1st August 2014
By David O’Sullivan
A new credit union opens in Castletownbere this morning.
Bantry Credit Union Ltd are opening a sub-office in Castletownbere after much co-operation between Bantry Credit Union and the liquidator of Berehaven Credit Union.
This new credit union opens at 10am and is 100 percent independent from the now defunct Berehaven Credit Union.
Staff in Castletownbere today cannot discuss any information or accounts relating to the old credit union, but the Central Bank have confirmed that Berehaven deposit holders have been sent cheques under the state guarantee scheme.
Reporter David O’Sullivan has the latest details from Castletownbere