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Docklands 5km run

On Thursday 7 July, members of EisnerAmper Ireland’s running club successfully completed the Docklands 5km run.  The 5km race was organised by Crusaders Athletic Club.  The route took participants from the South Docks at Lime Street towards the City Centre to the Matt Talbot Bridge, then crossed over to the North Quay before travelling back down to the 3 Arena, where it looped back down the North Quay again towards the Matt Talbot Bridge, crossing the Bridge again and back to the South Quay.  All proceeds from the race are being invested into providing sporting facilities within the Docklands Community in Irishtown Stadium.  Well done to all involved.

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A trip back to 1916

An afternoon of 1916 culture

On Thursday 23 June, members of EisnerAmper Ireland’s Advisory and Service Excellence Teams enjoyed an afternoon of culture in Dublin city. The afternoon began with a 1916 Freedom Tour. Staff boarded their military style tour truck at St. Stephen’s Green where they were met by their tour guide and driver who were both dressed in uniforms of the period. The tour took in the sights of all the key 1916 battle locations including O’Connell street, Mount street bridge and The Jacob’s factory. The tour guide told the story of the battle as it unfolded at each location and entertained the group with less known stories, including the ceasefire that occurred in order to feed the ducks in St. Stephen’s Green. At the end of the tour staff were dropped off at the Sussex Restaurant for some traditional Irish cuisine, followed by live music in O’Brien’s.

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Skydive for MS Ireland

On Sunday 22 May 2016, Clodagh Byrne, Senior in the Firm’s International Business department, took part in a charity skydive to raise money for MS Ireland. For three months prior to the skydive Clodagh raised over €2,000 in sponsorship, a large portion of which was donated by the Partners and her colleagues in EisnerAmper Ireland.

MS Ireland is the only national organisation providing information, support and advocacy services to the MS community. They work with people with multiple sclerosis, their families and carers and a range of key stakeholders including health professionals, students and others interested in or concerned about multiple sclerosis.

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Whitechurch Boxing club presents the Raw Rumble

Whitechurch BC presents Raw Rumble

On Saturday 11 June 2016, Claire Walsh, Communications Executive took part in Raw Rumble, a charity boxing fight in aid of Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin and Whitechurch Boxing Club. With no previous boxing experience, Claire began training for the event in March 2016, just 12 weeks prior to the event. Sixteen fights took place on the night and the event was attended by over 200 people.

After a nervous wait, Claire took to the ring for the last bout of the evening and took the win after going three rounds with her opponent. In the weeks leading up to the event, Claire raised in excess of €400 in sponsorship, the majority of which came from her colleagues in EisnerAmper Ireland. Approximately €6,000 was raised in total and will be split between the two organisations.

Whitechurch Boxing Club was established in 2009 and aims to become one of the leading clubs in the country through the hard work and dedication of both the coaches and the boxers.

Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital is Ireland’s largest paediatric hospital. Their mission is to constantly improve the health and wellbeing of children and adolescents in a safe environment which is driven by quality healthcare and supported by excellence in knowledge, education and research.

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EisnerAmper Ireland supports Techies4TempleStreet

Proud sponsors of Techies4TempleStreet

EisnerAmper Ireland is proud to be a Gold Partner for the 2016 Technies4TempleStreet event taking place in Dublin on 8 July 2016. Techies4TempleStreet is a unique charity event bringing together the technology community and its partners to network and compete in an intellectually challenging treasure trail while making an impact on the lives of the next generation of techies.

On 8 July, our team from EisnerAmper Ireland will meet in Dublin’s RDS with the other participating teams to be faced with questions, clues and activities and will utilise digital media platforms on the day to chart their progress.  The winning team will be crowned the “Smartest Techies” at the post event party.  This event will unite the technology industry with technology advisors, VCs, and lawyers, to compete in a treasure trail where strategy and team work will ultimately determine the winners.

If you would like to join us and over 1,000 others and take to the streets of Dublin for a unique treasure trail, combining outdoor activities with digital media challenges whilst making a positive impact to the lives of sick children across Ireland then register here now.

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Kilian Doyle gives “Guru lecture” to students in Beaumont

Junior Achievement Ireland (“Junior Achievement”) is part of a worldwide organisation reaching out to 9.3 million young people each year.  Junior Achievement aims to inspire and motivate young people to realise their potential by valuing education and understanding how to succeed in the world of work.  This programme is operated in both primary and secondary schools and fosters a spirit of enterprise within participating schools.

As part of the Junior Achievement programme, a series of ‘Guru lectures’ are organised in participating schools across the country where students enjoy presentations from business leaders on their respective professions.  This gives the students the opportunity to meet with members of the business community and learn about different types of careers.  This year, Kilian Doyle, Director in EisnerAmper Ireland’s Financial Services Group, visited Our Lady of Mercy College, Beaumont where students enjoyed listening to Kilian discussing his career in accounting and giving career advice to the students.  As part of the lecture, Kilian completed a questions and answers session and received numerous questions from the attendees about careers in accounting.  To see a list of our current vacancies at EisnerAmper Ireland please click here.

