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With over 40 years working with farming communities around Ireland, ifac have developed a deep knowledge of the farming, food and agribusiness sectors. Our Cahir office works with our national team of experts to provide you and your business with top quality advice tailored to suit your needs.
Senior Team Cahir
Sean joined ifac in 1987 when he was appointed manager of the Cahir Branch. He is from a rural and farming background and his family specialised in breeding Pedigree Hereford Cattle and Pedigree Suffolk Sheep. Outside of work, Sean is very involved in the Greyhound industry being a successful owner and breeder of both track and coursing dogs.
Robert has been working with the ifac NTD since April 2016. He specialises in non-agri taxation along with general agri taxation. Robert studied accountancy in Waterford Institute of Technology receiving an honours degree. Following his studies, Robert worked in a medium sized practice in Dublin from 2010 to 2016 initially as a trainee accountant and subsequently as a senior manager. He has been a fully qualified accountant with ACCA since September 2013 and a Chartered Tax Advisor with the Irish Institute of Tax since October 2013.
Shane Harrington joined ifac in 1999 as a member of our Bookkeeper Administration Team having studied Agriculture in Rockwell College. After joining ifac, Shane studied and attained a degree in business studies specialising in accounting. In 2004, Shane was appointed Area Development Manager for the Munster region with responsibility for the bookkeeper team in Munster. In 2011, Shane was appointed Business Development Manager. In this role Shane combines his work with the bookkeeper team while also having responsibility for the development of ifac’s nationwide office network. From a tillage and drystock farming background, Shane farms in Fethard, Co. Tipperary. In his leisure time Shane has a keen interest in National Hunt racing and can be regularly seen on racecourses in Ireland and England.
You need an accountant who knows farmers and the business of farming. Ifac is a co-op and they know farming and farm tax, they are experts and I recommend them.
Teddy Cashman Dairy Farmer, ifac Board Member
I was of the opinion that I had a good tax advisor prior to moving to ifac. Ifac’s service goes beyond the traditional tax accountant. Their service matches my plans for the future of my farm with top class tax planning.
Larry Martin Dairy Farmer
I listen to farmers expressing concern about the service they are getting from their accountant. I tell them to join ifac as I am very happy with the service I am getting.
Pat Murphy Dairy & Beef Farmer
Getting the benefit of all the ifac specialists with one point of contact has been great for us. We're a growing business so having a partner who brings an external perspective is highly valuable.
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