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Lalor O’Shea McQuillan Partners

Padraic Lalor FCA, CTA

Padraic qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1991 having completed his accountancy training with Arthur Andersen, Dublin. He subsequently worked in the International Tax Department of Deloitte, Sydney during 1992/93 and on returning home in 1994 he joined the Tax Department of Coopers & Lybrand, Dublin where he worked as a Corporate Tax Manager. He was admitted to membership of the Irish Taxation Institute in 1994 and has specialised as a tax advisor throughout his career. In 1996, Padraic commenced his Chartered Accountancy and Tax Advisory practice in Carlow town and soon became recognized in the area for his in-depth tax knowledge.

John O’Shea FCPA

John qualified as a CPA in 1989 having completed his accountancy training in Carlow. He worked within practice in Carlow for the following five years gaining a broad range of experience in business advisory services to the retail, property development and hospitality sectors. In 1994, John established his own practice before joining forces with Padraic Lalor to establish Lalor O’Shea in 2003.

Nuala Kenny BA, FCA, CTA

Nuala joined the firm in 2006 having trained with KPMG Dublin’s tax practice and enjoyed a series of promotions with KPMG up to the position of Associate Director.  Nuala is a fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland, where in the course of obtaining her qualification she was placed 3rd in the Republic of Ireland in the Professional III examinations.   Nuala is also a qualified AITI Chartered Tax Adviser having completed the Institute of Tax examinations and has considerable experience in tax planning for family businesses.  Nuala also has particular expertise in corporate and personal tax planning, estate, succession and retirement planning.

Gareth Keogh BSc, ACA

A graduate of DIT, Gareth followed his BSc (Hons) Business Studies degree with a period working for the Hibernian Group.  Gareth joined Lalor O’Shea in 2003 and qualified as a Chartered Accountant  in 2006. Gareth has also been instrumental in developing Lalor O’Shea McQuillan’s online accounting department which has seen many changes over the years through technological developments. Gareth has extensive experience in working with SMEs and owner managed businesses across a broad variety of sectors.

John McAuley B.Comm, FCA, CTA

John completed his training in 1971 with Craig Gardiner qualifying as a Chartered Accountant. After a short period with Stokes Bros and Pim he joined McQuillan Kelly and Co Chartered Accountants, where he became a partner in 1974 servicing a broad range of clients. John became a Consultant with Lalor O’Shea  McQuillan on 1st April on the merger of Lalor O’Shea and McQuillan Kelly.

Brian Soye FCA

Brian completed his accountancy training with a small firm in Dublin and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1972. In that year he joined McQuillan Kelly & Company and was appointed a Partner in 1977 looking after a portfolio of clients covering a variety of sectors. Brian joined Lalor O’Shea McQuillan as a consultant in 2016  following the merger of Lalor O’Shea and McQuillan Kelly.