Galway Community Circus is a company limited by guarantee (CLG) and a registered charity (20064747) governed by a voluntary Board of Directors.

We confirm that our organisation complies with The Governance Code for the Community, Voluntary and Charitable Sector in Ireland.

Galway Community Circus Governance Code  - available to view here

Galway Community Circus Constitution  - available to view here

We are committed to comply with the charity SORP and the principles of good fundraising.

Senior staff salaries are as follows: Band: €40,000-€50,000 Number of employees: 1 Band: €30,000-€40,000 Number of employees: 1

The organisation keeps detailed books and records of accounts and maintains strict financial controls. We comply with the Arts Council’s recommended guidelines for financial reporting. The organisation is transparent in its audited financial statements, with the most recent statements available here:

Audited Accounts 2017 view 2017 accounts here.

Audited Accounts 2016 view 2016 accounts here.

Audited Accounts 2015 view 2015 accounts here

Annual Reports:

Annual Report 2016 view 2016 annual report here.

Annual Report 2017 - available to view soon

Galway Community Circus Board of Directors

Reg Gordon (Chair): Appointed to the Board in 2015

Pauline O’Reilly: Appointed to the Board in 2017

Tracy Lohan: Appointed to the Board in 2017

Cathy Coote: Appointed to the Board in 2018

Ian MacLochlainn: Appointed to the Board in 2015

John Jordan: Appointed to the Board in 2018


Galway Community Circus Policies and Procedures 2018 - available to view soon.

The welfare of all children and young people attending our classes and events is paramount. Our aim is to ensure that all participants and audience members enjoy their experience with us and are safe from harm at all times. All tutors, staff, artists and volunteers attend training and are brought through our Child Safety Statement.

Child Protection Policy available to view here.

Health and Safety Policy available to view here

Please direct queries about Galway Community Circus policies and procedures to Ulla Hokkanen, Executive Creative Director and Amelie Bal, Head of Education (Child Protection Officers) via or 085 1117224.



Supported by


C/o St Joseph's Community Centre,
Ashe Road, Shantalla, Galway
+353 85 111 7224
Charity number 17420
Company registration number 453185