The Association was established in 1979 to promote excellence in funeral directing and to foster cooperation between members to enable them to provide a better service to their clients. IAFD members conduct 80% of funerals on the island of Ireland. The Association is consulted by government, local authorities, media, interest groups and the general public on matters relevant to funerals. The IAFD has an established Code of Practice which must be adhered by all of it's members.
John Foley (President) Mary Cunniffe (1st Vice President)
Edwina Fitzgerald (Hon. Secretary) Dermot McCarthy (Hon. Treasurer)
Robert Fanagan (Membership & Excellence Committee Chair)
Colm Kieran (PRO & Communications Committee Chair)
Gerard Clarke (Immediate Past President) Michael Crowley Andre Thompson