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16 May 2024

Credit Unions top the Ireland RepTrak® 2024 study

Credit unions have been ranked as the most reputable organisation in Ireland, topping the Ireland RepTrak® 2024 study ranking for the second consecutive year. With an overall score of 84.2, credit unions were the only organisation to attain an excellent score this year, ranking first in four out of seven of the key drivers of reputation - Citizenship, Conduct, Products & Services, and Workplace as well as taking first place in Trust to do the right thing, Fair in the way it does business, Ethical, Open & Transparent and other important reputation metrics.

08 Apr 2024

We are rolling out our Mobile Credit Union service to Avoca

First ever in Ireland, Arklow Credit Union rolls out its community banking service on wheels to Avoca, Co Wicklow with plans to extend the service further in coming months Arklow Credit Union has rolled out a mobile Branch on Wheels for customers in Avoca, Co Wicklow with the state-of-the-art technology bringing a wide range of banking services to communities there.

16 Nov 2023

Embrace sustainability and Green Economy with Solar Energy

We have installed 44 solar panels on the roof of our main building in Arklow which is predicted could generate as much as 19,850Kw hours of energy annually.

Junior Saver Account

Junior Saver Account

Junior Saver Account

Start saving for your little one today!

For children, saving money in a credit union is a real benefit and also teaches them the value of credit unions which are run by the community, for the community. We want to help prepare our junior savers for a positive financial future, and Arklow Credit Union will be there for them in the future, for whatever financial assistance they might need.

It's never too early to start saving.

Document below has all you need to open an account for your child with Arklow Credit Union.

Couple of Savings Tips:

  • Help your children set savings goals
  • Giving pocket money as small change makes it easier for children to save
  • Encourage savings: Reward good behaviour, consider matching their savings if the item they are saving for is exceptionally pricey.
  • Having a Credit Union account will help children to start saving their own pot of gold
  • Encourage children to save regularly, and advise them not to impulse buy

The Credit Union have also partnered with educational company Twinkl, to provide free, educational resources for children in primary school, called ‘Start Money Smart’ specifically focused on finance and money. All the materials are available for parents and teachers to download on https://www.twinkl.ie