Michael Vaughan, FCPA

Partner and Managing Director

Having begun his journey at another accounting firm, Michael founded Vaughan & Company in 1991. Drawing on more than 40 years experience, he offers his clients a wide-ranging knowledge of, and expertise in, financial management, business and taxation.

Michael has an innate understanding of the challenges that face small- and medium-size businesses, across a wide spectrum of industries. Over the years he has also specifically focused on dealing with financial institutions ā€“ assisting clients with obtaining finance, debt write-downs, revenue audits and business advisory matters.



Paula Ryan, FCPA

Partner

Paula began her professional journey at an accountancy firm in Ennis where she qualified in 1991. In 1992 she joined Vaughan & Company, which has been her much-loved professional home ever since. Paula became a partner in 2002 and has today accumulated over 30 years of practical experience in providing professional advice and assistance to a broad range of small- and medium-sized clients.

Paula has been a member of the Governing Body and the Audit Sub Committee of the Limerick Institute of Technology, for 6 years. She has also served as Chairperson of the Audit Committee during this time.


John Byrnes, FCPA

Partner

A qualified accountant with over 30 yearsā€™ experience in both industry and practice, John joined the practice in 1998 having previously worked as a financial controller to a large hotel group. John became a partner in Vaughan & Company in 2004 – and today manages an extensive portfolio of clients across all sectors. He specialises in providing advisory, tax planning, audit and accounting services to our broad range of clients.

John is a Fellow of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland.