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Press Releases - 2017

Press Release: 11-12-2017 Charities Regulator's Top Tips for Christmas Donations

Press Release: 09/11/2017 - Trustees' Week Launch

Press Release: 31/10/2017 - Make Your Voice Heard - Charities Regulator seeks public opinion on governance of charities

Press Release: 23/10/2017 - Cork Governance Consultation

Press Release: 23/10/2017 - Galway Governance Consultation

Press Release: 16/10/2017 - Charities Regulator's office to remain closed on 16 October

Press Release: 12/10/2017 - Annual Reporting Reminder

Press Release: 28/09/2017 - Charities Regulator's guidelines to protect charities and boost public trust

Press Release: 24/09/2017 - Charities Regulator's work on concerns about unregistered "charity" shops

Press Release: 01/09/2017 - Charities Regulator receives action plan from board of Ataxia Ireland CLG

Press Release: 17/08/2017 - Ataxia Update Statement

Press Release: 01/08/2017 - Charities Regulator sends 'final notice' letters to 1,400 organisations

Press Release: 27/07/2017 - Charities Regulator publishes inspectors' report into Ataxia Ireland CLG

Press Release: 21/07/2017 - Charities Regulator launches first guidance documents to help charities

Press Release: 18/07/2017 - Annual Report 2016

Press Release: 28/06/2017 - Charities which fail to comply with registration obligations are undermining public trust and confidence

Press Release: 24/05/2017 - Charity Register can assist those donating during Ramadan

Press Release: 24/05/2017 - Charities Regulator appoints inspectors for investigation into G.L.E.N.

Press Release: 27/04/2017 - Charities Regulator publishes review of registered charities holding shares in section 110 companies on trust

Press Release: 13/04/2017 - Tips for Effective Cash Donations

Press Release: 31/03/2017 - Statement Regarding Inspection of Animal Heaven Animal Rescue (AHAR), RCN: 20082383

Press Release: 10/03/2017 - Charities Regulator announces a Consultative Panel on the Governance of Charitable Organisations

Press Release: 02/03/2017 - Statement Regarding the Statutory Investigation into Solas-Galway Picture Palace Teoranta

Press Release: 02/02/2017 - Statement Regarding the Prosecution of Oliver Williams

[Oliver Williams - Court Order - Case No 2017/13952]

[Oliver Williams - Court Order - Case No 2017/13962]

[Oliver Williams - Court Order - Case No 2017/13973]

[Oliver Williams - Court Order - Case No 2017/13981]

Press Release: 16/01/2017 - Charities Regulator imposes intermediate sanctions on Animal Heaven Animal Rescue (AHAR), RCN: 20082383


Press Releases - 2016

Press Release: 01/12/2016 - Think Smart with donations this Christmas

Press Release: 21/09/2016 - Charities Regulator launches Registration Hubs in Volunteer Centres across the country

Press Release: 05/09/2016 - Charities Regulator welcomes new powers to protect Charities

Press Release: 02/09/2016 - Charities Regulator to review Charities Holding Shares in special purpose vehicles on Trust


Policy Statements

Charities Regulator: Public Statement Policy - February 2017



Presentation: 28/06/2017 - Legal Duties of Charity Trustees, Wheel Conference 2017 (PDF) 

Presentation: 18/10/2016 - Good Governance Awards (Keynote Address: PDF)

Presentation: 04/10/2016 - Draft Acounting and Reporting Regulations Presentation (PowerPoint)

Presentation: 04/10/2016 - Charitable Fundraising Presentation (PowerPoint)



Review of Registered Charites Compliance Rates with Annual Reporting Requirements 2016

Report of Consultative Panel on Charitable Fundraising

Charity Shops Update 22/09/17

Inspectors' Report Ataxia Ireland CLG

Annual Report: 2016 (English)

Annual Report: 2016 (Irish)

Review of registered charities holding shares in section 110 companies on trust - April 2017

Charities Regulator: Business Plan 2017

Annual Report: 2014-2015 (English)

Annual Report: 2014-2015 (Irish)