MembershipWe value members over profit
Become a member
St. Paul’s Garda Credit Union is not-for-profit and operates solely for your benefit and to meet your financial needs. When you save with the credit union your savings are called shares. This means that you own a share of the credit union
Who can join?
- Members of An Garda Síochána including Garda Staff and Reserve members
- Retired members of An Garda Síochána
- Student Gardaí
- Members of your Family.
Note: Family members must be a member of the family* and household of the bond holder. (Rule 13(2))
*member of the family in relation to any person, means that person’s father, mother, grandfather, grandmother, father-in-law, mother-in-law, spouse or civil partner**, cohabitant***, son, daughter, grandson, granddaughter, brother, sister, half-brother, half-sister, uncle, aunt, nephew, niece, first cousin, step-son, step-daughter, step-brother, step-sister, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, brother-in-law or sister-in-law.
**civil partner and ***cohabitant have the same meaning as they have in the Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010.
A child or step-child of a member, where such child or step-child is under the age of 18 years and living outside the common bond but resdent in the Republic of Ireland or the United Kingdom, shall not be precluded from membership of the credit union.
All retired and family members are entitled to the same services and facilities as serving Garda members.
How do I save funds or repay loans with St. Paul’s if I’m not on Garda payroll or pension?
Your Weekly/Fortnightly/Monthly payments can be made as follows:
- Direct Debit from your bank or other financial institution
- Post a Cheque, Draft, Money Order etc. to our office
- Drop in to our office in Cork or in the Garda College, Templemore
- Deductions through your family bond holder pay or pension