About Us FAQs Is An Taisce affiliated with any political party/parties? Our members are of all ages and come from all walks of life. The one thing we have in common is our concern for the environment and a shared passion to protect nature and our natural and built heritage. In accordance with the guidance note (Feb 2018) issued by the Charities Regulator under section 14 of the Charities Act 2009, An Taisce has a charitable purpose only. An Taisce engages in political activities or promotes a political cause only where that relates directly to the advancement of our charitable purpose. It does not endorse any political party or candidate.