The Vegan Society of Ireland was formed in 2009 by a group of vegans concerned with the promotion of the vegan philosophy and lifestyle in Ireland.
Vegan Ireland is a nonprofit and voluntary organisation.
Their Mission Statement includes the following points:
- To offer support and information to people interested in veganism.
- To promote and increase awareness of veganism as a just, healthy and environmentally-beneficial lifestyle choice.
- To raise awareness of the rights violations and exploitation involved with the production of animal based products.
- To research information relevant to a vegan lifestyle and where appropriate to publish this information.