The Irish Architectural Archive is an independent limited company with charitable status which collects and preserves the records of Irish architecture – from the earliest structures to contemporary buildings – and makes these freely available to all who wish to consult them.

The Archive is a non-contentious body which does not involve itself in the planning process or matters of conservation controversy.

The Archive is governed by a Chairman and Board of Directors.

Responsible for the day-to-day running of the Archive is the General Manager, Colum O’Riordan.

The Archive complies with The Governance Code for the Community, Voluntary and Charitable Sector in Ireland. A copy of the Archive’s Governance Code Principles Statement is available here.

The Archive has charitable status – CHY6240 – and is an approved body for tax relief on donations under of Section 848A Taxes Consolidation Act, 1997.

The Archive complies with the ICTR Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising.



by Colum O'Riordan

Christmas on the Square 2015

Christmas on the Square returns to Merrion Square on Saturday 28 November 2015. The Irish Architectural Archive welcomes back makers for the craft, gift and food market, which will take over the ground and first floor of No 45 from 10am to 5pm. Click here for more.