Welcome to Luke O’Malley & Co. Chartered Accountants
Luke O’Malley & Co was established in 1988 with the objective of providing auditing, accounting, tax services and financial advice to the business community.
Since then the business has grown thanks to the on-going support of our clients many of whom recommend us. We endeavour to provide a personal, professional and practical service to meet our clients’ needs. Our practice is staffed by fully qualified personnel and we pride ourselves on keeping up to date in all areas in which we give advice. We focus on providing a quality and personal service to all our clients.
Stock markets higher on hopes for stimulus,...August 21, 2019
Stock markets higher on hopes for stimulus, trade progress European shares are up for the third straight session, building on a recovery since late last week. Shares in Asia also rose in overnight trade. Global stocks rallied at the start of the trading week on rising optimism about stimulus measures in China and Germany asRead More...
Threshold, USI call on Govt for scheme to...August 21, 2019
Threshold, USI call on Govt for scheme to protect rental deposits The Union of Students in Ireland and national housing charity Threshold have called on the Government to immediately implement a Deposit Protection Scheme (DPS) in order to safeguard rental deposits. Both organisations say that such a scheme is needed to protect tenants in theRead More...
New guidelines on mobile and broadband...August 21, 2019
New guidelines on mobile and broadband advertising Telecoms operators should not mislead customers by exaggerating the availability, coverage and speed of mobile and broadband services, according to new guidelines. The new measures around the advertising of mobile phone and broadband services are being introduced by the Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland and come into effectRead More...
Banks claim that tracker scandal cases fall...August 20, 2019
Banks claim that tracker scandal cases fall outside of time limit Hundreds of homeowners who believe they were caught up in the tracker mortgage scandal may have left it too late to get compensation, if the banks involved get their way. According to RTÉ, Financial Services Ombudsman Ger Deering has raised concerns that some ofRead More...
Help-to-Buy may cut higher value homes in...August 20, 2019
Help-to-Buy may cut higher value homes in Budget overhaul The Help-to-Buy scheme could return in October’s Budget but in a heavily capped form that would essentially exclude Dublin homes, the Sunday Independent has learned. Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe plunged the future of the scheme into uncertainty when he refused to confirm that it would continueRead More...
European bond yields fall as markets...August 20, 2019
European bond yields fall as markets anticipate fresh ECB stimulus measures Government bond yields in the euro area are hovering near record lows, reflecting heightened expectations for European Central Bank easing soon and concern about global recession risks. Ten-year bond yields in Germany and Italy were poised to record their biggest weekly falls since mid-2018,Read More...
New parental leave regulations coming into...August 19, 2019
New parental leave regulations coming into effect in September New parental leave regulations will come into effect on September 1. Employees will be entitled to 22 weeks unpaid parental leave which is an additional 4 weeks on current entitlements. This will then increase a further 4 weeks to 26 weeks from 1 September 2020. TheRead More...
Businesses say Ireland is running out of...August 19, 2019
Businesses say Ireland is running out of warehousing space amid Brexit fears Groups representing businesses have said Ireland is running out of warehousing space as retailers and manufacturers rush to stockpile amid growing fears of a no-deal Brexit on 31 October. New figures from Savills Estate Agents show warehouses in Dublin have reached over 96%Read More...