Our Team

Partners

Brian Gannon F.C.A., A.I.T.I.


E-Mail:brian.gannon@gks.ie

Tel:
00 353 87 299 8279


Brian is a Registered Tax Consultant with the Irish Taxation Institute and a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland. Brian qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse at their Limerick office in 1972. On qualification Brian joined the Fitzwilton Group run by Tony O'Reilly, former president of Heinz Worldwide. In January 1976 Brian departed the Fitzwilton Group to return to public practice. Brian set up our firm in 1981. Brian has wide experience in acting for members of the medical profession and other professionals.

He heads up our insolvency practice and has carried out numerous assignments on behalf of AIB, McCann Fitzgerald Solicitors and Pembroke Capital. In March 2011 Brian was appointed liquidator of Loft Beck Limited (formerly Postbank Ireland Limited). In June 2013, Brian was appointed a non executive director of Homebase House and Gardens Centre Limited and Argos Distributors (Ireland) Limited, both of which are wholly owned subsidiaries of Home Retail Group plc. Brian has three children and resides in Foxrock.


Anthony Kirwan B.Sc. ( Mgmt ), F.C.C.A.

 

E-Mail:tony.kirwan@gks.ie

Tel:
00 353 87 688 5471


Tony qualified as a Certified Accountant in 1983 at the age of 23 and joined Brian Gannon in the practice the same year. Tony was admitted to partnership in 1988. Tony has many years experience in the retail sector and acts as Irish Representative for a number of UK retailers with operations in Ireland. Tony has also wide experience in franchising, construction, distribution and not for profit sectors. He now heads up our tax practice providing advisory services to business and individuals. Tony is married with two daughters and resides in Stillorgan.


Liam Somerville F.C.C.A.

 

E-Mail:liam.somerville@gks.ie

Tel:
00 353 86 848 6224



Liam qualified as a Certified Accountant in 2000 with a medium sized firm in South Dublin. After nine years in practice Liam spent a year as financial controller of a group in the retail and hospitality sector. In 2006 Liam joined our firm and was admitted to partnership in 2009 and the firm changed its name to Gannon Kirwan Somerville. Liam's areas of expertise are audit, accounting and outsourcing. He has extensive experience in the pension fund, retail, franchising and construction sectors. Liam is married with two daughters and one son and resides in Knocklyon.

Qualified Staff

Helena Burke B. Comm., M.Acc., F.C.A., A.I.T.I.


Helena is a Registered Tax Consultant with the Irish Taxation Institute and a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland. Helena qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2000 while working in Arthur Andersen in Dublin. She worked for eight years in VAT and was appointed as a Director in KPMG in 2006. She joined our firm in 2008. Helena's areas of expertise include both taxation and audit and she has worked extensively with our clients across all sectors since joining Gannon Kirwan Somerville.


E-Mail:helena.burke@gks.ie


Carol Coughlan BA (Hons) Acc, H-DipEd, MA Acc, ACA, AITI

Carol is a Registered Tax Consultant with the Irish Taxation Institute and a member of Chartered Accountants Ireland. Carol joined our firm in 2010 and she qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2013. Carol has worked with many of our clients and her areas of expertise are auditing, accounting and taxation.


E-Mail: Carol.Coughlan@gks.ie