Meet the Team

PARTNERS & DIRECTORS

David Walsh

David Walsh

Managing Partner
Specialisms  David heads the firm’s Business Restructurings and Insolvency Division and is a qualified Insolvency Practitioner. He is hugely experienced in advising companies and financial institutions/creditors in dealing with restructurings, Examinerships, Receiverships and Liquidations. In addition, Audit & Assurance and Taxation strongly feature in all aspects of the David’s work. David holds an Auditor Practicing Certification which allows him to…
Sean Ryan

Sean Ryan

Partner - Audit & Assurance

Sean Ryan joined O’Neill Foley to train as a Chartered Accountant in 1990 and having pursued a successful career with the firm he was appointed Partner in 2006.

Alan Seery

Alan Seery

Partner - Taxation

Alan is a tax partner in the firm since May 2006 having joined O’Neill Foley in December 1999

John Conway

John Conway

Partner - Audit & Assurance

John Conway is a Partner at O’Neill Foley’s Audit and Accounts Assurance department.

Declan Murphy

Declan Murphy

Partner - Audit & Assurance

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Maurice Woodcock

Maurice Woodcock

Director - Audit & Assurance

Maurice is a Director of O’Neill Foley having joined the firm to train as a Chartered Accountant in 1994.

Patrick Moloney

Patrick Moloney

Director - Audit & Assurance

Patrick is originally from Limerick and moved to Kilkenny in August 2013 to take up a position with O’Neill Foley to train as a Chartered Accountant. Since joining O’Neill Foley, Patrick was promoted to Manager in May 2020 and appointed Director in January 2024. He manages and mentors a team of Chartered Accountants and trainee accountants

Marie Grogan

Marie Grogan

Director - Company Secretarial Department

Having completed her formal training with O’Neill Foley, Marie Grogan qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2000. She gained great experience in audit, accounting and taxation within the firm before undertaking further studies in company law and corporate governance. Marie was promoted to Director of O’Neill Foley’s Company Secretarial Department in January 2024.

Ed Kissane

Ed Kissane

Financial Planning Director

Ed is the Financial Planning Director with O’Neill Foley Financial Services having joined the firm in 2019.

MANAGERS

Ciara Doyle

Ciara Doyle

Manager - Audit & Assurance

Ciara Doyle is an Assistant Manager at O’Neill Foley having joined the firm in August 2021 from practice in Waterford

Amy Maclean

Amy Maclean

Manager Payroll Department

Amy Maclean is Manager of the O’Neill Foley’s Payroll Department and a long standing member of O’Neill Foley, having joined the firm in 2000.

Helene Lanigan

Helene Lanigan

Manager - Audit & Assurance

Helene joined the O’Neill Foley in 2017 as an Audit Manager.

Fiona Knowles

Fiona Knowles

Outsourcing Manager

Fiona joined O’Neill Foley in 2021 as a Manager in the firm’s Management Accounting Department.

Conor Ronan

Conor Ronan

Manager - Audit & Assurance

John Conway is a Partner at O’Neill Foley’s Audit and Accounts Assurance department.

ASSISTANT MANAGERS & TAX CONSULTANT

Niamh Leahy

Niamh Leahy

Assistant Manager - Audit and Assurance

Niamh Leahy is an Assistant Manager with O’Neill Foley in the Audit & Assurance Department.

Darragh Morrissey

Darragh Morrissey

Assistant Manager Audit & Assurance
Specialisms  Darragh specialises in audits, accounts preparation and tax compliance. He manages client relationships including all forms of SMEs from startups, sole traders, partnerships and through to established companies. He predominately specialises in the Agri-food, Hospitality and Construction sectors, undertaking businesses reviews and assessments. Professional Affiliations/Membership  Darragh is a member of Chartered Accountants Ireland (ACA). He is also a Qualified…
Fiona Walsh

Fiona Walsh

TAX CONSULTANT
Specialisms  Fiona is experienced in providing guidance on tax compliance and tax planning services to a wide range of clients. Fiona’s areas of expertise include VAT, Income Tax, Capital Gains Tax and Gift Tax/Inheritance Tax. Professional Affiliations/Membership  Fiona is a Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Tax Advisor (AITI). Education  Fiona holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from University College…

SENIOR CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS

Mairéad McDonald

Senior Chartered Accountant

Orlaith Cass

Senior Chartered Accountant

O’Neill Foley is a progressive Chartered Accountants firm based in Kilkenny. Our commitment to creating value for clients is built on the importance of strong relationships, the quality and timeliness of our advice and the depth of our service.

Our services include audit, accounting, tax, internal audit, corporate governance, payroll, business recovery, company secretarial, business consultancy, wealth management and corporate finance.