Cahill Trautt cur­rently employ fifteen staff including six fully qualified accountants but we are always on the lookout for fresh recruits!

If you are an audit or tax accountant or possess other technical skills related to book-keeping, data-science or programming please email us with the subject "Careers" and a short message stating your preferred position.

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Padraic Cahill B.Comm FCA AITI QFA

Padraic Cahill is the Founder Part­ner of Cahill Trautt & Co. He has over­all respon­si­bil­ity for the firm’s tax services.

Padraic has exten­sive expe­ri­ence in tax plan­ning, audit­ing, and nego­ti­a­tions with Rev­enue Offi­cials in every sec­tor of enter­prise, pub­lic and private.

Having graduated from Uni­ver­sity Col­lege Dublin with a Commerce degree, Padraic began his career with the Smyth Motor Group in Dublin. He spent many years work­ing in indus­try and prac­tice in Dublin and Cavan before join­ing J.J. Bourke & Co. Chartered Accountants in Bal­lina.

Padraic founded the present firm in 1977 in Ballina where he and his fam­ily live.

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Pauric Trautt FCA

Orig­i­nally from Long­ford, Pau­ric Trautt joined the prac­tice in 1998 and became a part­ner in 2003. Pau­ric has over­all respon­si­bil­ity for the firm’s Audit and Advi­sory func­tion focus­ing on qual­ity and reg­u­la­tory mat­ters.

Pau­ric qual­i­fied as a Char­tered Accoun­tant in 1994 and com­pleted his train­ing with McD­wyer Lennon & Co., a medium sized prac­tice in Cavan town. Pau­ric then gained expe­ri­ence in indus­try, work­ing with Cavan Crys­tal before finally mov­ing to Bal­lina in 1998.

Pau­ric also has a broad prac­tice expe­ri­ence with par­tic­u­lar expo­sure to the Hotel and Ser­vice sec­tors, as well as the Creche and Nurs­ing Home sec­tors. Pauric’s focus is to grow the prac­tice while ensur­ing that all of its clients receive the high­est stan­dard of ser­vice. He is actively involved in local char­i­ties, includ­ing the Bal­lina Lions club.

Pau­ric and his fam­ily are cur­rently liv­ing in Killala.

peter dooley

Peter Dooley B.Comm FCA

Orig­i­nally from Laois, Peter trained with Lewis & Co. in Balls­bridge, qual­if­ing in May 1999. He joined Cahill Trautt in August 2002.

Peter’s client port­fo­lio includes sole traders, solic­i­tors, pri­vate lim­ited com­pa­nies and char­i­ties. He has exten­sive expe­ri­ence in audit, tax­a­tion, busi­ness acqui­si­tion and cor­po­rate finance.

Peter is a keen hurler and in his spare time he trains the under-age Ballina teams. Cahill Trautt & Co. is the proud sponsor of the Ballina James Stephens hurling club.


Diane Egan BBS CPA

Diane is a qualified Certified Public Accountant and accounts technician and also holds a BBS in accounting.

Diane worked in manufacturing for eight years and the Department of Social Protection for seven years before joining Cahill Trautt in 2014.


Lisa Lindsay BBS ACA

Lisa trained with Gilroy Gannon Chartered Accountants, a medium sized practice in Sligo, qualifying as a Chartered accountant in 2011.

Lisa gained post qualification experience with Gilroy Gannon as Audit Senior and in 2014 moved back to Mayo where she gained industry experience as a Financial Accountant with Allergen Pharmaceuticals Ireland. She joined Cahill Trautt in March 2017.

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Michael Kenny ACCA

Michael Kenny graduated from IT Sligo with an honours degree in Business (Accounting). He qualified as an ACCA Chartered Certified Accountant and was admitted to membership in 2013. Michael joined Cahill Trautt in August 2017.

Michael is an audit senior and personal tax accountant with Cahill & Trautt Accountants Limited. He is involved with agricultural groups and in particular, he has acted as Chairperson of Sligo Macra. He provides senior audit support to the firm, and, as an active farmer, can also draw on his extensive practical experience in providing taxation support to our farm clients. Michael is a serving committee member of the ACCA Connacht members network.