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Art Competition 2017

Art Competition 2017

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We are now accepting entries for the Credit Union Art Competition 2017. The theme of this years competition is "Set your imagination free". Closing date for the competiton is Friday 20th October. Please read the terms and conditions carefully for entry. Completed entries are accepted in all branches. 

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Potential phishing scam

Killarney Credit Union have been informed that there's currently an email phishing scam targeting credit union members throughout the country.
Members who have been targeted will receive an email from the email address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or one similar to this. The email will inform the member of a file named "Payment Confirmation" that's been transferred to them through a site called WeTransfer, by what appears to be from Killarney Credit Union, and will be encouraged to click to download the files.
This scam is designed to collect members' personal details with a view to gaining access to personal financial accounts.
Please ensure that that you do not open unexpected emails from Killarney Credit Union with this type of content. Avoid opening any attachements that you are not sure of, please contact the credit union directly to confirm the sender details if you are unsure. 

If you have any queries or concerns about this or have recieved this type of email correspondence, please contact Killarney Credit Union on 064-6631344.

Job Vacancy

Member Services Officers

We are seeking to create a panel to fill immediate and future vacancies for Member Services Officers
This is a full-time fixed term contract for 12 months.
Successful applicants will take their place on the front line of our service, meeting our members and serving their needs
• Excellent Customer Service Experience
• Cash Handling Experience
• Computer literate in all Microsoft Office Applications

The successful candidate should have:
• Ability to communicate with a wide range of people.
• Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative.
• An honest and reliable character.
• An ability to pay attention to accuracy and detail.
• The confidence to promote the credit union to its members.
• Awareness of confidentially and data protection issues.
• A relevant professional / financial services qualification is desirable but not mandatory.

Full Job Description

Cover letter and Curriculum Vitae can be sent to:
Michael Gavin, Operations Manager, Killarney Credit Union Ltd, Beech Rd, Killarney, Co. Kerry, Or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Closing Date for Applications: On or before Friday 22nd September 2017. Canvassing with disqualify.

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;
date of birth; and
personal public service number (PPSN) – a very important piece of information for matching.
The Central Credit Register needs this information to make sure it accurately matches your loans, including loans that you may have with other lenders. Producing a full and accurate credit report is one of the main aims of the Central Credit Register. We will also submit credit information each month about your loans, if the loan is for €500 or more.

Your loan information will be stored securely on the Central Credit Register where it will be used to create your credit report. The Central Credit Register will not calculate a score or grade for your credit report. Information will be kept on the Central Credit Register for five years after your loan is paid off.

In early 2018, credit reports will become available from the Central Credit Register. Once available, you may request your report at any time and are entitled to one free report each calendar year.

Lenders may only access your credit report:

when considering an application for a new loan;
if you ask to change the terms of a loan; or
if they are reviewing a loan in arrears.
Employers, landlords, or any other person or entity cannot access your credit report without your written consent.

You do not need to take any action. We will shortly begin to send information on your loans to the Central Credit Register.

We invite you to read the Central Credit Register factsheet

If you have any other question about any of your loans with us, you can contact us at (064-6631344)

Zeminar 2017

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Killarney Credit Union urges local youth to get inspired with Zeminar.

Killarney Credit Union is delighted to announce that they have partnered with Zeminar, a youth-focused summit for 15 to 20 year olds – known as Generation Z. The event, now in its second year, introduces young people to some of the best and most innovative organisations in Ireland, and focuses on issues and topics of specific interest to their age group. The summit will take place over three-days in the RDS, Dublin from 10th to 12th October.
This year Credit Union Youth Ambassadors, Gary & Paul O’Donovan will take to the stage on the 10th of October to discuss how they are ‘Inspiring the Next Generation’ and to share their unique brand of wit, banter and observations on life with Zeminar attendees. Guest speakers Anna Geary, Harry McCann, Professor Donal O’Shea and Doireann Garrihy will also headline at the event, amongst many others. Killarney Credit Union is encouraging young people and local schools interested in attending to get in touch for information about tickets for the hotly anticipated event.
Joy Clifford Vaughan, Youth Officer from Killarney Credit Union said: ‘We are delighted to be involved in such a unique and interactive event that informs, educates and inspires an entire generation. At Killarney Credit Union we are very cognisant of our role and responsibility in supporting the youth of our community, and Zeminar will allow us to share ideas on how to engage in a meaningful way with young people. I would urge teachers in local schools and young people themselves to contact us here at Killarney Credit Union and find out how they can avail of tickets for what will be an unmissable event.’
Over 20,000 millennials, parents and teachers are expected to attend the conference, where issues such as mental health, wellbeing and career guidance will be the key focus. The event will also include workshops, motivational speeches and interactive classes. Guest speakers will discuss a wide range of topics including wellness, nutrition, bullying, sport, technology and entrepreneurship. The summit will also feature a number of ‘mini-Zeminars’ dedicated to careers, extracurricular activities and support networks.

