About Annaghdown Parish Council
The area where Annaghdown Parish Council functions is contained within four electoral districts, Annaghdown, Eanach Dhúin, Liscananaun, and Killower. The entire population of Annaghdown and Eanach Dhúin reside in the area while local knowledge would suggest that approximately 90% of the population of the Liscananaun and 25% of the Killower reside within the parish area.
OBJECTIVES OF ANNAGHDOWN PARISH COUNCIL
The main object for which Annaghdown Parish Council is established, is to represent the best interests of the local population, through assisting with the organisation and delivery of such environmental, pastoral, social and structural services as are required in the area at any given time. See Full Origin and Early Activity of Annaghdown Parish Council document.
MEMBERSHIP OF ANNAGHDOWN PARISH COUNCIL
Membership of Annaghdown Parish Council is open to all people, resident for the time-being, in its area.
Annaghdown Parish Council Limited was registered as a Company Limited by Guarantee Not Having a Share Capital on April 5 2007, for the purpose of advancing the objectives of the Annaghdown Parish Council. Limited company status provides a detailed structure for the management of the company’s resources and affords protection from personal liability for its directors provided decisions taken by the Parish Council comply with the company’s Memorandum and Articles of Association. See Full Memorandum and Articles of Association
Relationship between the Limited Company and Annaghdown Parish Council
Any person resident in the Parish Council area has the right to attend and be heard at meetings of Annaghdown Parish Council. However all decisions taken by the Parish Council, must comply fully with the Memorandum and Articles of Association of Annaghdown Parish Council Limited, which dictate both how decisions must be made and resources managed. See Constitution of Annaghdown Parish Council
Annaghdown Parish Council is registered for tax purposes with the Revenue Commissioners and has been granted Tax Exemption on the basis of its Charitable Status.