Car Loans

7.5% variable (7.78% typical APR)

Need New Wheels?

Whether you’re looking for your first car or looking to change your current vehicle, chances are you know exactly the one you want. But what about the finance? When you’re in the market for a car loan, that can be a tough decision.

You could go the PCP route. It has its advantages, but remember, you won’t own the car until you’ve made that last payment.

You could borrow from a bank, but at what interest rate? Plus you may be penalised if you want to repay the loan early. Or you could swing by St. Francis Credit Union and check out a real value-for-money car loan. You can apply even before you start looking for your dream motor.

And when you do go car shopping, you’ll have all the negotiating power of a cash customer.

Car Loan Features

  • Available for the purchase of Motorised vehicles such as Cars, Vans, Camper Vans, Motorbikes etc.

  • Maximum loan term 7 years
  • Maximum Loan €75,000
  • Free Loan Protection Insurance (Terms and Conditions Apply)
  • No penalty for early repayment
  • Flexible Lending terms
  • Quick and Decisive Decision Making, our approval target is within 24 hours upon receipt of the required financial information

Supporting Documentation

What documents are required for a loan application?


  • 3 months recent and up to date bank statements
  • Credit Card Statement (if applicable)
  • Mortgage Statement (if applicable)

Proof of Income

  • PAYE Employee – 3 recent pay slips
  • Self-employed –

    • 2 years most recent set of Trading Financial Accounts.
    • Revenue Income Tax Notice of Assessment or Form 11 for the last 2 years.
    • Tax Clearance Certificate or Confirmation regarding Tax position.
    • 3 Months up to date Bank Statements (Personal and Business).
  • Social Welfare – 2 recent payment receipts
  • Retired – Proof of all pensions

Photo ID

  • Photo ID – Passport / Driving License
  • Proof of Address – Utility Bill, Bank Statement (dated within the last 6 months)
  • Proof of PPS Number – Medical Card, Payslip, P60

Loan Application Process

1. Become a Member

Once you are living or working within our common bond you are eligible to join us today and start borrowing.

2. Calculate your Loan

Estimate how much you could borrow and calculate your repayments: weekly, fortnightly or monthly using our online calculator.

3. Apply for Loan

Apply for your loan from the comfort of your home or in one of our 9 offices. Applying for a loan is easy and quick. Apply now!

4. Sit back and relax!

The decisions are made quickly on loan applications, usually within 24 hours.

Car Loan – 7.5% variable (7.78% typical APR)

Representative Example

A 5 year Car Loan of €10,000 will have 260 weekly repayments of €46.12, Interest 7.5% variable, (7.78% APR). If the APR does not vary during the term of the loan the total cost of credit is €1,991. The total amount payable is €11,991.

Loan Amount Interest Rate Loan Term Total Interest Weekly Repayment Total Cost


7.50% variable

5 Years




How to Apply?


The fastest way to apply is on our Mobile App or via your Online Account.

Call Us

Call us during office hours on
065 6828305.

Email Us

Send an email with your loan details to us at

Visit Us

Call into any of our 9 offices in Clare with all your required documentation.