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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.
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Home price growth slows to 6.1% in January –16th March 2023
The pace of residential property price inflation slowed to an annual rate of 6.1% in January, compared to an annual rate of 7.7% in December, according to the latest Central Statistics Office figures. Today’s figures also show a marked increase in property sales by investors last year. The CSO said that home prices fell onRead More...
ECB expected to raise interest rates again today16th March 2023
The European Central Bank’s governing council is widely expected to raise interest rates by another half a percentage point today after its meeting in Frankfurt. The ECB’s move will come as the financial world continues to be rocked by turmoil in the banking sector in Europe and the United States. Today’s widely expected half pointRead More...
Irish banking sector ‘in good stead into the...16th March 2023
The level of capitalisation and liquidity in the Irish banking sector is very strong, the chief executive of the Irish Banking and Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) has said. Brian Hayes also said the supervisory and regulatory requirements in place put the entire banking sector here in good stead into the future. He was speaking asRead More...
EU publishes proposed changes to electricity...15th March 2023
The European Commission has proposed changes to Europe’s electricity market rules, to try to increase the use of fixed-price power contracts, shield consumers from price spikes and speed up the shift to renewable energy. The European Union said last year it would overhaul its electricity market after cuts to Russian gas supplies drove European powerRead More...
ECB likely to stick to big rate hike despite...15th March 2023
European Central Bank policymakers are still leaning towards a half-percentage-point rate hike tomorrow, despite turmoil in the banking sector, as they expect inflation will remain too high in coming years, a source told Reuters. Investors had begun to doubt the ECB’s commitment to another big rate hike this week after the collapse of Silicon ValleyRead More...
Consumers warned over pitfalls of online shopping15th March 2023
Irish online consumers can be led into over consumption, over indebtedness and may lose out on fair pricing and terms due to online e-commerce practices by some sellers, according to the European Consumer Centre Ireland. Last year Irish people were the third biggest online shoppers in Europe after the Netherlands and Denmark. The European ConsumerRead More...
Finance Ireland to increase fixed mortgage rates...14th March 2023
Non-bank lender, Finance Ireland, is increasing its fixed mortgage rates by up to 0.75%. The company said 5-year fixed rates will increase by 0.5%, while 3-year fixed rates will rise by 0.75%. The changes will take place from this Thursday. But the lender said that customers who have a loan offer by then will haveRead More...
MEPs to vote on minimum energy standards for...14th March 2023
MEPs will vote later today on proposals to set minimum energy standards for buildings across the EU. Among the changes, the heating and cooling of new buildings will have to result in zero emissions from 2028 onwards. The energy rating of existing residential buildings will have to meet a minimum E rating by 2030 andRead More...