Fierceness at Donabate Cooperative credit union closure

Residents of Donabate are furious with the decision to shut the neighborhood cooperative credit union office from July this year.

Declared earlier this month by the Board of Supervisors at Progressive Cooperative Credit Union, Corina Johnston, a neighborhood mother of 2 stated the decision is ruining for CU participants in Donabate.

“It’s mindboggling considered that Donabate is cited by Fingal Region Council as a significant development community, and also is anticipated to double its populace from 10,000 to 20,000 in the next ten years,” claimed Ms Johnston that is additionally the area Labour rep.

“Ballisk Residence was moneyed by the car loans as well as financial savings of members of the former Donabate Credit Union, which moved to Progressive Credit Union only 8 years ago. It would now appear that was not a favorable step for the local neighborhood!”

Ms Johnston was essential of the decision not only to shut the structure but likewise to put the facilities up for sale.

“Developed by and also for the people of Donabate, why really did not the Board of Supervisors decide to run from a smaller sized facilities or workplace within the structure, as well as provide the structure over to the neighborhood?

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” We are doing not have in framework below in Donabate, we require services, we need centers.”The influence of this choice on members, particularly elders is horrible. The Cooperative credit union has kept a workplace on the peninsula right here for the last 53 years. We’ve been advised that our ‘regional ‘CU office will certainly be in Rivervalley, Swords– it takes 2 buses to reach Swords!”

Ms Johnston has actually launched an online petition * calling on the Board of Progressive CU to reassess the decision.

Progressive CU have a duty of like individuals, the cooperative credit union is individuals’s neighborhood financial institution yet they’ve revealed no commitment to this area!” ended Ms Johnston.

* See https://www.change.org/p/board-of-progressive-credit-union-save-our-credit-union-in-donabate/dashboard?source_location=user_profile_started

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