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Job Vacancies

We are a strong financial co-operative with over 54 years’ experience in providing competitive lending and savings services to our members. We are currently recruiting for the following positions;

Member Service Representative

The successful candidate will be responsible for member service and transactions, cash handling and reconciliations, foreign exchange and general office duties. He/She must have excellent communication skills, IT skills, be able to work on own initiative and as part of an effective team. Applicants must hold the QFA designation or be working towards this qualification. This is a full-time, 5-day week (including Saturdays) 6-month fixed term contract.

Clerical Officer

The successful candidate will be responsible for reception duties, filing, scanning and general office duties in Mervue Head Office. He/She must have previous working expe Read More »

Art Competition 2017 – Set Your Imagination Free!!!

The theme of the 2017 Credit Union Art Competition is ‘Set your imagination free…’ The Credit Union Art Competition is one of the most successful annual promotions undertaken by the Credit Union Movement and the 2017 competition aims to continue this winning formula. The competition is about encouraging and rewarding self expression, creativity and imagination among young artists throughout Ireland. Competition entrants are free to express their creativity using a wide variety of media. The competition requires entrants to draw or paint posters on the theme using pencil, charcoal, pen or ink, felt-tip markets, crayon, pastel, water colours, gouache, acrylics, oils, poster colour or collage. There are two categor Read More »

We are currently updating member information

We are in the process of updating our member files and are asking all members to provide up to date proof of their Identity, Address and PPS number to ensure our compliance with Anti-Money Laundering, Central Credit Register, Data protection and Taxation legislation.

  1. Picture Id (passport or driving licence)
  2. Proof of address (e.g. Utility bill, dated within the last 8 weeks)
  3. Proof of PPS number
We appreciate all our member’s help, cooperation and patience in this regard. Read More »

Top Tips for College

  1. Get Organised. In secondary school, the teachers tended to lead you through all the homework and due dates. In college, the lecturers post the assignments — often for the entire semester — and expect you to be prepared. Buy an organiser, use an app, or get a big wall calendar — whatever it takes for you to know when assignments are due.
  2. Find the ideal place for you to study. It may be your room or a cosy corner of the library, but find a place that works best for you to get your work done — while avoiding as many distractions as possible.
  3. Seek a balance. College life is a mixture of social and academic happenings. Don’t tip the balance too far in either direction. One motto to remember is to “study hard, play hard.”Read More »

CENTRAL CREDIT REGISTER

Notice to Members who have Outstanding Loans and Loan Applicants re Central Credit Register The Central Bank of Ireland are setting up a Central Credit Register under the Credit Reporting Act 2013. The Central Credit Register is a national database that will, on request, provide:

  • a borrower with an individual credit report detailing their credit agreements;
  • a lender with comprehensive information to help with credit assessments; and
  • the Central Bank with better insights into national trends in the provision of credit.
The Credit Reporting Act 2013 requires us to process your personal and credit information for the Central Credit Register. From 30 June 2017, we will submit personal information to the Central Credit Register that we may already have about you, like:
  • your name;
  • address;
  • date of birth; and
  • personal public service number (PPSN) – a very importan Read More »

CREDIT UNIONS EMERGE AS CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE CHAMPIONS

1 For the second successive year, credit unions have placed in first position in the CXi Ireland Customer Experience Report 2016  Result marks the unrivalled dedication and commitment which credit union personnel give to serving credit union members across the country  For the second successive year, credit unions have scooped top spot in the CXi Customer Experience Survey 2016, a study which measures the level of service which organisations across the country give to their customers. Scoring very highly on empathy, personalisation and integrity, credit unions led the way, followed by Lush Handmade Cosmetics in 2nd position and An Post in 3rd place. The 2016 CXi survey was conducted in June 2016 by Amárach Research. A repres Read More »

Car Loans – New or Used…You Choose

New or Used…You Choose!

  • NO Up-Front Payment
  • NO Balloon Payment at the end of term!
  • NO Restrictions on mileage
  • NO Wear and Tear clauses
  • NO Worries about future value of the car
  • Own your car from day one.
  • Interest Rate just 7.77% APR
  • Pay off when you like – no hidden fees!
  • Non-members can apply!
Buy It, Own It, Drive It! Car Loans The Way You Like Them! Click here to see what your repayments will be. Read More »

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