Who Are We
Founded in 1993, the Irish Property Owners’ Association is a non-profit organisation that seeks to protect and promote the interests of private residential property owners and encourage the supply of good quality accommodation and professional standards of property management.
• In an industry that is professional, one that provides decent quality properties and high standards of property management.
• That Property Owners should be recognised as legitimate businesses.
• In the implementation of reasonable and fair legislation, without imposing unreasonable burdens.
• In the fair and equal tax treatment of our members comparable to other service industries and businesses.
• That bad practice and lawlessness should not be tolerated.
• In a fair and truthful portrayal of the business in all media.
• That education and training improves standards
Who We Represent
The IPOA represent full-time and part-time Landlords, those with just a single letting to those with large property portfolios, no Property Owner is too big or too small. We provide support to new property owners and to those that are well established in the sector.
The IPOA is a national association, we represent Landlords throughout Ireland. The Association has headquarters in Dublin and has four regional committees operating in each province.
Dublin; Cork; Limerick & Galway; North East
The regions would welcome additional input. Any member who would like to get involved on a regional level should email Susan Clancy firstname.lastname@example.org
The IPOA is run by a eleven person committee, all of whom are property owners in the private rented sector. The committee meets bi-monthly, or more frequently if necessary, to discuss policy and planning requirements for the organisation.
|Stephen Faughnan – Chairperson|
|Bernard Shanley – Secretary|
|James Lavin – Treasurer|
|Jackie Dolan – Vice Chairman
Des Daly – Committee Member
Cathal Lawlor Committee Member
Mary Conway – Committee Member
|Tom Reilly – Committee Member|
|Tom Horan – Committee Member|
|Tom O’Brien – Committee Member|
|Brendan Allen – Committee Member|
Office and Staff – Meet the Team
The IPOA has a full-time administration staff which handles the day to day running of the association.
Margaret McCormick – Information Officer
Joining the IPOA in 2003, Margaret has developed a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the area of Residential Landlord and Tenant. Margaret is the main point of contact for members looking for information. She is responsible for the acquisition, supply and distribution of information within the association and to external stakeholders. Margaret ensures that information is easily accessible to IPOA members.
Margaret is also responsible for disseminating information to members of the press or other media representatives and oversees office administration.
Christina Duffy – Membership & Accounts
Christina joined the Association in January 2019, Christina provides quality customer service and efficient administrative support for the Association.
Christina’s key responsibilities include updating and maintaining the membership database; issuing member communications; management of subscriptions; processing dues payments and other banking and dealing with day to day member queries
Susan Clancy – Development Officer
Susan joined the IPOA in 2018. In conjunction with the IPOA Committee Susan is responsible for developing and implementing business plans for the achievement the Association’s growth.
Susan also participates in communication activities for the IPOA; including marketing website, sponsorships and advertisements and is tasked with building on the existing strong relationships with Industry, Government, Media and all stakeholders.
Susan is also responsible for the provision of an effective training and information programme for members.