Finalists announced for Published Accounts Awards 2017

Nov 03, 2017

Chartered Accountants Ireland Leinster Society has announced the shortlist for its Published Accounts Awards for 2017. The Awards, now in their 40th year, are sponsored by the Irish Stock Exchange (ISE) and reward companies for excellence in financial reporting in Ireland.

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This year’s shortlist includes a total of 25 public and private companies, including not-for-profit organisations.

The winners will be announced at a special gala evening event, taking place in The Shelbourne Hotel on Friday, 24 November 2017 with Neil Delamere as MC.

Finalists for the 40th Published Accounts Awards 2017

Large Companies - Main Securities Market

  • Bank of Ireland Group plc
  • CRH plc
  • Glanbia plc
  • Kerry Group plc
  • Kingspan Group plc

Small/Medium Sized Companies - Main Securities Market

  • Dalata Hotel Group plc
  • Datalex plc
  • IFG Group plc
  • Irish Continental Group plc
  • Kenmare Resources plc

Irish Companies listed on a Foreign Market

  • DCC plc
  • Greencore Group plc
  • UDG Healthcare plc

Enterprise Securities Market Companies

  • Malin Corporation plc
  • Origin Enterprises plc
  • Total Produce plc

Statutory Unquoted Large Entities

  • daa plc
  • ESB
  • IPUT plc

Large Not-For-Profit

  • Central Remedial Clinic clg
  • Clúid Housing Association
  • Gorta Self Help Africa

Small/Medium Sized Not-For-Profit

  • Aidlink
  • IE Domain Registry clg
  • The Care Trust dac

In addition to the category awards, there are four other awards, consisting of an Overall Winner’s Award from across all categories, a Social Responsibility Reporting Award; a Branding, Communication & Marketing Award and a new award for Best Digital Reporting sponsored by Investis.

Oliver Holt, Chairman, Chartered Accountants Ireland - Leinster Society said: “The Published Accounts Awards stand out as the most prestigious and long standing business awards in the country.  By celebrating excellence in annual reports the awards have provided welcome encouragement to companies to constantly improve their financial reporting over the last 40 years”

Orla O’Gorman, Head of Equity, Irish Stock Exchange said: “We are proud of our long association with the Published Accounts Awards. We are also delighted to see the addition of a Best Digital Reporting Award in 2017, recognising the importance of delivering excellent digital communications that support and enhance the usability of a company’s annual report.” 

Media Contact

Chartered Accountant Ireland – Leinster Society
Bryan Rankin
Marketing Manager, Chartered Accountants Ireland
T: (353) 01 637 7268

Irish Stock Exchange
Ailish Byrne
Head of Public Affairs and Communications
T: (353) 01 617 4266

Note to Editors:

Chartered Accountants Leinster Society is a district society of Chartered Accountants Ireland, representing 12,500 Chartered Accountants throughout Leinster. Chartered Accountants Ireland is the largest, longest established and fastest growing professional accountancy body in Ireland with over 25,500 members in 93 countries around the globe.  

The Irish Stock Exchange is a world-leading gateway exchange for global issuers providing access to European and North American investors with >36,000 securities from 85 countries listed on its markets. It enables companies to raise capital from international investors utilising a world class trading infrastructure, complementary listing regimes and a diverse trading membership network. The ISE also provides trading in Irish government securities, an executive leadership programme IPOready for companies looking to access public markets, publishes and distributes data and announcements, and provides LEI and ISIN code services.

Event details:

Chartered Accountants Ireland Leinster Society presents The Published Accounts Awards 2017 Gala dinner on Friday 24 November 2017 in The Shelbourne Hotel, 7pm for 7:30pm.
M.C. is well known comedian and radio broadcaster, Neil Delamare
Live music from A Few Good Men – a high-energy four-piece band offering a repertoire of popular hits from the 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s.
Tickets are €85 per person, individual tickets and tables are available.
To book or for more information please contact or call 01-6377218/9
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