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Foras Muiridhe Na hEireann

Maritime Institute of Ireland, National Maritime Museum of Ireland, Mariners Church, Haigh Terrace, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, A96 C8X7.
Other Names:
The Maritime Institute of Ireland
Registered Charity Number: 20009830
Companies Registration Office Number: 10232
CHY (Revenue) Number: 5946
Governing Form: Company Limited by Guarantee
Establishment Country: Ireland
Education Body: No

Charitable Purpose:
Advancement of education, Other purpose that is of benefit to the community Promotion of civic responsibility or voluntary work, Protection of the natural environment, Advancement of environmental sustainability, Advancement of the arts, culture, heritage or sciences
Charitable Objects:
The Maritime Institute of Ireland’s principal charitable objects outlined in its Memorandum and Articles of Association are to aid benefit and assist the maritime interests of Ireland and Irish citizens pursuing maritime occupations and promote greater awareness of the maritime heritage of Ireland. Others include undertaking research, producing publications, developing affiliations with kindred institutes and establishing maritime museums and libraries.
Activities Description:
• Funding the operating costs and maintenance of the 1837 built Mariners Church as the National Maritime Museum run by volunteers and Community Employment staff.
• Providing work experience to DSP funded Community Employment staff to enable them to gain new skills and find remunerative employment.
• Promoting awareness of, and raising the profile of Ireland’s maritime heritage by displaying and explaining the historical significance of the Museum’s artefacts.
• Organizing fund raising displays of maritime art, hosting lectures and events and offering guided tours of the Maritime Museum to all age groups including school children.
• Hosting conferences, symposiums, art exhibitions and cultural events to attract Irish and overseas cultural tourists to the Maritime Museum, Dun Laoghaire Rathdown and Ireland.
• Maintaining a library of 5,000 rare maritime books (the oldest title is dated 1752) and digitising its very substantial unseen archival material.
• Producing newsletters, publications and educational programmes for adults and school children alike.
• Acquiring and digitizing maritime records and photos from seagoing families to preserve evidence of Irish Mariners heritage.
• Establishing the National Maritime Museum’s Library & Archive as Ireland’s central repository for maritime history and maritime genealogical studies.
• Providing student internships and student project and research opportunities.
• Fostering strategic alliances with DLR Lexicon and like-minded Irish, EU and international universities, and maritime cultural and heritage institutions.
Activities:
Advancement of Arts, culture, heritage and science, Advancement of sustainable development/conservation, Arts, Cultural promotion, Education/training, Promotion of community, Research/evaluation, Volunteer development
Beneficiaries:
Adult training, Arts & culture, Environmental protection and conservation, Heritage and historical groups, Libraries, historical societies and landmark preservation, Museums, People with physical disabilities, Performing arts, Public broadcasting and media, Research, Unemployed/low income, University, graduate schools and technology institutes, Voluntary and community sector, Volunteers
Reporting:
Companies may file their accounts with the Companies Registration Office instead of the Charities Regulator

Annual Report 2016

Reporting Period from 1/1/2016 to 31/12/2016

Description of activities:
• Funding the operating costs and maintenance of the 1837 built Mariners Church as the National Maritime Museum run by volunteers and Community Employment staff.
• Providing work experience to DSP funded Community Employment staff to enable them to gain new skills and find remunerative employment.
• Promoting awareness of, and raising the profile of Ireland’s maritime heritage by displaying and explaining the historical significance of the Museum’s artefacts.
• Organizing fund raising displays of maritime art, hosting lectures and events and offering guided tours of the Maritime Museum to all age groups including school children.
• Hosting conferences, symposiums, art exhibitions and cultural events to attract Irish and overseas cultural tourists to the Maritime Museum, Dun Laoghaire Rathdown and Ireland.
• Maintaining a library of 5,000 rare maritime books (the oldest title is dated 1752) and digitising its very substantial unseen archival material.
• Producing newsletters, publications and educational programmes for adults and school children alike.
• Acquiring and digitizing maritime records and photos from seagoing families to preserve evidence of Irish Mariners heritage.
• Establishing the National Maritime Museum’s Library & Archive as Ireland’s central repository for maritime history and maritime genealogical studies.
• Providing student internships and student project and research opportunities.
• Fostering strategic alliances with DLR Lexicon and like-minded Irish, EU and international universities, and maritime cultural and heritage institutions.

