Who we are

insight and

Our practice leaders are respected and leading advisors locally and nationally.

In establishing HLB McKeogh Gallagher Ryan Mary McKeogh, Eoin Gallagher and Eoin Ryan had over 50 years’ experience between them. They recognise that their success is dependent on the quality of their colleagues. As a firm we see us as providing the best in service, with direct access for clients to partners but with capacity to ensure delivery for clients

In rebranding as HLB McKeogh Gallagher Ryan in 2017, Nenagh based Quinlan Holohan Chartered Accountants recognised the value in increasing their service offering and capacity to deliver for clients. Quinlan Holohan has a long history of having the best professionals in Tipperary servicing clients throughout Tipperary and the greater region. Seamus Holohan, Anna Kirby and William Lomasney lead a large team with the goal of growing this team and enhancing the already excellent and professional offering that has existed since 1977.

Ennis based Clune Lynch & Co merged with HLB McKeogh Gallagher Ryan in January 2018 bringing together an excellent team of 16 professionals based in Ennis but operating throughout the Midwest and further.

Our Mission

We are advisors who know and understand business. We are close to our clients because their success is our success.

Our Team

The people behind the vision


Loves working through issues and bringing solutions to the table.

Eoin specialises in the area of audit and accounting. Eoin is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland and holds a Bachelor of Business Studies Degree. Eoin has been in practice since 1999 having previously worked in BDO and Horwath Bastow Charleton Limerick. With his team in HLB McKeogh Gallagher Ryan Eoin provides audit, assurance and accounting services to a wide variety of clients of varying sizes and across numerous sectors including professional services, manufacturing, food and agriculture, internet and IT services, hospitality, waste and environmental services. Eoin works very closely with his clients and provides further services in areas including Revenue and banking negotiations, restructuring, obtaining grant aid and litigation support. Eoin is a registered Insolvency Practitioner and has been appointed Receiver and Liquidator.


Loves understanding the mechanics of issues and dealing with client problems.

Mary specialises in the area of tax consultancy and compliance. She also provides business and financial advisory services to a range of clients. Mary is a member of the Irish Taxation Institute. Mary has been a tax partner since 1995 when she became the first female partner in BDO in Ireland. Mary has been at the forefront of developing three practices in the Midwest region. Mary has vast experience in all areas of tax and general business consulting. Mary has an in-depth knowledge of tax and legal structures surrounding tax investments such as capital allowance partnerships, BES and more recently the EII Scheme. Mary is a leading national advisor to the wind and renewable energy sector. Mary has regularly lectured to professional and other bodies. She has also contributed expert articles to technical and national publications.


Loves seeing the potential in projects and bringing success to clients.

Eoin specialises in the areas of business advisory, corporate finance and insolvency. Eoin is also the Firm’s International Liaison Partner. Eoin is a graduate of the University of Limerick. He is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland and a member of the Irish Taxation Institute. Eoin has worked with PwC, Horwath Bastow Charleton Limerick and BDO. Eoin advises in areas such as mergers and acquisitions, valuations, corporate restructuring, fundraising, business planning etc. He has also carried out numerous due diligence assignments, business reviews and forensic investigations. Eoin has advised businesses in a range of sectors including retail, nursing homes, professional services, property, manufacturing, hospitality, aviation etc. Eoin has regularly been appointed receiver, by most of the leading financial institutions and NAMA. He has also been liquidator to a significant number of companies across many sectors. Eoin is an experienced Non-Executive Director and currently a director of Limerick Chamber of Commerce.


Loves working through and resolving issues for clients.

William specialises in audit and accounting. He is a graduate of University of Limerick, a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Advisor. William trained and worked in Galway with Deacy & Co Associates and latterly DHKN. He then went on to work with Deloitte where he was a manager dealing with a wide range of clients on audits and corporate planning. William joined Quinlan Holohan in 2010 and was admitted as a partner in 2012. William is a leading expert in credit unions and agri co-operatives. He provides audit and advisory services to many credit unions throughout Ireland. He has a detailed knowledge of their financial, regulatory and governance requirements.
William is also a registered Insolvency Practitioner.


