What is a partnership branch?
A Partnership branch is an Irish language group with their own legal status that still wishes to be a part of Conradh na Gaeilge (for example a Gaeltacht cooperative, Irish language groups with their own company status, etc.)
What is needed to register a Partnership Branch?
These types of groups will now be able to register as a Partnership branch and take part in the organisation, for example by submitting a motion to the Ard-Fheis (except Constitutional motions), electing people on to the business committee, attending organisational event etc. The Partnership branch will still follow their own governance responsibilities as a company or otherwise, not under Conradh na Gaeilge’s governance status of a trust.
What are the benefits of registering as a Partnership Branch?
The organization is owned by the Branches and Individual Members and operates on the motions promoted by the members. As a partnership branch, you will be able to promote the needs of the community in which you work and add them to the agenda of Conradh na Gaeilge.
The voice of your community will be heard as we represent the Irish language and Gaeltacht community (with Government Ministers, officials in the various Government Departments, the private sector as a whole, etc.).
How to register
You can register / re-register your branch online by filling out THIS form. Credit card and direct deposit are both accepted as payment methods.
Fill out the registration form and send it to Conradh na Gaeilge head office along with the appropriate registration fee (€50 for one year, €150 for 3 years and €250 for 5 years).
*We must have received the form and the fee at least 10 weeks before the 2023 Ard-Fheis to allow you to vote.*
*It is highly important that the Ard-Oifig have the most up to date details of your branch to ensure regular correspondence between branches and the Ard-Oifig.