Your Local Credit Union in Tralee, Castleisland, Killorglin, Ballyduff, Causeway, Corca Dhuibhne.

Welcome to Cara Credit Union, the largest community based credit union in Munster, the south west of Ireland. Tralee Credit Union was founded in 1968, and we have been serving our members in a professional and efficient manner ever since. The name  Tralee Credit Union changed as part of the 50th celebrations. Cara was the chosen name. Cara is the Irish for Friend, a name that reflects our identity, our success, our growth and our strength together. YOU, our members remain at the heart of everything we do.

Help our friendship grow, support Cara Credit Union,in Tralee, Castleisland, Killorglin, Ballyduff, Causeway & Corca Dhuibhne,  Your Friend for Life.   If you live and/or work in and around Tralee, Castleisland, Killorglin, Ballyduff, Causeway or the Dingle Corca Dhuibhne region in County Kerry, then this is your credit union.

Strength in Unity

We are regulated by The Central Bank, and have gained your trust by delivering a good service without taking any undue risk.

Following four successful mergers (2012 Tralee CIE Credit Union, 2015 Killorglin Credit Union, 2021 Clanmaurice Credit Union and 2023 Comhar Chreidmheasa Chorca Dhuibhne Teoranta) and a name change in 2018 to Cara Credit Union we have continued to grow from strength to strength. The combined strength means that you, our members share equal ownership of a credit union with €320 Million in assets with strong reserves and guaranteed income.   We are now well positioned to provide a wider range of services to you.

With over €320 Million in Assets and a Loan Book of over €107 Million, we have money to lend and WE ARE LENDING. We are the preferred choice of lender for more than 15,000 members. You are happy with our service, our loan rates are competitive  and are designed to meet your financial needs.

Share in Our Success

If you are a member of Cara Credit Union, congratulations! As an owner, you share in our success. You have told us what you want, and we are responding to your needs. We can become your “one stop shop” for financial services.

If you are not yet a member, we hope you will join and take your first step towards financial independence. Please take the time to educate yourself on our Loans, Savings, Insurance and Banking services.

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