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Loans 5.54 % Education Loan



  • No Hidden Fees Or Charges
  • You Pay Interest Only On The Reducing Loan Balance
  • Free Loan Protection Insurance - subject to terms & conditions
  • Repayments Are Tailored To Suit Your Needs
  • Electronic payment through the set up of standing orders from your bank account.  Contact us for your IBAN and BIC details for your credit union account.
  • No penalty for early repayments**
  • Student Loan Rate At 5.54% APR

Borrowing money to finance your education or training is an everyday part of life. Fortunately your Credit Union makes it easy. We provide loans at a competitive interest rates that offer flexible repayments tailored to suit your budget.

  • The amount applied for can cover fees, accommodation, books, travel, etc.
  • To avail of the student loan rate you will be required to provide proof of attending college (a letter from the college).
  • Parent/Guardian may have to sign as guarantor.
  • Terms & Conditions Apply

Amount Term Repayment Cost of Loan
€2,000 2 Years €20.30 weekly €110.51
€5,000 3 Years €34.73 weekly €416.92
€8,000 4 Years €42.78 weekly €895.79
€10,000 5 Years €43.90 weekly €1,410.25

How to apply:

Athenry Credit Union will consider loan applications from members for any worthwhile purpose.  Each application is treated in the utmost confidence and will be considered on its own merits.
Loan applications can be made by calling to one of our offices.
Loan applications will then be considered by the loan officer or credit committee and most decisions are made within 24 hours.

The documentation we require for assessing loan applications are as follows:

1.  Photographic Identification
2.  Proof of Address

We require the above to comply with the Criminal Justice Act 2013.

See apply for membership section for example of the above

3.  Proof of ability to repay loan for example recent payslips and three months recent bank statements.

If you require more information regarding your requirements applicable to your current situation please contact us on 091 844306.

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  • Athenry Credit Union
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Athenry Credit Union is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland and our Reg Number is 71CU