About Us

HSSCU is a nationwide credit union and a financial services provider who cares.

Our Vision

To be the preferred financial institution for our members

Who We Are

Health Services Staffs Credit Union is one of the largest and strongest credit unions in Ireland. With branches in Dublin, Galway, Cork, Limerick and Louth, we have an extensive physical presence, along with being one of Ireland’s credit unions who allow our members to do all of their business from home.

We offer a variety of loans, savings and a current account to our members, along with free online banking and insurances.

Our goal is to be a financial partner to our members. One that treats you with respect, is reliable and helpful.



Credit Union: We're Different

When you join HSSCU you’re not just another customer, you’re a member.

With us, you become part of a highly regarded credit union.

You’ll be part of the ownership of the credit union and will enjoy many benefits. You’ll also get a say in how the credit union is run for the good of the community.

HSSCU takes care of our community by offering free bursaries, scholarships, insurances, sponsorships and a member-funded member prize draw to our members, amongst much more.

Health Services Staffs Credit Union Ltd. is affiliated to the Irish League of Credit Unions.

What Our Members Say About Us:

Best thing I ever did. Great kind and helpful staff in HSSCU. So lucky!

Would not be with out this saving account. Come November, you have your Christmas shopping sorted. Would highly recommend this saying account to everyone!

Started it up a few years back. So glad I did!

I started one a few years ago, it's great.

The best thing I've ever done 👌

Great idea, started this year! I was in a savings club, but stopped last year. Credit union savings are safe and a way to help budget costs. Because it's out of my wages, I don't even notice.

Our History

  • 1970: Founded to serve the financial needs of health services staff for the areas of Dublin, Kildare and Wicklow
  • 1971: First employee (Richard Butler)
  • 1972: Moved to the Welfare Building, 1 James Street
  • 1981: First full time manager appointed (Colm Murphy)
  • 1985: Introduction of our car draw
  • 1987: Moved to the annex in St. Brendan's Hospital in Grangegorman
  • 1989: Introduction of our Budget Account scheme
  • 1994: Moved to our current Headquarters in High Street, Dublin 8
  • 1997: First credit union in Ireland to have our own website
  • 2007: Our common bond is extended to include health service staff throughout Ireland
  • 2010: Amalgamated with the Law Library Credit Union
  • 2013: Amalgamated with the James Street, Texaco and Castle Credit Unions
  • 2015: Amalgamated with the St. Gabriel's and CIE Staff (Cork) Credit Unions
  • 2017: Amalgamated with CIE Credit Union (Galway)
  • 2018: Amalgamated with the CIE Connolly, CIE Broadstone and CIE Dundalk Credit Unions
  • 2018: First credit union in Ireland with Full Online Membership Applications
  • 2019: Amalgamated with Ranelagh & District Credit Union
  • 2019: Amalgamated with Limerick CIE Credit Union
  • 2020: Celebrating out 50th year in business
  • 2020: Introduced Current Accounts to our members

Our Board of Directors

Marie Mc Bryan


Amanda Buggle

Vice President

Christine Barretto


Ken Byrne


Shane Hamilton


Geraldine Higgins


Pascal Keeve


Katriona Lawler


Suzanne McGarry


Damien McKeown


Emer Walsh


Our Board of Oversight Committee

John Keppel

Noel West

Our Board of Management Team

Sean Hosford

Chief Executive Officer

Catherine Byrne

General Manager

Mary Peters

Operations Manager

Anne Marie Kelly

Credit Assessment Manager

Alan Duff

Business Development Manager

David Hosford

Risk Management Officer

Deirdre Downey

Health and Safety and Facilities Manager