About FAQs


Q. What is a credit union?

A. A financial cooperative, owned, and controlled by its members for its members.

Q. If I work in the city centre, but live elsewhere, am I free to join Sarsfield Credit Union?

A. Yes you can join a credit union in the area where you work.

Q. If I work in city centre, but I'm a member of another Credit Union, am I free to join Sarsfield Credit Union?

A. Yes you can be a member of more than one credit union i.e. where you live or work, or if you live with a relative that is already a member of another credit union.

Q. How do I join?

A. To open an account please bring with you the following documents to the credit union office here in Glentworth Street:

  • Photographic ID (e.g. a current Driving Licence or Passport)
  • Proof of Address (e.g. a utility bill, government letter or bank statement dated within the last 6 months)
  • Proof of PPSN (e.g. Public Services Card, Medical/Drugs Payment Scheme Card, P60, P45, or correspondence from Revenue)
  • If not living in the area, proof of working in the area

Joining is Easy! It takes about 20-25 minutes.

To be eligible for membership of Sarsfield Credit Union you must fall into one of the following categories:

  • Live within our common bond area
  • Work in Limerick City
  • A family member who was a member of the Arch Confraternity
  • Live with a relative that is already a member

Q. How Do I Apply for a loan?

A. For fast approval of a loan please provide:

  • Proof of Income (3 most recent payslips or social welfare receipts).
  • 3 Months Bank Statements. (including the most recent transactions)
  • 3 Months Credit Card Statements.

Q. What are your Opening Hours?

A. Monday to Thursday 10.00 - 16:00 open through lunch, for contact information click here.

Q. Can I pay my loan by Standing Order?

A. Yes

Q. Does Sarsfield Credit Union have online banking?

A. Yes, members can:

  • Transfer money between your accounts
  • Move money to other bank accounts such as family or friends
  • Check your balances for your own Credit Union Accounts
  • Check your statement
  • Pay a bill
  • Apply for a loan

If you do not have online banking already please click here to register.

Let's Build a Relationship. Call 061 317910 Email: happytohelp@sarsfieldcu.ie

Contact Us
  • Sarsfield Credit Union
  • Tel: 061 317 910
  • Fax: 061 319 731
  • Email:
  • Web: www.sarsfieldcu.ie
  • Address: Glentworth Street, Limerick
Contact Us
  • Tel:
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  • 061 317 910
  • 061 319 731
  • Glentworth Street, Limerick
Opening Hours
  • mon
  • tue
  • wed
  • thu
  • fri
  • 10:00-16:00
  • 10:00-16:00
  • 10:00-16:00
  • 10:00-16:00
  • 10:00-17:00

We are open throughout lunch.
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Sarsfield Credit Union Ltd is Regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland. Reg No. 166CU