Latest News

09 Feb 2023

SMS Phishing Scam

We've been made aware of a scam text, purporting to be from 'Credit Union', claiming that accounts have been 'placed on hold' and asking the recipient to click a link (to a cloned credit union website) to verify their account. Your credit union will never contact you by text or email asking you to click a link to verify your account

07 Feb 2023

Thurles Credit Union and Roscrea Credit Union Proposed Merger

Thurles Credit Union and Roscrea Credit Union are currently advancing discussions in relation to combining their resources by merging.

26 May 2020

Member notice for Online Banking Changes

Please note that we will be introducing some improvements to your Online Banking experience over the coming months. These changes are in preparation for compliance with European banking regulations - Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2) - which come into force on September 14th 2019. These regulations bring additional safety and security to your online banking.

01 Jan 2020

Managing Financial Debt

Thurles Credit Union | Managing Financial Debt

30 May 2019

Member Notice Savings Cap

In recent years, Thurles Credit Union (TCU) has experienced a significant increase in the level of savings held by members. In 2018 alone, our savings increased by €7.46 million. Under Central Bank regulations, all credit unions are required to maintain reserves of at least 10% of our assets.

27 Apr 2019

Online Loan Applications

Experience the power of our new Online Loan Application, an innovative way to secure your Thurles Credit Union loan efficiently and without any hassle.

24 May 2018

Data Protection GDPR

On 25th May 2018, new EU regulations come into effect which are commonly reffered to as the GDPR regulations. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will strenghten data protection for all citizens within the European Union. GDPR is good news for members. It makes it easier for you to access your personal information and control how it is used.

05 Apr 2018

European Union (Payment Services) Regulations 2018

Thurles Credit Union | European Union (Payment Services) Regulations 2018

About Us

The first formal meeting of Thurles Credit Union was held on 24th November 1961.The first chairman was Fr James Meehan, Micheael O'Cearbhaill the first secretary, Timmy McDonnell the first treasurer.

From humble beginnings, the credit union has established itself over the years as an Institution of Thurles and the surrounding area. The Urlingford office was established in 1986 and the Killenaule office in 1993.

Who We Are

Thurles Credit Union is located at Credit Union House, Parnell Street, Thurles. For members who live in the Killenaule and Urlingford areas, there are offices located in both of these towns.

Thurles Credit Union is owned and controlled by its members and there are now over 20,000. The assets of the Thurles Credit Union exceed €100 million.

Thurles Credit Union provides a wide range of services to its members, which are constantly under review to seek improvements. The extended offices in Parnell Street, Thurles provide a high degree of comfort and a state of the art service is provided to the members.

The Killenaule and Urlingford offices are on-line to Thurles, thus giving the same standard of service to all members.

For more information on the Credit Union, please call us on 0504 91700, or visit our Contact Us page (where you can submit an enquiry via e-mail), or find us on Facebook.

Our Mission

The Credit Union aims to assist members to become better educated consumers of financial services. We offer free financial counseling and education programs to our members.