Family & owner-managed businesses

Trusted & reliable partners

Family and owner-managed businesses are at the core of what we do.

In many cases we have provided accountancy and advisory services to multiple generations of business owners, supporting them through development, growth, expansion, and succession.

We understand the unique challenges associated with running a family business, and appreciate that business strategies must align with the personal strategy of the owners. We are committed to acquiring a deep understanding of our clients’ businesses, enabling us to provide clear, constructive advice and offer sensible tailored solutions.

COVID-19 supports

COVID-19 is having a deep impact on family and owner-managed businesses in Ireland. Our information hub provides details of the supports available to help your business navigate this crisis, and our tips for business continuity.

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Strategic advice

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Their partners and staff are always on hand to address any specific issues in a prompt and efficient manner.

James Barrett, O'Connor Sutton Cronin

They have been our trusted advisors for a number of years; we cannot appreciate enough the importance of their guidance.

Patrick Kennedy, Patrick J O'Meara & Co Solicitors

The support we receive from Walsh O’Brien Harnett is critical to our business; we consider them an extension of our team.

Shane Curran, Cagney Contract Cleaning
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Your dedicated team

Frank Walsh, Managing Partner

Frank is our managing partner. He specialises in the provision of consulting, audit, accountancy and international tax services.

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Joseph O'Brien, Partner

Joe works primarily with family and owner-managed businesses, specialising in external and internal audit and accountancy services.

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Joseph O'Brien
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Conal Sherry, Partner

Conal specialises in the provision of advisory services, and leads our international business team.

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Conal Sherry
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Andrew Kevitt, Partner

Andrew provides audit and advisory services primarily to not-for-profit entities and education institutions.

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Andrew Kevitt
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Bryan Farrell, Director

Bryan specialises in the provision of tax services to family and owner-managed businesses, private clients, and international companies setting up in Ireland.

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Roberta Flynn, Director

Roberta manages our company secretarial function. She works with a wide range of clients including: solicitors; insurance brokers; not-for-profit entities; and a wide range of owner-managed businesses.

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William Geoghegan, Senior Manager

William is a senior manager in our audit and advisory team. He has broad experience working with small to medium enterprises, and also works with a number of our international clients.

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