Our Governance | Enable Ireland

Our Governance

Your support is very important to us and we are committed to providing a high level of accountability and transparency into how we run our organisation and about how we spend your donations.

Enable Ireland Disability Services Ltd is a registered charity in Ireland (Registered Company No. 13909, Registered Charity No. 20006617 and CHY No. 4908) 

We are a company limited by guarantee with charitable status. A non-executive Board of Directors is appointed in accordance with the organisation’s Memorandum & Articles of Association and Company Law to discharge corporate responsibilities. There are also specific responsibilities under the Health Act 2004, Disability Legislation 2005, and the Charities Act . The primary focus of the Board of Enable Ireland is effective and efficient governance in compliance with statutory and legal obligations.

Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland is our patron. 

The Board of Directors

Directors are appointed to the Board either at a General Meeting or through co-option by the Board. The membership of the Board reflects the person-centred ethos of the organisation, comprising members, service users, parents and business representatives.

The Board of Directors of Enable Ireland, whilst all volunteers, presents a balanced combination of stakeholders, volunteers and non-executive, business and professional individuals. Acting collectively they must ensure the organisation delivers what it was set up to achieve, upholds its values, remains solvent and is properly managed

View the members of the Enable Ireland Board of Directors 

Accountability & Transparency

All our finances, including detailed accounts, breakdowns of where money goes and salary information is published in our Annual Reports and available here.

We are listed on the Charities Regulatory Authority’s Register of Charities (Charity Reg. No 20006617)

We adhere to and implement the following codes:

  • Republic of Ireland Charities Act
  • SORP (Statement of Recommended Practice) for accounting and reporting practice
  • Irish Charities Tax Research (ICTR) fundraising principles
  • The Wheel’s Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising

Find out more about transparency and accountability

Find Out How We Use Funds

Enable Ireland Board of Directors

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Related Resources

Enable Ireland Annual Report 2015

Enable Ireland Strategic Plan 2015 - 2017 Executive Summary

EnableNews Winter 2015/16