We are an independent not-for-profit organisation which is fortunate to receive public and private support for our work. Our voluntary Board of Trustees and staff work hard to ensure that we follow best practice in our accountability and governance.

GOVERNANCE

The Irish Heritage Trust is an independent registered charity and is governed by a voluntary Board of Trustees.  Board Members serve for a fixed period of time. The Board size varies from 10 to 14 and there is usually at least one new appointment each year to replace a scheduled retirement. Please contact us if you are interested in serving as a Trustee.

Our Charity Regulatory Authority Number is 20061609

Our VAT Number is 9571484R.

Our Company Registration Office Number is 422959.

Our Revenue Charity Number is 16848.

The Irish Heritage Trust is guided by the Code of Practice for Good Governance of Community, Voluntary and Charitable Organisations in Ireland.

PRINCIPAL OBJECT OF THE IRISH HERITAGE TRUST

The principal object for which the Company is established is to benefit the community by acquiring, managing, developing, operating or caring for properties objects and artefacts of significant heritage and cultural values where there is a risk to such value, so as to provide for their proper custody, conservation, maintenance and presentation, their public enjoyment and appreciation and public access to them in perpetuity.


FUNDING

The Irish Heritage Trust is grateful to be partially funded by the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage.

 


IRISH HERITAGE TRUST POLICY DOCUMENTS

Irish Heritage Trust Risk Management Policy and Procedures: Read here

Irish Heritage Trust Child Protection Policy. Read here.