Discounted tickets available by contacting the credit union directly - 064-6623730 /This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Bursary Award 2017

Third Level Bursary

The bursary award is open to all students attending Third Level for the first time. Please take note of the application terms and conditions. Closing date September 22nd 2017. 

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Killarney Athletic Finals Part 1

Killarney Athletic A.F.C. 7 A Side Tournament Sponsored by Killarney Credit Union

Finals Results

Tuesday 25th July

Under 14 Final JR Spares 0 Bombers 1
A hard fought out battle but a Killian O'Sullivan goal ensured the Bombers their win over JR Spares. Man of the Match was awarded to Killian O'Sullivan.

Under 16 Final Yurventus 0 Pique Blinders 3.
Played in wet conditions Yurventus struggled to score but played well. Pique Blinders 3 goals came from Dylan Callaghan, Evan Looney and Niall McGillicuddy. Niall McGillicuddy received the coveted Johnny Heffernan Memorial Shield for the Player of the Tournament which was presented to him by Sandra Heffernan.

Reserve Final Tim Jones Butchers 7 KC Killarniho 4
Tim Jones Butchers were always on top in this game but FC Killarniho didn't make it easy for them. In a very high scoring game for a final again in very wet conditions. Wayne Sparling scored 5 goals with Stephen Hayes scoring twice for Tim Jones Butchers and Peter Kluciar scoring 1 and Vladimir Sitootiak scoring 3 for FC Killarniho.

We would like to thank our Sponsors The Killarney Credit Union for their sponsorship and to thank Pat Delaney Chairman of Killarney Credit Union and Stephen Darmody Financial Co-ordinator Killarney Credit Union who were on hand to present the Winners and Runner Ups their medals and trophies.

Fixtures Finals of Over 35 and Premier Final
Wednesday 26th July

6.50 Over 35 Final Leanes Tool Hire V Kate Kearneys Cottage
7.30 Premier Final 30 Mins Tatler Toffees V Failte Legends


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National search for Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneurs

National search for Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneurs of 2018 gets underway
DATE: 24/07/2017

Kerry County Council Local Enterprise Office confirms €50,000 county investment fund available
IBYE is a programme run by the 31 Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs), including LEO Kerry with the support of the Department of Enterprise and Innovation and Enterprise Ireland. The competition is open to people between the ages of 18 and 35 with an innovative business idea, new start-up or established business. Now in its 4th year, IBYE has an investment fund of up to €2million. The closing date to enter this year’s competition is Friday, 29th September, 2017 and there is a €50,000 county investment fund on offer to local winners and runners-up in County Kerry.
IBYE offers a very significant stepping stone into the world of running your own business for young people aged 18 to 35. It's not just the scale of the investment fund on offer that makes IBYE so important, IBYE entrants can go on to receive intensive enterprise boot camp training from LEO Kerry under the programme, to help them establish and develop their entrepreneurship careers.
Chief Executive of Kerry County Council Moira Murrell stated “Now more than ever before, Local Authorities are connecting with young and aspiring entrepreneurs, through our Local Enterprise Office. We are very keen to ensure that anyone with a good idea for a business is given the necessary encouragement and support every step of the way”.
Tomás Hayes, Head of Local Enterprise Office said: “The substantial investments available under IBYE are a very important part of the programme and will help more young entrepreneurs here locally to grow their businesses and create more jobs. Other business supports, such as management training, networking and one-to-one mentoring are also at the heart of IBYE. Last year, 450 young entrepreneurs all over the country benefited from these business supports and 180 of them won investment funding to help start and grow their own businesses, so the rewards are there for participants, as well as for the winners. Taking part in IBYE will help Ireland’s young entrepreneurs move their businesses to the next level with the support of their Local Enterprise Office, whatever stage their business is at.”
IBYE is run locally by Local Enterprise Office Kerry across three categories: Best Business Idea, Best Start-Up Business and Best Established Business. Up to 450 young entrepreneurs will be invited by the LEOs to attend free regional ‘Entrepreneur Bootcamps’ later in the year to help them develop their business and new venture ideas.
With an IBYE investment fund of €50,000, LEO Kerry will award up to six investments to three category winners and three runners-up at county level. The local winners in the Best Start-Up and Best Established Business categories at county level will receive investments of up to €15,000 each and the two runners-up will each receive up to €5,000.
The Best Business Idea winner at county level will receive an investment of up to €7,000 and the runner-up will receive up to €3,000 of investment. These winners at county level will progress to Regional Finals early next year and the national IBYE finals will be held in March 2018.
To enter, local entrepreneurs between the ages of 18 and 35 should visit the IBYE website at, to submit their applications online. The closing date for entries is Friday, 29th September, 2017 and there are no entry fees.
Further information and details are also available from the 31 Local Enterprise Offices nationwide through

