Going abroad on holiday or business?

Order your foreign currency at Gurranabraher Credit Union; we supply a wide choice of foreign currency for members.  If ordered before 12 noon, it is generally available at the office the next day.

Order your currency online now and pick up in branch.  While there is a commission charge, you will find us as competitive as the Post Office or your Bank, so it is worth checking out our rates.

We can also buy back any foreign bank notes on your return.

Please note: Customers’ personal details are requested for all transactions of €2500 or more.  For transactions of €10,000, or more, valid proof of ID and valid proof of address will be required.

Examples of valid proof of ID are: current driving licence, current passport or other suitable form of ID.

Examples of valid proof of address are: utility bill, government letter or a bank statement.  Any proof of address documents must be dated within the last six months.

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Schedule of commission

Transaction Type   Approved Amount
%   Minimum Maximum
Sell Foreign Notes 1% €1.00 €15.00
Buy Foreign Notes 2% €1.50 €15.00


Please note that the above commission rates are the maximum as approved by the Central Bank of Ireland. The commission charged on a single transaction should not exceed the commission rates and amounts stated above. However, the commission charged on a single transaction may be less than the commission rates and amounts stated above. All exchange rates applied at this bureau are calculated in accordance with criteria approved by the Central Bank of Ireland