Other Philanthropy Ireland Events

Realising the Power and Potential of Women’s Philanthropy 

President Mary McAleese gave a special address at Realising the Power & Potential of Women’s Philanthropy, an event co-hosted by Philanthropy Ireland and The Community Foundation for Ireland on 14th April 2010.

Over 160 people attended the Symposium, which featured presentations by Ellen Remmer (The Philanthropic Initiative, Inc), Deirdre Mortell (Co-Founder of the One Foundation), Chantal McCabe (2009 National Philanthropist of the Year).

Event Invitation and Programme 
Link to Special Address by President Mary McAleese 
Deirdre Mortell Presentation Notes 

Event Press

Press Release – Realising the Power & Potential of Women’s Philanthropy 
Irish Times Article from 15th April 
Irish Examiner Article from 15th April 
Interview with Ellen Remmer from Sunday Business Post on 18th April 



Members/by invitation only
Philanthropy Ireland’s spring plenary will be held on Thursday, 12th March at 11:00am at the Stephen’s Green Hibernian Club.

Philanthropy Ireland, in association with STEP Ireland, announces Spreading the Wealth: The business of philanthropy. On 19th November, this half day conference will explore the role of professional advisors in encouraging planned giving.



Speakers include Martin Brookes, Chief Executive of New Philanthropy Capital; Mark Evans, Head of Family Business and Philanthropy at Coutts & Co. and Paraic Madigan, Partner, Private Client Department, Matheson Ormsby Prentice.

Colin McCrea, Senior Vice President of Atlantic Philanthropies, will chair the event that will include a panel discussion with presenters and Tina Roche, Chief Executive, The Community Foundation for Ireland, and Liam O’Dwyer, Chairman of Philanthropy Ireland.

Conference fees are €150 for members of STEP Ireland and Philanthropy Ireland and €200 for non-members.


To download the presentations from the Conference, please click here →

To download the Guide to Setting up a Foundation in Ireland, please click here 

Philanthropy Ireland Plenary & AGM 

Members only: The Philanthropy Ireland Plenary & AGM will take place on Thursday, 23rd October 2008 at the Westin Hotel. Contact us for more details.

Tánaiste and Minister for Finance Brian Cowen will launch Philanthropy Ireland’s new guide to philanthropic giving: Philanthropy – an opportunity to make your mark at AIB Bankcentre on Wednesday 19th September 2007.

The guide provides a comprehensive framework for philanthropic giving as well as providing profiles of Ireland’s leading charitable foundations and trusts

The guide is available free of charge from Philanthropy Ireland: please email info@philanthropy.ie with your postal address and we will send you a copy.