IRD Duhallow is a Community based Rural Development Company established in 1989. It is a Company limited by guarantee without share capital. It has charitable status and our directors are voluntary and receive no remuneration for their contribution.
The Board membership reflects the integration of Social Inclusion and Rural Development, the importance of the environment and community volunteers and the democratically elected Local Authority Members. Reflective of the integrated nature of our work, the Company’s Board and Sub Committee Structures have evolved over the years and enjoy a massive amount of good will and voluntary contribution in the region. Upwards of 3,500 people participate from the bottom up through these structures. IRD Duhallow has a number of working groups with representatives from our Board and staff as well as community and state sector representatives. This structure allows us to target specific expertise beneficial to the implementation of the strategic aims assigned to the particular working group.