Welcome to Desmond Gibbons Accountants
We welcome new business and enjoy helping business to establish themselves and help them through the start up process from concept to a working business. Why not let us help you.
We are a firm of Certified Public Accountants based in Skibbereen in west cork. We have a wealth of knowledge and experience gained over 30 years serving our clients not only here in west cork but in many other parts of Ireland. We appreciate loyalty and have many clients who have been with us since we first opened our doors. We have a loyal and dedicated staff who have worked with us over many years and bring together a combined experience that we share with our clients. We provide a broad range of services including, audit and accountancy, taxation both personal and corporate, company secretarial, consultancy and business planning as well as a dedicated bookkeeping and payroll service.
Visit our Business guides section for guides & tips on starting a business, creating marketing plans, laws, employer PAYE, VAT and more.
Quick resource of excel templates for Cash Flow Statements, Motor and Subsistence Expense, Net Worth, Net Worth Statements and more.
Quick resource of Calculators for Loan Repayment, Compound Interest on Savings, Loan Repayment and more.
Our Taxation Summary section contains the most up-to-date rates for Income Tax, Benefit in Kind, PRSI, Stamp Duty and more.
Apple set to create 1,000 jobs with Cork...August 25, 2016
Apple has received planning permission for an expansion at its European HQ in Cork that is to deliver 1,000 jobs.
Lending loophole in Central Bank home loan...August 25, 2016
Irish banks can ignore the Central Bank’s tough new mortgage rules when they lend to customers abroad, the Irish Independent has learned.
Cairn Homes revenue rises to €16mAugust 25, 2016
Revenue at Irish homebuilder Cairn Homes increased to €16m in the first half of the year after the company concluded its site acquisition phase.
Ireland rises to seventh in innovation...August 24, 2016
Ireland has moved up to seventh place in a global ranking of the world’s most innovative economies.
Continent barely notices UK vote as Eurozone...August 24, 2016
The UK vote to pull out of the European Union has done little to derail the Eurozone economy, it seems, with activity inching up to a seven-month high this month, a new survey has...
Good news for UK as exports hit two-yearAugust 24, 2016
UK manufacturing exports rose to their highest level in two years in August, boosted in part by weaker sterling.
Ulster Bank owner RBS to relive unpleasant...August 23, 2016
At an English country mansion last month, lawyers for Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) (RBS.L) sat down with representatives of angry shareholders to broker an end to what may end up being the costliest...
Dublin will lose out in Brexit jobs race if...August 23, 2016
Ibec, has warned that Dublin will lose out in the global competition to attract jobs and investment if Dublin City Council approves a plan to lower the maximum height allowed for ‘low rise’ residential...
Brexit vote does not spell end of EU,...August 23, 2016
The Brexit vote is not the end for the EU, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has pledged as he held talks with his German and French counterparts on the future of the European project.
Many small businesses ‘still waiting...August 22, 2016
The Small Firms Association (SFA) has painted a harsh picture of the realities facing Ireland’s small businesses as attention turns to Budget 2017.
Irish-US fund to commit €120m to...August 22, 2016
Activate Capital, a €500m housebuilding fund that’s a joint venture between the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund and US private equity giant KKR, is likely to have committed upwards of €120m in capital to projects...
Dublin and Frankfurt will reap benefits of...August 19, 2016
A global survey of 2,000 investment professionals has tipped Dublin to benefit from the UK’s vote to pull out of the European Union.