Code of Governance


Rough Magic is compliant with all relevant statutory and regulatory requirements and adheres to best business practice in all its operations. The organisation is committed to the implementation of good governance and is fully compliant with the Charities Governance Code.

Rough Magic is committed to compliance with the Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising developed by the Irish Charities Tax Reform Group (ICTR). Rough Magic observes its Child Safety Policy, the Irish Theatre Institute’s Dignity In the Workplace Policy and its Board approved Diversity Policy and Equal Opportunities Policy.


In 2022 Rough Magic approved a new three year Strategy Plan which is available to read here: Rough Magic Strategy 2023-2025.

Senior Staff Remuneration

Rough Magic can confirm no staff member earns a salary over €50,000.

Articles and Memorandum of Understanding

The organisation operates in accordance with its Memorandum of Articles and Association.

Financial Records

Rough Magic keeps detailed and up to date financial records and is transparent in its audited financial statements. The most recent statement of the audited accounts  (1 January 2022 – 31 December 2022) prepared by our auditors Byrne Moreau Connell is available to view here: Rough Magic Audited Accounts 2022

List of Members

Rough Magic’s membership comprises current Board members and the following founder members from the company formation in 1987: Arthur Riordan.

Gender Equality Policy

Our 2021 Gender Equality Policy outlines the company’s commitments to gender equality. The policy contains figures outlining the gender-balance of Rough Magic productions’ creative and technical teams, staff members, and board members since 2016.

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