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Eps003 - Ombudsman and Credit Union

Eps003 – Ombudsman & Credit Unions with Michelle O’Donoghue of RBK Chartered Accountants

In the ombudsman’s recently published decisions there were two cases of particular interest to credit unions. Decision Reference 2020-0220 – Appropriate safeguards on a junior account; and Decision Reference 2020-0266 – Reduction in Life Savings Cover applicable to members savings Safeguards on a junior account The Ombudsman upheld the complaint and directed the bank to…More

Eps002 - Lorraine Corcoran - Chair CUAC

Eps002 – Interview with Lorraine Corcoran, Chair of the Credit Union Advisory Council

Since 2015 Lorraine Corcoran has been heavily involved in Credit Unions through her work delivering the “It makes sense loan” through the personal micro-credit scheme. Lorraine is currently the chair of the Credit Union Advisory Council (CUAC) where her contributions are invaluable as Credit Unions try to pave a positive way forward. Having worked with…More

Eps001 - Rural Credit Union

Eps001 – Interview with Finbarr O’Shea, Bantry Credit Union

I’m delighted to share an interview with Finbarr O’Shea from Bantry Credit Union.  Finbarr reached out to me as part of my League board election campaign with a number of questions and in particular my approach to rural Credit Unions given that I’m the CEO of a Dublin-based Credit Union.  We have a great discussion…More

Introducing Credit Union Discussions Podcast

I’m delighted to launch this podcast aimed at credit union volunteers and professinals. My hope is to bring the voices of people both inside and outside of the credit union movement. The podcast will be both informative and educational keeping up to date with topical issues as they arise. If you would like to participate…More


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