Irish Congress Trade Unions

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Lobbying Costs

900,000€ - 999,999€

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

5.5 Fte (7)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Irish Congress Trade Unions   (ICTU)

    EU Transparency Register

    299273613885-27 First registered on 02 Jul 2014

    Goals / Remit

    The Irish Congress Trade Unions is the representative body for all workers and their trade unions in Ireland. It operates in two Member States, Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

    Congress seeks to improve the pay and workplace conditions of working people, freedom of association, the right to organise and collective bargaining;

    Congress seeks to achieve a just society - one which recognises the rights of all workers and citizens to enjoy the prosperity and fulfilment which leads to a good quality of life. Quality of life embraces not just material well-being, but freedom of choice to engage in the arts, culture and all aspects of civic life. This vision applies in the context of Ireland, Europe and the wider world and challenges the existing economic order.

    Congress Mission

    Congress will strive to achieve economic development, social cohesion and justice by upholding the values of solidarity, fairness and equality.

    The primary instrument for the achieve (...)

    Main EU files targeted

    Congress operates within all EU guidelines, and reflects EU policy and legislation in all of it's undertakings.


    Head Office
    Irish Congress of Trade Unions 31-32 Parnell Square
    Dublin D01 YR92
    EU Office
    Irish Congress of Trade Unions 31-32 Parnell Square
    Dublin D01 YR92


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    Complementary Information

    There are a number of key Congress staff who engage with EU Institutions on our behalf in addition there are some Executive Council and ICTU Committee Members who may from time to time represent the ICTU on EU matters.

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories


    Trade unions and professional associations

  • Networking


    ICTU is a member of ETUC - European Trade union Confederation and ITUC - International Trade Union Confederation

    Member organisations

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    900,000€ - 999,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    900,000€ - 999,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Advisory Committee on Vocational Training#X01803# #Member #C#Employees/workers#Comité consultatif pour la sécurité et la santé sur le lieu de travail#X01211#VAUGHAN Frank # #Alternate member #B#Other#Produits chimiques sur le lieu de travail#Advisory Committee on free movement of workers#X01784# #Alternate member #C#Employees/workers

    Groups (European Parliament)


    Communication activities


    Other activities

    Congress has been a active member of the European trade Union Confederation and supports its campaigns and may be covered under their Register

    In addition the ICTU has made submissions and expressed opinions on various EU Consultations and Policy issues

  • Meetings


    5 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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