An Taisce The National Trust for Ireland

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Lobbying Costs


Financial year: Jan 2017 - Dec 2017

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

0.25 Fte (1)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    An Taisce The National Trust for Ireland   (ATNTI)

    EU Transparency Register

    89747144047-77 First registered on 23 Aug 2010

    Goals / Remit

    An Taisce is The National Trust For Ireland - it is - 'The Store House, or Treasury'

    An Taisce is Ireland's oldest environmental charity founded over 70 years ago to protect the environment and heritage of Ireland for the benefit of the people of Ireland and future generations and for the ‘Common Good’. We believe that this is best achieved through sustainable development, achieved by a long term and planned balance of social and economic development with environmental protection.

    An Taisce is a member of INTO - the International National Trusts Organisation a large global movement of approved National Trusts which preserve and hold property in perpetuity for the benefit of their respective peoples.

    An Taisce acts as an impartial monitor in Ireland on the application of EU environmental legislation at local level.
    An Taisce reviews planning applications within the context of the requirement to meet EU Directives
    An Taisce provides evidence to Government on the performance of local authorities in delivering the provisions of the various Planning Acts and Regulations.

    An Taisce acts as a key Consultation Prescribed Body under Section 24 of the 2000 Planning and Development Act for input into national policy formulation.

    An Taisce’s network of Local Associations and 5,000 members mirrors many elements of the Local Agenda 21 model.

    An Taisce supports its members and network of Local Associations by facilitating a bottom-up consultative approach when making submissions on national or local planning policy.

    An Taisce responds to consultation requests on an on-going basis.

    An Taisce promotes environmental awareness through Green Schools and other educational programmes.

    An Taisce are heavily involved in promoting the UN SDGs

    An Taisce are members of:
    The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

    European Environment Bureau
    Europa Nostra
    Foundation for Environmental Education (Green Schools/Green Flags Blue Flag etc)

    Main EU files targeted

    We uphold and promote the core fundamental EU rights of access to justice and access to information.

    We uphold the proper implementation many EU directives - specifically, EIA, Birds & Habitats, Water Framework


    Head Office
    Tailors' Hall,, n/a
    Back Lane
    Dublin Dublin 8
  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Mr Charles Stanley-Smith (Board Director)

    Person with legal responsibility

    Mr Charles Stanley-Smith (Board Director)

  • Categories


    III - Non-governmental organisations


    Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

  • Networking


    INTO International National Trusts
    EEB European Environment Bureau
    IUCN The International Union for the Conservation of Nature
    Europa Nostra
    FEE Foundation for Environmental Education
    IEN Irish Environmental Network
    Irish Environmental Pillar of Social Partnership
    T&E Transport and Environment

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2017 - Dec 2017

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year


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  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)


    Groups (European Parliament)


    Communication activities

    Other activities

    Policy-making and legislation environmental and educational initiatives.

  • Meetings


    1 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't proactively publish information about these meetings. For more information about which commissioner is responsible for which portfolio, check out this link: All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

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