Website: (closing date to enter: Friday, September 29th 2017)

IBYE: Facts & Figures
– A €2 million investment fund with targeted business development supports.
– 3 categories: Best Business Idea, Best Business Start-Up and Best Established Business.
– Co-ordinated by all 31 Local Enterprise Offices across the entire Local Authority Network. Supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation and Enterprise Ireland.
– A record number of entries last year with 1,842 competitors, coming from every county in Ireland.
– 450+ places at Entrepreneur Bootcamps.
– Up to 186 local winners and runners-up, sharing investments of between €3,000 and €15,000 each.
– 8 Regional Finals.
– Investment fund of €100,000 for national winners and runners-up.
Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur is a programme that is open to people between the ages of 18 (at date of application) and 35 (at 31st December 2017) with an innovative business idea, including:

• individuals
• venture teams
• partnerships
• existing businesses with a new idea
• people overseas (including Irish emigrants) who will headquarter in Ireland

Each Local Enterprise Office (LEO) is running a competition in each county (September 29th closing date) aimed at finding winners in each of the three categories as well as an overall county winner.
Each LEO will have a total fund of up to €50,000 to invest in six businesses (three category winners and three runners-up) according to criteria including businesses’ investment needs. The three categories are as follows:
• Best Business Idea (pre-trading) – up to €10,000 investment fund through every LEO (€7,000 for category winner and €3,000 for runner-up, through every LEO)

• Best Start-Up Business (up to 18 months), with up to €20,000 investment fund through every LEO (€15,000 for category winner and €5,000 for runner-up, through every LEO)

• Best Established Business (over 18 months) with up to €20,000 investment fund through every LEO (€15,000 for category winner and €5,000 for runner-up, through every LEO)
The county winners will then proceed to eight regional finals from which 24 contenders (three from each region – one in each category) will be selected to compete for the national title of Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur.
A further €100,000 investment fund will be available to invest in the winners of the three categories at the national final, one of which will also be named as Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur for 2018.

Members Draw July 2017

Congratulations to our Members Draw winners.  

Helen Brosnan - winner of the car 

  1. Mary O Reilly
  2. Margaret Culloty
  3. Dan O Sullivan 
  4. Sean Brosnan
  5. Mary O Donoghue 
  6. Johanna Ryan
  7. Anthony Curtin
  8. Cliona Hallissy
  9. Noreen O Connor
  10. David White
  11. Betty McSweeney 
  12. Theresa Ferris 

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If you want to join the members draw today, please complete the application form here

Inter Kenmare 5 a side

Inter Kenmare FC announce launch its 5 a side competition

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Inter Kenmare Football Club today (28th June) launched its annual 5 a side tournament with Killarney Credit Union announced as main sponsor.

The competition which will commence on Monday 24th July in Kenmare and is open to senior men, ladies and underage boys and girls competitions.
Speaking about the competition, Mark Granville, Head of Youth Development with Inter Kenmare stated “we are extremely proud to have such an influential sponsor such as Killarney Credit Union involved in our tournament this year, it can only add to the success of previous years” he concluded.

