TEAR is a single identity organisation, and will remain non-political in its agenda and non-sectarian in its practice. The principles and objectives for which TEAR is established are:

  • To help and support the direct victims of terrorist violence, in any way possible

  • To establish and maintain a means of contact and mutual support between those who are direct victims of terrorist violence.

  • To organise social events and meetings, in the interest of social welfare for recreational or other leisure time occupation, with the objective of improving the condition of life for the members. 

  • To receive and administer grants, gifts and funding made available to TEAR for its aforesaid objectives, provided that the Group may not engage in any form of permanent trading