In summary, those who may currently qualify for appointment as a liquidator in Ireland are:
i) A member of a prescribed accountancy body holding a current practising certificate issued by that accountancy body. Contact details for all eight prescribed accountancy bodies are available here .
ii) A solicitor holding a current practising certificate issued by the Law Society of Ireland. The law society website link is available here.
iii) A person who is a member of a professional body which IAASA may recognise for the purpose of liquidator activities (there is no body recognised for this purpose).
iv) A person entitled under the laws of an EEA state to act as a liquidator in insolvency proceedings.
v) A person with practical experience of windings-up and knowledge of relevant law who stands authorised for the time being by IAASA to be so appointed. These are known as Category 5 liquidators. A list of persons approved under category 5 is available here.