Welcome to Horgan Barrett & Co.

Horgan Barrett & Co. Accountancy is a long established Accountancy Practice originally founded by accountant Roger Barrett and William J. Horgan in 1977. Over the years, the firm has steadily grown to become a medium sized firm of accountants and auditors in Cork and the surrounding areas. Today we have two partners and approximately 14 staff.

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Coining it: What currency shifts mean for Ireland

The euro has been drifting against the dollar for some time now, but has been getting stronger against sterling for months. But what this means for consumers – and particularly businesses – can be hard to pin down. When it comes to currencies, there’s always two sides to the coin. What’s happening with sterling? The […]
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Euro falls after inflation data but heads for weekly gain

The euro dropped today after inflation in the euro zone hit a record high, but was heading for a weekly gain on hawkish signals from the European Central Bank as some calm returned to foreign exchange markets at the end of a wild week. Sterling was also lower as end-of-quarter demand boosted the dollar. But […]
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UK government in U-turn on 45% tax rate

British Prime Minister Liz Truss and Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng have, in a dramatic U-turn, abandoned a plan to abolish the top rate of income tax for the highest earners. Ms Truss and Mr Kwarteng announced a new “growth plan” on September 23 that would cut taxes and regulation. The plan would be funded by vast […]
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