Loves getting to know and to understand a client and their people.

Anna qualified as a Chartered Accountant with John P Greely & Co in 1993 and joined Quinlan Holohan as audit manager in 1995. She was admitted as a partner to Quinlan Holohan & Co. in 2006 and has considerable experience in practice dealing with a wide variety of clients including Sole Traders, Partnerships and Companies ranging from SMEs to State funded & non-profit organisations to large corporate groups. Over the years she has had extensive dealings with the Revenue Commissioners and financial institutions representing and negotiating for the best interests of clients. Anna is also a Qualified Financial Advisor (QFA).


Loves rolling his sleeves up and discussing strategy with clients.

Seamus qualified as a Chartered Accountant having completed his training with KPMG.  In partnership, he established Quinlan Holohan & Co. in 1977.  As senior partner he developed expertise across a wide range of sectors.  Seamus has a particular interest in Co-Operatives and Credit Unions.  He has served on the former Audit Practices Review Committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and was engaged by Chartered Accountants Ireland in the compilation of the 2011 “Audit Procedures for Credit Unions”.


Loves working with clients to turn a venture from an idea into a success.

Martin is a Fellow of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants and an Associate Member of the Institute of Taxation. He is a founding Partner of Clune Lynch & Co, establishing the firm in 1976.  Throughout his career Martin has played a creative role in facilitating young entrepreneurs establishing and developing start ups. He is also a specialist advisor to the retail, professional and technology sectors, and has project managed a number of successful sales and acquisitions. Martin has served on state boards including the Public Service Advisory Council and Aer Lingus, where he was the Audit Committee Chairman. He was President of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Chairman of the Clare Enterprise Board Evaluation Committee. Martin, as a member of the Shannon Status Committee, is an active advocate for a vibrant International airport in the region and the creation of an independent airport authority.


Loves building relationships with clients, helping them achieve their goals.

Gerard is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a member of the Institute of Taxation. He  was a founding partner of Clune Lynch & Co, establishing the firm in 1976. He has been in practice for over forty years, specialising in accounting and taxation services. Gerard has a real interest in helping clients make their businesses work for them, getting to the heart of any issues, working through solutions and helping clients grow their businesses from strength to strength. Gerard has experience across many types of industries and has worked with a wide portfolio of clients down through the years. Ger’s personal interests include farming and sport.


Loves devising strategies to help shape and grow clients’ businesses.

Gerard is a fellow of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Beginning his career with Bank of Ireland he joined Clune Lynch & Co on qualification, where he became a partner. An experienced auditor he also specialises in providing regularity compliance to solicitors, auctioneers, charities, schools and publicly-funded development programmes.  He has advised a number of  community support and development projects including day-care centres, schools, The Leader Programme, assisting them with the creation of management, financial and compliance systems. Gerard ensures he works closely with his clients, getting to know them, so he can provide comprehensive and integrated advice based on their long-term objectives. He has served as Chair of the Institute’s Mid-West Region.  He is particularly interested in regional and spatial strategy issues, advising public representatives and preparing submissions to the relevant public bodies. He is also actively involved in local community affairs.


Loves helping clients, working closely with them to solve problems.

Pat has been involved in Clune Lynch & Co for the last forty years and has a broad and diverse client portfolio. He specialises in the area of accounts and taxation. He is also interested in the area of corporate restructuring. Pat is a seasoned negotiator and has successfully helped his clients with revenue audits and financing issues, renegotiating terms, sourcing new finance, putting schemes of arrangement in place. In his free time Pat follows all sports and has a keen interest in the outdoors.

What we do best

Client-focused, straight-talking and problem-solving

At HLB McKeogh Gallagher Ryan, we understand our clients and their businesses. We seek to develop strong and lasting relationships with clients. In large part this is developed through direct and easy access to partners. We grow as our clients grow. We look for opportuniities for clients to improve performance and expand.

Our clients are our best marketing tool. This is only possible through the excellent service our Team provides.

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