Finalists announced for Published Accounts Awards 2018

Chartered Accountants Ireland Leinster Society has announced the shortlist for its Published Accounts Awards for 2018 which reward companies for excellence in financial reporting in Ireland. The Awards are sponsored by Euronext Dublin, (formerly the Irish Stock Exchange), which is now part of Euronext, the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone, covering Belgium, France, Ireland, The Netherlands, Portugal and the UK.

Leinster Society and Euronext Dublin personnel announce the Published Accounts Awards finalists 2018

Top Row L-R : Justin Feeney, PAA Chair 2018, Orla O’Gorman, Head of Equity Listing Ireland, Euronext Dublin, Front row L-R: Daryl Byrne, CEO, Euronext Dublin and Lorna Larkin, Chairman Leinster Society, Chartered Accountants

Shortlist includes 26 public, private companies and not-for-profit organisations

This year’s shortlist includes a total of 26 public and private companies, including not-for-profit organisations. The winners will be announced at a special gala evening event, taking place in The Shelbourne Hotel on Thursday 8 November 2018 commencing at 7.30pm with Oliver Callan as MC.

Large Companies - Main Securities Market

CRH plc

Bank of Ireland Group plc

Dalata Hotel Group plc

Kerry Group plc

Kingspan Group plc

Glanbia plc

Green REIT plc

Hibernia REIT plc

Irish Continental Group plc

Small/Medium Sized Companies - Main Securities Market

IFG Group plc

Kenmare Resources plc

Datalex plc

Enterprise Securities Market Companies

Malin Corporation plc

Total Produce plc

Origin Enterprises plc

Irish Companies listed on a Foreign Market

DCC plc

UDG Healthcare plc

Grafton Group plc

Statutory Unquoted Large Entities

IPUT

DAA

ESB

Large Not-For-Profit

Barnardos

Gorta Self Help Africa

Concern

Small/Medium Sized Not-For-Profit

Aidlink

Hail

Barretstown

Category awards and four other awards

In addition to the category awards, there are four other awards, consisting of

  • an Overall Winner’s Award from across all categories
  • a Social Responsibility Reporting Award
  • a Branding, Communication & Marketing Award
  • a Best Digital Reporting Award.

"PAA are widely regarded as the most prestigious and long standing financial awards in Ireland"

Lorna Larkin, Chairman, Chartered Accountants Ireland - Leinster Society said: “The Published Accounts Awards recognise excellence in annual reports and are widely regarded as the most prestigious and long standing financial awards in this country. Excellence in financial reporting matters, as it underpins confidence amongst investors, taxpayers and those giving to charity. These awards have provided welcome encouragement and acknowledgment to companies to constantly improve their financial reporting over the last 41 years.”

"Euronext Dublin is proud to support the Leinster Society in encouraging organisations to deliver excellence in stakeholder communications"

Daryl Byrne, CEO of Euronext Dublin, said: “Euronext Dublin is delighted to be the sponsor of the Published Accounts Awards.  Annual reporting is a fundamental part of good governance and we are proud to support the Leinster Society in encouraging organisations to deliver excellence in stakeholder communications.”

"Euronext has a fantastic suite of corporate services to enable companies to further enhance their visibility, communication and engagement with stakeholders"

Orla O’Gorman, Head of Equity Listings Ireland, Euronext Dublin said: ““It is an exciting time for Euronext Dublin to sponsor these awards.  As part of a leading pan-European exchange group we now have a fantastic suite of corporate services to offer companies and enable them to further enhance their visibility, communication and engagement with stakeholders. We look forward to seeing the benefits of these services through the Published Accounts Awards in the years to come.”

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About Chartered Accountants Leinster Society

Chartered Accountants Leinster Society is a district society of Chartered Accountants Ireland, representing 13,500 Chartered Accountants throughout Leinster. Chartered Accountants Ireland is the largest, longest established and fastest growing professional accountancy body in Ireland with over 25,500 members in 93 countries around the globe.  

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