Membership of An Taisce

If you prefer to post in our membership form, download it here and pay by direct debit, cheque, postal order, credit card and post to Tailors' Hall, Back Lane, Dublin 8.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Will my An Taisce membership card get me into other heritage properties in Ireland and abroad?: An Taisce is a member of the International National Trusts Organisation. Heritage properties in Ireland and abroad may offer concessions to An Taisce members on a case-by-case basis. Members should enquire at the admissions desk of the property.
  • I'm coming to visit Ireland soon. What heritage properties can I visit?: All An Taisce Properties are free to visit. You might also be interested in the National Trust for England Wales and Northern Ireland properties in Northern Ireland. Finally, the Irish Government's properties are at They do a card which covers them all at discounted price. Best of luck with your holiday!
  • Can I purchase gift membership for somebody else? Our systems do not currently allow for the processing of gift memberships. We are hoping to include this in the new system we are developing.

About membership

  • We are a membership-based charity featuring like-minded volunteers, local associations and committees. You can be as involved as you choose.
  • Bring your skills, your experience and share our 60+ years of know-how about environmental protection.
  • Know that we will put your membership fees to work in practical ways to protect our beautiful country, and cherish its natural and built heritage.
  • Protect some of the jewels in Ireland’s crown by helping to care for some 10,500 acres of wonderful and unique landscape along with some 45 historic structures in 10 counties.
  • Join our voice in the important debates about the future of the country.
  • Advocate for sustainable development, climate security, food security, energy security and water security and against biodiversity loss.
  • Promote environmental protection and responsible development through our world-class education programmes, through advocacy, campaigning and through our policy work.


  • Regular eZine and communications about our work and topics of interest.
  • Annual high quality magazine focusing in depth on an environmental issue of national interest.
  • The opportunity to take part in local events at a reduced rate through our network of local associations.
  • Free admission to the properties that An Taisce manages. Reduced entry and other benefits at many heritage properties, gardens and attractions around Ireland.
  • Membership of a charity whose views on the environment of Ireland are heard and respected.
  • A source of advice about wildlife, planning, heritage and energy issues.