By Suzanne Pender
IFAC, Ireland’s farming, food and agribusiness specialist professional services firm has announced the promotion of Con O’Connell to partner at its office in Carlow town.
Existing ifac Carlow partner Pat Comerford will continue to lead the team assisted by Con O’Connell. Con is a chartered certified accountant (ACCA) with more than 17 years of practice experience.
Originally from Doon, Co Limerick, Con is well versed in all things farming, having grown up on a suckler farm before graduating from the University of Limerick in 2004. Con is married to Niamh. He is a dad of three children and is a keen GAA follower.
Growing forward together, Pat and Con will oversee the delivery of services to clients across a range of services, including tax advisory, accountancy, pension planning, succession planning and myriad financial services to help them build profitable and sustainable businesses.
“I am delighted to take up the role of partner at a time when the need for our services is growing all across the country. I look forward to ensuring our clients in the area receive the very best service in the years ahead,” said Con.
Pat Comerford, partner in Ifac Carlow, said: “At ifac, we have the right expertise and sector knowledge to help our clients navigate the challenges and guide them through all of their key business decisions. I look forward to working together with Con to support our clients as we begin to emerge from Covid-19.”
John Donoghue, CEO of ifac, described Con as “a great choice for partner”, adding that he brings a wealth of expertise to the role.
“Ifac is one of Ireland’s largest accounting and tax advisory firms and we pride ourselves on our personal service to our clients. Pat, Con and the ifac Carlow team do a great job, and I have no doubt they will continue to deliver great service to our clients in the region,” he added.