Winners of the 2016 Published Accounts Awards announced

The winners of the 2016 Published Accounts Awards (PAA) were announced on Friday, 19 November. The Awards, which took place in The Mansion House in Dublin, saw 26 public and private companies, including not-for-profit organisations, compete as finalists across eight distinct award categories.

The PAA are organised by the Chartered Accountants Ireland Leinster Society and are sponsored by the Irish Stock Exchange (ISE). The Awards reward Irish companies who deliver excellence in financial reporting in Ireland.

CRH plc were announced as the Overall Winner of this year’s Published Accounts Awards, in addition to winning the ‘Large Companies – Main Securities Market’ Award category.

(L-R) Shane McAleer, Chairman, CAI Leinster Society, Lorna Larkin, Chair, PAA, Johanna O’Driscoll, Group Finance, CRH plc and Aileen O’Donoghoe, Director of Strategy, ISE.

(L-R) Shane McAleer, Chairman, CAI Leinster Society, Lorna Larkin, Chair, PAA, Johanna O’Driscoll, Group Finance, CRH plc and Aileen O’Donoghoe, Director of Strategy, ISE.

The full list of award winners is as follows:

  • Large Quoted Companies: CRH plc
  • Small/Medium Quoted Companies: IFG Group plc
  • Irish Companies listed on a foreign market: DCC plc
  • Enterprise Securities Market: Dalata Hotel Group plc
  • Statutory Unquoted Companies: ESB
  • Not-For-Profit: Housing Finance Agency
  • Social Responsibility Reporting: Kerry Group plc
  • Branding, Communication and Marketing Award: DAA

There is a great opportunity for the finalists and winners to lead the way in showcasing their excellence in financial reporting - Aileen O'Donoghue, ISE

Aileen O’Donoghue, Director of Strategy at the ISE commented at the Awards - “Congratulations to all of the 2016 finalists and category winners. Excellence in financial reporting matters – it underpins confidence amongst investors, taxpayers and those giving to charity. Facts matter and how facts are consumed is evolving. Digital channels are changing expectations of how organisations communicate their corporate information. There is a great opportunity for the finalists and winners to lead the way in showcasing their excellence in financial reporting through the enhanced use of digital communications.”

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