BirdWatch Ireland AGM 2022

July 1, 2022
Date July 2, 2022
Time 2:00 pm
Location Online only
Accessibility Open to all members of BirdWatch Ireland

******************************** Saturday,  July 2nd  (Online Only) **********************************

Irish Wildbird Conservancy – Annual General Meeting 2022

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting (the “AGM”) of the Irish Wildbird Conservancy (the “Company”) will be held at 2.00pm sharp on Saturday, 2nd July 2022.

The meeting will be held online only.  Holding the AGM in this manner, and notifying the members accordingly, is permitted under the Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Covid‑19) Act 2020. Please click here to access the online meeting link (you must be logged in as a member).

In accordance with Article 15 of the Company’s Articles of Association, Enda Lee falls to retire as a Director of the Company at this AGM and the Board proposes to nominate him for election to the Board.  In accordance with Article 16 of the Company’s Articles of Association, Conor O’Keeffe falls to retire as a Director of the Company at this AGM.

The Board wishes to nominate [Enda Lee, Des Fagan, Alan Mulligan, Conor O’Brien and Eugene O’Brien as Directors of the Company.  The number of nominations for the Board is less than the number of vacancies on the Board.

In accordance with Article 7(c) of the Company’s Articles of Association, any Member entitled to attend and vote at the AGM is entitled to appoint a proxy.  That proxy need not be a Member.  The procedure for Voting by Proxy is laid out in Article 13 of the Company’s Articles of Association.  Proxy votes in respect of the 2022 AGM must be received at the registered office of the Company by 2.00pm on Thursday, 30th June 2022.

The agenda is as follows:-

  1. To consider the Minutes of the Annual General Meeting held on 19th June, 2021.
  2. To review the Annual Report of the Board for the year ended 31st December 2021.
  3. To consider the financial statements of the Company for the year ended 31st December 2021, together with the reports of the directors and the statutory auditor thereon.
  4. To authorise the Board to fix the remuneration of the statutory auditor.
  5. To elect Enda Lee as a Director.
  6. To elect new Directors as follows:-
  • To elect Des Fagan as a Director.
  • To elect Alan Mulligan as a Director.
  • To elect Conor O’Brien as a Director.
  • To elect Eugene O’Brien as a Director.
  1. To receive reports from the Branches.
  2. To transact any other business as may be transacted at an annual general meeting.

Members will have the opportunity to participate fully during the online meeting.  In addition, members can email questions to before 5:00pm on Thursday, 30th June 2022.  Only emails from people present at the meeting will be considered.  The Board may group similar questions to facilitate the order of business.

By order of the Board

Jonathan Taylor
BirdWatch Ireland
Unit 20, Block D
Bullford Business Campus
Kilcoole, Co Wicklow
A63 RW83

3rd June 2022