Company information

Name and Registered Address:

Writers’ Week Company Limited by Guarantee

24, The Square, Listowel, Co. Kerry, Ireland.

Writers’ Week Limited is a company limited by guarantee and is a not for profit arts organisation.  See Memorandum and Articles of Association HERE.

Registered Number 55241

Registered Charity Chy8045

Registered Charity No. 20019112

Writers’ Week Company Limited by Guarantee is trading as Listowel Writers’ Week and the National Children’s Literary Festival.

Board of Directors

David Browne Chairman – Appointed 2006

Madeleine O’Sullivan – Appointed 1997

Joanna O’Flynn – Appointed 2006

Michael Lynch – Appointed 2011

Sean Lyons – appointed 2011

Elizabeth Dunn – Appointed 2015

Rose Wall – Appointed 2013

Directors’ Biographies HERE

Governance

Listowel Writers’ Week and the National Children’s Literary Festival are governed by a voluntary board of Directors. See list of Directors above. Listowel Writers’ Week and the National Children’s Literary Festival are committed to good governance and are compliant with the Governance Code since August 2016. See HERE.   The organisation complies with all regulatory requirements and operates in accordance with its governing document, available HERE.

Listowel Writers’ Week and the National Children’s Literary Festival keeps detailed books and records of accounts and maintains strict financial controls. The organisation is transparent in its audited financial statements, with most recent statements (2016) available HERE.

Listowel Writers’ Week and the National Children’s Literary Festival are open, honest and fully transparent in their fundraising activities, the proceeds of which all go towards the primary activity of organising and promoting annual literary festivals for both adults and children. Listowel Writers’ Week and the National Children’s Literary Festival confirmed compliance with the Statement of Guiding Principles of Good Fundraising developed by Irish Charities Tax Research Ltd (ICTR) See more….  Public Compliance Statement HERE

Complaints, Feedback and Comments

All complaints, comments and feedback can be addressed to: Mrs Eilish Wren , Festival Manager, Listowel Writers’ Week, 24 The Square, Listowel, Co. Kerry Tel: 068 21074