The tournament which has been in existence for the past 25 years, opened up the competition to younger players last year and has been a tremendous success.
Helen Courtney Power, Business Development Officer, Killarney Credit Union commented “the credit union has always been a keen supporter of clubs in South Kerry and we are delighted to be main sponsor of the Inter Kenmare 5 a side competition this year” she stated.

The entry fee for the competition for Senior Men and Ladies is €120 and U 8- U14 is €5 per player. Application forms are available from PF McCarthys Bar, Kenmare, Majella O Sullivan Auctioneer, Main Street, Daybreak, Main Street and all Killarney Credit Union branches. Fees and application forms can be returned to any of the venues listed.
Mark added “the draw for the competition will take place on July 23rd in PF McCarthys, we will be posting regular updates on our website and on social media”.
The closing date for receipt of application forms and fees is Friday 21st July.

Application Form here 

Killarney Athletic 7 a side draw

Killarney Credit Union is main sponsor of the Killarney Athletic 7 a side. 

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Car Finance - read the small print

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Motor Finance – be informed before your sign up

With the 712 car registrations on the horizon, it’s important that you inform yourself on the motor finance deals that are on offer and consider all your option before signing on the dotted line.
Research conducted by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) regarding consumer behaviour when purchasing cars indicated that 54% of respondents to the survey planned how much they were going to spend and how they would finance their car prior to choosing their last car, while 46% chose the car first.
Killarney Credit Union advise customers to set a budget when purchasing a car and stick to it, as often customers can be swayed by dealer finance on offer and commit to purchasing a car without considering all the facts.
The key difference between a credit union loan and say dealer finance, is that you own the vehicle Day 1 with a credit union loan. With PCP/Hire Purchase with dealer finance, you are effectively renting the car as you don’t own it until the final repayment is made.
Helen Courtney Power, Killarney Credit Union stated “we are advising our members to be prudent when looking at car finance and as sometimes the devil is in the detail. With PCP/Dealer Finance they may be deposits required at the start, balloon payments at the end, mileage restrictions, wear and tear, these restrictions don’t apply in the credit union.
Competition and Consumer Protection Commission back up this claim. This May, the CCPC raised concerns about car finance products with the Department of Finance and Central Bank of Ireland following an increase in people buying new cars using types of hire purchase.
The commission said it was “of the strong view that there are certain characteristics of car finance products that mean some consumers could take out a product which may not be affordable or in their best interests in the long term”
With a credit union loan, there are no fees, and no charges and you also have the flexibility of clearing your loan early without any penalty. Also, if you run into arrears, you can sell the car, such options aren’t available under PCP deals, as you are essentially renting the car until the final payment is made.
The credit union offers free Loan Protection and Life Savings Insurance so in the event of your death or permanent disability your loan is cleared. With dealer finance, there is no such protection, so repayments will still have to be made or alternative arrangements made to pay outstanding debt.
Helen added “Killarney Credit Union has 3 branches, so a local credit union branch is never too far away. Call and ask for a car loan quote today It’s worth putting in the time to study and understand the different finance options available, it will save you money in the long run” she concluded.

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Flexi Finance Scheme

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Killarney Credit Union is looking for retail partners for its new initiative “Flexi Finance”. The scheme offers a finance options for customers of local retail outlets in Killarney and South Kerry. Speaking about the scheme, Helen Courtney Power, Business Development Officer said “we have been approached by a number of local retailers who want to help out their customers finance major purchases such as appliances, home furnishings, electronics, garden equipment and other purchases. Many of these items are costly and the retailer ends up holding the item in stock while waiting for payment from the customer, which may be over weeks or months. The beauty of the Flexi Finance scheme is that retailer refers the customer to Killarney Credit Union for the finance and we make the payment direct to the retailer in question. The customer can take home the goods immediately and repay the loan over a term that suits them and the retailer gets paid” she concluded.
Killarney Credit Union will provide all the training and support to the retailers who sign up to the Flexi Finance Scheme. Participating retailers will be promoted to the credit unions’ 25,000 members as part of the scheme. If you are a retailer who is interested in becoming a partner in the Flexi Finance Scheme, please contact Helen Courtney Power on 064-6623730/ 087-4518000 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Killarney Athletic Competition


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Killarney Athletic officially launched its Annual 7-a-side tournament in Killarney Athletic Grounds, Woodlawn, Killarney on Monday 22nd May. The event which celebrates its 41th anniversary will take place on Monday 26th June at the Killarney Athletic Grounds. This year the main sponsor of the tournament is Killarney Credit Union.

