About Leinster Society

The 2017/2018 Leinster Society committee comprises of twelve elected members representing a mix of Chartered Accountants from industry and practice. Additionally, the monthly meetings are attended by the Leinster Society manager, executive, our secretary, two CASSD representatives and a Young Professional's representative.

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Santa was on site in the Clayton Hotel with some helpers to check all was in place for the Leinster Society 90th Christmas Lunch, Ireland’s biggest networking lunch! The event, in aid of the Fr. Peter McVerry Trust, will take place on the 14the December from 12.30pm, with very special guest Jason Byrne! Join us from 12.30pm for a prosecco reception with music from the Dublin Gospel Choir and some magic with Shane Black, before taking your seat for a delicious lunch and entertainment from the one and only Jason Byrne. With some excellent prizes to be won, good food and networking, kick off your Christmas in style with the Leinster Society! Last chance to book – email leinstersociety@charteredaccountants.ie Pictured from left: Sandeep Shrestha, Confirmation, Director of Sales – UK, Ireland, Nordics  Lisa Holt,  Managing Director, Cpl Finance & Technology Lorna Larkin, Chairman Chartered Accountants Leinster Society John Nugent, Head of Premier & Private, Bank of Ireland Retail Ireland Jonathan Foster, Confirmation, Regional Account Manager – UK Santa AKA Stephen Molloy Commercial Sponsorship Manager, Chartered Accountants Ireland   

Dec 06, 2018

CRH plc has been announced as the Overall Winner of this year’s Chartered Accountants Leinster Society Published Accounts Awards, in addition to winning the ‘Large Companies – Main Securities Market’ Award category.  Now in its 41st year, the awards, which are sponsored by Euronext (formerly the Irish Stock Exchange) took place at a special gala evening event on Thursday 8 November 2018, attended by over 300 business professionals in The Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin. A total of 27 public and private companies, including not-for-profit organisations competed as finalists across eleven distinct award categories.  Among the category winners were IFG Group plc, which took the award for Small/Medium Quoted Companies and DCC plc, which won the ‘Irish Companies listed on a Foreign Market’ Award for the fourth consecutive year. In the ‘Enterprise Securities Market’ category, Total Produce plc claimed first place. ESB maintained its remarkable track record, winning the ‘Statutory Unquoted Large Entities’ Award for the eighth time.  In the ‘Not-For-Profit’ Award categories, Concern and Aidlink came out on top among the various finalists. Best Digital Reporting award went to Kingspan Group plc. And in the final two awards on the night, Kerry Group plc came out winners in the ‘Social Responsibility Reporting Award with  Green Reit scooping the ‘Branding, Communication & Marketing’ Award category for the presentation and design of its financial accounts Annual Report.     The full list of award winners is as follows: Overall Winner: CRH plc Small/Medium Quoted Company: IFG Group plc Large Quoted Company: CRH plc  Large Company listed on a foreign market: DCC plc Enterprise Securities Market Company: Total Produce Statutory Unquoted Large Entity: ESB Large not-for-profit: Concern Small/Medium not-for-profit: Aidlink Best Digital Reporting Award: Kingspan Group plc Best Social Responsibility Reporting Award: Kerry Group plc Best Branding Communication and Marketing Award: Green REIT

Nov 09, 2018
Press release

Chartered Accountants Ireland Leinster Society has announced the shortlist for its Published Accounts Awards for 2018 which reward companies for excellence in financial reporting in Ireland. The Awards are sponsored by Euronext Dublin, (formerly the Irish Stock Exchange), which is now part of Euronext, the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone, covering Belgium, France, Ireland, The Netherlands, Portugal and the UK. This year’s shortlist includes a total of 27 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 Thursday 8 November 2018 commencing at 7.30pm with Oliver Callan as MC. FINALISTS FOR THE 41st PUBLISHED ACCOUNTS AWARDS 2018 Large Companies - Main Securities Market Kerry Group plc Bank of Ireland Group plc Kingspan Group plc Glanbia plc Green REIT plc Hibernia REIT plc Dalata Hotel Group plc Irish Continental Group plc CRH plc Small/Medium Sized Companies - Main Securities Market IFG Group plc Kenmare Resources plc Datalex plc Irish Companies listed on a Foreign Market DCC plc UDG Healthcare plc Grafton Group plc Enterprise Securities Market Companies Malin Corporation plc Total Produce plc Origin Enterprises plc Statutory Unquoted Large Entities IPUT DAA ESB Large Not-For-Profit Barnardos Gorta Self Help Africa Concern Small/Medium Sized Not-For-Profit Aidlink Hail Barretstown 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 an award for Best Digital Reporting. Lorna Larkin, Chairman, Chartered Accountants Ireland - Leinster Society said: “The Published Accounts Awards recognise excellence in annual reports and are widely regarded as the most prestigious and long standing financial awards in this country. Excellence in financial reporting matters, as it underpins confidence amongst investors, taxpayers and those giving to charity. These awards have provided welcome encouragement and acknowledgment to companies to constantly improve their financial reporting over the last 41 years.” Daryl Byrne, CEO of Euronext Dublin, said: “Euronext Dublin is delighted to be the sponsor of the Published Accounts Awards.  Annual reporting is a fundamental part of good governance and we are proud to support the Leinster Society in encouraging organisations to deliver excellence in stakeholder communications.” Orla O’Gorman, Head of Equity Listings Ireland, Euronext Dublin said: ““It is an exciting time for Euronext Dublin to sponsor these awards.  As part of a leading pan-European exchange group we now have a fantastic suite of corporate services to offer companies and enable them to further enhance their visibility, communication and engagement with stakeholders. We look forward to seeing the benefits of these services through the Published Accounts Awards in the years to come.” Event details Chartered Accountants Ireland Leinster Society presents The Published Accounts Awards 2018 Awards Dinner on Thursday 8 November 2018 in The Shelbourne Hotel, 7:30pm. M.C. is well known comedian and radio broadcaster, Oliver Callan. Live music from The Harleys – a high-energy four-piece band offering a repertoire of popular hits from the 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s. Tickets are €90 per person, individual tickets and tables are available. To book or for more information please contact leinstersociety@charteredaccountants.ie or call 01-6377219 Dress: business suit Dedicated PAA webpage: https://www.charteredaccountants.ie/Leinster/PAA

Oct 09, 2018