Irish Federation of Astronomical Societies

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The Irish Federation of Astronomical Societies (IFAS) is an umbrella group comprising most of the National and Regional Astronomical Societies on the Island of Ireland.

History[edit]

IFAS was formed in October 1999 to provide an umbrella organisation for mutual benefit and co-operation for almost all Irish astronomical clubs and societies on the Island of Ireland, north and south.

Since its inception it has formed an on-line community for astronomers though its portal.

Structure[edit]

The federation council is made up of 2 members from each club/society, regardless of the size of the society. Out of the council, a Chairman, vice Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer are elected annually.

The IFAS Constitution details the running of IFAS.

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Member Clubs[edit]

According to the IFAS constitution, membership is open to any astronomical clubs or societies on the island of Ireland "which are governed by a democratically elected council or committee".[1]

The current members are:

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