List of "M" authors

Vaeni MacDonnell

Vaeni Mac Donnell

Vaeni Mac Donnell, LLB (Hons, Dip HE, MSc(Ed)) is the founder and Managing Director of Cenit College, which has become one of the largest training companies in Ireland. Vaeni has over 20 years' experience in lecturing and was formerly the Deputy Head of the law department at Griffith College Dublin. She is one of the leading lecturers in Ireland in the areas of company and business law.

Niall MacLochlainn

Niall MacLochlainn

Niall MacLochlainn B Comm is also a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland. Now retired, Niall worked as a financial manager/company secretary in subsidiaries of multinational companies for over 35 years and lectured part-time in financial and corporate reporting for professional accounting students, as well as for undergraduates and post-graduates at third level. He has also co-authored/authored a number of editions of Accounting Standards: A Quick Reference (with Brian O’Kane) and Auditing Standards: A Quick Reference (with Aidan Dunlea). Niall is actively involved with the Chartered Accountants Cork Society.

Paul Mahoney

Paul Mahony

Paul Mahony is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland, a retired Fellow of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland and holds a Masters Degree in Business Studies (Accounting). Paul joined Cork Institute of Technology in 1980 and was appointed a senior lecturer and head of the Department of Continuing Education in 1995. Before retiring, he had over 30 years’ experience lecturing on financial accounting to final level of four accountancy bodies as well as on undergraduate and post-graduate degree courses. He was an examiner at professional level for over 10 years and has written several technical publications on accounting standards.

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Hugh McBride

Hugh McBride B.Comm, MBS, ACMA, CGMA is a senior lecturer in business at Galway–Mayo Institute of Technology, a member of its Academic Council for 20 years and has served on its Governing Body. Hugh has also lectured at Dublin City University and NUI Galway, as well as overseas in Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania and Austria. He has a long-standing interest in business ethics and corporate governance, teaching a dedicated module in the area for over 15 years. He has also sought to integrate ethical issues into undergraduate modules in financial management, management accounting and management control systems.

Kieran McCarthy

Kieran McCarthy

Kieran McCarthy, FCPA, AITI, is a partner in the firm of Hughes Blake Chartered Accountants. He acts for family-owned businesses and has built up an extensive network of contacts and experience in his field. He is the son of two entrepreneurs, which has also given him an essential insight into the inner workings of family businesses and first-hand knowledge of the challenges they face. Kieran previously worked as an accountant with a ‘Big 4’ firm and worked in industry for two years. He also lectured in accounting at Cork Institute of Technology for a number of years.

Tim McCormick

Tim McCormick

Tim McCormick has worked in the field of financial training since 1990. Prior to this, he spent 17 years in investment banking. He obtained an MBA from INSEAD in France, qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG in London and graduated with a primary degree in Economics from Trinity College Dublin.

Eoin McGettigan

Eoin McGettigan

Eoin McGettigan has been a leading business figure in Ireland over the last three decades. He has served on the boards of many Irish and UK companies including Musgrave Plc, Dunnes Stores, Lifestyle Sports, Clerys, Budgens and the Co-operative Group in the UK. He is Chair of 2RN (formerly RTÉ Networks), a director of the Credit Union Restructuring Board and runs his own specialist management consultancy practice. Eoin has also taught on masters, degree and diploma courses at University College Cork, the Open University, the Institute of Project Management and Chartered Accountants Ireland. He holds an MBA and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

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Donal McKillop

Donal McKillop is Professor of Financial Services at Queen's University Belfast, having previously taught at the University of Ulster, and holds both undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications from the University of Ulster at Coleraine. His teaching specialism is derivative markets and instruments, and he has an extensive publication record, particularly in the area of credit unions, including Credit Unions in Ireland (with Peter Goth and Noel Hyndman, also published by Chartered Accountants Ireland).

Sean McLaughney

Seán McLoughney

Seán McLoughney set up his own learning and development business, LearningCurve, in 2001 after spending almost 20 years with the EBS Building Society, where he held key managerial positions. He specialises in delivering skills for managing people and improving performance and has worked with large Irish and multinational companies and professional firms. Seán is the author of Slave to the Clock, Master of Time and Slave to a Job, Master of your Career, both of which are published by Chartered Accountants Ireland.

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Kevin McSharry

Kevin McSharry is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland and has a Diploma in IFRS. He is CFO of Pip Payments, a technological firm that has launched a first-of-its-kind digital cash collection platform that enables international cash transactions. Kevin has worked in practice for 20 years, previously as a partner in BDO, having started his professional career with KPMG. He has extensive experience in the retail industry having advised a range of businesses from fundraising, acquisitions and disposals to financial reporting improvements, including transition to IFRS. Kevin also lectures in auditing, corporate governance, ethics and financial reporting for Chartered Accountants Ireland.

June Menton

June Menton

June Menton FCA holds a degree in Business and Legal Studies from UCD. She is a technician member of the Irish Taxation Institute. She completed her training in a medium-sized accountancy firm, O'Kelly and Co., before joining Deloitte where she worked as an auditor and management consultant. She was Financial Controller of the Irish Sports Council for over 12 years. She is now an Accounting Consultant. June is also a member of the Chartered Accountants Ireland Publishing Committee. 

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