About McInerney Saunders

Our Philosophy

McInerney Saunders has been providing accountancy, taxation and business advice to a range of Irish and international companies for over three decades. We build long and lasting relationships with our clients by offering not just traditional accountancy services, but also operating as a business mentor and coach across every aspect of your business. This mentoring is provided at partner level, so you can call on decades of experience and expertise, helping you drive your company on to the next level. Whatever your business sector or the size of your company or organisation, we would love to talk to you. We guarantee you a level of personal service that is second to none, and an interest in your company that you simply won’t find elsewhere. Quite simply, our success is interwoven with yours – so let us succeed together.

Partner Profiles

Owen Sheehy - Managing Partner

Owen Sheehy - Managing Partner

FCCA

Owen is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and is Managing Partner of McInerney Saunders. He joined the firm in 1991 and was appointed Partner in 2003. Apart from being responsible for the strategic development of the firm, Owen works closely with clients across a wide range of sectors, including hospitality, transport & logistics and professional services.

Susan McKittrick - Partner

Susan McKittrick - Partner

FCCA

Susan is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants of Ireland. Susan joined McInerney Saunders in 1991 and is responsible for overseeing a diverse portfolio of clients which includes SMEs, International Freight companies, Schools and Publicly Funded Entities. Susan oversees our Accounts, payroll and bookkeeping service offerings and enjoys working closely with start-ups and owner manged businesses interested in growing their operations

Neal Morrison - Partner

Neal Morrison - Partner

FCA AITI (CTA)

Neal joined McInerney Saunders as partner in 2004 and has a particular interest in the business advisory and corporate finance areas. Neal has a broad range of experience in adding value to clients through restructuring projects, acquisitions, financial planning as well as overseeing a broad portfolio of audit clients.

Donagh Waters - Partner

Donagh Waters - Partner

FCA

Donagh is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland and holds a Diploma in Forensic Accounting, awarded by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland. Donagh joined McInerney Saunders from Deloitte in 2005 and is the firm’s Audit Compliance Partner with responsibility for overseeing the delivery of the firm’s audit and assurance services. Donagh has a diverse portfolio which includes Irish subsidiaries of multi-national groups, Credit Unions, SMEs, Sporting Organisations and Publically Funded Entities. He also delivers advisory services to clients in the areas of due diligence and risk identification and minimisation

John Fitzgerald - Partner

John Fitzgerald - Partner

AITI (CTA)

John is an Associate member of the Irish Taxation Institute and a Chartered Tax Advisor (CTA). He joined McInerney Saunders in 2008 and currently manages the firm’s taxation services. John formerly worked in industry where he managed and owned a number of retail outlets. John has several years of experience in dealing with all elements of taxation including corporate and personal tax compliance, Revenue Audits and advising on property investment and development transactions. John works extensively with both domestic and international commercial entities to ensure they are compliant with their Irish tax obligations and that proposed transactions are structured appropriately.

Declan Gray - Partner

Declan Gray - Partner

FCA

Declan is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland. He was the Principal of Declan J Gray & Co until his firm merged with McInerney Saunders during 2017. Declan specialises in advising small and medium sized businesses, with a particular niche in the hotel and restaurant sector.

Director Profiles

Nóirín Burke - Advisory Director

Nóirín Burke - Advisory Director

ACA AITI (CTA)

Nóirín is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Advisor and also holds a Diploma in Strategic Finance and Analytics. Prior to joining McInerney Saunders, Nóirín worked in the Corporate Finance team at Kieran Ryan & Co.and was a Manager in kavanaghfennell (merged with Deloitte) controlling a large portfolio of bank restructuring and insolvency cases. She joined McInerney Saunders in early 2014 and was appointed Director in the Advisory Department later that year. Nóirín has particular expertise in supporting business growth through either acquisitions, restructuring and/or strategic planning.

Ruth Brereton - Director

Ruth Brereton - Director

FCCA

Ruth is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and also holds a Diploma in Insolvency and a Certificate in Personal Insolvency from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland. She is a Director in our Advisory Department, having previously played a leading role in our Insolvency and Recovery Department. Ruth has a particular speciality in helping businesses grow and increase their value through her strategic input and advice. Prior to joining McInerney Saunders Ruth operated as a Financial Controller in Industry.

Darragh Henry - Audit Director

Darragh Henry - Audit Director

FCA

Darragh is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland and holds a Diploma in IFRS. He joined McInerney Saunders in 1997 and has since been appointed as a Director within the Audit and Accounts Department. Darragh has significant experience of carrying out audit and advisory engagements for Credit Unions, freight companies, pharmacies, manufacturing companies and property management companies.

Deirdre McGinley - Audit Director

Deirdre McGinley - Audit Director

FCA

Deirdre is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland and has overall responsibility for managing our audit resources. She trained with EY and later worked with a medium-sized practice. Deirdre joined McInerney Saunders in 2015 and has since been appointed as a Director within the Audit and Accounts Department. Deirdre has significant experience of managing audit engagements across a range of sectors.

Jacqueline Murphy - Tax Director

Jacqueline Murphy - Tax Director

ACA CTA

Jacqueline trained in Deloitte qualifying as both a Chartered Accountant (ACA) and later a CTA (Chartered Tax Advisor)progressing to the role of Manager in the Corporate Tax department. She then joined Declan J Gray & Co as Tax Director, a small practice where she provided audit, accounting and taxation services to a range of small to medium sized companies, sole traders and individuals. In 2017 she joined McInerney Saunders in the role of Tax Director where she is responsible for tax compliance and providing tax advisory to both individual and corporate clients.

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Testimonials

Over the years McInerney Saunders have worked with us to develop their service in line with our IT developments leading to the most cost effective and efficient service to our staff whilst still maintaining the personal contact for resolving their payroll queries. They provide a dedicated account manager who is always available to answer staff or management queries. .

Jackie Freeman

Finance Director, Pizza Express

The knowledge of the freight and logistics industry shown by the staff of McInerney Saunders has been a fundamental cornerstone to our growth. In these challenging times, we know McInerney Saunders are there for us and their staff are always on hand to provide prompt and excellent support in all areas of accounting issues. McInerney Saunders are, quite simply, experts in their field.

Carol Wilkinson

Finance Director, Curtis & Lees Limited

Over the years McInerney Saunders have worked with us to develop their service in line with our IT developments leading to the most cost effective and efficient service to our staff whilst still maintaining the personal contact for resolving their payroll queries. They provide a dedicated account manager who is always available to answer staff or management queries. .

David Giffney

Managing Director, Bridgesource