Take a look at the different types of membership we offer, and call us on 01 541 3715 with any questions.

Full Member / Family Member

Costs €10 per person or €20 for a family of 3. This includes voting rights at our Annual General Meeting (AGM), access to trainings/workshops and events for free or at discounted rates for a 12 month period.*

Student / Volunteer / Unwaged Member

Costs €5 and you get all of the benefits of Full membership.

Associate Member

This is free of charge. There are no voting rights with this membership but you will have access to all of our support groups and open source information.

You can become a member quickly and easily by clicking the button below and completing the online form and payment. Alternatively, you can apply and pay for your membership by Cheque, Postal Order or Standing Order please download and print the Shine Membership Privacy Statement and Membership Form.


Data Protection:

Please refer to Shine’s Privacy Statement relating to your Data Protection rights.

If you need help with this or want more information on membership, give our Head Office a call at 01 541 3715 or send an email to

*Shine reserves the right to refuse membership without without giving specific reasons.

Guidelines for Shine Membership:

We ask you to pay your subscription when you join Shine. When renewing, please pay before 1 January for the next year.

We will accept membership payment for the current calendar year (1 Jan to 31 December) when you pay:

  • on or after the 1 October of the previous year, or
  • before the annual general meeting of the current year.

To run for election to the Board of Shine, you must be a fully paid-up member of Shine for at least 12 months before election.