GOVERNANCE

COMPANY INFORMATION

Name and Registered Address:

Writers’ Week Company Limited by Guarantee
24, The Square, Listowel, Co. Kerry, Ireland V31 RD93
Writers’ Week Limited is a company limited by guarantee and is a not for profit arts organisation.
See Memorandum and Articles of Association

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
Seán Lyons – appointed 2011
Elizabeth Dunn – appointed 2015
Rose Wall – appointed 2013
Catherine Moylan – appointed 2018
Eamonn Dillon – appointed 2019

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 November 2018. 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 (2018) 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

Any 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