In March 1968 fourteen people got together and founded A-B-C Credit Union. Those original members contributed 2 shillings and 6 pence, the equivalent of 12p today. In April of that year, with a share balance of just £19.00, A-B-C Credit Union Ltd opened its books for membership. It was also in April 1968 the credit union became affiliated to the Irish League.
Those early years were difficult ones. The original founder members struggled against a backdrop of social deprivation and unemployment to build a solid foundation that would last. What they had created has stood the test of time and a debt of gratitude is owed to those founder members for the benefits enjoyed today. Big changes saw the credit union come under the Financial Conduct authority in 2012.
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