Micheal O Fearghail, FCCA, MIIPMM.

Department of Business and Management Studies.
Lecturer in Accounting and Purchasing Management


Qualified as an accountant in 1985, prior to which I worked as wages clerk, computer programmer, financial accountant, in the following firms: Goodyear, Avonmore, Braun, Kilkenny Design and Digital. After qualification I worked as Financial Controller in Clonmel Chemicals Ltd and Tanco Engineering Ltd, and also worked in consultancy and enterprise development.

I am a member of the Irish Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management
I am completing a MA (Enterprise and Technology)


Accounting on Business Certificate courses.
Management Accounting on BSc (Industrial Biology)
Purchasing Management on Diploma in Purchasing and Materials Management
Advanced Purchasing Management on BBS (Industrial Purchasing Management)
Professional Accounting night classes.

Research Interests

Purchasing and Materials Management, Supply Chain and Logistics, IT in Supply Management, Enterprise and Global Markets.


Married to Rita, sons Ruaidhri, Breandan, Colm, Eanna, Padraig, daughters = Dearbhail, Roisin, and living in Kilkenny.

Hobbies and Interests

I have a passion for slow boats and quiet back-waters, pet hates are jet-skis and speed-boats. I have cruised the Shannon extensively, in my 22ft motor sailor, and I am fitting out a 40ft ferro ketch.