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Charles Murphy

Director - Irish League of Credit Unions (ILCU)

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Charles Murphy joined the World Council Board of Directors in 2019. He is in his seventh year on the Irish League of Credit Unions’ Board of Directors—serving as President from April 2017-19. As President, Murphy was also Chairman of the Board for ILCU and Chairman of the ILCU Management Committee. 

Murphy is a director of ECCU, a wholly owned subsidiary Assurance Company of ILCU. He also serves on the board of Slane Credit Union and has occupied all major positions during his time in the movement. He has been a delegate to Chapter 6 for many years and was active in all areas including serving as chair.

Murphy holds degrees in taxation, addiction studies and recently obtained a business degree for credit unions. He also has diplomas in German, official German, Pathways, counselling and religious studies. 

A retired civil servant, Murphy also has a knowledge of the Gaelic (Irish) language and serves on the boards of two charitable organizations, chairing one of them. He lives in County Meath in the Republic of Ireland, is married to Mathilda, has adult children and a number of grandchildren who keep him busy.