Speaking about the event, Colette Casey of Killarney Athletic stated “We are delighted to be celebrating our 41st year of this event and the competition is open to all ages. Senior Men, Over 35’s and underage boys from 10-16 years” she concluded.

There will be a range of accolades as part of the event, the Premier and Reserve Cups, the Kieran Cahillane Senior Player of the Tournament Award will be on offer for the outstanding player on view, while The Johnny Heffernan Underage Player of the Tournament Award will also be up for grabs. Also, there will be free entry to the 2018 tournament for the Premier Cup winners.

“Killarney Credit Union is delighted to be the main sponsor of the tournament in 2017 and is wonderful to see participation from all ages in this event. We would like to wish all the players the best of luck in this year’s soccer tournament” stated Pat Delaney, Chairman of Killarney Credit Union.

Application forms are available from all branches of Killarney Credit Union - Beech Road, Park Road in Killarney and also in the Kenmare branch. Further information is available on

The entry fee for Senior Men: €200; Over 35s: €150; Ladies: €150
Under 10/12: €75 (Competition 14th + 15th July) Under 14/16: €100.

The closing date for senior entries (to be returned to Killarney Credit Union) is Friday 9th June before 5.30pm. The draw will take place on Monday 12th June in Scotts Bar, Killarney at 9.00pm. The closing date for entry to the underage tournaments will be announced shortly.

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Credit Union sponsor Fleadh Cheoil Chiarrai


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Chapter 23 Kerry and West Limerick Credit Union are proud to sponsor the 2017 Fleadh Cheoil which takes place from Wed 17th May to Sunday 21st. 

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To win one of the 5 fabulous goodie bags worth €50 each, simple like and share and RT on social media. 

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GR8 Savers Week 8-12 May 2017

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Its always a good time to begin a savings habit, so why not join up as a junior member of Killarney Credit Union this week. All new junior members get a Junior Members Pack junior members pack

How to sign up as a Junior Member - see our Junior Members Guide


Member Communications

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With the largest increase in postage in years, we are trying to look at more effective ways of communicating with members. 

Option 1: If you have moved house recently, please bring in an up to date utility bill, bank statement or offical document with your new address, please also bring in photographic ID with you  (passport, drivers license). Each year, we post over 25,000 statements to members, a proportion of which are returned. It is vital that you update your address or else your private financial information could be send to your old address. 

Option 2: Update your communication preferences - this can be done here or in any of the branches. 

Option 3: Register for online banking here and you can subscribe to estatements and eAGM notices. 

Lily of Killarney 2017

 Killarney Credit Union announced as sponsor of Lily of Killarney 2017

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Sile Seoige, Celebrity Guest Judge, Lily of Killarney 2017

Lily of Killarney 2017 Competition Opens
This week, the 44th Lily of Killarney launched with an announcement that this year it will have Sile Seoige (RTE Television presenter) as celebrity judge in the competition. Killarney Credit Union has also been announced as main sponsor of the event.
The Lily of Killarney has been running for the past 43 years by Spa GAA Club Ladies Committee. The current holder of the Lily of Killarney title is Eve O Donoghue, from Glenflesk who represented The Shire Pub.
Geraldine O Neill, Chairperson, Lily of Killarney stated “we are delighted to announce the launch of the 2017 competition and to welcome Killarney Credit Union on board as main sponsor. TV presenter Sile Seoige is a great addition to our judging panel and brings huge expertise in public speaking and presentation” she concluded.
The competition is open to all girls over 18 years and an entry fee of €150 is applicable. The contestants must be available for press events and the selection night takes place on Friday 19th May in the Gleneagle Hotel at 7.30pm. Tickets for the selection night and dinner/buffet are €25.00.
Mark Murphy, CEO, Killarney Credit Union said “both the Lily of Killarney and the credit union have been part of Killarney for over 40 years. This year, we are proud to be main sponsor of this event and wish the contestants and organisers best wishes for this year’s competition”.
The winner receives the Healy Cronin Perpetual Trophy, cash gift of €500, trip to London, flowers, electrical products and beauty and hair gifts.
Geraldine added “we are thankful to all our sponsors for playing a vital role in the success of the Lily of Killarney and we look forward to a wonderful evening for the contestants, families, sponsors and friends on May 19th “ she concluded.
Application forms are available from Sheila Curtin – 086-4089506 or Geraldine O Neill -087-7657822 or by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Lily of Killarney Facebook page. Closing date for receipt of entries is Friday 21st April.

