Prosecution Cases 2007

The Director of Corporate Enforcement v Patrick J. Monahan

12 December 2007


Details of Defendant: 
Patrick J. Monahan 

Address: 
Bracken House,
Knockcross,
Castletown,
Navan,
County Meath 

Venue: 
Navan District Court 

Judge: 
District Judge Brophy 

Alleged Offence(s): 
Contrary to S187 (1) of the Companies Act 1990, Mr. Monahan, trading under the name and style of Patrick J. Monahan & Co. acted as auditor of 11 companies when not qualified to do so. The 16 charges before the court related to Mr. Monahan acting as auditor for a total of 16 separate financial years for the companies. 

Outcome: 
On a plea of guilty the Court convicted the defendant in respect of 16 charges pursuant to Section 187(6) and (9) of the Companies Act 1990, imposed fines totalling €3,200 and directed he pay €2000 towards the cost of the prosecution.

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