A loan for whatever you need!

Our personal loan is available for all the little things and big things in life. Going on holidays, getting married, need a new washing machine fast….whatever you need! Remember, we offer Same Day Loans up to €5000. We have no minimum amount you can borrow with a maximum of €75,000.

How To Apply

Our loan process is quick, easy and as stress-free as possible. We have a number of different application options.

Apply By Phone

Apply by phone or talk to us if you have any questions.

Call: 069 64444

Apply In-Branch

You can apply in any of our branches at anytime. No appointment needed.

Click here to view the opening hours of our 3 branches.

If you are not a Rathkeale & District Credit Union member, you can join and apply for a loan same day – click here to find out more!

Our Loan Calculator

Use our loan calculator to see how affordable our loans are.

Loan Calculator

Types of loans available
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Each repayment will be:
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Calculator is based on our current lending rates and is only intended as an indication of payments. Lending is subject to a current assessment. T&C’s apply.

Why Borrow with Rathkeale & District Credit Union

  • No Fees

    No hidden charges with a credit union loan; no processing charges or documentation fees.

  • Quick Decisions

    We aim to review all applications within 24 hours with all documentation received.

  • Personalised Process

    We put our members first, we consider every loan application on a case-by-case basis.

  • Low Rate Loans

    Our Low Rate Home Improvement loan is available now. Also you only pay interest on the reducing balance of your loan.

  • Not a Member, No Problem!

    Join and apply for a loan same day. Joining is quick and easy. Pop into any of our branches or call 069 64444.

  • Free Loan Protection Insurance

    Should a member with an outstanding loan balance pass away or become totally and permanently disabled, the balance is repaid in full. (T & C’s apply).

What Do I Need To Apply

We aim for quick decisions. All our applications are treated confidentially and decisions are based on a member’s ability to pay, not on savings amount or membership duration.


  • 3 most recent receipts of any income you receive (payslips, social welfare, children’s allowance, pension)


  • PPSN Number


  • Self Employed: your most recent set of accounts.

Financial Statements

  • 3 most recent months of your bank statements. Your statements should show your income and any mortgage / rent or other loan payments you may have.


  • Self Employed: 6 months of your business bank statements, dated as close to your application as possible.


  • You can print your bank statements in our branches. Remember to bring your bank account login details.

Additional Information

  • Proof of Address: A utility bill or bank statement showing the address of your current residence. This must be dated within the last 6 months.


  • Photographic ID: Current Drivers Licence or Passport. We may already have these on file for you.


  • Some loans may require additional information.

Click here to read about the Central Credit Register.

Click here to read about the Payment Services Directive (PSD2).

Loan criteria, terms and conditions apply. If you do not meet the repayments on your loan, your account will go into arrears. This may affect your credit rating, which may limit your ability to access credit in the future. Rathkeale & District Credit Union Limited is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.