Company information

The Irish Museums Association is a registered Company limited by guarantee.

It was formed in 1977 as a non-profit organisation, led by a voluntary committee. It was incorporated as company limited by guarantee in Dublin on 8 June, 2004. Our registered company number is 387027 and our registered address is 11 Parnell Square East, Dublin D01 ND60.

We are committed to maintaining the highest standards of governance and are registered as fully compliant with the Governance Code for Community, Voluntary and Charitable Organisations in Ireland.

  • Our board of directors

    The Board of Directors formed by representatives of the museum, academic, and wider cultural sector. They present a balanced combination between larger and smaller institutions, along with different areas of expertise. Acting collectively, they ensure the organisation delivers what it was set up to achieve, upholds its values, remains solvent and is properly managed.

    Board members are appointed to the board either at a general meeting or through co-option by the board. The membership of the board reflects the ethos of the organisation and they also serve voluntarily on a series of committees and working groups.

    You can read about our individual board members on the ‘Our People’ section.

  • Our auditors

    The auditors appointed by the Irish Museums Association are FDM, t/a Fitzgerald and Associates Ltd. We file our accounts using reporting standard FRS 102.

    You can request annual Directors’ reports and financial statements by emailing

  • Our Constitution

    We are currently updating our constitution to ensure that we meet new charitable requirements.  You can request a copy of the IMA’s Constitution by emailing and we will email you a copy once fully approved.

    Copies of our current constitution are also available on request.

IMA Board members code of conduct

IMA Board members conflict of interest policy