All concerns received by the Charities Regulator will be dealt with in confidence, subject to any legal duty of disclosure


We welcome information about charities which may indicate non-compliance with the Charities Acts.  Under Part IV of the Charities Act, 2009 the Regulator has the power to conduct statutory investigations into any organisation believed to be non-compliant with the Charities Acts.  If serious risk is identified, the Regulator may decide to take appropriate action in relation to that charity. 


Please note, where an issue is raised regarding a charity, the principal focus of the Charities Regulator is on whether or not there has been a breach of charity law.

For example:


We usually cannot deal with the following:


It is for us as the Charities Regulator to decide what is in the public interest to pursue; we do not act on behalf of individuals or organisations that bring concerns to us.  Also, we do not comment or give updates on inquiries while they are ongoing, as this could prejudice the organisation or our work. 


How to raise a concern about a charity:


Phone: 01-633 1550

Write: Concerns About Charities, Charities Regulator, 3 Georges Dock, IFSC, Dublin 1, D01 X5X0.