The Association for Church Archives of Ireland will hold their AGM in the Margaret Aylward Centre, Glasnevin Hill, Dublin 9 on Saturday, 9th May 2015.

Theme: Policies  

10.30amArrival & registration (light refreshments will be served)
11.15amBusiness Meeting:

  • Elections – all of the committee are happy to stay on for another term of office as per the constitution.  However, if any member wishes to put their name forward for a position on the committee, an election can be held.  Please forward your names to Brian Kirby by 1 May.
  • Annual Reports from the Secretary and Treasurer
  • Website
  • ‘The future of Church archives’ – seminar

12.00pmDr. Elizabeth Mullins, School of History & Archives, UCD

       Creating a policy framework for an archives service: some key considerations.

1.00pm – Lunch (soup and sandwiches)

2.00pm – Damien Burke, Irish Jesuit Archives

Policies in the Irish Jesuit Archives: the proof is in the implementation.

Vera Orschel, Sisters of St. Louis Archives

 Old Fashioned? The Jesuit project of a commemorative calendar and a fulltext publication.

3.30pm – Open Forum & Closing Prayer


AGM Fee: €20 (covers the cost of room hire & catering)

Annual Membership Fee payable on the day: €20.
Please send cheques in advance of the AGM, payable to the ACAI and sent to Clare Brophy, Provincial Archivist, Franciscan Friary, Merchant’s Quay, Dublin 8.  (Those who wish to pay on the day may do so in cash or by cheque).

New members are always welcome.

Members and other interested parties should confirm their attendance at the AGM by e-mail at:

Please see this document for more information: Notification ACAI AGM – 9 May 2015