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Deposit Accounts

In addition to your share account you can also open a separate savings account known as a deposit account

 

Benefits

Lodgements and withdrawals can be made from this account at any time, as they are not held against a loan. There are:

  • No Penalties
  • No Charges

 

How to open a Deposit Account

To open a deposit account you must already have an account with us and proof of your PPS number will be required at time of opening.

 

Interest

Interest is applied monthly to your deposit account. DIRT is automatically deducted before interest is applied to the account.

Current deposit account interest rate 2021: 0%

Please note: the interest rate on deposit accounts can be changed by the Board of Directors at any time.

 

 

 

Limit on Savings per Credit Union Account

Due to the capital levels required by the Central Bank, we can no longer accept savings greater than €20,000.

If you are affected by this, please speak to a member of staff.

Restrictions on Transactions

Lodgements

For security reasons, lodgements per Member, are restricted to:

  • €2,500 per week*

Withdrawals

Withdrawals in cash, per Member, are restricted to:

  • €1,500 per day
  • €7,500  per week*

Cash withdrawals of more than €1,500 per day can be facilitated but must be ordered a minimum of 24 hours in advance. The maximum of €7,500 per week* still applies in this case.

 

* per week means a 7 day period.