Who we are


Cormac Duffy ACMA, CPA –  cormac@duffycleary.com

With over 30 years of experience in business and accountancy practice, Cormac brings a breadth and depth of knowledge to the problems that require solving in today’s business environment.

Cormac spent 10 years as an accountant in industry rising to joint managing director of a manufacturing and distribution company in the household products industry. In his role he was responsible for a housewares plastics manufacturing plant and a warehousing and distribution operation delivering consumer products to the major supermarket groups and other retail outlets. He then moved into management consultancy and general practice. Such wide experience enables him to bring a unique perspective to the issues confronting our varied clients.

As a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants he is qualified to advise clients in all areas of business.

As well as working in the areas of accounting, audit, taxation and company law compliance, his particular forte is in the field of management accounting, the design and implementation of management information and control systems, business performance analysis, training personnel in the operation of business accounting systems and in advising clients on sorting out accounting systems that have gone wrong and which are not fit for purpose.


Derek Cleary CPA – derek@duffycleary.com

Derek has over 25 years experience in business and professional practice.  He is responsible for monitoring and controlling Quality Assurance within the practice. He has been a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants for over 20 years. Derek brings a combination of strong analytical and practical business skills to the firm.

Derek’s wide   business experience and keen eye for detail puts him in an ideal position to provide effective solutions to the unique challenges of post Celtic Tiger Ireland.  His committed hands on approach to all his assignments guarantees first class service with a high level of personal contact.

Derek specializes in the areas of Audit, Tax Compliance and Regulatory issues for small to medium sized businesses. He has broad experience in providing professional advice to clients on buying and selling businesses, restructuring, tax planning, general accounting, self administered pension schemes, revenue tax audits, management consultancy, liquidations and insolvency.

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