Tony graduated from U.C.D in 1969 with a B. Comm. (Hons) Degree. He then completed his training contract with Oliver Freaney & Company in Dublin. Having qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1972, he worked for a further two years with the firm as audit manager. Tony spent a further three years working in industry. He joined Sheil Kinnear in 1978 and became a partner in 1981. Tony has extensive and valuable experience in dealing with a wide variety of clients, ranging from the small retail and sole trader to large commercial entities, solicitors and credit unions.
After graduating from Trinity College Dublin in 1974, David began his accountancy career with Craig Gardner/ Price Waterhouse in Dublin, where he was involved in large audits. He was a founding member of the computer audit group and completed his IT training with Price Waterhouse in London. He was headhunted by Business and Accounting Training (now Griffith College Dublin) in 1979, where he spent one year as their first full time lecturer.
David set up his own accountancy practice in Enniscorthy in 1980. David merged with Sheil Kinnear in 2005.
Apart from audit/accounts, David specialises in insolvency , H.R. and health and safety. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland and a member of the Institute of Occupation Safety and Health.
Tom began his career with Peterson Morrison Chartered Accountants, who merged with a number of other Dublin firms in 1969 to form the Irish arm of Cooper Brothers (subsequently Coopers & Lybrand and now PriceWaterhouseCoopers). Tom was involved in the audit of a wide range of clients including several public companies. He qualified as a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland in 1972 and was a founding member of the Cooper & Lybrand computer audit group. In 1975 he was recruited by ACC Bank to setup, lead and manage the internal audit department. Tom joined Sheil Kinnear in 1979 where he was based in the Enniscorthy Office; he became a partner in the firm in 1981.