About us

Chartered Accountants Ireland (The Institute) is a membership body representing 25,000 influential members throughout the globe. Our role is to educate, represent and support our members. Our members work in senior positions in practice and industry. We are committed to restoring confidence at every level of the economy. We work with governments and businesses to raise awareness of the importance of sound financial advice.

Chartered Accountants Ireland was established as the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland by Royal Charter in 1888. Its activities and those of its members are governed by its Bye-Laws and by Rules relating to professional and ethical conduct. These provisions are contained in the Handbook which is available to all members.

Chartered Accountants Ireland is governed by a Council and it is responsible for determining policy and monitoring its implementation. Council is lead by the Officer Group and supported by the Management Team and staff. A number of committees with voluntary member involvement also play a key role.

Chartered Accountants Ireland publishes Annual Reports.

We value your privacy and Data Protection rights. Our Data Protection Policy outlines our policy to help ensure that we comply with the Data Protection Acts.

The Access Request Form and Access Request Policy are also available online.

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