Financial Difficulties

In these unusual circumstances, some of our members may find themselves in financial difficulty due to loss of employment or reduction of income because of COVID-19.

Rathkeale & District Credit Union will work with our members to help them get through this difficult period. Each members situation will be looked at on a case by case basis.

If you wish to discuss your particular difficulties, please contact our Credit Control Officer. Call 061 396790 or email admin@rdcu.ie.

Short Term Finance / Emergency Loan

Many households will come under strain in managing their finances during this dreadful time. Rathkeale & District Credit Union may be of assistance with a short-term flexible loan. Talk to us to discuss your particular need. Loan applications can be taken by phone. All necessary documentation may be emailed to loans@rdcu.ie. You will need to visit our office once to sign the loan application and agreement.

New members can Join & Apply Same Day.

For more information, see our website www.rdcu.ie or call 069 64444.

Information for Members – Unemployment Assistance

Covid-19 Pandemic-Unemployment Payment is a new payment that will be available to all employees and the self-employed who have lost employment due to a downturn in economic activity caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The payment has a simple one–page application form and will be paid for a period of 6 weeks at a flat rate payment of €203 per week for jobseekers.

Illness Benefit for COVID-19 Absences

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