Your Club, Your Credit Union

 Win €1,000 for your local sports club

Club Comp 2017

What you need to do?

Become a member of Killarney Credit Union and nominate your club when you join up. 

How do I become a member of Killarney Credit Union?

If you live or work in our common bond, you are entitled to join. Membership is open to all ages from new borns to retirees! 

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What do I need to bring with me to join?

To open a individual account, you need 2 forms of ID to join (photo and address ID). €0.65 membership fee and €6.35 to keep the account active. For further details on individual membership types and documentation required, click here. 

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What do I have to do next?

Call into any of our branches with your documentation and make sure you tell staff when you join what club you are nominating. Simple as that!!

How will I know if my club won?

The competition is open from 1st April 2017-31st May 2017. The club with the largest amount of nominations will win the €1,000 worth of O Neills equipment, the 2nd prize of €250.00 will be selected at random from all the clubs that participated. The winners will be widely publicised in the media and on our social media/website. 

Do I have to be a member of the sports club to nominate that club?

No. You can nominate any club you wish. Credit Union membership is open to individual, club and junior accounts. Joint accounts are not considered. If you are a member of Killarney Credit Union already, you cannot nominate a club. Dormant account that are reactivated are not counted as new membership. 

For further information: Helen Courtney Power - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. -064-6623730

Your club your credit union launch

Pat Delaney Chairman Killarney Credit Union (seated seated centre) launching the Your Local Club - Your Local Credit Union with Mia Granville, Inter Kenmare and Laoise Carey Killarney Athletic Club, Aodhan and Gary O'Halloran St Pat's Hurling, Pauline Russell Killarney Cycling Club, Freya Granville (back from left) Michael Crowley Gleneagle Squash Club, Paul Murphy Killarney Rugby Club, Donal Carroll Beaufort Golf Club, Donie Murphy Killarney Athletic Club, Paul O'Donnell O'Neill's Sports Gear and Micheal O'Donoghue Gleneagle Squash Club at the Killarney Credit Union


Kerry Leagues Fixtures

6th March 2017
Kerry County Leagues 2017 Launch
Killarney Credit Union played host to the official launch of the 2017 Kerry Senior Football and Hurling County Leagues sponsored by Chapter 23 Kerry & West Limerick Credit Unions on Monday March 6th 2017 at its head office in Beech Road.
The County Leagues commenced back in 1971 when eight teams took part in Division 1 and the following year it was decided to form three Leagues, Senior, Towns Cup and Junior and then in 1973, the Leagues really took shape with three divisions.
John Long, Chairman, Chapter 23 Kerry and West Limerick Credit Unions stated at the launch “the Credit Union movement is a vibrant community based financial co-operative who supports & serves the financial needs of its members, (many of whom are also GAA members), throughout Kerry & Ireland. The Credit Unions share the same common ethos as Kerry GAA, of Community spirit and indeed Voluntary service, and both are at the heart of many community successes. I believe that both organisations have played & continue to play a huge role in making the Island of Ireland what it is today” he concluded.
The partnership between Chapter 23 – Kerry and West Limerick Credit Union and the Kerry County Committee has been in place since 2003 – now entering its fifteenth year. The Senior Football League gets underway on March 19th (March 12th for Division 5) and the Senior Hurling League commences on April 9th.
John O’Leary, PRO CLG Coiste Chontae Chiarraí commented “The Leagues began back in 1971 and have stood the test of time and are the envy of every other county. We are delighted to have been associated with the credit union for the past fourteen years and we look forward to continuing that association in this and future years.” he concluded.
On the night sponsorship cheques were presented to:
2016 County Leagues Winners:
Div 1 Dr Crokes
Div 2 Rathmore
Div 3 Ardfert
Div 4 Na Gaeil
Div 5 Castlegregory
Div 1 Kilmoyley

Presentations were also be made to the following:
Glenbeigh/Glencar - All Ireland Junior Football Champions
All Ireland Post Primary Schools Hogan Cup Winners St Brendans College Killarney
The Senior Football League gets underway on March 19th (March 12th for Division 5) and the Senior Hurling League commences on April 9th.

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