Credit Union Current Account wins Prestigious International Award

Irish Credit Unions, including Life Credit Union, operating under the brand have seen off stiff international competition to land the coveted New Credit Union Services Organisation (CUSO) of the Year award for 2021 at the NACUSO 2021 Network Conference held in Las Vegas.


It is the first time that any CUSO outside of the U.S. has been recognised with this award and it is a testament to the collaborative efforts of the credit unions involved.

Speaking at the announcement of the award, Jack M Antonini, President & CEO, NACUSO said: ‘NACUSO’s core purpose is to be the catalyst for instituting collaboration, innovation, and the reinvention of the Credit Union industry. We had a very compelling group of nominees this year but’s pioneering work on the collaborative model in Ireland, helping your credit union partners to offer expanded services, consistent value to your credit union partners and growing impact separated it from the others’.


Seamus Newcombe, CEO of said: ‘Credit Unions in Ireland have recognised that collaboration is the only way the credit union movement, as we know it, will thrive in the new digital age. We are very proud to be awarded the title of New CUSO of the Year, and we appreciate NACUSO’s continued efforts to help transform the credit union industry.

With the current upheaval in the Irish banking landscape, this award will come as a timely reminder to account holders looking to switch that, through the brand, Credit Unions now offer a market leading current account service’.


Life Credit Union are delighted to offer the Current Account service, and many of our members have made the switch from their traditional bank current account. With the closure of bank branches across Ireland and the withdrawal of Ulster Bank and KBC, now is a great time for those customers to look to their local credit union to look after all of their daily banking needs. Current Account is a low fee, full service current account with the backing of the best member service from your trusted credit union. Find out more on how to easily switch here

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