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Principal - Barry Donoghue

Barry is based in our Portlaoise office. He has 20 years experience in the financial sector. He started out as an employee of Permanent Tsb working in all areas of general banking, bancassurance and finishing as a mortgage advisor in the branch network. He advanced from there to Business Area Development Manager with IFG Mortgages whom were the largest brokerage in the country. During this position he had a panel of brokers whom he met and advised on a regular basis in areas relating to mortgages, marketing and insurance. He was then headhunted for a position of Regional Manager with GMC Mortgages nationwide doing a similar role.

He continued to work with both personal and corporate clients always adhering to a strict code of professionalism. Previous to setting up this business , Independent Financial Planning, Barry worked as a Financial Advisor in Campion Insurance Portlaoise. Here he diversified his experience somewhat gathering fantastic knowledge and experience in further areas of Insurance and Financial Services.

Barry is married with 3 daughters to keep him busy outside his working arrangements. In the past he has represented Ireland in gymnastics both as a competitor and as a coach. He enjoys a game of golf but his handicap does not reflect this!

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