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A Family Business conversation

Wednesday, 01 March 2017

A Family Business conversation - Friday 10th March 2- 4pm at the Northside for Business Campus, North Ring Road, Cork. David Donegan Managing Partner


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The Enduring Family Business

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

The Cork Family Business Breakfast meeting hosted by Cork Chamber of Commerce and Chartered Accountants Ireland, Cork Society was a great success


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Mother and son in dispute over Kilkenny group ownership

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

A dispute between mother and son about the ownership of the well-known Kilkenny group of luxury design retail stores, employing 300 people, has come


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What independent directors bring to a board

Tuesday, 03 January 2017

Doctors are advised not to operate on their family members, and there is good reason for this: Judgment can get skewed and the result can be less


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What people say about us


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“Having the best financial and legal advice is essential in running a successful business. Having the best advice is equally important in managing family dynamics and expectations”.


“Family business Ireland understands how family owned businesses ‘run themselves’ and the subtlety and influences of how decisions are made or not made as the case may be…”.


Bryan O' Callaghan, Managing Director.




"I was introduced to the Family Business Initiative by a close friend. It was one of the most important and best referrals of my life. We were dealing with a most uncertain situation..."

Managing Director

" We found the Family Business support initiative to be of the greatest assistance. We were given the language and tools to understand our situation. We discovered the issues we faced were not unique. The removal of isolation ..."

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