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.
Sterling maintains gains amid expectations...February 17, 2020
Sterling was slightly weaker today, though it maintained some gains above $1.30, after having its best week in two months as investors priced in looser financial conditions under Britain’s new finance minister. Rishi Sunak was appointed on Thursday when incumbent Sajid Javid unexpectedly quit as Prime Minister Boris Johnson reshuffled his cabinet. Boris Johnson wants […]Read More...
Irish economy set to grow by 3.4% in 2020,...February 17, 2020
Accountancy firm EY has revised upwards its economic forecast for this year. EY’s latest Economic Eye report said it expects to see GDP growth of 3.4% for 2020. That is expected to moderate to 2.8% in 2021 and 2.7% in 2022. Professor Neil Gibson, Chief Economist for EY Ireland, said they revised the forecast following […]Read More...
Moody’s leaves Ireland’s credit-rating...February 17, 2020
Ratings agency Moody’s has reaffirmed Ireland’s credit-rating, but has highlighted a range of possible risks to the health of the Irish economy. The organisation said it was keeping the Government of Ireland’s long-term issuer rating at A2. The ratings on the country’s senior unsecured bond, progamme and commercial paper ratings have also been left unchanged. […]Read More...
Oil prices rise 1% and remain on course for...February 14, 2020
Oil prices rose today and were on track for their first weekly gain since early January as investors bet the economic impact of the coronavirus would be short-lived and hoped for further Chinese central bank stimulus to tackle any slowdown. Brent crude was up 57 cents or 1% at $56.91 a barrel this morning It […]Read More...
Exports reached record levels of €152...February 14, 2020
The country’s export levels reached record levels last year, according to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office. More than €152.5 billion worth of goods were exported last year, an increase of 8.5% on 2018 and the highest total on record. The CSO noted that the largest category of exports was medical and pharmaceutical […]Read More...
Euro zone GDP slows as expected in fourth...February 14, 2020
Euro zone economic growth slowed as expected in the last three months of 2019 as gross domestic product shrank in France and Italy compared to the previous quarter. But employment growth picked up more than expected, official estimates showed today. The European Union’s statistics office Eurostat said GDP in the euro zone expanded 0.1% quarter-on-quarter […]Read More...
EU leaves euro zone growth forecast...February 13, 2020
The European Commission has today kept its economic forecast for moderate euro zone growth for this year and 2021. But it raised slightly its projection for inflation, noting the spread of the coronavirus was the key downside risk. In an interim outlook for gross domestic product (GDP) growth and consumer inflation for the 19 euro […]Read More...
New sources of tax needed to fund pensions...February 13, 2020
The Paris-based Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development has said that Ireland’s population will age more rapidly than most other countries over the next 40 years. In a survey on the Irish economy published this afternoon, it also warns that future changes to international corporate tax rules could lower the attractiveness of Ireland to […]Read More...