Deloitte Ireland appoints Cathal Noone as partner in tax department

13 May 2022

Deloitte Ireland is pleased to announce that Cathal Noone has been appointed a partner in its tax practice.

Cathal will lead the global investment and innovation incentives service line, which includes Deloitte’s support and advisory service on R&D tax credits, as well as broader grants and incentives.

Cathal brings a wealth of experience to his new role having established his own tax credit firm offering a unique technology solution for claiming R&D tax credits. Cathal’s experience will bring a broad perspective to clients, offering advice on all forms of R&D and grant funding, R&D audit strategy, compliance requirements and assisting companies in planning and implementing best in class processes and controls to manage their incentives. As both an electronic engineer and a chartered accountant, Cathal brings a unique dual skill set to assist Ireland’s globally recognised information and communications technology sector, which will complement Deloitte’s existing offering.

Commenting on his appointment, Cathal said: “As organisations are increasingly looking at R&D opportunities while trying to navigate the complex tax landscape, Deloitte provides world-class support to businesses in executing effective incentive strategies. I’m delighted to be joining the tax team at Deloitte and look forward to working with the global and local teams to do just that.”

Harry Goddard, CEO, Deloitte Ireland said: “As our tax practice continues to grow, we are constantly seeking the right people to complement our existing offering and support us on our growth journey. Cathal brings a unique perspective to the team strengthening the breadth and depth of our experience and I look forward to seeing the impact he makes.”

Lorraine Griffin, Head of Tax, Deloitte Ireland said: “Tax functions in many organisations are looking at how they can efficiently and effectively manage their incentives, and better equip their R&D divisions for success. Cathal’s skillset, bringing engineering and accounting together, gives him a unique point of view that will elevate our support for both local and global clients. We are delighted to have him on board.”

Cathal holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and is a Chartered Accountant (ACA) and Audit Certified by ICAI.


For Further Information Please Contact

Orna Clarke
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Olwyn Flanagan
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