Governance

We can only help Ireland’s homeless and hungry, and those struggling with addiction and mental health issues, by the grace of your generosity. This is one of the many reasons why all of us at Merchants Quay Ireland are committed to the highest levels of good governance, transparency, and accountability.

Merchants Quay Ireland is registered with the Charities Regulatory Authority in Ireland, in compliance with the Charities Act 2009, and has voluntarily adopted the Statement of Recommended Practice (SORP) for accounting and reporting by charities. We are independently audited by leading audit and assurance practice, Deloitte.

In March 2017, Merchants Quay Ireland became fully compliant with the Good Governance Code: A Code of Practice for Good Governance of Community, Voluntary and Charitable Organisations in Ireland. This process involved a thorough review and assessment of the organisation’s policies, procedures, structures and values to ensure MQI is run as effectively as possible, with a focus on increasing transparency and accountability.

MQI has now achieved what is known as “the triple lock” because we;

We welcome any queries you may have about our governance. 

You can ring Séamus on (01) 524 0139 anytime. Thank you, today and always, for the faith you place in us.

Company Structure

Three companies operate under the banner name of Merchants Quay Ireland. The projects detailed on our website are interoperable across the three companies.

Three Companies:

Merchants Quay Ireland Clg
CRO Number: 176421
Revenue CHY Number: 10311
CRA Number: 20026240

St Francis Housing Association Clg
CRO Number:449783
Revenue CHY Number: 18159
CRA Number: 20069117

Merchants Quay Project CE Scheme Clg
CRO Number:533762
Revenue CHY Number:21187
CRA Number: 20084325

Annual Reviews & Audited Financials

Merchants Quay Ireland is registered with the Charities Regulatory Authority in Ireland, in compliance with the Charities Act 2009 and has voluntarily adopted the Statement of Recommended Practice (SORP) for accounting and reporting by charities. Merchants Quay Ireland is independently audited by leading audit and assurance practice Deloitte.