Welcome to Devine & Co
Devine & Co (formerly Ahern & Co.) is a long established firm of Chartered Accountants, Auditors and Tax Advisors based in Boyle, County Roscommon. We have a broad client base and we provide services to clients all over Ireland.
We take a genuine interest in our clients businesses, understanding their goals and helping them avail of any potential opportunities, minimise risk, while satisfying all legal and Revenue obligations. We believe in developing strong relationships with our clients and we aim to meet their needs in a responsive, effective and efficient manner. As a start to building a business relationship we have set out “Who are We”, so that you can get to know us and see how we have built our clients’ trust, and “Who are You” to help identify the areas we can help you with.
Number of properties for sale takes nosediveApril 3, 2020
The availability of property for sale on the market has taken a nosedive as a result of the Covid-19 emergency, with the number of houses for sale dropping significantly. Between 15 and 28 March there were just 1,300 properties posted for sale across the country, according to property website daft.ie. That represents half the total of the […]Read More...
Services sector suffers significant setback...April 3, 2020
The services sector here suffered a significant setback due to the Covid-19 outbreak last month, with both activity and new work falling at the fastest rate since April 2009. That is according to the AIB Ireland Services Business Activity Index, which fell from 59.9 in February to 32.5 in March. It found that new business […]Read More...
Euro zone business activity collapses in...April 3, 2020
Euro zone business activity collapsed last month as attempts to contain the coronavirus pandemic pushed governments to shut down vast swathes of their economies, from shops to factories to restaurants, a survey showed today. The pandemic has infected more than a million people worldwide, paralysing economies as consumers worried about their health and job security […]Read More...
European shares tumble as more coronavirus...April 1, 2020
European shares fell this morning in their first trading session of the quarter, as dismal economic data from Asia underpinned the ongoing damage from the coronavirus pandemic and fanned fears of a deep global recession. The pan-European STOXX 600 index was down 2.4% in opening trade. It ending with its worst quarter in 18 years yesterday […]Read More...
Dublin is fifth most expensive city to rent...April 1, 2020
Dublin remains in the top five most expensive cities to rent in Europe, according to the latest Accommodation Ranking report by ECA International. With rental costs up €207 on average per month from last year, it is one of the steepest rental rises in the ranking (6%), making it more expensive than other major European capital cities. […]Read More...
Manufacturing posts sharpest ever monthly...April 1, 2020
Factory activity here posted its sharpest ever monthly drop in March as the coronavirus pandemic disrupted supply chains and caused a collapse in demand, a survey showed today. The AIB IHS Markit manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) fell to 45.1 from February’s 51.2, its worst reading since May 2009. The figure was also well below […]Read More...
Commission approves Government’s €200m...March 31, 2020
The European Commission has given the green light to the Government’s €200m scheme to support firms through the Covid-19 outbreak. The commission has found the plan to be in line with EU state aid rules under the temporary framework it has put in place to support the European economy through the crisis. “With this €200m […]Read More...
Banks issue warning about Covid-19 scam...March 31, 2020
The banking industry here has warned consumers to be on the lookout for an expected rise in online fraud and scam attempts that try to take advantage of the circumstances around the Covid-19 crisis. The Banking and Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) FraudSMART campaign says people need to be extra vigilant, take their time to do […]Read More...