The FDC (Farm Development Co-Op) story began in 1973 in the rural village of Dunmanway in West Cork when it was established by Mr Jack Murphy, General Manager. Today the FDC Group headquarters is located in FDC House, Wellington Road, Cork.
Although the group now employs in excess of 430 people across 39 different locations nationwide, we remain true to our core values of delivering a quality service and total business solution to our clients proportionate to their need and partnering other service providers to this end as appropriate.
As a decentralised multi-disciplined professional services provider, we espouse the unique values of rural Ireland and continue our delivery of a full service offering via a local presence to the farming and business communities we serve. FDC is committed to having a strong presence where our clients are located.
FDC fosters an environment of endeavour and enterprise enabling the delivery of a quality service to our clients. Our staff are qualified, ambitious and driven by a desire to provide an excellent commercial service to our clients.
With our unique integrated approach, we are the only entity in rural Ireland that can meet all of the needs of our clients under the umbrella of the FDC Group. Building long-term rewarding careers for key talent is the cornerstone of our growth strategy.
Growth to date has been achieved via continuous referrals and practice acquisitions which has led FDC Group to now being within the top 10 Accountancy firms in Ireland.
As advisors of choice in rural Ireland across a diverse client base of farmers, SMEs, family businesses, commercial agribusiness, self-employed professionals and contractors, our strength and depth is spread across our key services: Accounting, Tax and Legal, Financial Services, Agri Consultancy, Management Accounting, Advisory, Banking, Audit, Training and Client Business IT Solutions.
Our services are customised to suit the particular needs of our clients. We aim to be the first point of contact for any business, personal or financial decision that our clients are intending to make. FDC will be with them, supporting them and advising them in their decision making.
Reasons people choose FDC include:
- Unique understanding of clients
- Local independent advice
- Front line personal service delivery
- Unrivalled full-service offering
- Value added services
- 45 years plus experience
- Specialist skills
- Commitment to building rewarding quality careers for our people which is reflected in their commitment and length of service.