irish government and the European Union (Business and Finance Daily News Service. He previously was manager, Ireland, at Triodos Bank, one of Europe's largest ethical banks; executive director of Clann Credo, a social investment fund; CEO of Partas, which supports the development of local enterprise and the social economy, and program evaluator with the European Social Fund Program evaluation unit. The appointment was announced by Uel Adair, president of ILCU, who said Brennan's "unique financial and community development background has equipped him well to contribute to the ongoing development of the Irish credit union movement." Brennan succeeds Liam O'Dwyer in the position.