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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.
War games bring hackers in from cold as...16th November 2017
A major shipping company is under attack. With help from a corrupt executive, an international hacking syndicate called Scorpius, has penetrated the computer networks of Fast Freight Ltd. The hackers have taken control of servers and compromised the systems that control Fast Freight’s vessels and its portside machinery. The company’s cybersecurity consultants have 48 hours […]Read More...
Job vacancies for professionals jump 9pc in...16th November 2017
The number of professional job vacancies in Ireland rose by 9pc month-on-month in October, in what was a record month in terms of jobs announcements, a new study has found. However, the number of professional job vacancies dropped by 2pc in October compared to the same month in 2016, according to the Morgan McKinley Ireland […]Read More...
More difficult to buy a home now than in the16th November 2017
With rents above boom-time levels, and prices quickly playing catch-up, housing affordability has become a real issue over recent years. But is it more difficult for a young couple today to buy a home, compared with their parents’ generation? A useful paper from the Nevin Economic Research Institute (NERI) suggests it is. Using data on […]Read More...
Revealed: How many new homes are sold each month...16th November 2017
Just over 450 new homes are being sold every month as the lack of supply fuels price hikes. An analysis of figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) shows that since the beginning of 2015, just over 15,000 new homes have traded hands – despite Department of Housing new-home completion figures suggesting the number should […]Read More...
Public servants escape new pension rules16th November 2017
Public servants are escaping new pension rules that delay the payment of the State pension. The State contributory pension is now only paid from the age of 66, meaning that thousands of people who are compelled to leave work at the age of 65 have to claim Jobseekers’ Benefit – getting almost €50 a week […]Read More...
Sale of household goods soar despite housing...13th November 2017
Spending on household goods is up 12.7pc this year, as people’s disposable income continues to rise. The volume of retail sales, which represents real growth, has grown rapidly since 2014, and is now well ahead of the last peak in 2007, according to the findings of the latest Consumer Market Monitor (CMM). However, while the […]Read More...
Making time for marketing crucial for business...10th November 2017
Q I run a beauty salon in a small regional town. We are not great at marketing and our sales can only be described as modest. Are there any tips you could give us? You are correct to link your lack of marketing and the sales performance. In my experience, businesses that trade well are […]Read More...
Accounting software specialist doing it by the...10th November 2017
While certain sectors of business have been radically altered over time, others have changed mostly in how they are conducted. For many years Michael Gilmartin and his partner supplied everything a law firm or barrister would need to run their business. Their two shops – one in Cork and one in Dublin – had everything […]Read More...