ABOUT US

MISSION STATEMENT

 

Monksgrange Archives are enhanced by ensuring the preservation and long term care of its collections by increasing access,  widening its audience , overcoming barriers and building relationships with the wider community.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monksgrange Archives: some of the archival boxes and filing cabinets

 

 

 

 

 

The trust was established in 1968 with the objective of advancing education. An annual Memorial lecture is funded by the Trust which is a registered charity with tax exemption status and is a non profit organisation. Continuing fundraising and grant aid is used to support conservation and storage of Monksgrange Archives which are in the ownership of the Trust - RCY20009526 CHY5872

 

 

 

 

PEOPLE

 

Oversight of the administration, maintenance and work of the Archives is maintained by an Advisory Committee which reports to the Trustees of EROT. Current members are G. Doran (Archivist - Wexford County Council) J. Glynn (Enniscorthy Library) M. Seebach (Youthwork Ireland) and J. Hill (Archives manager).

PROJECTS

 

Monksgrange Archives has a working relationship with the Centre for the Study of Historic Irish Houses and Estates, Dept. of History, National University of Ireland, Maynooth. Research projects will be established by the University. On going projects include conservation/preservation and digitisation of archived material.

 

 

ANNUAL REPORT (sponsor sought for annual accountancy costs; please contact us. Your name can be displayed)

 

The annual financial report of the Trust is reproduced below.

Edward Richards-Orpen Memorial Trust Balance Sheet as at 31 December 2020

 

FIXED ASSETS:

Monksgrange Archives €10961

 

CURRENT ASSETS:

Cash at bank €4985

Creditors €0

Total assets less liabilities €15946

 

INCOME AND EXPENDITURE ACCOUNT 2020

 

INCOME:

Donations €5408

Friends subscriptions €55

Resource income €600

Sale of goods €990

Total €7053

 

EXPENDITURE:

Lecture fee €250

Photographic prints €0

Website €337

Books €1560

Conservation €1230

Office €599

Archivist fees €600

​​TOTAL €4576

Profit (loss) €2477

Asset acquisition €1750

Gross profit €4227

EDWARD RICHARDS-ORPEN MEMORIAL TRUST (EROT)