The Irish Accountancy Awards were last night.

Irish Accountancy Awards Results

The Irish Accountancy Awards is an annual event recognising and celebrating excellence in the accountancy profession in Ireland. And, as were finalists for an award in Excellence in Education & Training, we were excited to go.

Attending the awards on behalf of was Director Cathal McNamara, Cenit Group Managing Director Vaeni MacDonnell as well as lecturers, Tena Sheil and Colm Foley.

Irish Accountancy Awards Results


All had a great time at the event with many industry personnel in attendance as well. We were honoured to be considered for an award alongside them.

Unfortunately, the award didn’t go to Instead, to our colleagues at Maynooth University. It’s a well deserved win and they deserve the recognition for their hard work. were still humbled to be considered to make it as a finalist.


Other winners include:

Start-up Practice of the Year – TaxBright Accountants & Business Advisors

Small Practice of the Year – Accountant Online

Medium Practice of the Year – Baker Tilly Hughes Blake

Large Practice of the Year and Practice of the Year – PKF-FPM Accountants

CSR Initiative of the Year – The Kenyan Child Foundation (John McCarrick & Associates

Accountant of the Year – Alison Ritchie (Polar Ice)

Employer of the Year – IFAC Accountants

Best Use of Technology in Accountancy & Finance – EasyDebit (FEXCO)

Tax Team of the Year – Kilbride Consulting Tax Partners

Advisory Team of the Year – Fitzgerald Power

Finance Team of the Year – Nissan Ireland

Finance Director of the Year – Shane McGibney (Kerry Group)

Young Accountant of the Year – Richie Patton (OASIS Group)

Part-Qualified Accountant of the Year – Zoë McBride (Heritage Administration Services)

Congratulations everyone! They were all well deserved.

Once the awards were all handed out, we retired to the ballroom for a Casino fundraiser in aid of Focus Ireland. The consolation been that the more we lost, the more the charity benefitted

Ballroom Casino, raising money for Focus Ireland

Thank you once again to the Irish Accountancy Awards, for hosting a great night.