Activities: Advancement of Arts, culture, heritage and science, Advancement of sustainable development/conservation, Arts, Cultural promotion, Education/training, Promotion of community, Research/evaluation, Volunteer development

Beneficiaries: Adult training, Arts & culture, Environmental protection and conservation, Heritage and historical groups, Libraries, historical societies and landmark preservation, Museums, People with physical disabilities, Performing arts, Public broadcasting and media, Research, Unemployed/low income, University, graduate schools and technology institutes, Voluntary and community sector, Volunteers

Average number of Employees: 10-19

Average number of Individuals Volunteering for the charity in reporting period: 20-49

Gross income in reporting period as supplied by the charity: €426,860

Total expenditure in reporting period as supplied by the charity: €427,879

Annual Report 2015

Reporting Period from 1/1/2015 to 31/12/2015

Description of activities:
• Funding the operating costs and maintenance of the 1837 built Mariners Church as the National Maritime Museum run by volunteers and Community Employment staff.
• Providing work experience to Community Employment staff to enable them to find new skills and remunerative employment.
• Promoting awareness of, and raising the profile of Ireland’s maritime heritage by displaying and explaining the historical significance of the Museum’s artefacts.
• Organizing fund raising displays of maritime art, hosting lectures and events and offering guided tours of the Maritime Museum.
• Hosting conferences, symposiums and cultural events to attract Irish and overseas cultural tourists to the Maritime Museum, Dun Laoghaire Rathdown and Ireland.
• Maintaining a library of 5,000 rare maritime books (the oldest title is dated 1752) and digitising its very substantial unseen archival material.
• Producing newsletters, publications and educational programmes for adults and school children alike.
• Acquiring and digitizing maritime records from seagoing families to develop an Irish Mariners Database.
• Establishing the National Maritime Museum’s Library & Archive as Ireland’s central repository for maritime history and maritime genealogical studies.
• Providing student internships and student project and research opportunities.
• Fostering strategic alliances with DLR Lexicon and like-minded Irish, EU and international universities, and maritime cultural and heritage institutions.

Activities: Advancement of Arts, culture, heritage and science, Advancement of sustainable development/conservation, Arts, Cultural promotion, Education/training, Promotion of community, Research/evaluation, Volunteer development

Beneficiaries: Adult training, Arts & culture, Environmental protection and conservation, Heritage and historical groups, Libraries, historical societies and landmark preservation, Museums, Performing arts, Public broadcasting and media, Research, Social services, Unemployed/low income, University, graduate schools and technology institutes, Voluntary and community sector, Volunteers

Average number of Employees: 10-19

Average number of Individuals Volunteering for the charity in reporting period: 20-49

Gross income in reporting period as supplied by the charity: €302,661

Total expenditure in reporting period as supplied by the charity: €296,663

Annual Report 2014

Reporting Period from 1/1/2014 to 31/12/2014

Description of activities:
1. Funding the operating costs and maintenance of the 1837 built Mariners Church as the National Maritime Museum run by volunteers and Community Employment staff.
2. Providing work experience to Community Employment staff to enable them to find new skills and remunerative employment.
3. Promoting awareness of, and raising the profile of Ireland’s maritime heritage by displaying and explaining the historical significance of the Museum’s artefacts.
4. Organizing fund raising displays of maritime art, hosting lectures and events and offering guided tours of the Maritime Museum.
5. Hosting conferences, symposiums and cultural events to attract Irish and overseas cultural tourists to the Maritime Museum, Dun Laoghaire Rathdown and Ireland.
6. Maintaining a library of 5,000 rare maritime books (the oldest title is dated 1752) and digitising its very substantial unseen archival material.
7. Producing newsletters, publications and educational programmes for adults and school children alike.
8. Acquiring and digitizing maritime records from seagoing families to develop an Irish Mariners Database.
9. Establishing the National Maritime Museum’s Library & Archive as Ireland’s central repository for maritime history and maritime genealogical studies.
10. Providing student internships and student project and research opportunities.
11. Fostering strategic alliances with DLR Lexicon and like-minded Irish, EU and international universities, and maritime cultural and heritage institutions.

Activities: Advancement of Arts, culture, heritage and science, Advancement of sustainable development/conservation, Arts, Cultural promotion, Education/training, Promotion of community, Research/evaluation, Volunteer development

Beneficiaries: Adult training, Arts & culture, Environmental protection and conservation, Heritage and historical groups, Libraries, historical societies and landmark preservation, Museums, Performing arts, Public broadcasting and media, Research, Social services, Unemployed/low income, University, graduate schools and technology institutes, Voluntary and community sector, Volunteers

Average number of Employees: 10-19

Average number of Individuals Volunteering for the charity in reporting period: 20-49

Gross income in reporting period as supplied by the charity: €299,736

Total expenditure in reporting period as supplied by the charity: €317,216

Trustees and Officers:
Name Position Start Date
Mr Richard Mc CormickPresident18/10/2014
Mr Noel VaughanDirector18/10/2014
Mr Roger KirkerDirector18/10/2014
Ms Therese KingCompany Secretary18/10/2014
Mr David HaranTreasurer18/10/2014
Mr Breasal O'CaollaiTrustee18/10/2014
Mr Raymond TraynorDirector18/10/2014
Mr Peadar WardDirector18/10/2014
Mr Michael HaughDirector18/10/2014
Mr Barry DesmondDirector18/10/2014
Mrs Lorie KellyDirector18/10/2014
Mr John MooreDirector18/10/2014
Mr Padraic O'BrolchainDirector13/01/2015
Mr Jochen RomstedtDirector13/01/2015
Mr Conor DoyleDirector13/01/2015
Other Locations/Premises in Ireland:
Also Operates in:
No other countries on file

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