Become a Member

If you believe primary teachers do one of the most important jobs in the world, the feeling is mutual. Every day primary teachers help create a brighter future. Now your money can too, join Comhar Linn and your savings will be used for the benefit of your colleagues and their families!

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Become a Member

Join Comhar Linn today if you are a Primary School Teacher, studying to become a Primary School Teacher, Family Member or a Retired Teacher

Find out your exclusive benefits:

Why Join?

Membership benefits

Are you a Primary School Teacher? If so there are many great benefits and services that Comhar Linn has to offer their members:

Savings used for benefit of all our members

Flexible, competitive interest rates on loans

Full-service current account

Online banking

Salary or pension deduction

Secure savings

Budgeting service

Free Life Protection on savings and loans *Terms and conditions apply

No hidden charges

Member focused banking

Flexibility in managing loans and savings

Large range of insurance services

Supports charities, groups and societies

Who can become a member of Comhar Linn?

  • Members of the Irish National Teachers’ Organisation
  • Members of the Retired Teachers' Association of Ireland
  • Students studying a B.Ed Degree or P.M.E. to become a primary school teacher
  • Family members
  • Minor (under 16)

Membership for everyone


Here is what you need to become a member today:

  1. Proof of ID:
    • Valid passport or driving licence
  2. Proof of Address:
    • This can be a bank statement, utility bill, payslip dated within the last 6 months
  3. Proof of Common Bond - this can be:
    • INTO/RTAI subscription on your payslip for serving teachers/retired teachers.
    • Family member & minor member form signed by current qualifying credit union member.
    • Student card or confirmation from college for students and PME applications
  4. Proof of PPSN:
    • This can be a Revenue document or payslip

Member Testimonials

“Shortly after qualifying as a teacher I joined the Comhar Linn Credit Union in Parnell Street. I remember walking through the Georgian front door for the first time and feeling like I was st...”

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“I am writing to congratulate your staff in the office on their standard of customer service. I have been dealing with the credit union for many years and I have to say I have alway, always h...”

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“My experience of the staff is the friendliness, the sense that they want to solve your issue – the sense that you are important, they want to help. Flabbergasted at the attention and they ca...”

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The benefits of borrowing from Comhar Linn

Loan repayments can be deducted at source from Salary/Pension

Join Comhar Linn and apply on the same day for a loan

Loans are flexible and tailored to suit your needs

Interest charged on members daily outstanding loan balance

Apply online at your leisure

Decision within 24 hours, funds issued within 48 hours

Free Loan Protection Insurance

Top up facility entitles members to apply for a new loan while repaying existing loans

Specialise in lending to teachers