Landmark Dates

March 1968 Rathmore Parish Credit Union founded in Shrone N.S.

Late 1968 Office transferred to Rathmore Village, Sub-offices established in Knocknagree and Gneeveguilla

1969  Rathmore Parish Credit Union registered as a friendly society on January 31

1969  First AGM held in Shrone N.S. on Feburary 28. Fr. Brian Kelly Elected Chairman.

1970 100th Member, £10,000 in Shares

1974 £10,000 in Loans

1978 500th Member, £100,000 in Shares

1979 £100,000 in Loans

1980 Office opens at the West End

1984 Office renovated and officially opened

1985 1,000th Member

1986 Ballydesmond sub-office open, £1,000,000 in Shares

1987 Barraduff sub-office opened, £1,000,000 in Loans

1988 New building completed in West End at the same location

1988 Maria Kelleher appointed as first full time staff member.

1991 New building provided in Knocknagree

1992 £5,000,000 in Shares

1992 First Computer system installed

1994 Gneeveguilla sub-office built

1995 Premises for Nora Herlihy Centre in Ballydesmond Acquired

1995 Octagon computer system installed

1996 Credit Union Cup Winners, £10,000,000 in Shares

1997 New sub-office opens in Ballydesmond, £5,000,000 in Loans, 5,000th Member

1999 John O'Neill appointed Manager

2000 Nora Herlihy Centre opened by John Hume M.E.P.

2000 Name changed to Rathmore & District Credit Union

2002 €20,000,000 in Shares, €10,000,000 in Loans

2003 New Head Office opens at Donal Casey Place, East End.

2006 €30,000,000 in Shares

2008 €40,000,000 in Shares