Choose Claddagh Credit Union as your loyal financial partner and become a member today.

The process is easy:

  1. Decide whether you would like to open your new account online or in any of our three branches.
  2. Once your application is complete, make the most of the benefits of being a valued member of our credit union family.

Open your account online today

You will need the following:

  • Photo I.D: A valid passport/passport card, drivers licence or National Identity Card
  • Proof of Address: A utility bill or bank statement dated within the last 6 months.
  • Proof of PPSN: any official document with your PPSN.

Please Note: A Public Services Card cannot be accepted as per Section 263 of the Social Welfare Consolidation Act 2005.

Please note you must be 16 & over to open an account online.

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Open your account in any of our three branches

You will need the following:

  • Photo I.D: A valid passport/passport card, drivers licence or National Identity Card
  • Proof of Address: A utility bill or bank statement dated within the last 6 months.
  • Proof of PPSN: any official document with your PPSN.

Please Note: A Public Services Card cannot be accepted as per Section 263 of the Social Welfare Consolidation Act 2005.

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A few things to note if you are planning to open a children’s account with us. A parent/guardian must accompany a child. The account must be opened in branch. A maximum balance of €5,000 applies to children’s accounts.

What you need to open a junior account (under 16 years old):

  • Identification: We will need identification for both child & parent/guardian. We can accept:
  • Child: Birth Certificate (original copy) & a valid passport (if one exists).
  • Parent: A valid passport/passport card, drivers license or National Identity Card
  • Proof of Address: A utility bill or bank statement dated within the last 6 months.
    (Parent to provide this where there is no proof of address for the child.)
  • Proof of PPSN for child: Drugs Payment Card, Medical Card, GP visit card, European Health Insurance Card, PPSN letter – Dept. Of Social Protection.

Please Note: A Public Services Card cannot be accepted as per Section 263 of the Social Welfare Consolidation Act 2005. 

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Anyone living, working or studying in our catchment area (or if a member of your household already holds an account in our Credit Union), is eligible to open an account.

Catchment area: Includes parts of Galway city and continues west to Connemara. It begins in the city at the Docks (with the boundary being Abbeygate Street) extending on to the Cathedral and then outwards to include Shantalla, Newcastle, Moycullen, Oughterard and Maam Cross. The boundary then heads south to include Furbo, Barna, Knocknacarra, Salthill and the Claddagh

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If you would like more information please contact Claddagh Credit Union today.

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