Liam McQuaid - Consultant

Former Managing Partner and now consultant for the firm,

Liam has over 35 years’ experience of audit, accounting

and business consulting, with specialist expertise in

auditing and insolvency, including court liquidations.

He joined Duignan Carthy O’Neill in 1980 after working

with KPMG in Dublin. Liam has particular knowledge of

industries including pension funds, agribusiness, security,

leisure, financial services, pharmaceutical, printing,

wholesale grocery trade, charities and not-for-profits.


Liam is a former Chair of AGN International and a Director of AGN Europe and AGN International, one of the largest accounting associations in the world to which the firm is affiliated. He is also a Director of a number of companies operating in financial services and the pharmaceutical sector.

Qualifications and Professional Memberships


  • Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Ireland

  • Former Member of Accounting Committee of Chartered Accountants Ireland

  • Former Member of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) Technical Advisory Group

  • Bachelor of Commerce, University College Dublin


AGN Chair Presentation, World Congress, Bangkok

Foreign Direct Investment in AP Region

Companies (Accounting) Act 2017

2015 Pension SORP Changes

Ultimate Beneficial Party

New Directors' Compliance Statement

2015 Pension SORP

Companies Act 2014

FRS 105 & Revisions to FRS 102

Audit Session 14 June 2014


Accounting Fraud - Issues in Practice - 14 June 2014


FRS102 in Brief Tips For SMEs - April 2014


Doing Business In Ireland October 2012


AGN IAAC and IFRS Update 22 October 2012


FRSME – CAI/ASB - A Practitioner Perspective 22 February 2011


IFRS AGN-A Practical Outlook 18 May 2010


IFRS fofr SMEs - An Introduction 18 September 2009  


IFRS for SMEs More good news - August 2009


IFRS for SMEs Application in Practice August 2009



IAAC Newsletters


IAAC Newsletter - Issue 11 - December 2014


AGN Taxation News OCT 2014

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