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Pat Carroll & Company is authorised by the Institute of Chartered Accountant in Ireland to carry out investment advice and to carry out audit work in Ireland, Northern Ireland and Great Britain. We can help to reduce your time on administration.
This, in turn allows you to concentrate on your key business objectives, run your business, increase sales and meet your customers objectives. Let us take the ‘hassle factor’ out of your accounting and book-keeping. At Pat Carroll & Company we offer a substantial accounts service for sole traders, partnership and limited liability companies. Read more..
US was country’s biggest export market in 201811th December 2019
New figures from the Central Statistics Office show that Ireland exported a total €141 billion of goods in 2018 and imported €92 billion worth of goods. The country exported over €39 billion of goods to the US in 2018 – its largest export market. It also imported €17 billion from the US last year. The […]Read More...
US trade offensive takes out WTO as global11th December 2019
US disruption of the global economic order has reached a major milestone as the World Trade Organization (WTO) loses its ability to intervene in trade wars. This threatens the future of the Geneva-based body. Two years after starting to block appointments, the US will finally paralyse the WTO’s Appellate Body, which acts as the supreme court […]Read More...
34,000 new homes needed every year for next...11th December 2019
A study from the Central Bank has found that 34,000 new dwellings will be needed each year for the next decade to keep up with demand. The demand for housing comes from a natural increase in the population and more people coming to live in the country. At the peak of the boom in […]Read More...
Housing construction activity sees first slowdown...10th December 2019
Activity in the construction sector declined for the third month in a row, the latest Purchasing Managers’ Index from Ulster Bank shows. Ulster Bank’s Construction PMI showed a reading of 48.2 in November, up from 46.2 in October. Any figure under 50 signals contraction in the industry. The November slowdown included a decline in activity […]Read More...
New car sales speed up by 1.8% in November –10th December 2019
The number of new private cars licensed for the first time rose by 1.8% in November, new figures from the Central Statistics Office show. The CSO said that a total of 1,676 new private cars were licensed for the first time, up from 1,647 the same month last year. Meanwhile, a total of 9,874 used […]Read More...
NTMA says it will borrow less next year10th December 2019
The National Treasury Management Agency said it plans to borrow between €10 billion and €14 billion in 2020, down from a target range of €14-18 billion last year. The NTMA said a pre-funding strategy had given it a projected cash balance in excess of €15 billion. It said this gives it “significant flexibility” entering 2020 […]Read More...
Euro zone growth curbed by trade, retail sales...9th December 2019
The euro zone economy grew at a modest pace in the third quarter with a negative impact from trade, while retail sales fell at their sharpest rate this year in October, data showed today. Gross domestic product (GDP) in the euro zone was up 0.2% in the three months from July to September. This was the […]Read More...
Republic likely to be in firing line as EU to...9th December 2019
A group of European Union countries is calling for the bloc to cast a wider net when listing tax havens and to consider imposing stricter sanctions for countries facilitating tax avoidance, according to an EU document and an EU official. The move is likely to spark some fear in Government circles. The document, prepared by the Danish […]Read More...