Steering Group

The CEO’s in the Steering Group meet regularly to ensure the forums priorities are kept on track. The Steering Group consists of 12 CEO’s from a mixture of large, medium and small Credit Unions, as well as Community based and Industrial Credit Unions, and a widespread geographical base.


The Workstreams listed above are at different stages of progression and more detailed updates will be presented at the next Plenary Group Meeting.  There has been active participation by all stakeholders identified below by all of our workstreams to date.  The workstreams coordinators have engaged with:

Representative Bodies – ILCU, CUDA, CUMA and NSF

Central Bank – Registrar of Credit Unions

IT Suppliers

Others – PAYAC, Cultivate, Metamo, CFCFE and others

Reviewing – Research papers from other jurisdictions/different business models


Chairman - Donal McKillop

Tom Allen - Mullingar Credit Union

Michael Byrne - Core Credit Union

Mick Culkeen - St Jarlath's Credit Union

Padraig Enright - Clonmel Credit Union

Barry O' Flynn - Sligo Credit Union

Tom Kiely - Drogheda Credit Union

Anne King - First Choice Credit Union

David McDonnell - Naomh Breandan Credit Union

Norman McDonnell - Connect Credit Union

Sean Murray - Comhar Linn INTO Credit Union

Brendan O Leary - St Pauls Credit Union

John Grogan - Credit Union Plus

Central Bank: Frank Brosnan / Bill Hobbs / John Meagher / Elaine Leo