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.


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


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



Irish Heritage Trust Risk Management Policy and Procedures: Read here

Irish Heritage Trust Child Protection Policy. Read here.