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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60pc of spending online goes abroad

Ireland’s rocketing consumer spending has fuelled a surge in online shopping, but the upswing in digital purchases has come at the expense of local retailers. According to a recent survey, 60pc of the cash spent by consumers online last year flowed offshore. The findings were revealed in the latest Consumer Market Monitor published today by […]
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Sharing distribution costs could help artisan food producers grow

The retail food industry has for years been dominated by well-established brands, but more recently that has been interrupted by the discounters. They all have deep pockets to spend on marketing and distribution. They have the economies of scale to ensure they have the distribution reach and the cost base to profitably service the four […]
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Brexit offering opportunities for Irish firms in fintech area

“I talk about fintech being like a parent and a child, with the bank being the parent and fintech the child. Five years ago, everyone was talking about fintech being disruptive, out to get rid of banks. But five years later, the banks are still here,” said Chris Skinner, the world-renowned fintech and financial services […]
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