Sunday February 23, 2020

Is Rush Credit Union an anomaly, or a sign of things to come?

When liquidators were appointed to Rush Credit Union, the High Court move followed seven years of inspections, and management accounts showing liabilities exceeded assets by €1.2m

27th November, 2016
Rush Credit Union: after seven years of inspections, a huge financial scandal has been uncovered in the town Picture: Fergal Phillips

The maroon and yellow St Maur’s GAA club flags that flutter on buildings throughout Rush celebrate what should have been a proud few weeks for the north County Dublin town.

The local ladies football team is in an All-Ireland semi-final. But for some in the town, Gaelic games were the last thing on their minds as the team progressed in recent months. The implosion of the local credit union earlier this month shocked...

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