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Irish Red Cross

The Irish Red Cross works both at home in Ireland and in countries overseas which have been damaged by wars or natural disasters.

 

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The Irish Red Cross is part of the largest global network of voluntary humanitarian action in the world - the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement - which has a national organisation in nearly every country in the world - some 189 Red Cross or Red Crescent societies in total.

where your money goes

As a registered Irish charity, your support is essential to us. In every element of our work, we strive for the utmost standard of governance, accountability and transparency.

The Irish Red Cross is a registered Irish charity. Our charity number is CHY3950.

How your donation is used

As a charity seeking donations from the public we, the Irish Red Cross aim to comply with the Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising.

To read how your donation is used, click donor charter.

We endeavour to keep all costs to a minimum ensuring that the maximum percentage of each donation goes to those in need. On average, a minimum of 93% of every donation to an emergency appeal goes towards that specific response.

Accounting Procedures

Annual accounts are independently audited and made publicly available. Our Accounting procedures since 2015 are in line with SORP, as recommended by the Charity Commission of England and the governance code of Ireland.

The Irish Red Cross was one of the early adopters of the voluntary Statement of Guiding  Principles for Fundraising and has also fully complied with the ‘Code of Practice for Good Governance of Community, Voluntary and Charitable Organisations in Ireland’. We also fully comply with The Wheel’s Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising.

 

Salaries

The Irish Red Cross Board of Directors are unpaid volunteers who receive no salary for their time given to the charity.

The Irish Red Cross Secretary General (CEO) currently receives an annual salary of €95,000.

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contact details

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16 Merrion Square Dublin 2, Dublin 2, County Dublin, IRELAND - D02 XF85

cause registration

Revenue (Charities Unit) (CHY): 3950

Charities Regulatory Authority (CRA): 20005184

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