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EisnerAmper Ireland Summer Blog Challenge 2015

On 27 January 2016, members of EisnerAmper Ireland’s team attended the prize giving lunch for the “EisnerAmper Ireland Summer Blog Challenge 2015” organised by Trinity College Dublin (“TCD”).  This competition focused on blogs authored by TCD students who took part in summer internships in various industries.  The calibre of the blogs was superb and prizes were awarded to four students;

  • Alexandra Trant – Philosophy, Political Science, Economics and Sociology – Blog title: Taking Chances: My Summer Job 2015;
  • Annabel Pidgeon – Philosophy, Political Science, Economics and Sociology – Blog title: Loans That Change Lives;
  • Philip Callan – Business, Economics and Social Studies – Blog title: Brewing up a Storm; and
  • Eniola Naheemat Oladiti – General Nursing – Blog title: As one person I cannot change the world, but I can change the world of one person

The event was very well attended by members of the TCD careers advisory service, the winning students and members of EisnerAmper Ireland’s team.  It was a great opportunity for EisnerAmper Ireland to share news of our latest recruitment drive and to hear what students are seeing in the market.  These students have all had wonderful experiences and will no doubt go on to achieve great things.

For more information on graduate positions or internships with EisnerAmper Ireland click here.


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EisnerAmper Ireland continues successful involvement with the Junior Achievement Ireland Programme

Niamh Hickey with the TY students of St. Tiernans Community School (Photo credit: St Tiernans CS)

Throughout 2015, members of EisnerAmper Ireland volunteered with the Junior Achievement Ireland (JAI) Programme.  JAI is part of a worldwide organisation reaching out to 9.3 million young people each year, encouraging young people to remain in education while helping them to develop important skills needed to succeed in a changing world.  The programme operates across primary and secondary school level education and fosters a spirit of enterprise within participating schools.

Three members of EisnerAmper Ireland participated in the Autumn term programme which involved six in-class lessons over three months. Niamh Hickey (pictured above) completed the programme at St. Tiernan’s Community School, Ballally. Topics covered during her lessons included success skills, building on teamwork skills and interpersonal communication through group discussions, and how these transferable skills can be applied in the working world.

EisnerAmper Ireland looks forward to participating in the Junior Achievement Ireland Programme in 2016, with volunteers from EisnerAmper Ireland participating in several schools across Dublin.

(Photo credit: St Tiernans Community School)

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CASSD Carnival Ball 2015

Ten members of MKO (now EisnerAmper Ireland) attended the CASSD Carnival Ball on 7 March 2015.  The ball was hosted in the main Ballroom of the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel on Burlington road.  Over 700 attendees were greeted with

a champagne reception followed by a fabulous three course meal.  The evening entertainment included carnival style dancers and a magician who

did not fail to amaze.  A portion of the ticket price for each member was donated to the National Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation.

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MKO (now EisnerAmper Ireland) leads trade mission to India – February 2015

Frank Keane and Cormac Doyle, Partners at MKO (now EisnerAmper Ireland), travelled to India on a trade mission from the 8thuntil the 13th February.  The purpose of the trade mission was to meet existing clients, to attend major conferences (such as Nasscom, Bio Bangalore and Plast India) and to run trade investment workshops.  Frank and Cormac were accompanied by Robert MacGiolla Phadraig (Sigmar Recruitment), Derek Collins (Bank of Ireland) and Brian Harrison (HiTech Health Ltd).

Frank and Cormac, together with the other delegates, organised events in Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Pune and Mumbai.  These events were to assist in creating awareness of what Ireland offers Indian businesses and to provide information on executing “Europe” plans, in conjunction with IDA Ireland.  As part of MKO’s (now EisnerAmper Ireland’s)continued affiliation with EisnerAmper LLP, Vicky Shah, manager of Eisner Amper India, also attended the event in Mumbai.  The event in Pune included a formal briefing to c. 80 members of the Mahratta Chamber of Commerce (

To find out more about the services and expertise that MKO’s (now EisnerAmper Ireland’s) International Business Team can offer in assisting Asian businesses establishing operations in Europe, please visit this page.

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MKO (now EisnerAmper Ireland) Christmas Party 2014

MKO (now EisnerAmper Ireland) staff opened the Christmas season’s celebrations with the Firm Christmas Party on the 19thDecember 2014.  The evening kicked off with pre-dinner drinks and refreshments in Kiely’s in Donnybrook, followed by dinner in The Greenery Restaurant, Donnybrook.  The agenda for the night included some brilliant singing performance from the 2014 new joiners, who demonstrated their musical talents with a vast repertoire of Christmas Carrols.  Later that night, everyone was presented with a Kris Kindle gift that had to be opened publicly.  The event provided a pleasant and enjoyable occasion to exchange Christmas wishes and celebrate the end of 2014.

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US Secondment Programme 2015

Six members of MKO’s (now EisnerAmper Ireland’s) Financial Services team have been selected to travel to the United States in January 2015 to partake in a 12 week Funds Audit Secondment Programme with EisnerAmper LLP (“EisnerAmper”). EisnerAmper is a leading full-service advisory and accounting firm, and is among the largest in the United States, with nearly 1,200 employees, including 180 partners. Recognised internationally as one of the premier firms providing advisory, audit, and tax services to financial services entities and portfolio companies, EisnerAmper serves more than 1,000 hedge funds, private equity funds and other fund entities.

Assistant Managers Karl Purcell and Roisin Cahill will travel to EisnerAmper’s office in San Francisco, while Andrew DuignanMichael O’MalleyLouise Reynolds and Josie Egan will be based in EisnerAmper’s New York City office. EisnerAmper team members at both locations will be joined by Secondees from firms located in Europe, South Africa and New Zealand.

The Secondment Programme will begin with a week of in-house Hedge Fund Audit Training provided by EisnerAmper’s Learning & Development Team.  Upon completion of training, MKO (now EisnerAmper Ireland)secondees will join EisnerAmper’s Hedge Fund Audit Teams to manage and work on a range of audits over the course of their secondment.

To learn more about the services offered by EisnerAmper to companies and service providers in the Financial Services sector, visit this page.

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