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DUBLIN, Ireland – When 1,700 credit union people from all over the world gather in Ireland for the World Council of Credit Unions Annual Conference this week, few people will be aware that the credit union movement in Ireland was the brain child of a woman, a dedicated school teacher and activist. Because of her dreams and her work it is almost impossible to find a community in Ireland without a credit union.

Nora Herlihy was born February 27, 1910 in Ballydesmond which was then called Kingwilliamstown. She was the daughter of a schoolteacher who died in 1926 leaving her mother to raise and educate nine children.

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