Meet The Team

Eimear Gilmartin ACA, CTA

Eimear completed her diploma in Accounting and Management Studies at IT Carlow before commencing her professional training with Padraic Lalor & Co in July 2000. She became a member of the Institute of Taxation in 2006 and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2006. In her current role as Tax Manager, Eimear is responsible for the preparation of income tax returns and also advises on range of tax issues.

Contact Eimear directly at Tel: 059 9139211 or email egilmartin@lsmq.ie

Michael Nicholson FCA, CTA

Michael joined Lalor O’Shea McQuillan in 2003. On completion of his Articles of Designation with a firm of Chartered Accountants in Kilkenny, he subsequently joined KPMG where he worked in both their Dublin and Cork offices. He established his own practice in Carlow where he worked for over 25 years specialising in the areas of General Accountancy and Taxation and is highly regarded for his level of expertise in the agricultural and Credit Union sectors.

Contact Michael directly on Tel 059 9139202 or email mnicholson@lsmq.ie

Sinéad Lalor

Sinéad Lalor FCA, CTA

Sinéad joined the firm in June 2003. She qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1995 and subsequently worked in the Tax Departments of Pricewaterhouse Coopers and Glanbia plc.  Sinéad is also a member of the Irish Taxation Institute and acts as Senior Tax Manager within Lalor O’Shea McQuillan. She specialises in income tax and tax consulting on projects such as the sale of development land, revenue audit and estate planning.

Contact Sinéad directly at Tel: 059 9183001 or email slalor@lsmq.ie

Marie lalor

Marie Lalor ACA

Marie joined us in 2006. She trained as a Chartered Accountant with a Kilkenny based firm of Chartered Accountants, qualifying in 2006.  She has extensive experience in the audit and management of audit of small, medium and large companies within the South East. As Audit Manager, Marie’s specialism is in the building and construction sector.

Contact Marie directly at Tel: 059 9139208 or email melalor@lsmq.ie.

Bobby Byrne ACA, BA Hons

Bobby graduated from Waterford IT in 2005 with First Class Honours Degree in Legal and Business Studies. He joined Lalor O’Shea McQuillan in October 2005 and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2010. He has a wide range of experience in the audit, liquidation and online accounting departments.

Contact Bobby directly at Tel: 059 9183010 or email bbyrne@lsmq.ie

Linda O'Toole

Linda O’Toole ACA, BBLS

Linda completed her Bachelor of Business & Legal Studies from UCD in 2001. She worked with IFG Financial Services as a Pension Fund Administrator until 2003 after which she joined the firm as a trainee accountant. Linda qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2007. As a manager in the Audit & Business Advisory Department, she supports the manufacturing, retail, tourism and credit union sectors with audit and general accountancy advice in addition to taxation and company secretarial advice.

Contact Linda directly at Tel 059 9183002 or email lotoole@lsmq.ie

Mairéad Lalor B.Agr. Sc., CTA

A graduate of UCD with a B (hons) Agr Sc, Mairead joined the firm in 1999. She completed her business studies and Institute of Taxation exams before becoming a manager in the Business Advisory Services Department where she prepares sole trader and limited company accounts and tax – with a specialism in the area of agriculture and agri related business.

Contact Mairead directly at Tel: 059 9139217 or email mlalor@lsmq.ie

Seamus Lawlor 

Seamus has been with the firm (and formerly John O’Shea & Co.) since 1998. Prior joining the company he acted at senior level in a number of accountancy practices across the South East where he has gained a vast knowledge in areas of Auditing, Taxation and Finance.  As Senior Audit Manager at Lalor O’Shea McQuillan, Seamus’ expertise extends across the areas of manufacturing, retail and service industries.

Contact Seamus directly on Tel 059 9139204 or email slawlor@lsmq.ie

Sinéad Clerkin MIATI, MIPA

Sinéad completed her Certificate in Business Studies in Blanchardstown IT in 2001 and she was admitted as a member of the Institute of Accounting Technicians in 2004. Sinéad joined Lalor O’Shea McQuillan in 2004. As manager of the Company Secretarial Services Department, Sinéad provides professional outsourced company secretarial service, dealing with company formations, maintaining and updating company statutory registers, filing annual returns, and dealing with company liquidation or voluntary strike off documentation.

Contact Sinéad directly Tel: 059 9183005 or email sclerkin@lsmq.ie

Ann Willoughby

Ann Willoughby B.Sc.,QFA

Ann joined Lalor O’Shea McQuillan in 2007 having worked in Permanent TSB and PFPC International. A Qualified Financial Adviser, Ann manages the Financial Services Department in Lalor O’Shea McQuillan. The practice is authorised by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland to conduct investment business. Ann offers independent financial advice in the areas of savings, investments, income protection, life assurance, pensions and retirement planning.

Contact Ann directly at Tel: 059 9183011 or email awilloughby@lsmq.ie

David Dooley

David Dooley MIATI

David has been with the company {formerly John O’Shea & Co} since 1996. David is currently a manager in the Business Advisory Services with a portfolio of clients from all areas of the manufacturing, retail and service industries.

Contact David directly at Tel: 059 9139209 or email ddooley@lsmq.ie

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.

Contact John directly Tel: 059 9137040 or email jmcauley@lsmq.ie

Sharon Tuite

Sharon Tuite MIATI, CPA

Sharon joined Lalor O’Shea McQuillan in October 2006. She was admitted as a member of the Institute of Technicians in 2000 and into the Institute of Certified Public Accountants as a member in December 2008. Sharon has worked as an accountant with the Online Accounting department up to 2015 and has since been appointed as the firm’s Financial Controller with responsibility for overseeing the firm’s internal accounting function.

Contact Sharon directly Tel: 059 9183012 or email stuite@lsmq.ie

J.P. McGee CPA

J.P. joined John O’Shea & Co as a trainee accountant in the summer of 2000.  He was admitted as a member into the Institute of Accounting Technicians in 2002 and into the Institute of Certified Public Accountants as a member in 2006.  J.P. combines his role as the firms I.T. Manager with assisting clients with their bookkeeping and accounting requirements and has extensive experience of the firm’s online accounting service.

Contact J.P. directly Tel: 059 9139215 or email jpmcgee@lsmq.ie

James Horan

James Horan DIP, B.Sc.

James completed his diploma in Accounting and Management Studies in 2003 followed by his Bachelor of Accounting (Hon’s) in 2004 before joining Lalor O’Shea McQuillan in February 2005. James is a member of our online accounting department for the past 9 years. In this time James has gained a vast knowledge of our online accounting system through working on clients across various sectors.

Contact James directly Tel: 059 9139210 or email jhoran@lsmq.ie

Marian McGee

Marian McGee

Marian has been with the firm (and formerly John O’Shea & Co) since 1994. She is the Receptionist at Lalor O’Shea McQuillan for the past number of years and combines this position with the duties of the Office Administrator.

Contact Marian directly Tel: 059 9137040 or email mmcgee@lsmq.ie