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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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