Membership Terms and Conditions

An Taisce - The National Trust for Ireland is a Company Limited by Guarantee. When you join An Taisce as a member you become a member or shareholder or this Company Limited by Guarantee.

New memberships are subject to approval by Council and won't have voting rights before this.

Membership of An Taisce is governed by An Taisce's Memorandum and Articles of Association. Note that clause VIII of the Memorandum states:

Every member of An Taisce undertakes to contribute to the assets of An Taisce in the event of its being wound up while he/she is a Member or within one year afterwards, for payment of the debts and liabilities of An Taisce contracted before he/she ceases to be a Member and of the costs, charges and expenses of winding up, and for the adjustment of the rights of the contributories amongst themselves, such amount as may be required, not exceeding €6.35.

Note that under under the Companies Acts any member of the public may by appointment visit the registered office of the company and inspect the register of members. In this case, only names and surnames would be included in the register of members.