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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Financial literacy levels here lag other countries – Bank of Ireland study

Financial literacy levels in Ireland appear to lag those in other comparable jurisdictions, a study carried out on behalf of Bank of Ireland concludes. The survey of over 1,000 adults here, which was conducted by Red C, found that Ireland had an average financial literacy score of 54%. The most recent directly comparable international studies […]
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Small firms conned out of €8m through fraud last year

Small firms were conned out of €8m last year as a result of cases of invoice and so-called CEO impersonation fraud. The Banking and Payments Federation Ireland’s (BPFI) FraudSMART campaign is warning businesses of a heightened risk of financial scams, particularly because of the increasing prevalence of working from home. Recent research by the Small […]
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Economy facing risk of overheating this year – ESRI

The economy is set to grow more strongly this year than had been expected and may even overheat, according to the latest quarterly bulletin from the Economic and Social Research Institute. It expects the domestic economy to grow by 3.8% this year while inflation will moderate to 4.5%. Record levels of employment could stretch the […]
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