Statement on Appointment of board of Charity Regulatory Authority

IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 30 APRIL 2014
 
ISSUED BY THE WHEEL 
 
STATEMENT ON APPOINTMENT OF BOARD OF CHARITY REGULATORY AUTHORITY
 
The Wheel, a national network of 950 charities, welcomes Minister Allan Shatter TDs announcement of sixteen appointments to the Board of the Charities Regulatory Authority. 
 
Commenting on the announcement the Chief Executive of The Wheel, Deirdre Garvey, said: “Today marks an important milestone on the road to the full implementation of the Charities Act 2009, which will underpin public trust and confidence in the work of Ireland’s charities. We welcome Minister Shatter’s continued commitment to implementing the Act, and we look forward to working with the board of the Charities Regulatory Authority as it commences work on the register of charities and agrees the format of annual reporting by charities,” said Ms Garvey
 
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Deirdre Garvey, Chief Executive of The Wheel is available for interview/comment. Contact Gert Ackermann on Tel: 086 176 9287, (01) 454 8727 or email gert@wheel.ie.
  
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About The Wheel
The Wheel is a national organisation that represents and supports community, voluntary and charitable organisations in Ireland.  Founded in 1999, we currently have over 930 members across Ireland, reflecting the enormous scope and scale of this vibrant and diverse sector.  The Wheel exists to help change people’s lives for the better. We do this by helping non-profit organisations get things done, more efficiently and more effectively. The Wheel is registered charity (no. 13288) and a company limited by guarantee. See www.wheel.ie.
 
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