All-Ireland Pollinator Plan 2015-2020 Partners

At the time of its original publication in September 2015, 68 governmental and non-governmental organisations from the North and South agreed to support the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan. Responsibility for delivering the 81 actions within the Plan was shared between these original partners. Across the following five year, many other organisations also agreed to help.

Implementation of the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan 2015-2020 was coordinated by the National Biodiversity Data Centre. The Project Officer position was funded by The Heritage Council and Bord Bía from 2016 to 2019. In 2020, the Project Officer position was funded by SuperValu.

All of the AIPP 2015-2020 partners are listed below. Those who joined after the Pollinator Plan’s launch in September 2015 are indicated by an asterisk.

Government Departments

  • Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht (RoI)
  • Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (RoI)
  • Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (NI)

National level organisations/bodies

  • National Biodiversity Data Centre
  • Heritage Council
  • Bord Bía
  • Agri Food and Biosciences Institute (NI)
  • Centre for Environmental Data and Recording NI (CEDaR)
  • Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM)
  • Council for Nature Conservation and the Countryside (CNCC)
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Fáilte Ireland
  • Irish Organic Association
  • Irish Rural Link*
  • Irish Soft Fruit Growers Association
  • Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful
  • Marine Institute*
  • National Botanic Gardens
  • National Federation of Group Water Schemes*
  • National Parks & Wildlife Service (NPWS)
  • NI Environment Link
  • Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA)
  • Northern Ireland Water*
  • OPW
  • Organic Trust
  • Teagasc
  • Tidy Towns
  • Tree Council of Ireland*
  • Ulster Farmers’ Union
  • Ulster in Bloom
  • Waterways Ireland


  • Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council
  • Ards and North Down Borough Council
  • Clare County Council
  • Cork City Council
  • Derry City & Strabane District Council
  • Donegal County Council
  • Dublin City Council
  • Dun Laoghaoire Rathdown County Council
  • Fingal County Council
  • Galway City Council
  • Kerry County Council
  • Kilkenny County Council
  • Limerick County Council
  • Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council
  • Mayo County Council
  • Meath County Council
  • Monaghan County Council
  • Offaly County Council
  • South Dublin County Council
  • Tipperary County Council
  • Waterford City & County Council
  • Westmeath County Council
  • Wexford County Council
  • Wicklow County Council

Transport Authorities

  • Iranród Éireann
  • Translink
  • Transport Infrastructure Ireland
  • Transport NI


  • Airfield Estate*
  • An Taisce
  • ARENA Network, Business in the Community NI
  • Belfast Hills Partnership
  • BirdWatch Ireland
  • Botanical Society of Britain & Ireland*
  • Buglife*
  • Bumblebee Conservation Trust (UK)
  • Burrenbeo Trust
  • Business in the Community Ireland
  • Butterfly Conservation
  • Butterfly Conservation NI
  • Community Gardens Ireland
  • Friends of the Earth Ireland
  • Friends of the Earth Northern Ireland
  • Green Sod Ireland*
  • Grow it Yourself (GIY)
  • Hedge Laying Association of Ireland
  • Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC)
  • Irish Seed Savers*
  • Irish Wildlife Trust
  • Kilkenny Civic Trust*
  • Learning Through Landscapes UK (Polli:Nation)
  • Limerick’s Buzzing
  • National Trust
  • RSPB
  • Seal Rescue Ireland*
  • Scouting Ireland*
  • The Causeway Coast & Glens Heritage Trust*
  • True Harvest Seeds
  • Ulster Wildlife
  • Wexford Naturalists’ Field Club*
  • Woodlands of Ireland

Beekeeping Associations

  • Federation of Irish Beekeepers’ Associations
  • Institute of Northern Ireland Beekeepers (INIB)
  • Native Irish Honeybee Society
  • Ulster Beekeepers Association
  • Irish Beekeepers Association CLG*

Leader Companies

  • Ballyhoura Development Ltd
  • Mayo North East*
  • South and East Cork Area Development (SECAD)

Community Groups

  • Annascaul Adventures*
  • GLAN Tralee*
  • Wexford Environmental Network*
  • Individual Tidy Towns groups still to be listed*

Academic Institutions

  • Athlone Institute of Technology*
  • College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise, NI (CAFRE)
  • Dublin City University*
  • Kildalton College, Teagasc
  • Maynooth University*
  • NUI Galway*
  • Open Air Laboratories (OPAL) UK
  • Trinity College Dublin
  • University College Dublin*
  • University of Limerick *
  • Waterford Institute of Technology*

Semi-state companies

  • Bord Na Mona
  • Gas Networks Ireland*


  • British Embassy Dublin* 
  • Department of Business, Enterprise & Innovation, Carlow*
  • Representative Church Body, Church of Ireland House*
  • Circle of Life garden (national organ donor commemorative garden)*
  • Host in Ireland*


Click on this link to see a full list of the current Business Supporters of the Plan