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Governance and Transparency

Our promise to you

As well as helping animals in need and promoting animal welfare, we have important obligations to our supporters. In return for your commitment to our work we make this commitment to you.

You are entitled to:

  • Information concerning our work
  • Confidentiality and a choice as to whether you wish to receive further information from the ISPCA
  • Improve the way charities in Ireland raise their funds
  • Promote high levels of accountability and transparency by organisations fundraising from the public
  • Provide clarity and assurances to donors and prospective donors about the organisations they support

Governance Practice

The board of the ISPCA is committed to the principles of good governance and believe in openness, transparency and accountability. We have signed up to the Governance Code and are on the ‘adoption journey’.  See

Charities Regulatory Authority

The ISPCA is registered with the Charities Regulatory Authority (CRA) Registered Charity Number 20008734. See

Triple Lock Standards

The ISPCA is on a journey with the Charities Institute Ireland Triple Lock Standard. We are committed to constantly raising the standard of best practice in transparency and accountability. To find out more about what our Triple Lock membership means to our beneficiaries and donors please watch the video below.


Memorandum and Articles

Please find here a copy of our memorandum and articles of association. 


The ISPCA fully complies with the Charity Regulatory Authority’s Fundraising Guidelines.
The ISPCA adheres with Charities Institute Ireland Codes of Practice on Fundraising as follows:

Fundraising Codes of Good Practice


ISPCA Strategic Framework 2016-2020

The ISPCA's Strategic Framework 2016-2020, available for download here, highlights our vision for the next five years. 

ISPCA Board of Directors

Members of the board of directors as follows:

Noel O'Donoghue (Chairperson), Tracey Long (Kildare and West Wicklow SPCA), Marie O’Byrne (North County Dublin SPCA),  Fiona Squibb (Louth SPCA),  Darragh McDonald, Conor Walsh and Helen Dooley.

ISPCA and An Cumann Éireann um FhoÍrithint an Ainmhithe are the registered business names of the Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, a company limited by guarantee, registered in Ireland with the company number 460571.  The ISPCA is a registered charity CHY 5619 and is registered with the Charities Regulatory Authority – Registered Charity Number 20008734.

Financial Information

ISPCA Annual Report 2018

ISPCA Annual Report 2017

ISPCA Annual Report 2016

ISPCA Annual Report 2015



Financial Report 2018

Financial Report 2017

Financial Report 2016

Financial Report 2015


How we spent our 2018 income:  Income & Expenditure 

How we spent our 2017 income: Income & Expenditure

How we spent our 2016 income:  Income & Expenditure

How we spent our 2015 income: Income & Expenditure


Registered Charity Number 20008734