About Us

Established in 1986, the IAFA is an academic organisation whose aim is to promote high quality research and teaching of accounting, finance and related subjects, particularly in the Irish third level education sector. The Association has approximately 300 members. Activities of the IAFA include the Association’s Annual Research Conference, Annual Doctoral Colloquium, Annual Teaching and Learning Workshop and paper development workshops.

Our Council Members

Collette Kirwan (Chair)
Collette Kirwan (Chair)
School of Business, South East Technological University (SETU)
Jamie O’Neill (Secretary)
Jamie O’Neill (Secretary)
Department of Accounting, Quinn School of Business, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4
Donnchadh Ó Madagáin (Treasurer)
Donnchadh Ó Madagáin (Treasurer)
Director of Finance, National College of Ireland
Seán O’Reilly (Communications Secretary)
Seán O’Reilly (Communications Secretary)
Assistant Professor in Accountancy at UCD
Michael Farrell
Michael Farrell
Accounting and Finance, University College Cork
Amanda Roe
Amanda Roe
Trinity Business School, Trinity College Dublin
Martin Quinn
Martin Quinn
Queen’s Management School Queen’s University Belfast
Niamh Dunne
Niamh Dunne
Department of Business Studies Athlone Institute of Technology
Karen-Ann Dwyer
Karen-Ann Dwyer
Accounting Group Dublin City University
Michael Hayden
Michael Hayden
Orla McCullagh
Orla McCullagh
Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick
Stuart Henderson
Stuart Henderson
Ulster University

Funding Partners

We are very proud to have supportive funding partners which include: