A member of the Irish league of Credit Unions registered in January 1971 company number NO000048 as an Industrial and Provident Society Company
Following a study group set-up earlier in the previous year the opening coincided with the launching of the new decimal money.
The volunteers had a room for the original meetings as a collection point. There were no computers in those days and all was done with passbooks and recorded by hand by volunteers.
The Credit Union acquired and refurbished premises’ which was opened in in time. The Common Bond during this time was also extended to serve the wider community.
From humble beginnings the credit union has grown to and has given over all the years of service to the local community, including a School Saver Club in local primary schools which has proved to be a very successful way of encouraging children to save.
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