Chartered Accountants Ireland Western Society is a District Society of Chartered Accountants Ireland which is the largest and longest established accountancy body in Ireland.



We hope the website will provide a platform for Members both to keep abreast of the activities of the Society and to communicate with the Committee on any issues.

Upcoming Events

Budget Review – Thursday October 15th providing a considered view of the key changes as set out in Budget 2016. Please click here for further details

CPD Blitz 2015 – Tuesday 24th November 9.30am, please click here for further details.

Western Society’s Annual Christmas Lunch will take place on Friday 11th December 2015 in Hotel Meyrick from 12.30pm. This year’s guest speaker will be ‘The Governor’ John Lonergan. For further information please click here. To book individual places or a table please email Veronica Byrne


Recent events 

On Thursday 23rd July 2015 the Western Society once again hosted a very successful 'Evening on the Corrib Princess'. 

17th June 2015 in The Connacht Hotel, Tax update presented by Brian Keegan and Kimberley Rowan carrying 1CPD hour immediately followed by the Western Society AGM. 

28th May 2015 Careers Event with Karin Lanigan in the Harbour Hotel.

 iXBRL and BEPS Seminar in association with Deloitte on Wednesday 29th April 2015 from 6-8pm in the Harbour Hotel.

Friday 24th April 2015, Annual Spring Golf Outing in Oughterard Golf Club.

Friday 17th April 2015 from 6pm starting at The Galway Bay Hotel. Chartered Accountants Ireland Western Society are delighted to announce details of our annual charity day 5km walk/fun run in aid of Galway Simon Community.

Table Quiz Thursday 26th February at 8pm in The Dail Bar.

Friday 23rd January 2015, Breakfast Brieifing in association with Davy.

'2015 Outlook- A World of Difference' Presented by Brian O'Reilly and Conall MacCoille.

Friday 12th December 2014, Western Society Annual Christmas Lunch with guest speaker Jim Fahy, broadcast journalist took place in Hotel Meyrick.

Thursday 4th December, Insolvency and Accounting Standards update in association with KPMG; presented by Patrick Horkan and Laurence May, this seminar included information on; Receivership Process, Examinership Process, Liquidation Process, FRS. 

Wednesday 26th November 2014, CPD Blitz intensive one-day seminar in The Connacht Hotel.