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CUDA’s purpose, is to be a forward-looking development association representing and serving progressive credit unions with a strong voice, leadership and value-creating solutions.

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February 19, 2021

Many consumers will switch to credit unions following Ulster Bank’s departure – rather than go to the two big banks

Commenting on Ulster bank’s planned exit, Kevin Johnson, CEO of CUDA (Credit Union Development Association, “It’s unavoidable that some banking customers will be badly hit when Ulster Bank exits the market….

February 18, 2021

Rumoured exit from Ireland of Ulster Bank

Commenting on Ulster bank’s rumoured exit, Kevin Johnson CEO of CUDA said,  Consumers are going to be badly hit if Ulster Bank does exit the market; unlike other countries such…

January 25, 2021

CUDA member Credit Unions proud to support the recovery of local businesses including the COVID-19 Credit Guarantee Scheme

“” a business lending website is being launched to help local sole-traders & businesses access to credit Plumbers, electricians and other sole traders impacted by COVID expected to utilise low-cost…

December 17, 2020

Central Bank provides update on the financial condition of the credit union sector

It is welcomed to see that the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) acknowledged the effectiveness of credit unions in maintaining continuity of services for their members during the ongoing pandemic,…