RDS Membership and our Work
The RDS was set up in 1731 to improve the economic wellbeing of Ireland, something we continue to do today.
We have a portfolio of 15 projects with the aim of ensuring that the coming generations can achieve their potential in the arts, agriculture, enterprise, equestrianism and science.
Become a Member of the RDS
By becoming a Member of the RDS you are supporting and contributing to our projects but Membership of the RDS brings many benefits for you as well, including:
Access to our elegant Members’ Club (just off the Merrion Road)
Excellent food and full bar
Business facilities & meeting rooms
Use of the unique RDS Library and Archives
Pre-match hospitality prior to all Leinster rugby matches
Complimentary entry to the Dublin Horse Show
Use of reciprocal clubs worldwide
Access to the RDS Economic Vision 2030 Lecture Series
Access to the RDS Library Speaker Series
Complimentary parking available (restrictions apply)
Take a Tour and Find out more
Please contact us for a tour of the Members’ Club and further information about our work or email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: 01-240 7296
Give the Gift of RDS Membership
The perfect gift for friends, business colleagues or clients.
Your Gift of Membership will be beautifully packaged in an embossed envelope, guaranteed to delight the receiver.
By giving the Gift of RDS Membership, you’ll also be benefitting Ireland. Since our foundation in 1731 we’ve been helping drive cultural and economic progress and that work continues today. In the arts, science, agriculture, equestrianism and enterprise, the RDS has helped foster some of Ireland’s leading talent.