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Welcome to Kelliher O’Shea, Chartered Accountants
Kelliher O’Shea, Chartered Accountants, is formerly the Castleisland practice of OCKT (O’Connor Kelliher & Treacy).
Today, financial transactions of large, medium and small enterprises are under a significantly higher degree of scrutiny by regulatory authorities.
We are capable of providing you with a comprehensive suite of accountancy, taxation and advisory services and solutions to meet your needs. Our partners have a wealth of experience that go beyond ensuring your compliance requirements are met by offering you real added value for your business.
The site is updated regularly with industry and practice news.
Christmas shopping set to peak on 23 December8th December 2023
Christmas shopping is set to peak on 23 December, new data from AIB shows. Its latest spend trend report shows that 2.8 million card transactions were carried out in shops on that date last year. That was up 84% on the average day in 2022. The busiest time for spending in store was between 12-1pmRead More...
Wind provided 37% of Ireland’s electricity in...8th December 2023
Wind provided 37% of Ireland’s electricity in November, new data shows. The latest report from Wind Energy Ireland reveals that November was the third highest month for wind energy generation this year. The report confirms that wind energy has supplied a third of the country’s electricity in the first 11 months of this year. “TheseRead More...
Gas demand sets new record for the month of...7th December 2023
The last three days of November saw exceptional levels of gas demand, new figures from Gas Networks Ireland show, amid a cold snap which saw a sharp increase in the demand for gas to heat homes and businesses. November 30 and the 28 respectively were the highest two November gas demand days ever recorded withRead More...
China says exports rise for first time in seven...7th December 2023
Chinese exports rose in November for the first time in seven months, officials said today, as the country navigates a troubled recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic. However, the reading compares with a low base from last year when authorities were still wedded to a zero-Covid policy that hammered output and business activity, while a surpriseRead More...
Around half of companies experienced a cyber...7th December 2023
Almost half of organisations in Ireland have encountered cyber incidents in the last three years, while one in five have suffered resulting financial loss, according to new research from Microsoft Ireland. The study found that while one-third of companies have experienced a data breach, only 14% have had to report an incident to the NationalRead More...
Irish savers missing out on up to €3.5 billion...6th December 2023
New research from price comparison website Bonkers.ie shows that Irish savers are collectively missing out on up to €3.5 billion in interest a year as they are slow to put their money into higher yielding savings accounts. Daragh Cassidy, Head of Communications at Bonkers.ie, is encouraging more Irish savers to move their money into higherRead More...
Highest level of new credit union lending in 14...6th December 2023
Credit unions affiliated with the Irish League of Credit Unions (ILCU) reported the highest level of new lending since 2009 in the last year, the latest results for the group show. In the 12 months to September, loan values were up by €555m. This brought the total ILCU loan book to €5.3 billion with muchRead More...
Corporation tax take in November up 27% on last...6th December 2023
Corporation taxes recovered strongly in the month of November, helping the Exchequer to deliver a surplus of €5.4 billion. Just over €6 billion was collected in corporation tax, an increase of €1.3bn – or 27% – on last year. For the past three months, corporation tax has come in lower than government forecasts. But inRead More...