Aspiring to the highest standards


Our Board

Overseeing the governance of BirdWatch Ireland

BirdWatch Ireland is a registered charity established to benefit the community and the public generally by the conservation, protection, and promotion of wild birds and their environment and by promoting education, research and encouragement of field studies.

Governance of BirdWatch Ireland

In carrying out our work to protect birds and biodiversity we aspire to the highest standards of governance and comply with The Governance Code for the Community, Voluntary and Charitable Sector in Ireland and meet the requirements set out in the Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising.

Fundraising Principles

BirdWatch Ireland is committed to complying with the Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising and has formally discussed and adopted the Statement at a meeting of the Board.


Donors’ Charter

As a charity seeking donations from the public BirdWatch Ireland complies with the Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising. Our pledge is to treat all our donors with respect, honesty and openness.

Our Board

Our Board is elected from our membership to oversee the governance of BirdWatch Ireland.

Governance Documents

Our Governance Documents such as Memorandum and Articles of Association, Governance Handbook and Minutes of our AGM are available below.

Governance Documents

Annual Reports

Our Annual Reports are available below.


Annual Reports

BirdWatch Ireland

BirdWatch Ireland is a Registered Charity: CHY 5703 / CRA 20008963
Irish Wildbird Conservancy (trading as BirdWatch Ireland) is a company limited by guarantee, registered in Ireland : CRO No. 116468
BirdWatch Ireland Retail & Services is a wholly-owned subsidiary of BirdWatch Ireland, registered in Ireland : CRO No. 543457
Registered office: Unit 20, Block D, Bullford Business Campus, Kilcoole, Co. Wicklow, A63 RW83, Ireland
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