Anthony Flynn, the former chief executive of ICHH who died last month, had been under investigation by gardaí in relation to two alleged sexual assaults. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Charities Regulator has been called on to investigate the homeless charity, Inner City Helping Homeless (ICHH), following a controversy over sexua(...)

BirdWatch Ireland primarily works for the conservation and protection of wild birds and their habitats

The Charities Regulator has appointed inspectors to carry out an investigation into issues of concern in conservation charity BirdWatch Ireland. The(...)

Earlier this year four board members resigned, following a high-profile legal dispute between the board’s chair, Fiona Squibb, and the charity’s then chief executive, Andrew Kelly. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Two further directors have resigned from the board of the Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ISPCA) in recent weeks, as the anima(...)

Former ISPCA chief Andrew Kelly has   begun legal proceedings claiming unfair dismissal from his role. Photograph: Eric Luke

The board of the Irish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ISPCA) has “consistently failed” to meet governance standards, putting the chari(...)

Chief executive of the Charities Regulator Helen Martin said the watchdog has determined that a statutory investigation into Cabhru Housing Association Services is warranted. File photograph:James Forde/The Irish Times

The Charities Regulator has appointed inspectors to carry out a statutory investigation into a housing charity. In a statement on Wednesday, the regu(...)

The report found over €48,000 had been spent by Galway University Foundation on business class flights between 2015 and 2017. Photograph: NUIG website

An investigation by the Charities Regulator into the National University of Ireland Galway’s (NUIG) fundraising charity found spending on luxury 5-sta(...)

‘Huge strides’ have been made in recent years by charities in increasing transparency, Liz Hughes, chief executive of the Charities Institute Ireland, said.

The Charities Regulator has said it is not satisfied with the practice of charities publishing abridged accounts. The comments come following the pub(...)

 Darren Ryan: I think you’d question a humanitarian organisation doing this to a volunteer, someone who is just raising legitimate questions.”   Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Darren Ryan joined the Irish Red Cross as a youth volunteer when he was 10-years-old, and had been an active member for 26 years until recently. Fro(...)

Some 531 concerns were received by the regulator last year that 351 organisations may be in breach of the Charities Act 2009. Photograph: iStock

The number of concerns raised with the Charities Regulator last year was up by more than two thirds on the previous year, the watchdog has said. Som(...)

The Pálás arthouse cinema in Galway city. File photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

The trustees of a Galway arthouse cinema which received millions in State funding did not get an independent valuation before transferring its ownersh(...)

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